*I began this unit with a sub, home sick with sick babies.  It did not go as well as I’d hoped, which is a shame.  I was REALLY looking forward to it.  We did read the following in addition to excerpts from Gulliver’s Travels and watching the movie.   Any fabulous suggestions for next year!? Mark Twain’s “Advice to Youth” (1882)

(Might be fun to contrast Twain to this article from The Onion: “Majority of Parents Abuse Children, Children Report“) Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” (1729)

“Rockstar” by Nickleback (PG 13 song? hmmm…)


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