What Three School Rules Do You Want For Change And Why? Essay

1014 Words Sep 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
A vast majority of high school students understand the concept of the importance of writing a paper to a specific audience but most don’t experience when a paper is read to the wrong audience. I experienced it first hand in my senior english class. It was my first paper of the year and I was writing it for a teacher that was very intimidating. Other students had told me that if you didn’t sit right, talk right, and have perfect grammar that she would tear me apart and fail me. Of course that all turned out to be a lie and she ended up being one of my favorite teachers from high school, but at that point I didn’t know that.
Since I was so intimidated by her I wanted to write a paper that would blow her away so that I could get on her good side so she wouldn’t tear me apart and fail me. The topic of the paper she assigned was, “What three school rules do you want to change and why?” This bland topic made it very difficult to write a slam dunk, out of the park paper; never the less I had to try. I sat around thinking for hours of a way to spice up my paper and make it stand out from the rest of my class. When all of the sudden it hit me, I was going to write a satire! I was going to find some of the most reasonable and needed rules in the handbook and try to convince her that they needed to be changed. I flipped to the index and decided to write about the rules against gangs, drugs, and alcohol. The rules clearly stated in a long and lawful manner that all of these were…

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