? – Should military recruiters be allowed to visit high schools? – Should same-sex marriage be banned? – Should marijuana be legalized? – Should the government be able to continue wiretapping U.S. residents without a court order? – Should students have to pass standardized tests to graduate from high...
Do you think that Great Faith and Jefferson Davis are treated equally? Well I’m Cassie Logan and I disagree. Jefferson Davis has buses and Great Faith doesn’t. I believe both schoolsshouldhave buses. One reason is because it would make transportation easier. Another reason is...
lies can cause as much harm as those told with words. They can even have devastating, serious consequences. That’s why the law should not only prosecute people who lie on the stand, but also those who tell silent lies.
Questions 1. What is the main organizing principle of the essay?
2. Is this...
you have ever had a leadership role in any arena, such as a club, sports team, or job, you should let your reader know. Nothing impresses members of a law school committee more than your real-world achievements.
For More Information: To read a sample essay that uses the topic of leadership...
Body of a local school where 2 children were expelled due to pornographic material which they were distributing to the other pupils in the school. Ladies and Gentlemen, I am 11 years old. I should not know what the word pornography means. I should not have to worry about it. My worries, should...
I agree with the third female in Margaret Cavendish’s Female Orations. Women should not be against men, because men provide for family; men admire beautiful women; men are loyal; men and women belong together.
The men that I know provide...
. Some kids try to wear the most expensive clothes in the world. Other people do not have that much money to buy fancy clothes. It will be affordable, too. So that is why I think we should wear uniforms all around the U.S.
* Yes, students should wear uniforms.
Students should wear uniforms for...
the essay? 3. What objection does Joseph raise, and how does he counter it? Is the counter effective? Are there any other objections that he shouldhave raised and countered? 4. How does Joseph use examples in paragraph 5? What do the examples contribute to the persuasive quality of the essay? 5. How...
Give the Writing Assignment
Ask participants to write a short essay (of less than a page) on why this training
activity should be cancelled. Announce a time limit of 10 minutes.
If participants are seated around tables, each table becomes a team. Move a few...
1. Should there be a salary cap in professional sports?
2. Does rap music demean women?
3. Do Americans have a weight problem?
4. Should prayer be allowed in school?
5. Should the government censor lyrics in songs that are violent or explicit, for example "Gangsta" rap?
that you care very much about this topic. If the audience doesn't believe you care, whyshould they?
The Topic List
Instructions: You are not limited to this list, but if you diverge from it, you HAVE to approve your topic beforehand with me. If you fail to do this, the most you can...
How should I structure my answer?
Introduction: clear opening that grabs the reader's attention and makes it apparent why this explanation is relevant to them. For example, if, you have been asked to explain the importance of mobile phones to a group of senior citizens then you might...
. It doesn't have to be extremely controversial, but you do need to present a topic that not everyone agrees with. Otherwise there's no persuasion going on, and it's not a very good persuasive speech. For example, don't give a speech on why smoking is bad for your health. Who's going to disagree with...
Essay : "should young people be allowed to drive before the age of 18 ? "
People are discussing the driving age for teenagers. I don’t know why we should lower it.
I think its important to keep it at 18 years of age . possibility of parents losing control over their children, the immaturity of...
By Lexie Brizzi
Why does a gym period last for only forty minutes? Do people actually think students can get the physical activity they need daily in forty minutes? Well, we can’t! If our guardians and doctors think we need more exercise, then why...
Persuasive research essay
January 9, 2014
“It was your average Tuesday morning at Theo J. Buell Elementary School, just north of Flint, Michigan. Six year-old Kayla Renee Rolland was entering the hallway with 22 other first...
. In addition 63% of working mothers claim to work forty plus hours a week” (Schmieg). Where do the children go when their parents are at work? A majority of kids are put into daycare or have a babysitter at home when they are done with school. “More than 8 million school-age and 15 million pre...
could easily respond to it.
2. The task elicited the kinds of complex
thinking and persuasive writing that
graduate school faculty consider important
for success in graduate school.
3. The responses were varied in content and in
the way the writers developed their ideas.
To help you prepare for...
III. Collecting Recommendation Letters
IV. Taking the G.R.E. (exam)
V. Keep GPA High!
VI. Why Do I Have to Plan in Advance?
Sources: Graduate School Requirement (www.csun.edu)
Preparing for the GRE (Study Prep Guides, Baron, 2006 – Harvard Publications)
Dr. Paul Mastgers, Chair...