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iPads vs. Textbooks

An essay written by a fifth grader IPads Vs Textbooks by Anisha             Textbooks have become a nuisance for students and school districts across the nation. As technology advances, learning has become more efficient, and children have become more accustomed to devices like iPads. Some school district officials think that textbooks are the way to… Continue reading iPads vs. Textbooks

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A Room of my Own

essay written by a sixth grader A Room of My Own by Atti My baby sister, Annie, has taken up my old room, and I am currently sharing one with Ethan, my younger brother. You may think that I am perfectly fine, but certain circumstances that you do not realize have caused me to ask… Continue reading A Room of my Own

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Know Your Audience

Persuasive writing can be hard for students for a number of reasons, but one of the toughest is learning to address their words to the right person. Let's face it. Thinking adults know that whining and stamping your foot will not work if you are asking the president for tax reform, although some politicians continue… Continue reading Know Your Audience

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Seeing the Other Side

Students sometimes have difficulty with persuasive writing.  I think that is because students don't practice persuasion in their daily lives.  They ask and are told no, or they whine.  That's about it.  A student skilled in the art of persuasion, however, can be refused nothing! (Don't hold me to that...) Before you can see the… Continue reading Seeing the Other Side