Ernest Hemingway was one of the most famous American authors of the 20th century. He was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park Illinois. During his high school years, Hemingway wrote for his school newspaper, Trapeze and Tabula, as a sports writers. After graduation, he skipped college, and began to work for the Kansas City Star. He recalls, "On the Star you were forced to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. This is useful to anyone...READ MORE ON WORDSNQUOTES.COM
I'm posting this in my classroom!! "Bill Gates" High School Rules. This was actually written by Charles J. Sykes, best known as the author of "Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good about Themselves, but Can't Read, Write, or Add."