Is Television Harmful or Helpful?
Use this page as a reference for the project. The resources you will need are:
- Read about “TV Turnoff Week.”
- Look at the resources:
- Each student chooses two articles.
- Each student must chose one anti-TV article and one pro-TV article.
- Fill in the graphic organizer as you read.
- Decide which position you will take.
- Outline the three major arguments you will be using. Make sure that you use at least two different persuasive strategies.
- Do any additional research (if you find you need more or different persuasive strategies).
- Write your first draft.
- Turn in final draft.
Understand that steps seven, eight, and nine will take place over several days.