NaNoWriMo is coming soon

National Novel Writing Month is coming. It’s the crazy month when tens of thousands of novels are written all over the world. In 2009, this: 167,000 people, a word count all around the world of 2,427,190,537, and many people “winning” at something they never thought possible. Here at our school, the eighth graders noveled 175,514 words. We hope you’ll join the Class of 2015, this year’s eighth graders, as we all write novels.

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“Dreams” By Edgar Allan Poe

“Dreams” by Edgar Allan Poe is about a sad person who would rather live forever in his dreams. Even though he dreams of “hopeless sorrows”, he says his dreams are better than his sorry life. In my video, I interpreted it more positively than the original poem. The person in the poem was a sad man and I’m happy, so I looked for the more positive aspects of the poem.

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