An Introduction to Adversity

An Introduction to Adversity

Hello, my name is Easton Cooper, and I have created this presentation for my 10th grade English final. My exhibit is all about the adversity and different ways we see it in life. For this project, I had to create a curated exhibit which included how we see adversity in songs and paintings. Along with this, we had to find YouTube videos talking about adversity and write up our own way to deal with adversity. We also read a book…

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Adversity: Paintings

Adversity: Paintings

A Bad Day For Sailors – by Nic Squirrell   This painting is of sailors being sunk by sea monsters and ferocious waves. The sailors are facing adversity in the open sea.   Protection Painting – by Leon Zernitsky   This painting is of two people conquering adversity, in the form of a storm, together. It is always easier to accept someone’s help than to try to fight a battle by yourself.   Cartoon Oil Industry Painting – by Granger…

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Adversity: Journal Pieces

Adversity: Journal Pieces

Entry 1 At the end of our designated reading stopping point, page 28 to be exact, I reflected on a few problems with Christopher along with the adversity he faces everyday. For starters, I noticed how he has behavioral problems, which may hint at some form of Autism. Some of these problems affect who he is, while others affect the way others see him. He has gotten made fun of for these problems, which is part of the adversity he…

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Adversity: Blog Post

Adversity: Blog Post

What is adversity? A simple definition can be found by just searching it on Google or another online dictionary. When we do this, we find that adversity is “difficulties or misfortune”. This Google definition also gives us synonyms of adversity. These synonyms include bad luck, difficulty, hardship, and trouble. But adversity is so much more! We encounter adversity everyday in the decisions we make and problems we are faced with.  Oftentimes, we look at the word “adversity” with a negative…

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Adversity: YouTube Videos

Adversity: YouTube Videos

How to Deal with Adversity – uploaded by joegibbsonline This first video shows how one man deals with adversity in his life. He is a Christian and used a devotional book to get through tough times. How to overcome adversity with Tony Robbins – uploaded by Behind the Brand This video uses a man named Tony Robbins and talks us through his daily routine. He explains how each step of his daily process prepares him for the day and any…

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Adversity: Song Playlist

Adversity: Song Playlist

One of the curation choices was a playlist of songs That dealt with adversity.   It’s Not Over Yet by For King and Country I have heard this song before over the radio and I thought it would fit here. This song addresses life’s struggles and the fight to overcome them. Let it Be by The Beatles I like older music and this song by the Beatles works well with what we are doing. This song shows us that we…

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Medieval City Brochure

Medieval City Brochure

  What you are looking at here is another one of my assignments I’d like to share from my World History class. In this assignment, we had to make a travel brochure to a medieval European city of our choice. Because it was one of the few left open, I chose Milan. In this assignment, we had to include a few places to visit with pictures, what an average day would look like, the history of the city, along with…

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The Final Storm Book Report

The Final Storm Book Report

I recently read the book The Final Storm by Jeff Shaara. This book was one of the many included in the Historical Fiction section our teacher, Ms. Bockelman, gave us for this assignment. In short, for this assignment we were asked to read a historical fiction book and give a summary of it addressing a few questions. These were questions like “Give a summary of a few main characters” and “From whose point of view is the book told?  How…

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My Cumulative Program: Part 1

My Cumulative Program: Part 1

My cumulative program is a “Choose Your Own Adventure” type game. I decided upon this idea off of some ideas thrown around in our online class discussion. My teacher, Mr. Lloyd Sommerer, gave the class a list of ideas to choose from. He also gave each person an option to think of other ideas, of which they could choose from after being approved by him. Me, not being the most creative person in the world, just decided to stick with…

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My Cumulative Program: Part 4

My Cumulative Program: Part 4

This program focuses on a criminal’s journey through the cosmos, all while trying to escape the people he stole a diamond from. If you would like a more detailed overview of this program, my first post covers it. If you want some technicalities on the program or some highs and lows, my second post addresses that. If you want to know how it was built specifically, my third post has that covered. This post is the final one and will…

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