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January 2019

Zip DOL #5

1. What is your inquiry question? What initially drew you to this question? Did your question stay the same, or did it change overtime? Why? My inquiry question for this year was “what techniques make a good persuasive speech?” I was drawn to… Continue Reading →

DOL #4

Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give yourself at the start of your inquiry? The advice that I would give myself at the beginning of my inquiry would be to try to broaden my research. I spent… Continue Reading →

DOL #3

Reflect on your inquiry question and how your understanding is changing, becoming more focused, or is perhaps being reaffirmed by your research. what do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this inquiry? At the beginning of… Continue Reading →

DOL #2

Describe the ups and downs  you have encountered to date in your inquiry. Specifically, when were you frustrated or struggling in your inquiry, what did you do to address the situation? There have not been too many ups and downs in my… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Introductory Blog Post

My In-Depth this year is baking. I chose to do baking this year because I have a passion for food, and I want to sharpen my baking skills as in the past I have mostly focused on other disciplines of… Continue Reading →


A specific source of information that I have found useful is https://www.thoughtco.com/how-to-write-a-persuasive-speech-1857488. This source has been valuable because it has given me good insight into my topic. A lot of my sources have been more focused on being persuasive in general… Continue Reading →

ZIP Introductory Blog Post

My inquiry question for ZIP this year is “what techniques make a good persuasive speech?”. I chose this question because I have been interested in public speaking from a young age. I mostly enjoy political speeches, which are generally quite… Continue Reading →

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