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t100 ESSAY AND JOURNAL TOPICS Ken Stewart Chapel Hill High School Chapel Hill, North Carolina Journal writing is an informal approach to developing students’ writing skills. The assessment is primarily based on improvement and completing a minimum number of pages (5 pages skipping lines) by the established deadline. My feedback to students is focused on interaction with what they have written as opposed to correcting syntax or orthography. Since this is a dialogue journal, I respect the confidential nature of what students choose to write. Be prepared for students to share anecdotes that may be sensitive in content. This is a great way to get to know your students on a more personal level. I do not place a value judgment on their ideas or…show more content…
31. Should HIV+ patients have to identify themselves as positive 32. The denial of health care benefits to illegal immigrants 33. Homosexuality in the military 34. The treatment of Native Americans on reservations Children 35. The possible effects of videogames or violent toys on children 36. Overseas adoption of children 37. What kids can learn from grandparents and great-grandparents 38. How to train or hire a reliable babysitter 39. The worst nightmare of my childhood / or the best dream I can remember Community 40. Fire arms should be required to be registered with the police…why or why not 41. The effects of gangs in and beyond urban centers 42. The advantages and disadvantages of legalizing prostitution 43. Write an editorial to your mayor complaining about problems in your town or city 44. What the individual can do to help protect the environment Consumerism 45. The effects of fast food on your health 46. Cell phones, television, computers…luxuries or necessities 47. Should phone surveys and telemarketing be prohibited 48. Are brand name clothes worth the price (Abercrombie, Ralph Lauren, Nike) 49. Advantages and disadvantages of credit cards Current events 50. The importance of the ozone layer 51. The shortage of teachers nowadays 52. How to improve security of air travel 53. Should Puerto Rica be the 51st state, a commonwealth or independent 54. Modern-day heroes and idols for young people Customs and Traditions 55. How

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