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December thoughts Presentation Transcript

  • 1. 12/01/11 - culpable
    "Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit." - Conrad Hilton
    Quick Write: How long have you gone without something necessary to your survival (food, shelter, water, sleep, or clothing). Explain.Words ends
  • 2. 12/02/11 - culpable
    "Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus." - Oprah Winfrey
    Quick write: Is beauty skin deep or does it come from somewhere else?
    Word ends
  • 3. 12/05/11 - dearth
    dearth (n.) a lack, scarcity An eager reader, she was dismayed by the dearth of classicbooks at the library.
    “If I give you a pfennig, you will be one pfennig richer and I'll be one pfennig poorer. But if I give you an idea, you will have a new idea, but I shall still have it, too. “ Albert Einstein
    Quick writes: Describe something you have lost or given away that can never be replaced.
    Word ends
  • 4. 12/06/11 - dearth
    "In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not by strength but by perseverance." - H. Jackson Brown (writer “Life’s Little Instruction Book”)
    Quick Write:
    Write about the worst
    meal you ever had.
    Words ends
  • 5. 12/07/11 - dearth
    "You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. That's what makes you a winner." - Venus Williams
    Quick write: What song has stuck in your head recently, and what were you doing at the time that made you think of it?
    Word ends
  • 6. 12/08/11 - dearth
    "I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition." - Martha Washington
    Quick write: Name something you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t. What has prevented you from doing it?
    Word ends
  • 7. 12/09/11 - dearth
    "You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you."- James Allen
    Quick write: What is one thing nobody knows about you because nobody ever cared to ask?
    Word ends
  • 8. 12/12/11 - efface
    efface (v.) to wipe out, obliterate, rub away The husband was so angry at his wife forleaving him that he effaced all evidence of her presence; he threw out pictures of herand gave away all her belongings.
    “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. “ --Albert Einstein
    Quick Write: Write about
    you this week.
    Word ends
  • 9. 12/13/11 - efface
    "What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Quick write: Write about your most cherished childhood memory
    Word ends
  • 10. 12/14/11 - efface
    "There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it." - Joyce Brothers
    Quick write: Describe a time you felt alone.
    Word ends
  • 11. 12/15/11- efface
    "Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.“ - Abraham Lincoln
    Quick write: Describe the longest time you have ever been away from home.
    Word ends
  • 12. 12/17/10 - efface
    The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation." - Pearl S. Buck(author)
    Quick Write: Write about whatever is on your
    mind right now.
    Word ends