Read the Ethiopian proverb below and write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining its meaning and the ways in which you have seen its truth in your own life. FOCUS ON WRITING COMPLETE SENTENCES!
Confiding a secret to an unworthy person is like carrying grain in a bag with a hole.
 
 
Write five to seven sentences defining what it means to be masculine or manly in twenty-first century American culture. Give examples from movies, television, or your own experiences to support your definition. Proofread carefully to avoid errors in sentence structure, usage, and mechanics. Allow two classmates to proofread your blog entry b
 
 
Write a paragraph of five to seven sentences discussing one tradition your family has. This tradition might be related to a holiday, a religious observance, etc. Be thorough in your discussion and include specific details of your experiences. Your goal is grammatical perfection, so be sure to proofread carefully before submitting.
 
 
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Six months ago, a police officer, while trying to break up a fight, broke a student's nose. The student pressed charges. Last week, the police officer was aquitted of assault charges in a Guilford County courtroom. In a paragraph of five to eight sentences, tell the story of what happened during the fight from the perspective of one of the people involved.
The Police Officer (You may use the pronouns I, me, my, mine, he, she, it, they, we, them, and their but not you and your)
The Student (You may use the pronouns I, me, my, mine, he, she, it, they, we, them, and their but not you and your)
A Teacher who saw the fight (You may only use the pronouns it, they, he, she, them, they, and their)
The Student's best friend who saw the fight (You may only use the pronouns it, they, he, she, them, they, and their)

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Today we will begin reading "The Scarlet Ibis", a short story rich in symbolism and allegory. Click on Comments above, enter your initials, and write a paragraph (aim for six sentences) about an object in your life that is of great importance to you, one that represents who you are. Since we have been working on verb tenses for the last week, your grade will be based on your ability to control tense and consistency. Proofread carefully before submitting.