Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School
Secondary Four Summer Assignment 2014
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Complete THREE book reports and you can choose books from the following resources:
1. The Recommended Text in the Hong Kong Examinations and...
eyes Have you ever struggled with a turgid political biography when secretly you'd rather get stuck into 'The Da Vinci Code'? Put the book down, says Nick Hornby: Reading should be a joy
Three years ago, I began writing a column entitled 'Stuff I've Been Reading' for the American arts and books magazine...
Nonfiction Book Review
Book Review on the Ghost of War
Imagine that you just got out of high school and you are being deployed for training and you have to leave everything behind to fight for your country? This is the case for Ryan Smithson a seven teen year old boy in the book called Ghost...
Make the Mark
“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” (Burke, Edmund) This is so true and proves that often my reading skills are like having stuffed cheeks after a good book. I have often found myself attracted to a book by the cover or the subject matter. Unfortunately as...
are many types of entertainment. Whether it’s reading a book or it’s listening to music, people will always try to find a way to avoid boredom. We live in a world that is in close relations to its entertainers, authors and singers or bands alike. You may also call them what they really are: artists. They...
great skill and it really makes you feel like you know the characters. Each character has distinct strengths and weaknesses making them more human. Its easy to put yourself into another character’s shoes because of the way Mardsen describes his characters. In the book each character is an individual...
essay is all about stupid shit in the books. Books that are so dull, so boring, that they have been given the most pointless prizes in the world due to the pity the book people felt for the shitty authors. WHAT BOOKS YOU ASK? BRAVE NEW WORLD AND 1984. THESE BOOKS ARE PART OF A CONSPIRACY. What is the...
the NY review of books, a biweekly magazine founded in 1963 which deals mainly with politics and culture -in particular literature- , which can explain why Towers had so much space to write his review.
Robert Towers: died at 72 in 1995. teacher who taught at some of the most important colleges...
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How to use this book? (Extremely important notes)................................................... 6
Are the Signs listed for males or females? .........................
How To Read A Book
Guidelines for Getting the Most out of Non-Fiction Reading
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I have no attachment to authorship...
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...
Mama’s Homemade Chicken Soup
“Mom, what kind of soup are you making?” I asked, on a fine Saturday
“Chicken soup, it’s almost done. Can you get the noodles and start boiling them?” she replied.
“Yeah, in a sec.!”
That is a typical conversation I have with my mom...
title of this book is “Ordinary People” because, the family in this book want to be seen as ordinary people. Most people think they are different. They have lost their son (and brother) and people feel sorry for them.
The part that appealed me the most:
Actually we thought the complete book was well-being...
maybe if not the most criticized genre it’s also one of the most popular ones also. It has allowed a lot of the under the radar writers to become well known. Like Ms. Wahida Clark who I will be talking a lot more about later in this paper. I’m a huge fan of hers.
Urban fiction are books that are somewhat...
brought throughout this book, your looking at a Latin American culture, specifically the Dominican/Haitian cultures. As I read this book, beyond the many numerous ways she worded her sentences and how the characters spoke, they often spoke with a definant difference than you would hear here in common...
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...
Books ARE so Much Better than Movies!
English H 10A
essay from a drama book. It is “The Notebook” by Nicolas Sparks. There are 268 pages, and it was published by Warner Books. It was published in 1996, and the text is unabridged. I chose this book, because I have heard many great things about the author. I also liked the type of book it is. It is a...
Sam Lombara 11/28/14
English II Mr. Euchner
Book Review - Granny by Anthony Horowitz
In The Story, Granny, by Anthony Horowitz, the protagonist is a Twelve-year-old boy named Jordan “Joe” Morgan Warden. Joe comes from a very wealthy family who resides in the Thattlebee Hall in North...
Anti-Twilight fan why they are wrong. We will go through several of their statements and explain exactly how they are wrong and why they are wrong.
Most every Anti-Twilight fan knows the same old tired arguments the Twilighter or Twitard uses to the statements made by the Anti-Twilight fan. So here is...
BOOKS AND READING
1. Categorisation: Children’s and adult’s books; travel books and biography; romantic and historical novels; thrillers; detective...
Book Review 1
Title: The Secret to Teen Power
Author: Paul Harrington
Number of Pages: 176
Date Started: 17th November 2012
Date Finished: 19th November 2012
Being an inspirational book, it talks about the importance of one’s mental determination can change the...
My mom once told me that when you read something you don't feel is interesting it will lead you to disliking reading. Most people read boring, un-interesting things more then interesting things, think about a time in your life thats happened . I liked reading until I was in sixth grade where my teacher...
trump’s natural talent.
As in most everything , the people who are most successful in mathematics are the one who work the hardest , not those with “natural talent’’ in school, those who work hard get better grade in mathematics than the ‘’smart’’ students whom just coast .Most aspect of mathematics can...
source of entertainment for people as well. The classical hero is seen both in the Iliad, as we have discussed, and in today’s world every day and in most cases everywhere. Heroes are seen today in TV shows, novels, movies, sports, in politics, and on the news, etc. As an audience, we love to study the...
many books in our lives, but some books will stay with us for the rest of our lives. This book for me is The Outsiders. Once in awhile, books inspire a great deal of interest and we just can’t forget. How could The Outsiders do such a thing? Try lets say, the time frame of the 1960’s.
Most books are...
libraries which are useful but you can’t find everything you would in a library. There are something’s on the internet that when you find them it may require you to have a subscription. The internet doesn’t have an experiment librarian’s physically by your side to help at any time you would need it.
Could you show me your identification card please?
2. Could you tell me your full name please?
3. What shall I call you?
4. Does your name have any special meaning?
5. Why do so many people change their names?
6. Is your name important to you?
Hometown or birth place
1. Where do you come from...
2. Think of any piece of clothing you wore in the past or wear now. Describe it. Describe a memory of a time you were wearing this item of clothing.
- It was navy blue and white. Had silver writing across the shirt and it said “Premier NJ.” It felt kind of scratchy at times and then at...
Is family most important to you? Do you have a strong lasting friendship with someone? If the answer is yes then I have the perfect book for you. “The Outsiders” is filled with adventure, action, and loyalty. Even if you’re not a big reader I can guarantee you’ll love this book. Give me a few minutes...