Examples Of Excuses And Excuses

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Journalism Essay 2k17

Excuses, excuses, excuses...
Some teachers may say they have heard these since day one of their teaching careers. They’ve probably heard many excuses such as: ‘My dog ate my homework’ to ‘Sorry, I was just too tired to finish the assignment’. But hey, we’re just kids, we don’t know much about responsibility...my point proven. Students: Now answer this, Have you ever cheated on a test?, wrote a whole paper the night before it was due?, or even found some way to get out of an assignment?. If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you are in fact the definition of what it is to be a student. There are many students who have legitimate excuses to not do their homework but others just don’t do it cause the whole time they’re sitting at their desk, they are thinking to themselves: Am I really going to need to know how to find the circumference of a circle in the future?; that’s why we have Google. On the website The Atlantic it states “A 2009 Metlife study found that 45 percent of students in grades 3 to 12 spend more spend more than an hour a night doing homework [...] a study out of the University of Michigan found that American students from ages 6 to 17 spend three hours and 38 minutes per week doing homework.”. This just proves how much students don’t do their assignments and with all that extra time in their hands, they are coming up with excuses to tell their teachers the next day as to why they didn’t do their homework. The best excuse i ever
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