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goal check 10.22

I fell short of my optimistic goal for today. I did finish two books: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher, which was just okay, and Threatened by Eliot Schrefer, which was excellent. I also read fifty pages (the minimum…

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goal check 10.15

Just the facts today, so all can focus on writing strong Big Question responses for tomorrow.

I actually finished three books since last Wednesday, surpassing my goal. I finished the last part of When We Were The Greatest by…

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Big Question responses

Please post your Big Question response as a reply to this discussion. Posting it here means that the response is done. I encourage you to share it with me before posting, so we can make it even better (especially as this is the first time you are…

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goal check 10.8

The first part of my goal was to finish The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. I accomplished this Sunday. The second part of my goal was to read at  least 100 pages in my new book (for a total of 160 pages). I started…

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goal check 10.1

My goal for today was to read to page 250 in The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. I accomplished this, and I am currently on page 252. For next Wednesday, my goal is to finish the book (68 pages remain) and read at least 100 pages…

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goal check 9.24

My goal for today was to read all of Jandy Nelson’s new novel, I’ll Give You The Sun (371 pages). I finished that yesterday during seventh period. I then started The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. I am…

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goal check 9.17

My goal was to read all 320 pages of Brown Girl Dreaming, the memoir in verse by Jacqueline Woodson. Brown Girl Dreaming was just this week named one of the ten finalists for the National Book Award in the Young Adult category. I…

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goal check 9.10

My goal was to read all 277 pages of Andrew Smith's new novel, 100 Sideway Miles. I met that goal on Sunday. (By the way, thanks to Dylan's shelfie and Twitter, we now have a signed copy of 100 Sideways Miles for our…

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