Write a Persuasive Essay
Do you think couples should be allowed to adopt children who are of a different race?
Problems with interracial relationships show up in two parts of the book, Holes. Do you remember which parts? One was Sam and Kate's relationship, and the other was Zero and Stanley's relationship. How did you feel about these relationships? How did the other characters in the book feel?
Here's an opportunity for you to write about a controversial issue related to race. Do you think couples should be allowed to adopt children who are of a different race? First, read this article by CNN about the issue. Then write a 5-paragraph persuasive essay, either for or against this idea.
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