FINAL BLOG FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR!!!!!!
For this final blog, reflect on your time spent at ECMS. You are asked to write a memoir on your time spent here at this school. You will need to write about the experiences you had. This is not a time to bad mouth anything or anyone. Try to be as positive as you can.
Write three paragraphs to the following prompt in order to receive full credit.
One of the teachers at your school has decided to change from a ten-point grade scale (100 to 90 is an A, 89 to 80 is a B, etc.) to a seven-point grade scale (100 to 93 is an A, 92 to 85 is a B, etc.). The teacher is trying to encourage students to put more effort into their classes by raising the requirements. What is your position on this issue? Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper stating your position and supporting it with convincing reasons.
Write three paragraphs on the following prompt (anything less will not be accepted). Each paragraph must have a minimum of 8 sentences.
The arts (music, art, drama, dance etc.,) and sports have important effects on people's lives. When begun at a young age, they can be pursued for a long time and can shape future interests, careers, and life styles. One does not have to become a superstar, but the effect can be there and shown in many ways. Choose one of the arts or a sport. Explain how it could shape a person and influence one's life if begun when one is young.
There will be no blogs for the weeks of April 7-11 and April 14-18 due to CRCT testing. However, students must have the first four blogs completed by April 16.
You must write three paragraphs in order to get full credit.
If you had to escort a visitor from outer space for a 30-minute tour of your community, where would you begin and end?
You must write three paragraphs to get full credit. You will also need to have a minimum of three details to support your response to the prompt (this will help you to be able to write your three paragraphs).
Finish this thought: if I could change one thing about myself (if you can't think of anything, you might want to consider telling how you got to be perfect!) what would I change?
You must write three paragraphs to get full credit. You also must write in paragraphs and complete sentences.
Think about who you are. How do you define yourself as a person now at this stage in your life? Consider who you want to be. Are there any conflicts
between who you are now and who you want to be?
You must write three paragraphs to receive full credit (at least 8 sentences in each paragraph).
If the world were going to be destroyed by an asteroid in ten years time, how might the world live differently until then?
You must write three paragraphs to receive full credit!!
Being in middle school gives you the opportunity to be involved in more after school activities including athletics, art, music and debate. If you had unlimited after school time, what are the activities you would be involved in and why? What are some activities you aren't interested in and why do you think other people find them interesting?
You will write three paragraphs to receive full credit. You also must have three pieces of evidence to support what you are wr
Friendship is a term used to denote cooperation and support between two or more people. When choosing friends, we often look for specific qualities. Think about the most important quality you would choose in selecting a friend.
Directions for Writing:
Choose one character trait such as honesty, dependability, fairness, trustworthiness, caring, etc. Write an expository essay explaining why this character trait is important in a lasting friendship. Be sure to include specific details or events that relate to your example.