Is it wise to unplug for a summer?

  1. Is it wise to unplug for a summer? A current topic being explored by some parents is going unplugged for a summer, which means eliminating the use of all or many parts of technology, such as computers, iPods/iPads, and televisions for the summer months. Is this a good idea given the over-dependence on technology? Alternatively, is it a poor decision given the many benefits of technology?

Your five-paragraph essay should be written in the following format:

Intro paragraph: Remember that the parts of an intro paragraph include a hook, preview of upcoming points, and end with thesis statement in this order.

Three body paragraphs: Each should have a topic sentence, supporting details that support your thesis statement, and a conclusion sentence.

Conclusion paragraph: Each conclusion paragraph should begin with one’s rephrased thesis statement. Next, summarize the main points. Finally, leave the reader with something to ponder or a call to action. Be sure to utilize proper grammar, sentence structure, and spelling. Additionally, avoid first and second person language. First and second language includes the following word forms: I, me, my, we, our, us, you, your, yourselves, etc.