English 10: Writing Portfolio
Catholic Memorial High School
|The word "school" was created about
800years ago. Over the course of time the word
has come to mean an establishment in which boys or girl, or both, receive instruction. Many people
think that school is a place where we study and steps to go to college. In special meaning, it is
"the place in which an ancient Greek or Roman philosopher taught his hearers." In this
essay, there are the meanings of "school" is different from person to person, however it
originates from status and achievement.
Many people can think different meanings of word "school". Most people said that
school is a place where we can make memories and one of the steps to become an adult. One of my
friends Seung Eun said "School is a place where we can make friends and to make good
memories". My friend Yun Jae said "School is a painful place, because we have to do
homework and study for test". Some people would think that school is a good place and some
people would think that school is a bad place. However, school prepares one for the future by giving
skills and knowledge that is necessary.
The word "school" has a long history, commonly being used during the 14th century.
Over the course of 5 centuries, the word "school" came many means. The common definition
of the word "school" is "a place for learned intercourse and instruction" from
the OED dictionary. In my opinion, the word "school" means a place where it provides one
to gain engough knowledge to enter university. Many people in the world have a different
understanding of the word. The unique definition of "school" is group. This word describes
a group of people, sheep, and tigers. While many people thisnk that "school" is a place
where we study, this definition tells us particular meanings.
The school has a many renowned authors have used in this word. In the play of Merry W,
Shakespeare wrote "How now Sir Hugh, no Schooled to day? This quotation is trying to say that
one of the characters is lazy to goto school and another character said are you no going school?
Also, in the play of the Will, Reynolds wrote "School's up! School's Up!" This
quotation means that one of the characters is trying to say school is up! School is up! So the
character that is sleeping could wake up.
Many Journalists use the word "school" to analyze the current politicaland social
climate in a particular area. In Los Angeles Times, the author used "The motion by school board
member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte calls for the district to exhaust all legal options with the
MTA to eliminate at grade crossing that present a danger to pedestrians." It was hard to find a
quote that is a unique defintion fo school.
The word "school" was very common to understand. When i asked foreign language
speakers about the word "school", more than 90 percent people understood. One of my
friends James said "it was very easy to understand because the word "school" is so
common word." However, one of another friend Owen said "It was hard because i really
don't care about English." THis guy was stupid to learn English. There are many ways to
combine the word "school" easily to understand the word in a different language.
When I research the word "school", i realized that how we cannot live without school,
because many billions people in the world goes and went to school and live without this word.
Therefore, it was very good time to research about the word "school".
Dear Mr. Shakespeare,
The word “basketball” comes from America in
early December 1891. It is a game played by two teams of