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  • The Importance Of Reading In Special Education

    Reading is a very complex process and is difficult to teach to students with learning disabilities. No one reading program will work to teach all children with learning disabilites to read. Today, many students with learning disabilities cannot read or have limited reading skills. Parents, teachers, specialists, and advocates are extremely concerned with these results, because students are graduating without the abilities to read street signs, grocery items, or navigate around their communities. Read Well, Success for All, Reading Street, and Open Court are the most commonly used reading curriculum in elementary schools in Washington State. Washington State adopted the Read Well reading curriculum in two of the school districts in 2007. Read Well is a research based reading program that involves explicit and systematic instruction that focuses on decoding, practicing of the skills, and scaffolding of new skills. Read Well lesson can be…

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  • Gun Control Controversy

    of this is concern has been raised concerns among citizens who own gun shops, students and professors on universities that may allow open carry, law enforcement and everyday citizens. Texas residents are big fans of owning guns and having the ability to access them at whatever time they choose. However, many accidents have occurred in parts of the United States. Although, mass public shootings have been occurring the State of Texas is resistant to getting rid of guns and enforcing tighter gun…

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  • Reading The Catsuit: Serena Williams And The Game Changer In Tennis

    I have decided to write a response paper to Jamie Schultz’s: “Reading the Catsuit: Serena Williams and the Production of Blackness at the 2002 U.S. Open.” I really enjoyed reading her journal and all the opinions regarding Serena William’s infamous catsuit. Although there are some negative opinions regarding Williams’ choice of outfit and the way she presents herself, but she has challenged the normative white identity in women’s tennis. She has pushed the boundaries not only in tennis, but also…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Open Carry

    Most of those who choose to open carry are proud that we are supported by the other peacekeepers out there and having that support causes us to be confident that we can protect ourselves and our families if the situation presents its self. Some anti-gun activists assume that if we have an open carry permit, we would be more likely to harm others than those who choose not to open carry. Just as it would be unfair to say that all gun owners are responsible with their weapons, in my opinion, most…

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  • Definition Of Gun Control

    Texas is one of the states who allows citizens to open carry because they believe that an armed citizen can stop a mass shooter, the Supreme Court made a decision when they ruled for the first time that the 2nd amendment allows individuals have firearms. People who are against gun control don’t like the reason that its easy to own a gun and that’s one of the reasons the N.R.A is making the process stricter to purchase a gun so they can see that they’re actually making a change so criminals won’t…

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  • Three Words To Describe Myself Essay

    comfortable with yourself.” As a person who struggles with depression and low self-esteem, I find this quote to be very easy to relate to. With this mindset, it can be difficult to have a positive outlook not only on life, but on myself. This essay gives me a chance to explore the parts of myself that I am proud of and examine the people and events that have shaped me. Three words I would use to describe myself are logical, open-minded, and responsible. Everyone is logical to some degree, but…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Globalization

    without ever needing to leave home. Personal blogs, independently-run web sites, and forums all allow people to share their stories. In modern times, people have seen the power platforms such as Twitter have, where citizens of authoritarian nations are able to reach out to the global community to inform them of local events despite all other sources of communication being blacked out. The disenfranchised are able to make themselves known, people are able to openly criticize specific aspects of a…

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  • The Importance Of Subscription Services

    This is caused by the prices of these materials and the need for institutions to be selective about the content they purchase, due to budget constraints. Kenneth Goldsmith, in his essay “If it Doesn’t Exist on the Internet, It Doesn’t Exist,” bemoans the lack of quality material available to those who need it. He tells the story of how one of the readers of Ubuweb, his open-access website, was surprised at the difference between the amount and quality of the content in her library (which is in a…

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  • The Poem In The Calm By Sean O Brien

    “The Calm” by Sean O’Brien is a four part metaphor representing the infinite serenity of the ocean and the stars as well as the revolving of a lighthouse in comparison to the people who have fallen from the light. In the first three stanzas we see beautiful metaphors comparing the rolling of the waves to the movement of the stars and, the revolving of the lighthouse to the tilt of the harbor. The poem continues to describe the inhabitants of a nearby bar who have fallen from stardom, sharing a…

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  • A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings Analysis

    Comparative Essay Imagine a strange man, different from any other, happens to show up on your town, brought by the sea. How would you and the other people meet to his sudden appearance? In both “ A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” and The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”, two villages receive a strange visitor from the sea. However, each village is quite different in the ways they treat the men. In “ A very Old Man with Enormous Wings”, a man with decrepit wings crashed into a small…

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