Posts Tagged: 7th grade

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The Division Two Blues
May 17, 2012
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The drums and bass guitar set the rhythm together.  Layer in a subtle electric guitar riff and now the depth is real, followed by a bluesy accent of electric piano.  The spoken-word lyrics tell the rest of this sad song’s story: “The Homework Blues” (click HERE to listen).  This Wildwood version is a totally original […]
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Which side are you on?
February 23, 2012
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Eighth grader Lulu V. steps up to the lectern and coolly scans her note cards. If she’s anxious, she doesn’t show it.  Standing just behind the microphone, Lulu passionately presents her position:  “Resolved: Lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment.” Her carefully crafted rhetorical argument cites Supreme Court opinions and historical evidence. With her partners […]