Class Notes - 04/28/17

04/28/17 - Class Notes

This class we are going to be discussing multiple things from the textbook. Re-read some of the sections you discussed later to make sure you understand all of it. In order to get back to the site once the teacher goes away, simply hit the close button at the top right next to comments and share. If you are the teacher and reading this, cut the kid a break - if your class was more interesting this would have never happened in the first place.

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Transformers 4 Has A Dinobot – I’m Sold [Video]

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5 Complex Shows & How To Explain Them To Different People

5 Complex Shows & How To Explain Them To Different People

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27 Incredible Preview Covers For X-Men: Days Of Future Past [Gallery]

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11 Inspirational Quotes Paul Walker Left Us With [RIP]

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27 Horrible Examples Of Horror Movie Logic [Gallery]

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Shannon Kook Shines In “The Conjuring” [Video]

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Oscar Watch 2013: Breaking Down The Best Picture Nominees

Oscar Watch 2013: Breaking Down The Best Picture Nominees

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Everything Wrong With The Dark Knight Rises Explained In 3 Minutes [Video]

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Jean Claude Van Damme & Daughter Bianca Bree Star In “UFO” [Trailer]

Jean Claude Van Damme & Daughter Bianca Bree Star In “UFO” [Trailer]

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Find Out Who Owns Your Favourite Film Franchise [Info Graphic]

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Olivia Wilde Strips & Kisses Ashley Greene In “Butter” [Video]

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100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time [Video]

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12 Things Wrong With The Avengers Movie [Spoiler Alert]

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110 Awesome Star Wars Behind The Scenes & Candid Moments [Gallery]

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UWO Grad, John Virtue, Has Short Film Accepted By Cannes [Video]

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40 Racist Tweets From Hunger Games Fans Against Black Casting [Gallery]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Dumps Kim Jong Il’s Ashes On Ryan Seacrest [Video]

Sacha Baron Cohen Dumps Kim Jong Il’s Ashes On Ryan Seacrest [Video]

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Star Wars Uncut: Amazing Crowd Sourced Remake With Thousands Of Independent Clips [Video]

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