A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position

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A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, describe specific circumstances in which adopting the recommendation would or would not be advantageous and explain how these examples shape your position.

Most nations have adopted a universal curriculum to be implemented throughout grade school. While on paper this approach seems to make sense, it is not always the most productive choice to evoke a student's learning talents. I disagree with this approach for the following two reasons.

To begin with, integrating the same national curriculum is assuming that one size fits all students' educational needs. For example, students have different interests that spark curiosity. In this manner, if a subject that is fascinating to some students is left out of the curriculum, then this will discourage a student to try harder on the required courses she or he is taking. For example, many school districts require students to take music as part of the learning objectives throughout rudimentary grades. But most of those students see it as a tedious task that does not interest them in the least. This ends up being a counterproductive mechanism.

Furthermore, forcing students to take a generalized study plan hinders a student's ability to find their strengths and weaknesses among other subjects. For instance, Dr. Ben Carson did not discover his passion for science until college, because his school district focused more on math courses rather than life sciences. If he would have been exposed to science at an early age, his genius would not have been hampered. Additionally, universal standardized exams use the one size fits all model. Similar to a national curriculum. This does not work well for students that are critical thinkers or "think outside the box" students. Again, this shows how a national curriculum can be deleterious to a student's learning ability.

All in all, while a rational person might agree that having a national curriculum can be beneficial, this is not always true for the reasons I mentioned. There has to be an equilibrium of predetermined study plans and electives that give students the innate power to choose their own quality of learning with the material that interests them as the focal point. Countries must adopt this approach in order to keep up their advantage in an ever-changing global economy that is immensely diverse.

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...ourses rather than life sciences. If he would have been exposed to science at an early age, his...

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, furthermore, if, so, then, well, while, as to, for example, for instance, to begin with

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 15.0 19.5258426966 77% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 12.4196629213 56% => OK
Conjunction : 5.0 14.8657303371 34% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 9.0 11.3162921348 80% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 34.0 33.0505617978 103% => OK
Preposition: 39.0 58.6224719101 67% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 12.9106741573 23% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1830.0 2235.4752809 82% => OK
No of words: 353.0 442.535393258 80% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.18413597734 5.05705443957 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.33454660006 4.55969084622 95% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.89624280052 2.79657885939 104% => OK
Unique words: 206.0 215.323595506 96% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.583569405099 0.4932671777 118% => OK
syllable_count: 567.0 704.065955056 81% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 6.24550561798 112% => OK
Article: 0.0 4.99550561798 0% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 4.38483146067 46% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 20.2370786517 94% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 23.0359550562 78% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 45.9975309466 60.3974514979 76% => OK
Chars per sentence: 96.3157894737 118.986275619 81% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.5789473684 23.4991977007 79% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.84210526316 5.21951772744 93% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.97078651685 80% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 10.2758426966 88% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 4.83258426966 124% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.199626000605 0.243740707755 82% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0697369560029 0.0831039109588 84% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0569694296056 0.0758088955206 75% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.129391076233 0.150359130593 86% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0197417804685 0.0667264976115 30% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.3 14.1392134831 87% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 48.8420337079 109% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 12.1743820225 85% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.76 12.1639044944 105% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.56 8.38706741573 102% => OK
difficult_words: 90.0 100.480337079 90% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 11.8971910112 76% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 11.2143820225 82% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

Better to have 5/6 paragraphs with 3/4 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: reason 4. address both of the views presented for reason 4 (optional)
para 6: conclusion.

Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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