Love, Care, and Patriotism
An Essay Guide to Raising Good Citizens
Linda Mkrtchyan MA
Students of all ages need to consider what’s important in life, and writing essays is a great way to develop their critical thinking skills. This essay guide can be used by teachers of all ages, no matter what race, religion, country, or continent children are from. The essay topics are fun, engaging, and separated by age group for easy reference. For instance, • first graders are invited to discuss fun summer activities or new things they want to do after their birthdays, • second-grade students are invited to write about three good things about themselves or three things that make them feel smart or strong, and • third-grade students are invited to write about three fun things that they do or three things they love about their culture. From elementary school all the way through high school, the essay topics in this book will spark meaningful conversations that revolve around family, honor, citizenship, respect, nature, and much more. Encourage students to consider important questions, and give them practical guidance on becoming good citizens with the essay topics in Love, Care, and Patriotism.