In the movie, Grease, the characters are in their senior year at Rydell High. These adolescents are starting to encounter the confusion of developing their true identity, and breaking away from the peer pressures and conformity found in most schools. Theses adolescents in the hand- jiving 50’s are emerging themselves from their irresponsible teen years and progressing into adulthood. These kids at heart do not want to let go of their freedoms of being in high school and participate in risky behavior to keep the thrills alive. The power struggle to keep their image as being cool is difficult as the boys of the T-Birds, find themselves falling for the girls of the Pink Ladies.
According to " The Case Against High-School Sports" (2013), sports could create some study, health, and time management problems for schools and students. In this post, Amanda Ripley initially shows the benefits when involving in the high-school sports: exercise, sportsmanship lessons, some positive personalities, more fun and staying away from vices. She also writes some tales to inform readers that in the US, students are interested and enjoy in sports more than other peers in other countries. However, she claims that the high-school sports have negative effects on schools and students. Next, she gave some schools ' examples to show the problems when schools and students spent too much time and money in high-school sports.
By looking at the organization, audience awareness, and examples it can be seen that the article is effective but could use some major improvements. Summary First in her article, Ripley gives a fact comparing the costs of high-school athletes to high-school math students, and discloses we falter in international rankings. She continues by explaining that teenagers from all over come to America and observe the things we never stop to consider. These include sports in high schools. Ripley uses a personal story about playing sports through her childhood, and lists off the basic ways it helps high schoolers.
The essay Power of the Playground explains the effectiveness of recess and physical activity in the lives of children during their hours of school. An issue addressed in the essay is that recess is not always a fun experience due to bullying and other factors. The author, David Bornstein, introduces the audience to a new program called “Playworks”. The essay describes how this program helps improve recess for all children. Recess plays an important role in the lives of children, and Bornstein uses statistics and real life examples to inform the audience that the Playworks program provides a positive recess experience for all children.
The use of the term 'Faggot ' or its shorter version 'Fag ' has been popular in high schools across America; it was not uncommon to hear it in the halls of my high school. Author C.J. Pascoe delved in to the high school world to investigate this practice and wrote the book Dude You 're A Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School displaying her findings. During her
Are you kind, helpful, encouraging? Being a Web leader can help me become more aware of these things, and make me a better person, while helping others. I will still know these kids, and when they even come to high school, and when i am a senior, I can help them as a freshman too. This program can impact my life, and everyone is nervous on the first day of school, and the teachers can only do so much. Taking them on a tour answering questions, can all make them feel less nervous.
This can be seen in “What Are the Benefits of Competitive Sports for Youth?” by Sarah Davis who states “Participating in sports teaches children and teenagers how to compete in the real world. As they grow older they'll face competition in school, in the workforce and other areas of life. But these competitions don't have to be negative or unhealthy. Playing sports can help kids understand how competition works in a friendly environment, and that if you try your hardest, you have a better chance to succeed”(Davis 2). This illustrates how competition is in any child’s life and sports just make them more prepared for said
NON-JOCKS DESERVE A CHANCE As we embark on another school year, could we have the attention of the teachers with the whistles around their necks and the clipboards in their hands? We expect that they are more generous to students who aren’t good at sports. Their mercy can make these students the sport enthusiasts. Some people consider a ball as a terrifying thing. If it’s round and belongs to some sports they see it as an enemy, because it is a big one that is supposed to soar over the net or a bitty sphere that fits into a hole in the ground.
The Party uses propaganda as a babysitter for the mind. The propaganda starts when the kids are still young enough to have a babysitter, with the Junior Leagues. The Leagues teach children Party ideals such as chastity and loyalty. As Winston observes, “Chastity was as deeply ingrained in them as Party loyalty. By carefully early conditioning, by games and cold water, by the rubbish that was dinned into them at school and in the Spies and the Youth league, by lectures, parades, songs, slogans, and martial music, the natural feeling had been driven out of them” (Orwell 68).
However, some academics argue that video game becomes an interactive learning platform of social education, especially with players verses players (PVP) games. In the view of education academics, video games may play an essential role in boosting the performance in particular subjects and the development of varying of skill . While acknowledging that engaging in video games may cause a negative mental effect on the secondary school students, this essay argues that video games education should be implemented because the benefits of digital game based education would possibly become primary to the high school students because it could improve social behavior and increase academic behaviour and performance. The argument that scholars question that video games may cause negative effects on