Now will follow my outlines for three paragraph topics, including topic sentences. I would be most grateful if you could give me some advice whether the outlines and topic sentences are proper, how to deal with the topics and generally, how to write good paragraphs.
Argumentative: Reading as a source of a rich imagination and vocabulary for children is threatened by the contemporary media.
Reading has always been an undeplorable source of imagination and vocabulary for children, meanwhile the contemporary media are a threat to this benefitial activity.
A.The benefits of reading
1)reading aloud – listening to a story and imagening the scenes and heroes
2)reading to oneself – developing reading and comprehension skills, widening the child’s vocabulary, after gaining fluency also imagening the whole story while reading, widening the child’s interests and knowledge of the surrounding world
B.The threats of the contemporary media for children’s imagination
1)Television amd computer games – depriving children’s imagination of own ideas and pictures, offering seldom new vocabulary
C.Combining traditional reading with multimedia products
1)Television series and cinema movies chosen by the parents that contribute to the development of imagination and language (adaptations of famous children’s stories, etc.)
2)Computer games which demand idependent thinking, stimulate to take responsibility and develop creativity; educational games
3)Internet – blocking dangerous websides, encouraging the search for more information about the child’s favourite authors, subjects, etc. (the Internet offers a wide range of beautiful and inspiring websides of, for instance, J. K. Rowling or Cornelia Funke)