What Three School Rules Do You Want To Change And Why?

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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
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I was doomed. To my surprise a few days later when she gave the paper back she was very impressed with it and wanted me to read it to the class. I didn’t really want to read it but I was so intimidated by her that there was no way that I could refuse to read it, so I got up and read it. My class laughed and thought that the paper was great, which was a relief. After I read it to my class my teacher decided that it would help the eighth graders if I also read it to their class. Again I didn’t really want to read it but I was too scared to say

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