- Read the quotes below. Choose one. Write a paragraph. Use a noun clause to paraphrase the quotation. Then share your opinions. What does it mean? Why is it important?
- Exchange your work with another student. Read what they wrote. Reply to them in another paragraph. Don’t say only things like “I agree” or “You’re right.” Try to add something meaningful to the discussion. Then return this to your partner.
- Finally, read what your classmate wrote in reply to your paragraph. Then write a few sentences to share your reaction. Give this to your teacher; they will offer feedback on your writing.
|“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”
|“A right delayed is a right denied.”
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
|“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.”
|“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.”
|“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
|“In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.”
Here are some sentences with common errors. Follow the instructions to practice editing.