Denise Clark Pope's The Predicaments Of Doing School

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Denise Clark Pope wrote “The Predicaments of Doing School.” Her main claim is that students just want an A and they will do anything for it. Students turn into “classroom chameleons” and cheat to get a higher score. Students tend to also study everything they need to know for the test or quizzes. But, once they get an A, they forget everything and move onto the next topic. One of Pope’s claims was that students don 't want to be competitive. In my opinion I think students want to be competitive. When we check our grades in class, I always see people comparing who has a higher grade. I have done that myself. Students are very competitive with grades and other activities too. I compete in sports. Most students take part in physical sports and

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