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Language & Gender Reporter



Intimate Partner Violence
IPV Prezi


This about sums it up:

Aziz Ansari explains feminism




May 28, 2014: Rest in Peace, Dr. Angelou.

Angelou recites "Still I Rise"


Watch this. You can thank me later.

YouTube Video


(Please go comment! I'm new to this blog and need the boost! Don't say you know me! ;-))

Brilliant Advice: we always dispense it at the end of the year. Let's try it at the start of the year!

Wear Sunscreen


MEHS junior with his pavement poem!


Beats Don't Excuse the Rhyme

YouTube Video


Down with Standardized Thinking! Vive Frivolity!

Creativity, Frivolity, and Love of Books!

Why is English class important?
Language skills empower you to inspire, persuade, explain, flatter, excite, enthrall, befriend and to insult, terrify, confuse or lie. I want you to develop the best skills you can and the morals to use them for good. 

The Power of Words

Practice Vocabulary & Contribute to Charity

L&G Remind

9th Grade Remind



Recent Announcements

  • Happy Harvey Milk Day Harvey Milk was the first openly gay person elected to public office in the United States. He served on the Board of Supervisors for the City of San Francisco. He ...
    Posted May 22, 2013, 9:52 AM by Ms. Eastwood
  • Go See "Aida" The school musical is Aida and it is FABULOUS! Go out this Friday or Saturday night, see a fantastic show, and support your classmates Lala, Jody, Iren, Anna, Danny, Nathaniel ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2012, 11:02 AM by Ms. Eastwood
  • Congratulations 5th Period!!! 5th Period wins The Great Reading Race with a total of 464 pages per student!!! Bravo 5th Period!
    Posted Jun 4, 2012, 7:17 PM by Ms. Eastwood
  • The New Gatsby Movie Trailer Finally Released! http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/wb/thegreatgatsby/
    Posted May 22, 2012, 9:24 PM by Ms. Eastwood
  • Cal State Freezing Admissions!! http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cal-state-20120320,0,1841747.story
    Posted Mar 20, 2012, 12:08 PM by Ms. Eastwood
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Homework Assignments

  • Block Day 4/23 & 4/24 9: HRL, LL, ESSAYS DUE MONDAY.To be clear, these essays MUST be turned in via TurnItIn.com. The instructions are on the home page. TurnItIn.com will block all ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 10:32 AM by Ms. Eastwood
  • 4/21 & 4/22 9:LL, HRL, Finish your paragraph if didn'tL&G: LL, Inq, Blog, Research prezi due mondayAVID: CN
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 10:29 AM by Ms. Eastwood
  • April 20 9: LL, HRL, Finish your TS and CD for your 3rd body paragraphLG: LL, Inquiry, Blog. Narrative in the style of "Alicia and I Talking on Edna's Steps ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:41 PM by Ms. Eastwood
  • 4/17 9: HRL, LL, Finish 2nd paragraphL&G: LL, Inq, BlogAVID: CN 
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 3:20 PM by Ms. Eastwood
  • 4/15 & 4/16 9: LL HRLLG: Blog, Inquiry, LLAVID: Presentations, CN
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 2:15 PM by Ms. Eastwood
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