Connection to self; Tears of a Tiger The book Tears of a Tiger by Sharron Draper was a book of excitement, sadness, and anger all at the same time. The book was about a high school basketball team. The team had a star by the name of Robert Washington, Washington was killed in a car crash where he and his fellow teammates were in. All of the guys in the car was injured no one except for Robert Washington was killed.
Do you know anyone who is going through depression? Do you know anyone who wants to commit suicide? Have you ever thought that there is a way they can get better from depression? " Tears Of A Tiger" By Sharon M Draper, shows us the perspective of a teenage boy named Andy after a life-changing incident happened. The author portrays the story of how Andy turns away from friends and family because of the incident that caused him to have depression.
Sharon M. Draper, in the book Tears of a Tiger, writes about four teenage boys from Hazelwood High School and how the tragedy of one of the boy’s death ends another… After a big basketball game the boys go out and share a cold pack of beer with each other; only one of them didn’t drink, they were being reckless boys, And because the driver was drinking and driving they had a serious accident; crashing into a wall the car caught on fire, and one of the boy’s (Rob) died that night because he became stuck in the car, Andy, Rob’s best friend tried to help him out of the car but B.J didn’t let him, he saw that the car was going to catch on fire. (9).
The author of this book called, “Tears of a Tiger” is written by Sharon M. Draper. This belongs in the Realistic Fiction category. The plot of the story is about a teenage boy named, Andrew Jackson who is undergoing in a severe emotional state after the death of his best friend Robert Washington. Robert died in a DUI incident. He was with his fellow friends, B.J. Carson, Tyrone Mills and Andrew Jackson as the driver.
We Cannot Text and Drive MLA Style Writing Prompt: In “Word to Youth: Texting, Driving Don’t Mix” Larry Copeland illustrates how dangerous it is to text and drive, and interjects the study that reveals data that shows, although people are aware this behavior is dangerous, they continue to text and drive because it is their belief they “can do it safely.” Write an essay that expository explains why individuals cannot text and drive safely. Many drivers, not just youth, hold the belief that they are capable of texting while driving in a safe manner.
Response to Literature Anchor paper Dakota kowalczyk Tears of A Tiger Tears of a tiger by Sharon M.Draper. Uses many different ways to make the book easier to relate to understand one of these being the conflict itself. This book is about a teenager named Andy and how him and his friends deal with the death of their best friend Rob after he dies in a terrible car accident , the accident was caused by Andy and his buddies drinking and driving. After the car crash things only get worse for Andy as he tries to deal with the depression.
Although there would be negative consequences if texting while driving would be banned and you were to be caught, it is better than regretting and living with shame once a calamity were to occur because of your carelessness and stubborn self. Texting while driving should be banned to decrease these irrational happenings that could easily be avoided if only people would stop giving their attention to a cellphone instead of the road
Using a cell phone while driving is dangerous and could be deadly. 1. The severity of distracted driving can range from a totaled car to devastating injuries or fatalities. Most drivers do not realize they are not only putting themselves in danger when they drive distracted. They are also endangering those around them as well.
Connection to Self: Tears of a Tigers I can relate the characters from the novel Tears of a Tiger to my own life. For example, Tyrone,Andy, and BJ all lost someone close to them and they seen it happen and there was nothing they could do to save him. According to chapter Three Tyrone tells the officer that they were driving just fooling around and that they were drinking but Andy had the most to drink. He also tells the officer that the car started to sway and that they thought it was funny, he also mentioned that Rob had his feet on the dashboard then all of a sudden a wall was in front of them. Once they ran into the wall the car quickly burst into flames, but everyone escaped, but Rob and once they seen his legs poking out of the front window
Three of the high risk behaviors account for texting and driving including “eyes off of the road, at least one hand off the wheel, and mind off the driving situation” (Hollister, 2013). The three actions a person partakes in while texting and driving fall into the three major categories the Center for Disease Control established. Once people begin texting and driving, they no longer pay attention to their driving and only their phone or tablet. Distracted driving takes away the reaction time of a driver from avoiding a crash. Comprehending danger while driving takes multiple seconds.
Topic: Problem-Solution: Texting and driving GP: To persuade SP: To persuade my audience to not text and drive on the road CI: To persuade my audience to not text while driving by stating factors that contribute to the problem and a few possible solutions INTRODUCTION AG: According to Edgar Snyder, 11 teens die every single day due to using the cell phone while driving. CS: I have actually used my phone while driving but I was lucky and nothing happened besides me sliding off the road.
Let’s begin by looking at the key points of texting while driving) BODY I. I will assure you that texting while driving doesn’t make it any safer. A. Texting takes your eyes off the road longer than any other activity that distracts you from driving. 1.
(Dreschel, 2014) b. Texting while driving not only threatens your life, but also everyone else on the road. c. (Statistic) Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted, they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. (Smith, 2014) d. (Fact) (statistic) Nearly half of US high school students aged ≥16 years old report texting while driving during the past 30 days. (O'Malley, 2013) e. (Fact)