Sometimes helpi…

Sometimes helping my sister with her homework is an interesting experience. I just spent ten minutes trying to explain to my mother that, yes, you do include the opposition’s point of view in a persuasive essay now, and no, you do have to say why they’re wrong afterward.

Mom: So, the way we wrote persuasive essays in high school — they’re not written that way anymore?

Me: Well, except in the real world.

Dad started laughing.

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