Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School
Secondary Four Summer Assignment 2014
Name: ______________________ (
Complete THREE book reports and you can choose books from the following resources:
1. The Recommended Text in the Hong Kong Examinations and...
the acknowledgement may go on like this........
I would like to express my special thanks of gratitude to my teacher___________ as well as our principal_________who gave me the golden opportunity to do this wonderful project on the topic__________, which also helped me in doing a...
Three Kinds of Books to Read
I'm an avid reader and I have found the most interesting books fall within three categories. The categories are fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. I have read books in all of these categories and although I'm not an expert, I will explain the differences of these categories...
I can help. And I never know what to write back. How can you answer a question like, "I want to write a sports column, tell me what to do?"
Last weekend, I thought of an answer.
Just a quick back story: I probably own 800-900 sports books that I've been reading and collecting ever since I was old...
There are 5 sections to this book report. Each section is worth 20 points. Do not skip a section. Each section is important to show your understanding of the book you read.
Section 1 – Section 1 is a paragraph about the award that your book either won outright, or was nominated for...
contributes to meaning.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is a unique narrative in which symbolism is embraced often to communicate ideas. Death is used to narrate the story of Liesel Meminger, a young German girl living in the time of World War Two. Liesel is nicknamed “the book thief” by Death due to her...
2 April 2013
The Learning Curve: The Internet vs. Books
One thing I’ve noticed for sure is that nowadays more and more people use the internet as a source for information than books. Whether it’s an eBook or reading an article online, we use the web more habitually...
teachers be face book friends ?
Have you ever struggled with your homework and wished if you can somehow get in contact with your teacher to ask for help ? Especially if it was Saturday morning and your homework was due to Sunday morning , and have you ever found a lot of questions when you was studying...
Harry Potter: Book vs. Movie
With all the new movies based on books or comics that are out, people wonder why
Hollywood keeps doing it. Some say they're greedy people, just doing it for the money, and
others say that it helps bring the book to life. But I say, why ruin a good book, like Harry Potter...
What I think about the book, what I like/dislike, and what I would change.
Pilgrims progress was written by John Bunyan and first published in 1678. I think that at the time of writing the story had a different and more relevant meaning to the people of that time. I also think...
Year & Section:
English IV-World Literature
Mr. Ronald C. Mina
Filipinos Are Not Book Lovers
Philippines is a nation of nonreaders.
Reference (Publishing House)
Phoenix Publishing House
Character Book Review
“Do not be satisfied until you have put yourselves into that atmosphere where you can seize and hold onto the very highest and most beautiful things that can be got out of life.” It is surprising how much you can judge a book by its cover. Building Character would never be a book that...
songwriter Roger Waters was inspired by George Orwell, because most of their songs are about the things that Orwell wrote in those two books.
I think that with his book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ George Orwell was very accurate, he wrote the book in 1949 and it was about 1984 and at that time very similar...
October 21, 2012
Book Title: Positive Discipline
Author: Jane Nelsen, Ed. D.
Publisher and Date of Publication: Originally published by Sunrise Press, Fair Oaks, Cain 1981. First Ballantine Book Edition: August 1987.
Purpose: One of the key purposes of this book is to...
Publisher: Oxford University Press Authors: A P R Howatt with H G Widdowson Despite the fact that I could obviously judge the topic of the book from the title, this history of TEFL and TESOL was in no way what I expected before I started reading it. How that was a good and bad thing [...]
Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech...
Holden really made the book. If it was another guy or girl, I don’t think it would have mattered; the book would have probably been very boring and a disaster. This book would not be interesting if it didn’t have Holden as the main character. J.D. Salinger, really gives readers a...
General info about the book
Book’s title : Three Men in a Boat
Author : Jerome K. Jerome
Country : England
Language : English
Genre : Humor novel
Publication date : 1889 AD
Describe this character :
Name : Jerome Klapka Jerome
Born : 2 May...
Lying Won’t Get You Far
Telling a lie is like temporarily escaping reality, but when reality hits, life becomes more complicated than it would’ve been if the truth would’ve been told. A few reasons people tell lies are to get away with something, to hide things, to embellish their lives and to cover...
technology many physical items such as pen and paper are slowly being replaced by computers and smart phones. But is this really a good thing? I read books and of course so do many other people in this class and around the globe. But since the creation of ‘e-readers’ more and more people have been converting...
The title of the book:
The title of the book is "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone".
The author of the book:
The author of the book is J.K. Rowling.
The hero of the story + explanation:
The hero of the story is Harry Potter, without any doubt. He is the hero because...
The book “Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich is about her experience as an undercover low wage worker. Barbara moves to three different towns and lives as if she has no money and no experience. She learns that being a low wage worker is hard work and unjust. Barbara Ehrenreich goal in writing...
There Is No Frigate Like a Book
There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away,
Nor any coursers like a page
Of prancing poetry.
This traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of toll;
How frugal is the chariot
That bears a human soul!
Emily Dickinson foregrounds...
of myself on TV. Quite the contrary, I consider television has better educational influence than books do for the following reasons.
To start with, television has as much as coverage of knowledge as books. Television nowadays has been divided into specific sub channels. We have sport channel which exclusively...
Why the Internet will Never Replace Books
The Internet is very much like television in that it takes time away from other pursuits, provides entertainment and information, but in no way can compare with the warm, personal experience of reading a good book. This is not the only reason why the Internet...
Psychology of Personal Adjustment
July 17, 2014
Tuesdays with Morrie Reflection Paper
From reading the book Tuesday with Morrie, I found that the book addresses the fundamental issue that our society and our human race is dealing with as a whole: humans sacrifice their own life...
This is an extract from a rough copy of my book entitled “A South African Dream.” I would like to publish this book one day so that the rest of the world can learn from our experiences. The ending will be “And they lived happily ever after.” My book will be a letter to all world leaders to encourage...
Case 4 After Reviewing the Book Section
Buy Now From Below:
After reviewing the book section, presentation materials and additional readings, please discuss what you consider to be the most difficult barriers to strategy...
Books ARE so Much Better than Movies!
English H 10A
an important past time. Others tend to read for fun, or for knowledge, and some read just for school or work. Both e-readers and books have a lot of positive qualities. Books are portable, never run out of battery power and there is no need to worry about a little rain falling on them. On the other hand...
Topic- Book Review
Name of the Book - Fighting Invisible Tigers: A Stress Management Guide for Teens
2. Book Review
I would like to thank my Psychology...
author of their favorite book, Peter Van Houten. While in Amsterdam Augustus finds out some shocking news and both Augustus and Hazel's worlds fall apart around them. During the whole book Hazel realizes life was not meant to be wasted, and you should make the most of it, because you never know when it'll...
The book “The Secret Life of Bees” takes place in the year 1964 in the areas of South Carolina. During this time the civil rights movement and racial tension were taking place.
The main character in this book is Lily Melissa Owens. Lily is a white, 14y/o...
Anna Karlsson EP12 Engelska Book report
I have read The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera. It is a short little book with a green cover. On the
cover it is a shape of a whale-tail with the ocean in the background. Themes of the book is
unrequited love, equality and culture of the Maoris. The...
Last Olympian By: Rick Riordan
I must say, when I set out on this specific reading adventure, I was not expecting to be as in love with this book as I ended up being. It was definitely a good treat.
From the beginning Camp Half-Blood set a plan in motion to stop the antagonist of the stories The...
Hitler declared on May 10, 1933 that there was to be a book burning, and it would consist of having all books burned that had “un-German” ideas. In this same year, concentration camps had been built was used for people that opposed Hitler’s ideas. It made it possible to impose...
Fish! Book Report
1. What are the four big ideas in the book?
a. The first idea Lonnie presented to Mary Jane was choosing your attitude. Moreover Lonnie stated “There is always a choice about the way you do your work, even if there is not a choice about the work itself.” Choosing your attitude...
novel like water for chocolate feelings and sensations are fully discribe so the reader can experience what Tita the protagonist is feeling. The movie instead its a good film but misses many small but important details along the story. Some of the difference that can be found between the book and the...
the precedent most of them have set and cast my remarks in an autobio-graphical and hortatory vein.
I take my title from two of the greatest of twentieth-century British intellectuals: Mick Jagger and Keith Rich-ards. I trade on the title line of one of their minor mas-terpieces: "You can't always get...
19 October 2010
Critique of The Book of Eli
Apocalypse, which is a term referring to the belief that the world will come to an end. Some people believe that the world will end in their lifetime and others believe that it will end billions of years from now...
The Gladiators by Fik Meijer Book Review
Everyone knows or has an idea on what a gladiator is. Many people get their perspectives of a gladiator from mainly get their information from movies and shows. In the book The Gladiators, by Fik Meijer, he goes in depth from the beginning of gladiators to...
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening Book Review
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening was written by author Michael Carroll. Unfortunately no given information was listed about why he chooses to write on this particular subject. As far as writing the book Carroll states “It was a good idea, I thought...
Books have always had more of an impact on people then films have ever had. The book Flowers for Algernon is written by Daniel Keys and is an excellent piece of work. A movie quite similar to the book is Awakenings, directed by Penny Marshall. They are both original and are about a human experiment....
Books and Music
How do books and music influence our life today? I decided to compare and contrast the
differences and similarity's of books and music. They both influence our life today in more ways then I
think most people know. They are great things that are very helpful in life.
large selection of books on the shelf. Some were three inches thick. I opted for Maney’s book, only about 200 pages plus references, a bibliography and appendices, which I thought I’d read within a few days or a couple of weeks.
Wrong. It sat on my nightstand as the current book being read for so long...
Practical Book Review: Why Don’t We Listen Better? Communicating and Connecting in Relationships
Angel M. Perez
Practical Book Review: Why Don’t We Listen Better? Communicating and Connecting in Relationships
In his book, Why Don’t We...
October 30, 2013
E-Books or Regular Books, Which do you prefer.
A summary of “10 Reasons Real Books Are Better Than E-books” and “Top Ten Reasons Why E-books are better than Printed Books”
Have you ever notice how the E-books are very different from just normal books. The E-books are very advance than...
Judging from Douglass’, Jacobs’ and Stowe’s books; was the South or the North more racially prejudice?
The lines between racism, stereotyping, and racial prejudice are not easily drawn so I want, at the beginning, to establish a working definition of these terms. For purposes of my discussion here...
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was a book published in 1906 by Bantam Dell in response to the corruption in the meat packing industry. This 372 page book is political fiction and was set in Packingtown, Chicago during the early 1900s. The plot follows a immigrant from Lithuania named Jurgis...
Reading Reviving Ophelia after reading Lost Boys, I honestly feel two totally ends of the spectrum were hit. Pipher examines the loss of selves that most girls experience going through their adolescent development. She brings up the fact that preadolescent girls have the ability to be androgynous, as...
A Book Report
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is a famous historical fiction by Mildred Taylor, an African American writer. It was published by the Penguin Group in 1991, including 276 pages. It mainly tells us the conflicts between black and white and how black fought against racism.
The main characters...
So many times when I see that a book and movie have both been released. I wonder, should I read the book first or watch the movie?
I have heard people, myself included say the book is much better than the movie or vice verse.
People who love reading are frequently disappointed by the movie versions...
“Why Men Love Bitches”
I picked up the book “Why Men Love Bitches”, by Sherry Argov, because I'm constantly told
I'm too nice to people and I'm sick and tired of being over looked by the opposite sex. I felt as if this
book could give me a wake up call and in a way it did. Argov...
Domestic Road, Domestic Airport, Pasay City
A BOOK REPORT
Title of the book
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Presented In Partial Fulfilment
Of the Requirements in Humanities 2
Haidee S. Mendoza
3rd Trimester SY 2010-2011
I- The book report is purposely done and written as a part...
favorite quote from Dr. Gary Chapman’s “The Five Love Languages” comes form the twelfth chapter of the book and reads “If you claim to have feelings that you do not have, that is hypocrisy…. But if you express an act of love that is designed for the other person’s benefit, it is simply a choice”.
children to read more books
How to encourage your children to
read more books
Ten great ways to develop your children’s desire to read book
By Chris Barnardo
Reading is great for both you and
your children and is a fantastic form
of relaxation and escapism. Reading
books helps your children develop
about a book I have recently read it is the autobiography of Gregor Townsend it is called “Gregor Townsend Talk of the Toony”. It is his life story from the first time he picked up a rugby ball to his controversial opinions on where the SRU has gone wrong. I will also be talking about how the book is good...
October 21, 2009
Act like a Lady, Think like a Man:
What Men Really Think about Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
The book that I chose to read and write my report on was Act like a Lady, Think like a Man: What Men Really Think about Love, Relationships...
Love and Family through Eileen Spinelli
This paper will be reviewing and analyzing six different books by Eileen Spinelli. Before analyzing these chosen titles in detail, here is a brief synopsis of each. First, In Sophie’s Masterpiece: a Spider’s Tale. Readers meet a spider named Sophie....
How To Read A Book
Guidelines for Getting the Most out of Non-Fiction Reading
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