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Persuasive Essay Subject Should Physical Education classes be a required course in middle school?
Should Physical Education classes be a required course in middle school? Period A Pros – “yes” Football is fun Staying Fit Mental Break Easy class to skip Get to run miles Get to run Get to be outside Basketball is fun Hang out with friends No homework Obesity Cons “no” Running mile Smelly To much axe Injury Locker room smells Bullies Girls scream in locker rooms Guys throw stuff Guys pants pulled down Forgetting cloths Weather issuses
pro reasons: 1 st reason – 2 nd reason - 3 rd reason – 4 th reason - 5 th reason - con reasons: 1 st reason 2 nd reason – 3 rd reason – 4 th reason – 5 th reason – Per. A
Body Paragraphs Thesis – Physical Education should be a required class in middle school. 1 st reason: P.E. allows students to stay fit. 2 nd reason: During P.E. students get to be outside. 3 rd reason: P.E. gives students a mental break from academic courses. Per. A.
Reason opposition – Helper Sheet TS – Instead of having P.E., we should use that time period to offer academic assistance. CM: Students become stressed when they have too many academic courses. CD: Students are already getting academic assistance through study hall, enrichment, homeroom, study skills, and tutors. CM: If students have more academic courses they will have more homework and less free time. CS: Students should have P.E. in middle school. Per. B
t-chart – 1 st reason – P.E. allows students to stay fit. CDs Students run. They strengthen their muscles. They stretch. They do push-ups. Play different sports. They complete state testing. CMs Students enjoy exercising. Students like receiving compliments about how they look fit. They like feeling healthy. Students enjoy playing their favorite sports. They enjoy the bikes in the fitness room. Per. A
Reason # 1 – Shaping Sheet Ts: P.E. allows students to stay fit. Cd: Students play different sports and complete drills. Cd: They strengthen their muscles by liftinh weights. Cm: Students enjoy staying fit by playing their favorite sports. Cs: To stay fit students must have P.E. daily in their lives.
t-chart – 2 nd reason – During P.E. students get to be outside. CDs Sunlight enables the brain to think. Sunlight gives students Vitamin D. More space to do activities. During P.E. students can talk. Students are able to stretch. Students can run during P.E. CMs It is very fun and enjoyable to most students. Students get to play their favorite sports. Students like the outside air in the morning and afternoon. It is more interesting than a classroom. Students do not have to sit in uncomfortable chairs or at a desk. Being outside allows students to think strategically. Per. B
Reason # 2 – Shaping Sheet Ts: During P.E. students get to be outside. Cd: They have more space to do activities. Cd: Sunlight enables the brain to think, and it gives students Vitamin D. Cm: Students like the outside air in the morning and afternoon because it is more interesting than a classroom. Cs: Getting to be outside is one of the privileges of having a P.E. class.
t-chart – 3 rd reason: TS: P.E. gives students a mental break from academic courses. CDs P.E. does not have homework. P.E. is physical exercise and not mental. Students do not have to think about academic homework. Students do not need textbooks. Students do not have to carry textbooks or materials. Students have more mental freedom. Students have independent time. CMs It is a great time to daydream and relax. Most students enjoy P.E. Students do not get bored in P.E. They are more care free. They like playing soccer and not worry about homework. Students are more social with their friends and participate in teamwork. Students get time to play around and be pre-teens. Per.B
Reason # 3 – Shaping Sheet Ts: P.E. gives students a mental break from academic courses. Cd: They have more mental freedom. Cd: Students do not have to think about academic homework. Cm: Students are more social with their friends and participate in teamwork. Cs: As you can see, P.E. gives students a mental break.
Introduction – all CM #1- Over many years there has been a great increase of obesity because of the lack of P.E. in school. #2 – Today many schools have required the class P.E. to minimize obesity. #3 – P.E. should be a required class in middle school.
Conclusion Paragraph 6 – all CM #1 – I want to persuade my reader that P.E. should be a required course in middle school. #2 – P.E. helps students stay healthy and fit because of exercise. #3 – In the final analysis, P.E. gives students mental breaks, and it should stay in their daily schedule.
PE Planning Sheet Packet (9 papers) Pro/Con List Thesis / Topic Sentence Chart Introduction shaping sheet Opposition Helper Sheet Reason 1 t-chart / shaping sheet Reason 2 t-chart / shaping sheet Reason 3 t-chart / shaping sheet Conclusion shaping sheet Rough Draft Final Draft NOT stapled in packet.
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