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No Cell Phones! –
Your school is considering banning the possession or use of cell phones.
Are Schools Getting It Done?
– One or two generations ago, most students expected that they would
graduate from high school or college and get a job working for someone
A Quote To You... – Think
about what Rilke says. What does it mean? Do you agree with it? Why
or why not?
Which Language? –
Take a position regarding what language you believe it would be the
most beneficial for your friend to study.
New Tech – What are
the pros and cons of school curriculums changing to incorporate ever-changing
technology? Why do you think so?
Help? – Two thirds of all Americans are now considered overweight
or obese, and obesity is at the root of the majority of American's
Program – You are going to participate in a foreign exchange
program where you and another student swap homes and schools for a
Education – Physical Education is mandatory in many high schools.
Do you think that this should be a necessary requirement in order
– Your school has decided that as students advance through high
school, they should be given an additional privilege with every grade.
Teens? – What are the pros and cons of teenagers getting married?
Take a position on the issue. Then write to your state legislature
to convince them to agree with your opinion.
– Athletes make salaries that some people consider to be exorbitant.
Meanwhile, people holding jobs as teachers and firefighters are barely
making it financially from month to month.
to Explain – Think about the prompt. Then write a letter in
which you explain to a friend the relationship between change and
individual actions and decisions.
In Essay – Choose one of the writing prompts below. Write an
essay that answers the prompt.
Gun Violence – Gun violence, in particular, mass shootings,
have increased significantly over the years.