Friday, January 28, 2011

John Stossel has an essay contest

Much of the news today is on the problems in America.

John Stossel is having an essay contest on what is right with America.

Essays are due February 28th, 2011. Here are some of the details:

Simply have your students view John Stossel's recent special, "What's Great About America" (view the streaming video here), and write an essay on the following Essay Topic:

What qualities make America a great nation? Are the criticisms of America discussed in the video valid? Does the video successfully counter these charges? Support your analysis with at least two examples from the video.

More than 120 students will receive CASH PRIZES totaling $14,000. First and second place winners will also receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York City for themselves, an adult chaperone each, and the teachers who submitted their essays to see a live taping of STOSSEL. Click this link for complete rules and submission information.

The complete rules explicitly say that homeschoolers can participate!

1 comment:

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