Nelson Mandela Essay Topics
A prominent leader, Nelson Mandela, died this week. He was an anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as President of South Africa in the mid to late 1990s.
-Write a biographical essay about Nelson Mandela's life. For a creative twist, write it as his obituary.
-Write an expository essay explaining the apartheid system in South Africa.
-Nelson Mandela was a champion of human rights, but he wasn't the only one. Throughout history others have been a similar voice. Write a comparing/contrasting essay comparing Nelson Mandela with another person known for standing up for rights.
-Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison, but managed to become a world leader who brought about positive change. Joseph in the Bible also spent time in prison, but rose to power in Egypt and changed the world. Compare and contrast these two men.
Pearl Harbor Essay Topics
December 7, 1941 is the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the incident that led America to enter World War II.
-Write a narrative essay about the events that happened in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and how they changed America's involvement in the war.
-Perhaps you have ancestors who were there the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, or were somehow involved with the happenings. Interview family members or look at old photos, letters, diaries and piece together an essay about Pearl Harbor told from that person's point of view.
Pilot Whale Rescue Essay Topics
Dozens of Pilot Whales were stranded in the Everglades and at least 10 have died.
-Write an expository essay about Pilot Whales. Include information about appearance, habitat, food sources, reproduction, behavior, and anything that makes them unique.
-Do a little research and write a persuasive essay defending your theory about why the whales got stranded.
-What if you were in charge of the whale rescue? Write an expository essay explaining the process you would use to rescue the whales.
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