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    As deaf as a post, I was intensely focused on reading the amazing book, BFG. The magical book about a young innocent 8-year old boy around my age was fascinating. I was so immensely engrossed in this extraordinary story by Dahl that I did not notice that, as quick as a rabbit, the typically unremarkable television had begun to strangely hobble over to me on old wooden legs. It was not until it harshly bumped into me with its black box, grey screen, old-fashion appearance, and light brown legs that I noticed this odd television. As I stood up as fast as a cheetah, I noticed a sparkly dot on the screen, which was as white as snow. I cautiously tried to touch the snowy white tiny sparkling dot, but carelessly and clumsily I fell into the unusual television and, with my heart racing like a frightened rabbit, I found myself in a forest with trees as green…

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    Bfg Essay

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    The Magic of Film Adaptation: The Tale of ‘The BFG’ told through Film Research Question Do film adaptations need to be faithful to their original texts in order to be successful? (16) Background When the film industry started to kick off in the late 19th century, the potential of adapting literary works into film was recognized; film adaptations are now a norm in today's cinema. As claimed by Academy Award Nominee Frederic Raphael, “...they (film-makers) would sooner buy the rights of an…

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    Sophie thinks the witching hour is at 3:00 AM even if everybody else thinks it is at midnight. She knows she's not supposed to get out of bed, never go to the window and never look behind the curtain but she does it anyway. Ruby Barnhill plays Sophie in Disney's new movie, a Steven Spielberg adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG. In 1989, an animated film version based on the book by Roald Dahl was also shown with David Jason as the voice of the Big Fat Giant and Amanda Roots as Sophie. The…

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    Suicide Squad Case

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    The film, featuring an all-star voice cast, led by Seth Rogen, gave Suicide Squad a good scare by winning the day on Friday before relinquishing the rest of the weekend to Harley Quinn and company. Regardless, it’s a potent debut for Sausage Party – having been produced on only $19 million. Disney’s latest live-action fairytale, Pete’s Dragon, debuted in third place – securing $21.5 million. It’s an average opening for the film, which stars Robert Redford – although it could have been much…

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    I can write also goes with what I love to read. And yes, I love to read! I can finish a book in days and pick up another and just keep reading. My very favorite are series. It’s kind of like watching a tv series but I can pause, rewind, and continue whenever I want and I love that. I love being able to pretty much go to another world and relate to different characters. My favorite genre of books are romance and realistic fiction. When I really got into reading I was about 11 and I would go to…

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    Disney's Finding Dory

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    The momentum of Disney’s Finding Dory can’t be stopped – as the swimming streak continues… For a third consecutive weekend, Finding Dory remains on top – adding a healthy $41.9 million to its ever-growing total. On the domestic front, Dory has amassed a towering $372.2 million, thrusting it past Deadpool as the second highest grossing movie of the year. At the same time, Dory has also flown past the half a billion mark, and now sits at $538.2 million, worldwide. Below Dory is a fleet on…

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    Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a tale of two migrant workers in the 1920s. This story is about two men named Lennie and George. George is the leader of both of them and Lennie is the muscle. The two are so close they could be brothers, but at times they can get a little iffy. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie sympathetic. Lennie is a big guy with a bigger heart, and Steinbeck makes him seem like a BFG which makes him seem more sympathetic. Lennie is the most loyal person in the…

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    APA Reflective Report

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    successful moments such as check marks for simples tasks like writing their name and date to have them participate in whole class expectations. Moments such as these provide an open invitation for learning. From this, both students have shown curiousity for what the class is doing. For example, coming up with their journals to show me, check and have me share their picture like their classmates. My ability to observe, understand and respond respectfully to all students has led me to see the…

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    chubby pugs. So, there was only one way to solve this: lock the doors. I waddled around locking all of the doors in our house--the back sliding door, the front door, and the garage door which I was able to lock from the inside as I closed it behind me. I skipped outside with a smile on my face, proud that I had followed the safety rules I had always been told. I greeted my mom in the backyard and I rambled on about random topics any other four-year-old would talk about. I played outside, my mom…

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    Essay On Pocket Chart

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    summary of what you were doing your lesson on. She also mentioned that principals like closure, that is definitely something I will keep in mind for future references. Overall, though I felt like I did pretty well on my presentation, I could’ve done a bit better, when I was using the graphic organizer though. I think I just rushed through it and was just wrap things up quicker. What my teacher does during their read aloud is that her or this other teacher next door take turns to read a book to…

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