Friday, December 14, 2012

Poetry Out Loud

South Atlanta will be sending ONE fantastically dynamic student to the citywide Poetry Out Loud competition. This is a recitation contest so you won't be writing poetry, just reciting it. Ask your teacher when classroom competition begins. You can click here to find a poem you like.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Waldo's Troubles

Noth, Paul. "Nobody Ever Asks 'How's Waldo?" Cartoon. Conde Naste Store. The New Yorker, 7 Feb. 2011. Web. 11 Dec. 2012. <>.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Plagiarism Policy


All Printed Materials Are Subject To RANDOM Plagiarism Checks. Plagiarized assignments will not be printed. All accused students have the right to a full plagiarism report, provided at no cost.

Assignments with Red Flags will be subject to a mandatory plagiarism check.
Red Flags:
·       Underlined vocabulary words
·       Differing font or text size in body text
·       Obvious and glaring changes in writing style and composition

Plagiarism is….
An attempt to take credit for someone else’s work, whether that be professional or amateur. It includes copying and pasting information from the internet or print materials and failing to provide citations and page numbers.