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Where is one place in the world you would like to visit? Explain why you would want to visit this
place, and what you would want to do or see once you arrive. Include specific details and
examples in your response.
One place in the world that I would like to visit is Hawaii because it's beautiful
Write about someone who has shared wisdom and experience with you. Explain why it is
important to learn from the experience of others. Include specific details and examples in
your response.
Someone who has shared experience with me is Mom and I think it is important to share experience with others because it's always more enjoyable to experience this with other people.
Think about how daily life, from reading to playing games to communicating with others, has
changed over the past hundred years because of technology. Using specific details and
examples, explain how these advancements in technology have changed daily life.
Advances in technology have changed daily life by (or because)
Most schools offer a variety of activities, classes, and clubs. Identify one of these that students
enjoy and explain why they enjoy it. Include specific details and examples in your response.
One activity that students enjoy is Basketball because it's a fast pace game that gets your heart rate up.
Community parks, state parks, and national parks provide a wide variety of interesting activities.
Write about an enjoyable way to spend time outdoors. Using specific details and examples,
explain why someone might find that activity enjoyable.
An enjoyable way to spend time outdoors is running because it gets your heart rate up.The advantages to earning my own money to make purchases are that I don't have to rely on my parents.
What are the advantages of earning your own money to purchase something special? Explain
the advantages using specific details and examples in your response.
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When people ask for advice, they sometimes talk to more than one person. Explain why seeking
multiple opinions can help someone make a better choice. Use specific details and examples in
your response.
Seeking multiple opinions helps someone make a better choice because you can see both point of views.
Identify an enjoyable educational activity. It could be participating in a play, completing a science
experiment, playing an instrument, or something else. Use specific details and examples to
explain why the activity is enjoyable.
An enjoyable educational activity is Kahoot because it get classmates competing against each other.
You have been asked to share a lesson with elementary school students. Using specific details
and examples, explain the lesson and why it would be important.
A lesson I would share with an elementary school student is don't do drugs because drugs are bad.
Your assignment is to design a neighborhood of the future. Explain what you would include in a
neighborhood of the future and why. Include specific details and examples in your design.
If I were to create a neighborhood of the future, I would include flying cars because flying cars are awesome.
People often credit their successes to having good attitudes. Explain the benefits of having a
good attitude, even during a difficult time. Provide examples from your own experience or from
having witnessed this in others.
It is beneficial to have a good attitude even during bad times because you look at life better.
The ancient Greek storyteller Aesop said, "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever
wasted." Explain how small acts of kindness can have an impact on others. Use specific details
and examples in your response.
It is beneficial to have a good attitude even during bad times because you look at life better.
Thoughtful acts can take many forms, such as unexpected help or even just a kind word. Explain
how a thoughtful act can benefit those involved. Use specific details and examples in
your response.
Small acts of kindness can impact others because it can be a huge thing for them.
Sometimes people recognize similarities between themselves and a character from a book or a
movie. Write about a character from a book or a movie who you think is similar to you. What do
you have in common with this character? Use specific details and examples in your response.
Small acts of kindness can impact others because it can be a huge thing for them.
Civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi wrote, "Be the change you want to see in the world." What is
one way you would like to change the world, and how can you help to bring about this change?
Use specific details and examples in your response.
Small acts of kindness can impact others because it can be a huge thing for them.
What makes someone a success? Explain how you define success, using specific details and
examples in your response.
A thoughtful act can benefit those involved because it can help them not be so stressed.
American jazz legend Duke Ellington said, "A problem is a chance for you to do your best." Explain the meaning of this statement and whether you agree or disagree with it. Use specific details and examples in your response.
I agree with Duke Ellington's statement that "A problem is a chance for you to do your best" because a problem is the best opportunity for you to prove yourself.
Is it better to take risks and perhaps make some mistakes or remain cautious and risk nothing? Explain using specific details and examples in your response.
To me, success is defined by how much you accomplish in your life
The Roman philosopher Cicero wrote, "Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself." However, parents, friends, and teachers often offer advice. Should people listen to their own advice or to the advice of others? Use specific details and examples to support your response.
I believe that people should listen to their own advice because what they say to other people can still relate to themselves.
What is something you would like to accomplish in the future? Perhaps you would like to learn how to play an instrument, graduate at the top of your class, or visit the ocean. Identify one thing you would like to accomplish, and include specific details and examples to help explain why it is important
Something I would like to accomplish in the future is to help out homeless people because I want to help out people in need.
Some people enjoy public speaking while others are frightened by it. Using specific details and examples, explain how you feel about public speaking.
I like speaking in public because
I don't like speaking in public because I get nervous sometimes because I always wonder what I sound like when I'm talking. (I probably say um a lot)
Some schools have a program that pairs older students with younger students. The older students are available to assist the younger students. How would this program help both the older and the younger students? Explain the effects of such a program on the students involved.
A program that pairs older students with younger students is beneficial because they can get knowledge from each other because they are different ages.
There is a common saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover." Think of something that has an unattractive appearance but that has special meaning to someone for other reasons. It might be an old car, a well-used toy, a faded photograph, or something else. Identify the object and explain why it has special meaning
I agree with the saying that you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover because sometimes some things happen differently than people think.I think that competition can improve life for some students because some students want to be better than the other student so they'll push themselves even more.
Competition is a constant presence in today's schools, where students not only compete with one another in the classroom but also in sports and in various extracurricular activities. Explain how competition can improve life or make it more difficult for students. Use specific details and examples in your response
It can make a student to push themselves more than they would if there wasn't somebody pushing them to do more.
Some people believe owning a pet is important, while others do not. Using specific details and examples to support your position, argue for or against owning a pet.
I believe that owning a pet is important because it can help kids take care of things.
Identify a challenge facing students, and use specific details and examples to explain ways to overcome that challenge.
A challenge facing students is to respect each other because people don't always see the same way on something and that can cause people to argue.
Everyone has a talent or skill. Identify a talent or skill you have, and explain how you develop and use it. Use specific details and examples in your response.
A talent or skill that I have is being a baller and the way I develop it is by practicing.
If you could make a significant change to the structure or appearance of your school, what would it be? Identify the change you would make, and explain why you would make it.
If I could make a significant change to my school, it would be to make school not give homework UNLESS you are failing a subject because there's no point in having heavy work if you understand everything you're learning.
Scientist Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge." Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Include specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.
I agree with Albert Einstein's statement, "Imagination is more important than knowledge" because we as humans want to be in a fantasy of a perfect world, and our imagination can do that for us
People sometimes say that failure can eventually lead to success. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Use specific examples to convince others to support your position.
I agree that failure can sometimes lead to success because failure will drive that person to be even better than before because if they really want whatever they tried to do, they'll try even harder.
Students often learn how to budget their time in order to complete important tasks and still have time for themselves. Explain how learning to budget time is an important skill for students. Use specific details and examples in your response.
I believe that budgeting my time is an important skill because I won't waste my time as much and I'll be more prepared for school.
Your school is considering making a change to the dress code. What is one change that you would recommend, and why is it important? Use specific details and examples to justify this change.
One change I would suggest to the school dress code is to let people wear what they want to wear because that person might realize that if they're breaking the code now and wear those clothes they might not like it
Studies have shown that people who take short breaks throughout the day to do light, outdoor exercise are more productive than those who do not. Use specific details and examples to convince your principal whether students should have similar breaks during the school day.
I think that students should have time to do short, light exercise outside because the kids will get out their energy and be more ready to learn.
Many teachers assign group projects. Sometimes, however, an uncooperative member can affect the entire group. Argue for or against the use of group projects using specific details and examples.
I think that teachers should continue to use group projects in class because it get's kids to interact with each other and share what they think.
An old proverb says honesty is the best policy. Sometimes, however, honesty might hurt a person's feelings. Explain why you either agree or disagree with being honest at all times. Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.
I agree that "honesty is the best policy" and that I should be honest at all times because no one likes a liar, also they'll lose faith in that person.
Studies have shown that one way to improve student achievement is to start an afterschool homework club. Teachers and students volunteer to meet with those who either have difficulty in certain subjects or who want to finish their homework early. Use specific details and examples to argue for or against the idea of establishing homework clubs in your school.
I agree that students should participate in extracurricular activities because you'll see kids that have some of the same interests as you.
Many schools have partnerships with local companies and organizations that allow students to explore certain professions. Write a letter to the manager of a local workplace that performs the type of work you would like to pursue. Convince the employer to allow you to visit. Include details about why you chose that workplace and the specific job.
I agree with the school board's decision that school should be extended by an hour and a half each day because some kids don't have enough time in some subjects they're failing.
Your principal has decided that all students must participate in at least one extracurricular activity. For example, students could participate in sports, work on the yearbook, or serve on the student council. Do you agree or disagree with this decision? Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.
I disagree with the school board's decision to extend school by an hour and a half because kids have a life besides school.
The school board plans to add one and a half hours to school each day. Do you agree or disagree with extending the school day? Use specific details and examples to convince the school board to accept your position.
I disagree with the school board's decision to extend school by an hour and a half because kids have a life besides school.
Some people think that schools should offer only nutritious drinks such as white milk, water, and natural fruit juice. Do you agree or disagree with this policy? Use specific details and examples to convince your principal to accept your position.
I agree that schools should only offer healthy drinks such as milk, water, and natural fruit juice because some kids don't know that what they're drinking isn't healthy.
Many professional athletes and entertainers earn large sums of money. Do you agree or disagree with these individuals making high salaries? Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.
I disagree that professional athletes and entertainers should make high salaries because they play as sport and make a ton of money when some people have really important jobs and don't get paid as much.
What improvement would make your community better? Use specific details and examples to convince the mayor of your community to accept your idea for improving where you live.
I would make it when we have snow the requirements are that they have to shovel their driveway.