Presentation on theme: "Please have out your pro/con list."— Presentation transcript:
1 11-16-12 Please have out your pro/con list. As a table group, pick the top 5 reasons for each side. Write on a white board. Choose someone to share responses in 5 minutes.
2 Persuasive Essay Subject Should Physical Education classes be a required course in middle school?
3 Should Physical Education classes be a required course in middle school? Pros – “yes”Get active, Healthy, Get a work out, Important to exercise dailyLearn more sports skills, teamwork, disciplineFree periodWatch movies in the fitness roomPart of your education, makes well-roundedNo other subjectHelps practice sports for outside of schoolGives you a break from other classesEasy gradeCons “no”Can get sickLess time to studyLess energy for classesSome students do not participateHave to run a mileGet sweaty to other classes / smellGet dirtyInjuries / bee stingsCan get a bad grade if you do not participateToo hot to be outside or too cold
4 Body ParagraphsThesis – Physical Education should be a required class in middle school.1st reason – When students have PE, they get a break from the classroom.2nd reason – During PE students learn important life skills.3rd reason – Physical Education creates healthy children.Per. B
7 #2 – Today, students continue to greatly benefit from this class. Introduction – all CM#1- Over the years, a Physical Education class has been an important part of a student’s day.#2 – Today, students continue to greatly benefit from this class.#3 – Physical Education should be a required class in middle school.
8 Reason opposition – shaping sheet Per. Bts – However, some people may argue that PE should not be a required course in middle school due to injuries.CM – They argue that students get easily hurt from falling down, getting hit by a ball, or even getting bee stings.CM – This view is completely wrong because a person can get hurt anyway, even in the classroom or walking to another class.CD – Teacher supervision will always be provided to insure the well being of all students.CS – Physical Education is an important part of the school day.
9 AgendaRead AR bookThink about the last CD sentences in our opposition paragraph that explains teacher supervision.
10 t-chart – 1st reason – When students participate in daily PE, they get a break from the regular classroom.CDsDon’t have to thinkLearn new sportsGet to move aroundGet to socialize, talk with friendsLess questions from the teacherNo homework, less tests, Easy gradeExerciseFresh airDon’t carry backbackCMsHave funEasy gradeMore refreshedGet more energy for the day.Feel good about yourselfPer. E
11 Reason # 1 – Shaping Sheet ts - When students participate in daily PE, they get a break from the regular classroom.cd – PE class has no homework, less tests, and requires less thinking.cd – By getting fresh air, socializing with friends, PE gets students active.cm – This class is fun, and it helps students return to the classroom refreshed and ready to learn.cs – Physical Education gives every student a time away from the stress of academic learning.
12 t-chart – 2nd reason – During PE students learn important life skills. Per. Bt-chart – 2nd reason – During PE students learn important life skills.CDsTeamworkFriendshipNew sportsOpportunity to play a variety of games, activitiesLearning rules of sportsCooperationSharingFairnessrespectCMs – Why is this important?Qualities of a good personTo become a better personTo have a better personalityMore well-roundedFeel better about yourselfBecome more sociallyCS -
13 Reason # 2 – Shaping Sheet Ts - During PE students learn important life skills.Cd – Essential character traits like sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation, and respect are encouraged in PE class.Cd – While students are learning the rules of sports, they get to build friendships.Cm – This is important because students will become better people, and learn that working together is a life-long lesson.Cs – Physical Education creates a well-rounded student.
14 t-chart – 3rd reason TS: Physical Education creates healthy children. Per.BCDsGet exerciseMove aroundLearn how to properly exercise and take care of yourselfLearn fitness and good nutritionBuild more muscleLowers risk of diseases like diabetesBuild stronger heart and lungsOnly time many students get any exerciseObese children in AmericaChildren need at least one hour of daily exerciseCMs – Why is this important?Keeps you activeLive longerFeel better about yourselfGood for your organsEncourages a life-long habit, routineCreates a desire to continue to play a sport and get even more active outside of school
15 Reason # 3 – Shaping Sheet Ts - Physical Education creates healthy children.Cd – As more and more children are becoming obese in America, the need for at least 60 minutes of daily exercise is more important than ever.Cd – This is the only time many students get to move around and get any exercise in their day.Cm - When a student gets active in PE, they are building a stronger body while encouraging a life-long habit of exercise.Cs – Participating in a daily PE class promotes a more well-rounded student.
16 Conclusion Paragraph 6 – all CM #1 – I want to persuade my reader that PE should be a required course in middle school.#2 – A daily physical education class provides a needed break from the classroom, teaches useful life-skills, and promotes a healthy student.#3 – PE must continue to be part of every middle school student’s day.
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