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1 Writing Folder 7 th grade Title Sheet Terminology Notes Response to Lit Divider Sheet Response to Lit Notes Concrete Details Notes Rikki-Tikki / Diego “To Sleep Under the Stars” “Both Sides of the Fence” Persuasive Divider Sheet Persuasive Notes 6 th grade work

2 Step 1:Make a Pro / Con List period B Pro Maintain health Less diseases Team spirit is positive Kids in sports perform better academically Could lead to college scholarships Lowers stress Less likely to be a criminal Leads to positive behavior Well rounded (Gives leadership, Gives self esteem, Better social skills Teaches time management / completing tasks Con Rising injury Expensive Loose focus on academics Less time for hw

3 Prompt: Should Your School Keep Sports? (period b) Thesis - Sports should be part of every school. TS Reason 1 – Participating in school sports creates a well rounded student. (Social development) TS Reason 2 – Sports helps supervise students after school. TS Reason 3 – By getting active in school sports, students build healthier bodies.

4 Opposition (period B) TS: However, some people may argue that sports should not be part of school. CD: They think sports cause too many injuries, which leads to more money wasted. CM Proper equipment can be used to prevent injuries. CM There are many good coaches that teach students how to play safe. CS School should have sports.

5 Reason 1: social benefits CDs Develop leadership and team buildind skills Good behavior/self discipline Experience supportive relationships with adults and peers Learn to define goal determine step Interpersonal skils Social circles CMs Leader Disciplined sportsmanship Period B

6 Reason 1 TS: First, participating in school sports creates a well- rounded student. CD: Studies show that children that participate in sports show good behavior. (Scope) CD: Katherine Bradley, PhD in Education, says that, “participants in middle school sports teams can develop interpersonal and leadership skills and increase their social circles.” (world news home) CM: This is important because students need experience and social opportunities like sports to be successful in life. CS: Clearly, school sports motivate students to be a better person.

7 Shaping Sheet Reason 2 TS: Next, sports help supervise students after school. CD: For example, the coaches that provide wisdom and encouragement can be good role models. (pamf.org) CD According to “What you should know about Sports and Afterschool hours”, the number of children who are unsupervised in the afternoon has risen to 15.1 million or 26% of all children.” (www.up2us.org) CM: This shows there is a need to keep children safe and out of trouble in these hours in which students can make wrong choices. CS: By participating in after-school sports, students are watched over and kept busy. Period B

8 Shaping Sheet Reason 3 TS: Lastly, by getting active in school sports, students build healthier bodies. CD: According to research, kids who participate in sports build muscle and bones and build resistance to disease. (www.cdc.org) CD: Tim O’Shei stated in his article, “No, Sports are More Important Than Ever” that sports help to relieve stress that interferes with sleep and concentration. (O’Shei p.12) CM: Students need this fun activity to stay fit, and sports will even help students do better in school. CS: Furthermore, these health benefits are an important reason to keep sports in schools. Period B

9 Persuasive Words in my opinion I believe everyone knows I strongly believe advantages some people say I (strongly) think research has shown sources have shown urgent critical furthermore Personaly clearly truly

10 Introduction Sentence 1: Gives a big sentence about the topic. Sentence 2: Says more about the idea. Sentence 3: This is your Thesis Sentence 1: Over the years school age children have enjoyed the opportunity to participate in school sports. Sentence 2: In today’s world it is more important than ever to build character, keep busy, and get healthy. Sentence 3: Schools should offer after-school sports for all students.

11 Conclusion Sentence 1: I want to persuade my reader that schools should have sports programs. Sentence 2: It is clear that sports build character, keep children busy, and get them in good physical shape. Sentence 3: Schools should offer after- school sports for all students to lead a more full-filled life.

12 content/uploads/2010/08/Sports-and- Afterschool-hours.pdfhttp://sportsinschools.org/wp- content/uploads/2010/08/Sports-and- Afterschool-hours.pdf x.ssf/2014/01/physical_education_require ment.htmlhttp://www.oregonlive.com/beaverton/inde x.ssf/2014/01/physical_education_require ment.html 07/local/me-10490_1_physical-education- math-and-science-early-schoolhttp://articles.latimes.com/print/ /local/me-10490_1_physical-education- math-and-science-early-school

13 Choose a topic from one of the SCOPE magazines. Step 1: Read article and create a pro/con list. Step 2: Choose your side. Pick 3! Step 3: Write your thesis sentence and 3 Topic Sentences for each reason.

14 Agenda Read AR book Turn in Sports Planning packet and 1 st draft in colors by tomorrow. Start your own essay – Take a Stand. Give me 3! –Write a pro/con list –Write your Thesis sentence and 3 Topic Sentences. –Start research on your topic.


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