love this for the first week of school. Have kids interview each other, create a silhouette, and write a brief bio of their partner. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?
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Creating Credible Female Villains -note to self use this for the blue war. Also, borderline personality disorder is rarely done right I books, and is a cop-out. I know people with bpd and they are not villains, just difficult to understand.
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