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Writing Activity 13

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Writing Activity 13

For the past 2 weeks, you have responded to the following prompt:

 

School athletics have become increasingly competitive in recent years, as professional athletes are drafted at younger ages and the money and fame that professional athletes enjoy has risen to astronomical levels. Some students and school administrators believe that all student athletes should be required to maintain a minimum grade point average or be barred from playing, to ensure that they still get a good education. Others believe this requirement would be unfair because athletics and academics are unrelated, and because such a role would make it too difficult for coaches to do their jobs. In your opinion, should student athletes be required to maintain a minimum grade point average?

 

In your essay, take a position on this question. You may write about either one of the two points of view given, or you may present a different point of view on this question. Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

 

You should have an introductory paragraph already written down that either supports or opposes this topic. This week, write a body paragraph explaining your first reason for either supporting or opposing this topic. You should write this paragraph on the same sheet of paper as your introductory paragraph from last week, NOT on your notes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing Activity 13

For the past 2 weeks, you have responded to the following prompt:

 

School athletics have become increasingly competitive in recent years, as professional athletes are drafted at younger ages and the money and fame that professional athletes enjoy has risen to astronomical levels. Some students and school administrators believe that all student athletes should be required to maintain a minimum grade point average or be barred from playing, to ensure that they still get a good education. Others believe this requirement would be unfair because athletics and academics are unrelated, and because such a role would make it too difficult for coaches to do their jobs. In your opinion, should student athletes be required to maintain a minimum grade point average?

 

In your essay, take a position on this question. You may write about either one of the two points of view given, or you may present a different point of view on this question. Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

 

You should have an introductory paragraph already written down that either supports or opposes this topic. This week, write a body paragraph explaining your first reason for either supporting or opposing this topic. You should write this paragraph on the same sheet of paper as your introductory paragraph from last week, NOT on your notes.

 

 

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