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10 honors lit, 2017-18, taught by teela clowe at johns creek high school teachersio - a socratic seminar reflection activity wednesday, august 16th lesson life of pi thursday, august 17th lesson life of pi friday, august 18th lesson week of august 7th class intro.
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