PREWRITING STAGE BRAIN STORMING 4 BASIC METHODS “Is it appropriate for teenagers to have BGR during their junior college years” In your groups, write down as many points as possible on paper. 1st stage in your GP essay 3 key points Generation of ideas No evaluation M & M rule CAF, PMI, 2PIES, SPERM CONSIDER ALL FACTORS CAF Think about all the factors that contribute to a phenomenon. SOCIAL, ECONOMICAL, CULTURAL,POLITICAL, MEDIA, ME “What are some of the factors important to teenagers?” SOCIAL Family: parents, siblings POLITICAL Meaningful life: Freedom, Leadership in CCAs CULTURAL Love: Companion, puppy love, infatuations Friendship: Social acceptance, soul mates Teens ??? ECONOMICAL Material wants: Branded goods, Big house, $$$ Academic: Good school, Results, Mr Pang PMI PLUS: ADVANTAGES, PROS MINUS:DISADVANTAGES, CONS INTERESTING: QUOTES Good strategy for presenting an objective and rational point of view “Adolescence is the best and worst part of one’s life.” Increase in freedom MINUS Prime of youth Adolescence Free from responsibilities PLUS INTERESTING: ONCE IN THE LIFE TIME FIRST LOVE, BIG CRUSHES PIMPLES LACK OF $$$ A LEVELS 2PIES 2P: PSYCHOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL INTELLECTUAL EMOTIONAL SPIRITUAL Good for Personal/ Individual Qns “Through-train education system: an excuse for Elitism?” PSYCHOLOGICAL: Out-out touch with the rest, snobbish attitude EMOTIONAL: No room for failure, Sense of insecurity Through-train Education INTELLECTUAL: Expatriates teachers Masters graduates PHYSICAL: Better facilities More funds avaliable SPERM S: Science & technology P: Personal Views, Politics, Philosophy E: Environment, Education, Economics R: Race & Religion M: Mass Media, Moral Values “Is cohabitation is a preventative solution for our increasing divorce rates?” Economics Marriage Gives greater Financial security To a child-bearing mother Society Responsibility of Children? Race & Religion Frown upon in all religions except in US cults cohabitation Politics Moral Values LKY made a point Non-committing Of marrying his girlfriend Free & easy Before living together promiscuity With her. Education PCCG secuality education Philosophy ??? MY POUND OF FLESH ‘The young people of today think of nothing but themselves. They have no reverence for parents or old age. They are impatient of all restraint. They talk as if they alone know everything.’ These words were written many years ago. Are they true today?