Argumentative- Longer School Day

Argumentative Essay-Should the school day be longer?

Scholastic Scope April 2017

 

Olson, Tod. "Should the School Day Be Longer?" Scholastic Scope, Scholastic, Apr. 2017, cdn-scope.scholastic.com/system/files/private/SCOPE-040117-Debate_S.pdf?__token__.

 

 

 

https://cdn-scope.scholastic.com/system/files/private/SCOPE-040117-Debate_T.pdf?__token__=exp=1506435568~acl=/*~hmac=d57a9ad1c724929ae910d5e0828d7ac5d75f135a63e62e8eab50c4855c5be8a0

 

Additional Texts for "Yes"

 

"For Us, More Time is Critical"

"Kids Who Spend All Day in School"

 

https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/05/extended-school-days/371896/

Guiding Question: How could this information be used to strengthen the argument that the school day SHOULD be extended?

 

Additional Texts for "No"

 

"Let Students Sleep"

https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/09/26/should-the-school-day-be-longer/let-students-sleep