pdfannie murphy paul cites david meyer H u m a n i t i e s

pdfannie murphy paul cites david meyer H u m a n i t i e s

An argument is the organization of information to effectively convince an audience that a claim is possible or true. In an argumentative essay, the thesis must carry significance – a purpose for your reader. You can choose to make your claim as a single-point thesis (one large reason supporting the main claim), or you can choose a multi-point thesis (2-3 specific reasons following the main claim). The main claim answers the prompt question and the supporting reasons provide a purpose and guide for the reader.

Guidelines: Write a thesis-driven, fully-developed 5-paragraph argumentative essay answering all areas of your chosen prompt. You must include at least two quotes (properly using in-text citations) from the corresponding article. The introduction and conclusion should be at least 5 sentences each, and each body paragraph should be at least 7 sentences each. Title your essay.

Annie Murphy Paul’s “You’ll Never Learn” (716-721) Back to the Lakeying.pdfAnnie Murphy Paul cites David Meyer, a psychology professor in Michigan, who says that young people think they can perform two challenging tasks at once, but “they are deluded…they may like to do it, they may even be addicted to it, but there’s no getting around the fact that it’s far better to focus on one task from start to finish” (719 paragraph 16). Write an essay in which you make a claim about the negative effects of multitasking. Why is multitasking ineffective during challenging tasks? Support your main claim with one-three reasons (thesis).

Short summary of the article: Studying.pdfYou’ll Never Learn” by Annie Murphy Paul informs parents and teachers them that kids are not doing as well as they could be in school because of their attempt to multitask on work and social media. … Paul says that students are too distracted at school with school and something needs to be done about it.