Classwork for 26th and 27th September

TO BE COMPLETED BY WEDNESDAY:

Write a personal essay in which you reflect on the “useless clutter” that is a feature of many aspects of our lives.
OR

You are participating in a public speaking competition for second-level students. Write a speech, that can be serious or amusing or both, in which you describe what you see as the essential elements of the Irish character.
(Both titles taken from 2016 Higher Level Paper 1)