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    There was once a widow who had two daughters one of whom was beautiful and industriousand the other ugly and lazy. She behaved most kindly, however, to the ugly one cruelly tothe other because she was her stepdaughter and made her do all the hard work and live likea kitchen maid. The poor maiden was forced out daily on her highroad and had to sit by thewell and spin so much that blood ran from her fingers.Once it was happened that her spindles became quite covered with blood so kneeling downby the well she tried to wash it off, but it fell down due to her misfortune. Her motherscolded her terribly and behaved very cruelly and at last said, “Since you have let yourspindle fall in, you must yourself fetch it out again!"Then the maiden went back…

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    My Mom Is My Hero

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    Finding Nemo and Toy Story. All three of us would sit on her bed and for about thirty minutes we would just read. Despite the stress of her job, my mom still managed to make ample time to just sit down with my siblings and I. During the holiday season, as well as birthdays, my mom would get my siblings and I exactly what we asked for no matter the costs. Sometimes, the items we would ask for would be a little bit expensive but my mom never said no. Instead, she would ask my grandmother to…

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    A sit-down interview, in the interviewee’s classroom, on April 22, 2016, resulted in responses from Rachel Koplin, a female Elementary Education teacher at Deerfield Elementary School, in Deerfield, Wisconsin. The purpose of the interview was to gain information and insight for an individual considering entering the field of Elementary Education including areas such as expectations, requirements, frustrations, and advice. The interview contained ten initial questions, with four additional…

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    Sit-ins Trinity Bournes Little Rock - In November 1962, Little Rock's downtown lunch counters experienced a number of sit-ins that convinced businessmen and merchants to desegregate city facilities. At one level, Little Rock's story of downtown desegregation is similar to that of many other upper-South cities. A few high schoolers sitting in at a local diner Most sit-ins consists of college students and high schoolers. The students will sit down and try to order meals and drinks but will be…

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    young students as long as they follow the class rules of a “turn and talk” activity. The rules in my class for partner work are: turn and look at your partner, listen to their words, when it’s your turn speak so your partner can hear you, turn back to the front of the room, wait quietly for everyone to finish. Keeping your students excited about learning is important. Having fun activities like a relay race or “turn and talk” breaks up the day and allows the students to unwind while still…

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    I Hate My Handwriting

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    something to be hidden and shoved away into the back corners of binders and at the bottom of backpacks. I volunteer to write things down for projects, instead of allowing others to do it all. At first, I modeled it after my friends, but when I look at my handwriting and I look at hers now, they’re vastly different. They’re both cursive, but any similarities end there. I took something I didn’t like about myself, and instead of hiding it and allowing it to be underdeveloped, I developed it…

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    For my paper I was fortunate enough to be granted permission to observe some children at the Chinese summer camp where I went when I was younger, the counselors let me sit in and watch them entertain and educate the children from the corner of the classroom. The room was quite small but was able to accommodate me, four adults, 27 kids with ages ranging from 5 to 7, 30 adult size chairs, and a large table in the center. I was able to take more than an hour worth of notes during my stay there…

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    Racial Segregation was a huge problem in the south during the 1960’s. African Americans were treated very differently then White Americans. Blacks and Whites had to be segregated in public bathrooms, public places, public transportations, public restrooms, and public restaurants. It was a very hard time for African Americans because they couldn’t get jobs and they weren’t treated right. A lot of times they were met with violence even though they were doing non-violent acts. On February 1st,…

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    dispenser said “Take one please.” I felt like I was an exception in this moment. A few teachers walked by and asked if I was okay a few times, I just kept saying that I was fine. I don’t think I ever really convinced any of them because every time I responded I would wipe away another drop of blood pooling from the new opening in my head. Eventually my mother, also a teacher, came down to me. Either my dad or one of the teachers from the worry parade must have told her that I was bleeding out…

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    Yellow Card It is an average day at Cumberland Elementary; my face warms from the sun gleaming through the windows, and I sit in my desk in Mrs. Huffman’s second grade classroom. It is a rather cheerful classroom; chairs of all different vibrant colors stationed at each desk, my own being purple. A cushy rug with a checkered pattern displaying the alphabet fills space between the desks and the chalkboard. The wall to my left has the sticker board marking how many teeth each student has lost. I…

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