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“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” Albert Pine

 

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  • Francisco Goya
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    Francisco Goya

    5 years ago

    Francisco Goya - Self Portrait Francisco de Goya was born in Fuendetodos, a small village in Northern Spain on March 30, 1746. At the time of his birth, Spain was not the wealthy country it had been in the past; its...

  • Leo Tolstoy- How Much Land Does A Man Need?
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    Leo Tolstoy- How Much Land Does A Man Need?

    4 years ago

    Lake Chelan, Washington Copyright 2010 / Jim Watkins "The Lord spoke this parable: “The land of a rich man brought forth plentifully; and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I have nowhere to...

  • Claude Monet
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    Claude Monet

    6 years ago

    If someone wishes to impress you, their wish is to convey a vivid picture of themselves, to leave you with an impression of who they are. The picture they give you can take many forms, it can be a characteristic, a...

  • Mary Cassatt- Impressionist
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    Mary Cassatt- Impressionist

    6 years ago

    Mary Cassatt- Self Portrait (1878) The families of Robert and Katherine Cassatt had been American pioneers for generations before the two married, but the newlyweds, unlike their forebearers had something different in...

  • Henri  Matisse
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    Henri Matisse

    6 years ago

    Henri Matisse had only one purpose in his painting, and that was to make the viewer feel good. His aim was to create paintings that gave people pleasure, that made them feel at home; kind of like the comforter you can't...

  • Botticelli- Renaissance Art
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    Botticelli- Renaissance Art

    6 years ago

    Alessandro Filipepi was born in 1445; the perfect time to be an artist. For the first time in hundreds of years, writers, poets, sculptors and painters were once again admired and respected. Culture was returning, and...

  • Leonardo da Vinci- The Genius
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    Leonardo da Vinci- The Genius

    4 years ago

    Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15,1452. Although, he was the illegitimate son of a rich lawyer, Leonardo spent the first five years of his life living with his mother....... a peasant. Leonardo's talents were many,...

  • Jack London- A Piece of Steak- Summary
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    Jack London- A Piece of Steak- Summary

    4 years ago

    This isn't the first time Jack London has been the "featured author" at our book club; he's been here before, and because the students appreciate his work........... he's back again. A Piece of Steak, was...

  • Michelangelo- The Sculptor
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    Michelangelo- The Sculptor

    6 years ago

    I have been an appreciator of art since I was a small child. Looking back, I remember family field trips, and I know that all of the small journeys my parents fashioned have had a tremendous influence on who I've grown...

  • Stretching Minds With Short Stories- The Rocking Horse Winner Summary
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    Stretching Minds With Short Stories- The Rocking Horse Winner Summary

    4 years ago

    This week's choice for Book Club was an extremely easy one to make. Being a huge fan of D.H. Lawrence, his introduction was imminent, but I also acknowledge that his writing can be somewhat difficult for his readers....

  • Stretching Minds Through Short Stories/ The Wicker Husband Summary
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    Stretching Minds Through Short Stories/ The Wicker Husband Summary

    4 years ago

    My choice for this week's story, was exactly that; it was mine. I wanted to do something different, read something I'd never personally read before, and see if my reactions and opinions would be in any way similar to...

  • The Million-Year Picnic- Ray Bradbury
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    The Million-Year Picnic- Ray Bradbury

    5 years ago

    Here we are............ it's Wednesday again, and it's time to catch up with my eighth graders; they are always hard at work, always looking to broaden their scope of knowledge, and always looking for the next debate....

  • Stretching Minds With Short Stories- To Build A Fire
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    Stretching Minds With Short Stories- To Build A Fire

    4 years ago

    The topic of "man against nature" is always something that can stir up fierce debate. Everyone is all about what they would have done differently, what they wouldn't have done at all, and often what they...

  • Michel Ney- Family Legend or Family Lie
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    Michel Ney- Family Legend or Family Lie

    5 years ago

    Many, many generations have passed since the birth of brothers Jean and Michel Ney. That these two men were born in Saarlouis, France is a fact, that they were respectfully born in 1767 and 1769 is also fact, that their...

  • The Cut Glass Bowl Summary- Fitzgerald
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    The Cut Glass Bowl Summary- Fitzgerald

    4 years ago

    Wednesday again; where does the time go? Last week we wrapped up Ray Bradbury's, The Veldt, and ended with a look at our next short story. The children left with their copies of F. Scott Fitzgerald's, The Cut Glass...

  • Stretching Minds Through Short Stories - The Veldt Summary
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    Stretching Minds Through Short Stories - The Veldt Summary

    4 years ago

    Wednesday is my favorite day of the week, well, at least at school. It's the day I get to move beyond the ever changing routine and actually have a discussion with the kids that they want to have. I've decided to start...

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