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WRITTEN COMPOSITION #1: Expository Read the following quotation. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.

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1 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #1: Expository Read the following quotation. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. - Dr. Suess Fear of consequences can make people behave in a manner they ordinarily would not. Think carefully about this statement. Write an essay explaining why it is important to just be yourself. Be sure to – clearly state your thesis organize and develop your ideas effectively choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling

2 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #2: Expository Read the following quotation. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.- Albert Einstein The term society uses for those who do not succeed at something is “loser”. Think carefully about this statement. Write an essay explaining why failure is an important part of life. Be sure to – clearly state your thesis organize and develop your ideas effectively choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling

3 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #3: Expository Read the following quotation. Friendship is not friendship without trust, without it I walk alone. - Anonymous We often tell friends, especially our best friends, our deepest, darkest secrets. Think carefully about this idea. Write an essay explaining the importance of trust in a relationship with others. Be sure to – state your position carefully use appropriate organization provide specific support for your argument choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling

4 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #4: Expository Read the following quotation. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers If you are not willing to work for what you want, then you will probably never achieve it. Think carefully about this idea. Write an essay explaining why hard work is necessary to be successful. Be sure to – state your position carefully use appropriate organization provide specific support for your argument choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling

5 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #5: Expository Read the following quotation. For the good of the many, for the happiness of the many, out of compassion for the world. - Guatama Buddha The failure of Democrats and Republicans to negotiate legislation has led to the shutdown of the federal government three times throughout history. Think carefully about this idea. Write an essay explaining the importance of compromise on obtaining goals. Be sure to – state your position carefully use appropriate organization provide specific support for your argument choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling

6 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #6: Expository Read the information in the box below. Think about the new technologies that people use in everyday life. Write an essay explaining the effect of one new technology on people’s lives. Be sure to – state your position carefully use appropriate organization provide specific support for your argument choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling The digital audio player, also known as the MP3 player, first became available to the general public in Unlike the compact disc player, this technology did not require that music be stored on separate discs. MP3 players have now become the dominant medium for listening to music.

7 WRITTEN COMPOSITION #7: Expository Read the poem in the box below. People seek fame and fortune thinking how much better their lives would be. However, you only need to turn on your television and watch long enough to see your favorite celebrity fall from favor. Write an essay explaining how fame and fortune changes an individual’s life. Be sure to – state your position carefully use appropriate organization provide specific support for your argument choose your words carefully edit your writing for grammar, mechanics, and spelling Fame is a bee. It has a song – It has a sting – Ah, too, it has a wing. - Emily Dickinson


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