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Mean Girls Essay

May 2, 2017


I’ve mentioned quite a few times in class that Mean Girls perfectly illustrates multiple principles that we’ve covered this semester. Your job is to identify 10 terms from the textbook and give me ten examples of them from the movie. Each example is worth ahalf point for a 5 point extra credit assignment in the test category. This […]

A Lesson in Racism

April 27, 2017


Jane Elliot conducted the most famous experiment on racism and social conformity in history - on third graders. After the death of Martin Luther Jr. she wanted to show her students - who didn't understand the concept - exactly why people are intolerant of each other.