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Argument

Income inequality.

Income inequality is what happens when a selected few get all the profits from everyone else's work while giving the rest basically nothing compared to their wealth.Income inequality begins with the idea that businesses and capitalists somehow poses...

After the interview

The interview went well, Ms. Paraiso responded to all our questions with clear well thought out answers that made sense and gave us an insight on what it is like to live on minimum wage.My partner and i felt prepared to do the interview because we...

Normal people on minimum wage an unfair system

This is the continuation to our minimum wage project. My partner and I decided to interview Ms. Paraiso an English teacher at Fremont high school.We decided to interview her specifically because we felt that she could give us well thought out...

How Important Is it to Finish School?

How important is it actually finishing school? For some people school can be very difficult, which leads some to drop out. But the question is how much are you really affected by dropping out. Throughout life students here that they can not be “...
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College is not for Everyone

If I were to tell someone I do not want to go to college, they would be shocked with me. College seems like the next logical step in someone’s life after they graduate high school. If you don’t go to college, you don’t succeed in life, you’re...

Arts and Entertainment

A Short History Of Nerdfighteria.

There is not a single person in this generation who has not heard of the most common internet platforms. On the internet, people are able to create content and share it with billions of people with just a click of a button, giving even the quietest...

A Shirt For Tish

All races are human ,nobody is perfect

Encouragement For Tish

By Zanin and Bill The slogan on the shirt says "Have Faith; Be Strong." This t-shirt captures an essential part of Tish's belief because this quote plays an important role on Tish's life. "Have Faith" simply tells Tish not to give up hope and be...
I found many interesting things in my EBSCO research, and believe it was a much better tool for my research topic. Considering my topic is slightly taboo and perhaps not considered something that is "scholarly" compared to others, it has been...

UC BERKELEY PREP

majors i am interested in are: health and medical sciences, law, and african american sciences question for students: is college as hard as everyone makes it seem? how do you handle social life and school work? question for athlete: how do you...

Booktalk

Huck Finn's Clever Lies

Chapters 9-12 Pg.57: "If the men went to the island I just expect they found the camp-fire I built, and watched it all night for Jim to come. Anyways, they stayed away from us, and if my building the fire never fooled them it warn't no fault of mine...

Leap of Faith

Sarah Doung, Reginald Quartey To be blunt, Tish's belief that things will end up alright is all she has. Whether it's faith in Fonny getting out of jail or her baby being born in good condition, all she can do is hope for the best. It's an...

Literary Element Paragraph

Piri is characterized as self conscious based on what he thinks and says because he thinks one way but says things in a complete opposite way. "You ain't leavin me here i'll be damned if i stay.", "Hey i thought you said you wasn't no kid. Hell you...

Tish anf fonny

Fonny’s tooth This symbol brought Fonny and Clementine closer and, also gave readers a better understanding of Clementine and Fonny’s relationship.Fonny dated many other grills but couldn’t forget about Clementine. Fonny spat in Clementine...

The Sahara

The Sahara Sad lonely place Feeling the silent warm air Where vultures wait to pray on you in your weakest Where pigs accuse society Innocent people behind bars but the real criminals have freedom People who love you,would free you from the Sahara....
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Connected Research

Pioneer Library Research

Why is The Bermuda Triangle considered a mystery? In my research on Utah's Pioneer Library, I found an article that stated a Navy fuel ship went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The U.S.S. Cyclops went missing in 1918. The article mentions that the...

What I learned about Income Inequality

What is income inequality? Income inequality is the difference in earnings or gains between different groups of people in which one group gets more than the other. What causes income inequality? What causes income inequality is the ideal of a person...

Bodybuilding Isn't Just Skin Deep

The question guiding my research topic is "What impact do steroids have on the body?" Throughout my EBSCO research my eyes were opened to all of the side effects steroids give the body, that go much deeper than just physical. In the article "Who's...

The Beginning of Music Festivals

Where did the music festivals begin? Many people would answer that question by saying that the 1969 Woodstock festival started the era of multiple day concerts, but the first music festival was in San Francisco in 1967. Mount Tam also known as the...
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Can Music Relieve Stress?

Can music relieve stress? I have been singing for eleven years now, and I have relieved myself of pain or stress or small cases of anxiety by singing or by listening to music. Every chance I get, I bring music into the situation. I remember one time...

español

Mi nombre

Mi nombre es William. Vino. de mi papa. Mi nombre me recuerda de mi papa. Mi nombre expresa gusta.

Cuentos de misterio

Una vez que yo fui con mi prima al cementerio estaba muy oscuro y me daba mucho miedo. Cuando estábamos caminando había un muerto que estaba vivo sentado en la tumba mirando con su ojos muy oscuro. Mi prima le daba mucho miedo porque el muerto...
Lei un articulo titulado “la metida de pata de la policía de Nueva york twitter.’’ LA idea central del artículo es que la policía quería fotos sonriente con los ciudadanos y le subieron foto de gente esposada. Mi opinion del artículo es que No me...

Pueden algun Diaz desaparecer los examenes

Lei un articulo titulado “Pueden algun dias desaparecer los exámenes.’’ La idea central del artículo es que vas cambia los exámenes pesadilla de mucho estudiantes. Mi opinion del artículo es que si que para mucho estudiantes es una pesadilla...

Pueden algun dia desaparecer los examenes?

Recientemente leí un artículo titulado “Puede algun dia desaparecer los exámenes?”Los exámenes son la pesadilla de muchos estudiantes. La idea central del artículo es que algún día desaparecen los exámenes. Mi reaccion al articulo fue bueno. Por...
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From the Middle (6-8)

This is about seven goat children, on their own, who have to make the decision about answering the door to a wolf a few times. They have to make decisions - but you choose for them. The mother trusts that the main character and eldest child will...

Is Nigeria a Good Place to Live?

Nigeria is a place that no one would think about when deciding where to live. It is an isolated country where almost no important news pieces emerge. You might have heard it in some occasions but otherwise you usually don’t hear much about it. It is...

The Old Hound

This Scratch project is the second one I have created thus far in this school year. It was made and developed on the program Scratch. While being rather different from the first project I created, it was still the same overall process. It was...

A Foggy Morning Deer

At foggy morning, I woke up so early for jogging. When I got out of my house for jogging, I saw a deer under the tree where it was at backyard forest! I also saw a bird on that deer. I thought that there will be more deers. So I took the photo of it...

Being Hungry

Being hungry is a bad feeling. It feels like your stomach is yelling at you. It growls and it makes you space out and think of food then you can taste the food in your mouth. It makes you frustrated and mad. Its worst when you're somewhere out and...

Gaming and New Media

March Madness

Ok so its March and that only means one thing, March madness. This basketball tournament is played every year with the hopes of crowning a new king. Every basketball fan in the united states tries to watch these games. Its conference verses...
On the web, it might look like a reliable piece of modern media and it is clean on the exterior. But in the inside, there are some or more hazards where ever you go, whether you are typing a book report or searching the online dictionary....
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Internet is Innocent

Weblog In what way is the internet potentially dangerous? Our world in slowly progressing and becoming better and advance. But there is always some cons to something new. The internet, fairly new and a place where people post what they are...
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Juan's Animated Introduction

Here’s my animated introduction: My name is Juan Carlos Alejo. I am from Mexico. I am 15 years old. I was born on April 7, 19-99. My mom is Maria de Lourdes and my dad is Lucas Alejo. I have two siblings, an older sister named Norma and a...
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Andreina's Animated Introduction

Letters to Decision Makers

Dear Future English Teacher

Dear Future English Teacher: I am proud to be showing you some of my work from the 2014 Youth Voices Summer Program. It that shows my ability to “Freewriting Badge.” After you look at my work, I hope you will see why I think it's important to me...
Dear teacher who gives me a research project in the future: I am proud to show you my work from the 2014 Youth Voices Summer Program. It shows my ability to receive the “Annotating Badge.” After looking at my work, I hope you see my good annotating...

Commenting Helps with Understanding

Dear Future History Teacher, I am delighted to be showing you some of my work from the 2014 Youth Voices Summer program. It is the “Courageous Commentator” that shows my skills. After you look at my profile you see that I have commented on many...

Letter to new Superintendent Wilson

Dear Superintendent Wilson, I think some issues you should address as you begins your time in Oakland is to create more lights around the school because a lot of pedestrians have accidents for the reason of not having enough lights and there is a...

Letter to Oakland's New Superintendent

Dear, Mr. Antwan Wilson, My name is Cristina Alvarez, and I am a 12th grader at Fremont High School. I am writing this letter to you to let you know the issues that I am having at my school and what you can do that will help to improve Oakland...

Our Space (K-5)

Mr Linden's Library

He had warned Lindsey about the book now it was too late, because Lindsey read the book but she fell asleep as she was reading the book,and the book vines were coming out and Lindsey didn't feel anything. Is that what Mr linden had warned...

Hurricane Stories

Given what people in New York and New Jersey are going through with Hurricane Sandy, I thought Youth Voices readers might like to see some writing by third graders in response to Hurricane Gustav a few years ago. Hurricane Gustav arrived, Labor Day...
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My Shell

Beautiful Like a glimmering lake in the sun it shines so very brightly. On the outside. On the inside, it feels smooth, silky. But it doesn't shine as brightly, it may be bright, on the outside, but on the inside, it seems faded.
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Documentary

Ocean acidification is a rising problem on Earth. It is a term used to decribe the rising acidity in the oceans. 1/3 of the carbon dioxide we edmit from burning ficil fuels is absorbed by the oceans. This equals to 1 million tones...

A Fish

A fish Blue peach colored Happy and good to be free Black and green A sea creature Tobie
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Our Stories and Poems

UC Berkeley Trip Preparation

Majors of Interest: 1. Medical and Health Sciences- I might want to be a doctor or a nurse 2. Chemistry- I am considering a career in pharmacy 3. Computer Science- I might want to be a software programmer Questions: 1. How much time do you devote to...

UC Berkeley Trip Preparation

Majors: - Public Health - Economics - African American Studies - Film - Medical Questions: - If you had to select a college from the start, would you make the same choice? - What are the major campus issues? - How many hours you guys spend training...

UC Berkeley Trip Preparation

some majors that interest me that berkeley offers are;bioengineering, psychology,molecular cell biology(cell development biology),molecular biology(neurobiology).I am interested in those fields because I love science.An I want to major in something...

The Mysterious Raven

“The Mysterious Raven” One day on a late night, while thinking deep to myself, over many ancient books. While dozing off, I suddenly heard a strange sound. I remember it was December watching the ember approach the floor wishing for tomorrow, I read...
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A Romanticism Text

In a beautiful night in the dubs, I drove my car throughout the night, lonely and desperate He was awaiting for a text I assume, but then distracted being lost in the music I was being very cautious on the dark broken roads yet very tempted My phone...

Teachers Teaching Teachers

Youth Voices Reflection

Learning about this site had been extremely helpful. After interacting with Youth Voices, I feel very confident that this will be a tool that my students will like to use to post their thoughts and opinions about specific topics. I really enjoyed...

How do current events affect your classroom?

Today I was on a conference all and learned about various programs of PBS NewsHour Extra, including the Teachers’ Lounge is a forum for teachers to discuss how the news affects their classroom. They publish first-person stories from teachers that...

Rain :)

Rain is something that i like. i like to run outside jump in the puddles the air is fresh on my tongue and get wet it’s fun running in the rain jumping in the puddles water splashing everywhere rain feels like the ocean splashing at my feet rain...

So much to do.

This was actually kind of fun. I think that there is worth in annotating on paper text and on computer based programs. I am a bit nervous that this might be a difficult venture to try and teach all of my students how to use youth voices and how to...

Today

Today was extremely useful in terms of learning a tool for my students to learn and read in a different format. Sometimes I feel so mundane giving them a paper article to write. I feel like they are so used to having paper articles and using a media...

Video Conversations

thoughtless world

Thoughtless World My heart is broken and everyday my pain gets bigger I live in a world of pain and unloyalty. My heart is broken there are times the knife calls my name and it says to cut my arm.My heart is broken but I don't show it . My heart is...

My Journal

Here Junilka and I were video chatting over Google Hangouts and talking about the journals we wrote in the morning at the youth voices program.

Journal

My conversation with Jennifer. We talked about what we put in our journals this morning and a little something extra.

I'm going to make more BO2 videos

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Talking about the Jordan Davis Murder Trial

John and I talked with Mr. Allison about Jordan Davis after we read this testimony from his mother before the U.S. Senate. http://bit.ly/1pt4f3N