• What is a precept?
    Precepts are like a motto, a famous quote.  A line from a fortune cookie. Any saying or ground rule that can motivate you. Basically, a precept is anything that helps guide us when making decisions about really important things. 
     
     
    December:
     
     
     
    January:  
     
    "When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind." Dr. Wayne W. Dryer ’s
     
     
    February:
     
    "You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can be grateful because thorns have rose bushes." Ziggy (Tom Wilson) 
     
    March:
     
    "A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms." Zenkei Shibayama
     

    April:

    "Life is about using the whole box of crayons" RuPaul   
     
     
    May:
     
     "To thine own self be true." Hamlet, Shakespeare 
     
    Extra:
    "It's not what happens to you, but how you react that matters."  Epictetus
     
    Essay Requirements: 
    • Discuss what this precept means in general: What does the author mean? What is the quote saying?
    • Discuss what this precept means to you: Do you like it? Do you live your life like this? Do you agree with it?
     
     
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                      Your Name
                      Teacher Name (Ms. Paris)
                      Subject (Language Arts)
                      Date in European Style (Ex: 1 January 2016)
     
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