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  • Book Report Of Holes By Louis Sachar

    to dig holes in the hot sun. Moving along in the story Stanley gets to know the other boys at the camp but he becomes great friends with one in particular. They become very close and they both run away from the camp. After they run away the set out to what they call gods thumb. On their journey up the mountain something happens the breaks the curse on Stanley’s family forever and reunites Stanley’s friend with his mom who he has not seen in many years The setting of the story takes place mainly in the 20th century but flashes back the early 1800s. The stories. The flashbacks explain why things were happening during the present time in the movie. The flashbacks also foreshadowed what would happen next. The setting in the early 1800s was a small town with a big lake. The setting for the 20th century cam green lake was an abandon town with nothing but desert for 100 miles.…

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  • Holes By Louis Sachar Summary

    The novel Holes by Louis Sachar is a comedy adventure fiction novel that tells the story of Stanley Yelnats in a third person point of view. The setting of this novel takes place in Camp Green Lake which is a juvenile detention center. Once at Camp Green Lake inmates are forced to dig holes through the day. The novel takes place in present day, but deals with a lot of flashbacks that happen through the novel. The main character in the novel is Stanley Yelnats, he is an overweight, shy,…

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  • Louis Sachar's Holes

    It is human nature for each of us to believe that we are the unluckiest person in the world. Some would argue, however, that Stanley Yelnats Ⅳ is even worse off. Although many readers and even Stanley himself seems to think that he is ill-fated and always in the wrong place at the wrong time, the entirety of Louis Sachar’s novel, Holes, says otherwise. In fact, everything that has happened to Stanley and his family in the past and throughout the present setting of the novel happened for a…

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  • The Theme Of Friendship In Holes By Louis Sachar's Holes

    ”A lot of people don 't believe in curses. A lot of people don 't believe in yellow-spo 'ed lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn 't make a difference whether you believe in it or not.” With a cursed family that follows generations; one boy is destined to change it all. Stanley Yelnats, aided by history, let’s his future become apparent. A story that represents an everlasting friendship is brought together by fate. Holes takes us through Stanley’s life as the kid who has always been in…

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  • APA Reflection Paper

    collection were used? What documents were studied? The study was completed in Mrs. Isabella’s classroom with several different reading level abilities. The exact number of students and age of students were not mentioned in the study. The students were assessed prior to using the approach and ongoing assessment was conducted throughout the study. 5. What procedures were used to actually collect the data? Every week Mrs. Isabella’s class would read a new book. On Mondays, she would complete…

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  • Work Stress Analysis

    Even when managing a stressful environment seems impossible, small steps that result in big changes are possible. The book The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook points out five steps toward managing work-place stress. These steps are: 1) “Identify how you respond to your specific work stressor,”2)”Set goals to respond more effectively to your work stressors,” 3)”Change your thinking,” 4) “When in conflict, negotiate,” and lastly “Pace and balance yourself.” These five steps will not…

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  • My Observation Of Children In The Classroom

    On the log dated, 11/3/16 I observed the teacher and the ways she accommodated the special needs children in her class. The lesson this day was teaching the children hand-eye-coordination by catching a ball thrown at them. She began the lesson by talking about a ball and what it does: bounce and roll. Afterward, she showed the children the two balls that she was going to use to play catch with them. One was a large textured ball and the other was a small soft basketball. She then proceeded and…

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  • Hacienda Plains Case Study

    Hacienda Plains Archaeological Problem Kaitlyn Barton, Jessica Elmore, Kayla Seifert The Hacienda Plain is located on the Pacific coast of Central America. Its climate is tropical with an annual rainfall of about 90 inches, the vegetation being dense jungle. Nanosec Indians are the inhabitants of the plain and live mostly in small, scattered farming communities. The Zatopec Indians live in the Zatopec Highlands to the east of the plain. The highlands rise steeply to 3,000 feet, have an…

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  • Six Steps Of Effective Coaching Analysis

    List of updated readings: 1. The Basics: The Six Steps of Effective Coaching 2. Dealing with emotionally charged situations 3. Being an effective delegate 1. The Basics: The Six Steps of Effective Coaching The goal of the six steps of effective coaching is to understand the types of coaching needs and implement when applicable. To fulfill these coaching needs, I need to design a coaching style that fits the applicant. After applying this coaching style, I must evaluate how effective it was and…

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  • Case Study: Sea Treasures

    Kotter’a eight steps include, “Step 1. Establish a sense of Urgency. Step 2. Form a powerful guiding coalition. Step 3. Develop a vision and strategy. Step 4. Communicate the change vision. Step 5. Empower others to act on the vision. Step 6. Generate short-term wins. Step 7. Consolidate gains and produce more change. Step 8. Anchor new approached in the culture.” (Weiss, 2016, Sec. 1.1). In step one, Sea Treasures had found their company in need of change due to the lack of customers which…

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