Sophomores Starting Speak
Sophomores have been reading nonfiction letters, speeches, and articles to explore the various ways that people win their freedom from oppression. They have been studying the connotative meanings in word choice. This group of sophomores are ready to read. Sophomores who are pictured are (from left) Alex Seeman, Alayah Schieber, Lilly Scott, Lyndon Salts, Samantha Kelsay, Xander Seeman, Jessica Lopez, Myles Moss, Austin March, and Ashton Schieber. The novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson deals with difficult issues as the main character transitions from childhood to adolescence.