“Is the adolescent brain negatively impacted by too much screen time?”

Description

Abstract (3 points possible) Abstract should give a concise overview of the entire paper in one paragraph that presents the topic, highlights of the history of the topic, your position on the topic, and the two arguments that will form the counterclaims. The abstract must answer the four essential questions on the abstract handout from the Week 6 module. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. Introduction (3 points possible) Introduction must have a hook. The introduction should be 1-2 paragraphs that are DIFFERENT than the abstract. The introduction should give a broader sense of the topic and history of it. Your position PLUS your rationale for your opinion must be briefly stated. Also, the counterclaims should be given as well as a brief explanation of your rebuttal for them. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. History of the Topic (8 points possible) The history section should cover all pertinent points on the background of your topic in a way that is easy for the reader to understand. A clear narrative of the history should be provided. All required sources must be included and cited properly, whether using summary from a source or direct quotations. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. One point will be deducted for each missing source. Your Position on the Topic (8 points possible) The personal position section should cover your reasons for your position. The arguments must be made using persuasive techniques. Your rationale must make sense and be an in-depth and thorough explanation of your position. All required sources must be included and cited properly, whether using summary from a source or direct quotations. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. One point will be deducted for each missing source and each missing argument. Counterclaims/Rebuttals (8 points possible) The counterclaim section must contain the required number of counterclaims. These claims must be logically and thoroughly explained – why would people take these opposing positions? Each counterclaim must be paired with a convincing rebuttal from you. The rebuttal must be a logical, thorough explanation that discounts the opposing argument. All required sources must be included and cited properly, whether using summary from a source or direct quotations. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. One point will be deducted for each missing source and each missing counterclaim and rebuttal. Conclusion (3 points) The conclusion must be a 1-2 paragraph summary of the history, your position, and the counterclaims. You must include a concluding technique at the end of the conclusion. Formal grammar and style conventions should be followed. Sources (2 points) Sources are of an academic/scholarly quality.