For those of you looking for extra help with grammar and mechanics (how to build sentences, a paragraph, an essay), I’ve compiled the below assignment. Please respond with your work as a comment under this post.
1–Read this guide on Subject-Verb agreement; pay particularly close attention to #3-4. Write 10 sentences modeled on the examples in #3-4 (with abstract nouns—ideas, percentages, etc.–as the subjects of your sentences). Please do 5 sentences with singular subjects (1 of the thing/idea–e.g. The assumption was limiting…) and 5 sentences with plural subjects (noun phrases designating more than 1 of the thing/idea–e.g., The assumptions were limiting…)
2–Read & do the exercises in this document on linking ideas using transition words.
3–Read this guide on how to form a paragraph using a controlling idea. Write a well-developed paragraph explaining your thoughts on what you think the 3 main elements of police brutality are (according to YOU.