• Life Without Television
    . I just did a lot dumb things a kid would do exploring the world around him. I would play outside all the time and get myself hurt wherever I went out. Riding bike was a cool thing I would go everywhere on a Huffy. Some students find it difficult to come up with impressive and insightful essays when...
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  • S.M.A.R.T Girls
    couple days later they told me I needed to write an essay about myself. I thought to myself this is a piece of cake. An essay about me, no one can write this better than me. As I actually started to type this essay, I was stumped because I honestly didn’t know what to write even though it was about...
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  • Global Warming
    . Many people say they have kids, need to go to the gym, and work 40 hours a week.Everyone just needs to make time management. To put yourself in a schedule of the things you need to do. As an experience of myself I always do everything at the last minute, when I know it can be done at an earlier...
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  • Identity
    essay, she talks about the way other kids treated her or talked to her when they saw how she looked. “They pointed openly and laughed, calling out loudly enough for me to hear. ‘What on earth is that?’(Grealy, Pg. 69)” That is the ugliest girl I have ever seen.’ Lucy also explains how she dealt with...
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  • The High Cost of Low Expectations
    ) Further, in Sherry’s essay she discusses the need for teachers and parents to instill a healthy fear of failure in these kids. If a child truly cannot complete the required schoolwork at an acceptable level, the educational system should fail the child. It is just the right thing to do. Graduating...
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  • Violent Media Essay
    Gerard Jones is quite a fan of The Hulk and Tarzan comic books. In his essay “Violent Media is Good for Kids” Jones argues that the violence in those and other comics teach valuable lessons that will help children understand difficult emotions. Jones states that in “try (ing) to protect our...
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  • Not enough time
    shower to wake myself up. Once I finish the homework, I get ready and head to early morning basketball practice at 5:30. Next, after I clean up from practice, the dreaded day of school begins. As the periods slowly pass, a pile of homework quickly accumulates with a one-page essay in history, 50...
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  • Narrative Essay
    have said that till I was tired of hearing it myself. I now need to show him as actions speak louder than words. The hardest part of this essay was allowing myself to express myself and use situations in my past to write this essay. This time there was no easy part about it. I found out...
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  • How to Balance Penn Foster Studies with Work and/or Family Demands.
    Essay How to balance Penn Foster studies with work and/or family demands. As a Penn Foster student I stride myself on balancing both my work and personal demands whenever possible. I know it’s very important to make time for my school work, and I really do try my best to take time out to do my...
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  • Cultural Straddle
    the essay “The Good Daughter” she says “My parents didn’t want their daughter to be Korean, but they don’t want her to be fully American either,” immigrant parents would rather their kids be America because it will be a better life with more opportunities, but yet have their Mexican or Asian culture...
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  • Minot’s Response
    college schedule but its not really feasible. It’s just myself out here in Orange County and I have to provide for myself. I don’t have my parents paying for all my luxuries and my sole responsibility is to go to school. Yes, you could say I am a tad bit jealous of these kids that just have everything...
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  • Citizen Kane
    almost go past the songs, but they were just so pleasant that I found myself whistling them later on in the day! The movie starts off with our main character being a newly accepted nun but it was not going to well for her, so to prove herself she is supposed to be a nanny to a house with 7 kids...
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  • Mcdonalds vs the Mall
    Taryn McPheeters 971707122 WR 121 Short Assignment 1 I chose William Severini Kowinski’s essay “Kid’s in the Mall: Growing up Controlled”. In this essay, Kowinski is writing about how many parents, especially working parents, are concerned with what their kids are doing in their afterschool...
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  • Narritive Essay
    Letter to the Reader This essay is intended to show high school kids that skipping class has consequences. Its purpose is too hopefully change teen’s minds the next time they think about skipping out on class. Also too have them change the way they act towards their peers. The effect I would...
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  • Strategies for Success Week 1 Individual Work 2
    my assignments. I say to myself a lot “Well I can do this assignment in the morning before the kids get up and these two other assignments I could do on Friday”. Which assignments do you feel students are more likely to procrastinate on? Why? Provide examples. The assignments I feel students...
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  • Bullying
    , which helped me conduct the essay contest and chose the finalists, observes that bullying is compounded by social media because nice kids will casually press the button on a vicious Facebook comment that they might never express face to face. “Today’s problem isn’t so much the bullying itself...
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  • Vanegas
    textbook” (Langan, 2001, p. 177). Exercise 1 First, let us look at scrambled sentences from a paragraph of this essay and unscramble them to test our understanding of logical organization. I witness the little cruelties that people inflict on each other. Last week, I found myself worrying less about...
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  • Breakfast Club Essay, Myself Relating to Characters
    Essay The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a story about five teenagers put in Saturday detention. Each character gives a face to most of the high school stereotypes. The brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess and the criminal. Each are given their own seat and the instructions...
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  • Against School
    Taylor Larza Professor Theis English 104 5th March 2013 Larza v. Board of Education “Against School” is an essay that argues the true effectiveness of the current public school system, and how it affects children later in the real world. John Gatto, a teacher of 30 years in the Manhattan...
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  • Frye
    in the long run. From passing my writing proficiencies and convincing myself that I wrote a pleasing essay on my SAT's, I felt that I achieved the learning requirement which made my mind close to any new material at the time. It also effected my grade in any class that dealt with expressing my ideas...
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