Essays Tagged: "Recess"

My Passion of Reading: From Birth to Death

signed, I soon learned, was to be my personal prison. We could only leave for ten minutes a day for recess, lunch was taken at our desks, and the rest of the time was devoted to the labor of learning. ...

(3 pages) 72 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comments on the Taoist idea of Wu Wei and Yin and Yang. How does one accomplish anything by it?

nce between one another. "Each invades the other's hemisphere and takes up its abode in the deepest recess of its partner's domain. And in the end, both find themselves resolved by the circle that sur ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Class Divided

basically the opposite of what she would say to the other group plus they also had less time during recess. Before the experiment started all of the students were friends, cooperated with one another ... The students from both groups started to show discrimination the next day of the experiment, during recess one child from the blue group started to call a child from the brown group names. The reason ...

(3 pages) 126 4 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Beauty issues

ss their faces. Young boys pushed to masculinity and pride. They start playing violent games during recess and on occasion hurt one another. Thoughts and opinions are formed in their heads of how they ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Poetry Analysis on Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson

seize her. She then said that she journeyed with death and passed a school where children played in recess, passed the grazing grain, and the setting sun. Dickinson and death ten paused before a house ...

(2 pages) 212 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Pitfalls of Standardized Testing. This essay explains how standardized tests should not be the only way that schools should look at how students improve in their acedemics.

AUnder pressure to raise test scores, some school systems have trimmed or even eliminated recess, field trips, electives, science, social studies, and subjects that are not on the test.@ Thi ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Violence on tv and children

onetheless could interpret the gangsta rap which bellowed from the cars that slowly drove by during recess. Students who could not yet read were able to interpret the graffiti covering the school wall ... udents were improving and beginning to solve interpersonal conflicts with less violence, they spent recess pretending to be Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers.I determined that television programs served ...

(40 pages) 281 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bad Luck for A Friend, Bad Luck For Me.

ile it was raining. He was always the one to be seen doing something wrong on the playground during recess, by the principal. He was always caught piling six people at a time onto the slide for no mor ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Thanks To My Mother" by Susie Weksler, Book Report - Susie Weksler's Biography During the Holocaust.

sprinklers in your backyardin summer, having sleepovers? Climbing on that new monkey bar set during recess, playing with Cabbage Patch Kid dolls? Sounds pretty normal, a pretty good life, doesn't it?S ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

My first day at high school

tation booklets and we did some activities and filled out our timetable. Later the bell sounded for recess and it played silent night. It was so cool compared to our Primary school bell as that just w ... ight. It was so cool compared to our Primary school bell as that just went ding,ding,ding.After recess the bell went for class and we went to peer support groups and at first we where all silent. ...

(1 pages) 18 1 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Losing everything

educated by such a magnificent woman. The bell rang, loud and clear. The students were dismissed to recess.During this time, Ms. Patterson had parent conferences to discuss how they're child was progr ... rough every one of them. Thank God," he said.The meeting went on for the remainder of the students' recess time. Mr. Walker asked Ms. Patterson if he could take Carlie home early so they could go get ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Benefits of Youth Participation in Sports

y age, most of us are involved in some way with sports. Whether it is a scrimmage game of soccer at recess in elementary school, playing on the varsity athletic team or simply watching the Olympics or ...

(6 pages) 93 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The title is Coney Island: The Prozac of the Early 20th Century. .

e, needed breaks from the burdens of their daily lives. The immigrants and factory workers needed a recess from their strenuous jobs and poverty-stricken lives, while the better off individuals needed ...

(4 pages) 1262 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Me, My Weight, and My Insecurity"- Obesity: How I became obese and the foreshadows of my eating problems as a child

name-calling, nor was I ever respondent to it. But I do remember once when my friend and I were at recess talking. She assured me that when someone is young, and they are fat, they grow older and bec ... working, until I realized my social life in school was deteriorating from it. I started spending my recess waiting in line at the cafeteria for that scrumptious grilled cheese sandwich and that delici ...

(11 pages) 45 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


characters as role models so they start copying what they do. The kid goes to the playground during recess and plays with some kid in a violent way, acting out their favorite T.V. character. Then they ...

(1 pages) 590 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

My Life

o a really fun year. My teacher was mr benesh He was a very cool teacher. all i really remember was recess we had recess 2 times a day one was just a small recess we usally just whent on the swing set ... a small recess we usally just whent on the swing sets or played 500 but the secound one was a full recess and we almost always played a ruff game of football. we always would come inside hurt.sometim ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Ride

ever. During the day, we reviewed our ABC's and 123's. At about 11:30 A.M. we all went to lunch and recess, to play. When we came in at around 12:05 P.M. we all played games. Therefore my two best fri ... we all did our math. It was hard or so I thought so at the time. Finally, after reading, math , and recess the day was over. I got my pink and blue coat out of my cubby along with my purple backpack, ...

(2 pages) 434 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mr. Burmenthal

here many interesting episodes of my childhood occurred. I remember that aside from playing ball at recess, making fun of other students, and throwing wet paper towels onto the ceilings in the bathroo ...

(3 pages) 538 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Philosohy Of Life

tines of waking up, brushing your teeth, taking a bath, eating breakfast, going to school, taking a recess, playing games, eating lunch, going home, playing games, going home again, eating supper, bru ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hard Life

king a rock with one hand. I didn't know what to do. They have always tried to beat me up at recess or made me do things, such as eating sand and giving them my toys. In every single recess, I ... e unable to live that way and had to do what my dog had done, I had to show who was boss. I went to recess and stayed by the swings while I waited for them to come. They finally came. I had been as an ...

(1 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays