Prompt: "What Does the National Anthem Mean to Me?"
If you want to enter the contest, I must have your final essay by 3:00 p.m. on Wed., 1/9.
If you do not want to enter the contest, the weekly writing is due on Friday (as usual).
typed or written legibly in ink
250 words or less
originality: Avoid the use of trite or worn out words and phrases.
development of theme: Stay focused on ideas and thoughts. Don't ramble.
mechanics & neatness: Use proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.