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Daily Paragraph #1
Using a minimum of five sentences, describe your Winter Break. What did you do? What went well? What did not go well? What will you remember when you are old like Mr. McCluskey?

Daily Paragraph #2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fN5HV79_8B8
What is your initial impression of Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globe Awards? Who is Oprah talking about when she says, "Their time is up!" There has been talk in the last few days about Oprah Winfrey running for President. Eplain what you think of this.

Daily Paragraph #3
Research the place you would like to travel to most in the world. How would you get there and how much would that cost? What would you pack to bring with you? What would you do while you were there? What advice could you apply to this trip from A Traveler's Advice?

Daily Paragraph #4
https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/ &
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r98tT0j1a0
What is your initial impression of Martin Luther King Jr's speech in acceptance of his Nobel Peace Prize? What is the Nobel Peace Prize? What do you notice about the audience at this speech? What are the specific topics that he discusses in this speech?




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Grading Rubric
1 point
Assignment has been completed in a thoughtful and sophisticated manner.
1/2 point
Question has not been fully answered, only partially addressed or not long enough to convey a complete answer.
0 points
Question has not been answered, answer demonstrates little or no thought and effort is minimal.

Any questions or concerns should be discussed with Mr. McCluskey no later than three class meetings after assignment has been returned to students.
REMEMBER:
Mr. McCluskey wants you to earn the most possible points and wants you to ask questions about why points may have been deducted.


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