The Benefits and Dangers of the American Dream

Tanner Lebo Mrs. Jank English 2 30 November 2017 The Benefits and Dangers of the American Dream Throughout history, society has showcased what they thought the American  Dream was supposed to look like. The dream used to be to own and work on land or to strike it rich with gold. They wanted to not […]

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Assessment: Creative Writing

Rank: Meets Objective Pieces: Suspense Story Choice Writing Memoir I believe that I did pretty well with Creative Writing. I met all of the objectives succesfully. I consider Creative Writing to be one of my strengths. I was very good at writing description. I think the plots of my stories were well thought out and […]

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Memoir= The Gnat

The Gnat   I braced myself for the hill I was about to take on. Lori, Chuck’s mom, dropped our bikes onto the asphalt road, and beckoned for us to go. “Alright boys, go single file down the hill and be careful!” She said. The hill at Indian Caves was treacherous; it may have not […]

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Reflective Essay

Reflective Essay Looking back on the year, I have improved in a lot of different areas. As I see my tips to take with me, I realize that I have improved greatly in 4 areas: reading, writing, speaking, and thinking. I have come a long way from the beginning of the year. By the various […]

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Semester Progress 2

As I look back at the year, I think I have met each objective this semester, through reading, writing, speaking, and thinking. For reading, I once again found deeper meaning in the texts I read. I learned to apply it to my life instead of just reading it. I now see how they apply to […]

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My Struggles on Diamond

Tanner Lebo Miss Wiederrich English 2 13 April 2018 My Struggles on the Diamond Everyone deals with adversity sometime in their life. The first time I dealt with it and overcame it was in my first season of high school baseball. I elected not to play baseball in the spring but instead run track. So, […]

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Reflection on Adversity

Tanner Lebo Based on the reading of my book, I have determine that adversity are troubles that people face in their lives. These troubles and trials may inhibit some abilities, or be hard to deal with, but they can be overcome. Everyone will face adversity in their lives, but these can be overcome through persistence […]

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The Disposablility of Those in Poverty in America

Tanner Lebo Mrs. Jank English 2 9 February 2018 The Disposablility of Those in Poverty in America In today’s American society, poor people and those in poverty are viewed as being disposable. There are multiple reasons that a person can be led to believe this. One is that many people have developed stereotypes towards the […]

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3) American Attitudes about Poverty and the Poor.

3) This author in the article discusses if the poor are in poverty because of their lack of motivation/not doing enough or if they are in poverty because of circumstances beyond their control. The author supports the question by offering a survey taken by people, showing their feelings about the question, and lots of statistics […]

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