The Family Tree Assignment
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“Ok class. We are beginning a new semester and much to y’all’s amazement…I came up with a great idea for a fun and new project.” The creative writing teacher announced.
A collective discouraging moan was heard in unison from the throats of the students.
“Wow….hold all your excitement to yourselves please.” She replied as a single hand went up.
“We just got back from Christmas break. Can’t we just ease into the new semester by writing about our holiday?” He asked.
“Ummm….no. You all have been doing that particular writing assignment every year in since you were able to go school. For lack of a better term…it’s boring. Nice try, though. Here is the assignment….”
She opened up her laptop, which is connected to the video monitor on the wall, and started it up. While awaiting for the startup to finish she explained her project to them.
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