Topic: Children and Computers
I. Introduction (paragraph 1)
a. Hook: “The computer has been introduced into the early childhood education programs and elementary schools at the national level.” (brainy-child, “computers on your children”, May 26, 2010) b. Connecting information: many children begin to use computers at an early age, and children can use computers in negative and positive ways. c. Thesis statement: computers effect children in positive and negative manner such as, the negative effect from computer games and Internet on children, and the positive effect from computer on children's education. II. Body:
a. Paragraph2 (first negative effect) topic sentence: The negative effect of computer games on children : 1. Violent games affect the aggressive behavior of children. 2. Playing games on computer make children less sociable. 3. Playing games on computer make children feel lonely.
b. Paragraph 3 (second negative effect) topic sentence: Internet effects children in negative manner: 1. Login on sites that damage children life.
2. Chatting with bad guys who damage children minds.
c. Paragraph4 (third positive effect) topic sentence: Computers can effects children’s education in positive way: 1. Playing educational and calm games affect the young children brain in a positive manner. 2. Search in sites that help children learn and increase their knowledge. 3. Children can do their home works on the computer.
III. Conclusion (paragraph 5)
a. Restated thesis: Computers effect children in positive and negative manner such as, the negative effect from computer games and Internet on children, and the positive effect from computer on children's education. b. Suggestion, opinion, or prediction: children should use the computer in positive way such as, play education games, translating difficult words, get information, and do home works.
“The computer has been introduced into the early childhood education programs and elementary schools at the national level” (brainy-child, “computers on your children”, May 26, 2010). That means children use computers in their schools to study, and get information. Nowadays, most schools use computers to study and learn on it. However, many children begin to use computers at an early age, and children can use computers in negative and positive ways. As a result, nowadays most children know how to use computers very well, and they sometimes better than their parents. Moreover, children are using computers every day, and spend most the day on it. However, spending most of the time on computers can affect the child in positive and negative ways. These effects may damage children's life, or may help them on their education. Also, these effects depend on the child himself and his parents. Computers effect children in positive and negative manner such as, the negative effects from computer games and internet on children, and the positive effect from computer on children's education.
First, computer games affect children in three negative ways. One main negative effect is the aggressive behavior of children from violent games. Many children in the early age play violent games, and that affect their behavior. According to Wisdia “computer affects” "It has been inferred that highly-animated and high graphics game of terrorism and war like counter-strike, Crysis, Red-Alert2 are harmful for young children and are highly affecting their brains." Many children stay hours on computers playing these violent games that can change their minds in negative way. In addition, children under the age of seven who play violent games are often become violent, and copying the same movements of the game. Other main negative effect is playing games on computers makes children less sociable. Children who play on computers hours every day, and be away from people will be less sociable. Moreover, children who are less sociable do not like...
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