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Essay Topic for November 2018



The deadline for submitting your essay is:  December 1, 2018




On all submissions, MUST include your name, your age, the title of your essay and your contact information (i.e. phone and/or email) at the top of the page.


All essays will be judged on originality, grammar, punctuation, and argument development. Essays should be double-spaced and typed or hand written using block lettersAll essays must be 1-2 pages in length!


Don’t forget to proofread your essay before submitting it!


Winners will be announced on Saturday, December 8, 2018


Essay Question for Students Ages 8 – 11 and Ages 12-18

Wearable technology, once the stuff of old spy movies, is rapidly moving into the 21st century.  Today, consumers can buy wristbands that count steps and track sleep, athletic shoes that monitor fitness, watches that double as phones, and smart glasses that function as a computer or GPS.  Imagine that you have invented an exciting new item of wearable technology.  Write a persuasive essay in which you describe this item, explain what it does, and convince readers to buy it.  

Emailed submissions are preferred.  Please send emails to  or fax it to 1.888.460.8878