Some people believe that reading stories from a book is better than watching TV or playing computer games for children. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
It is said that children would benefit more from reading stories in a book than watching TV or playing computer games. In my opinion, I completely agree with this statement because reading books can help children improve in many aspects.
One of the reasons why people consider reading books to be superior to other types of multimedia is that the information in books would be more reliable and suitable for children. To begin with, while watching TV or surfing the intenet, youngsters may come across some inappropriate content such as violent scenes or false news, that would have negative impacts on the development of their thinking and also their knowledge. On the contrary, people are provided with a wide range of choice when choosing books. In this way, children can choose books of the topic they take interest in, and parents can also control the content of the books their children are reading.
Another reason is that reading stories from a book can stimulate the imagination of children. When people read about unknown places or past events, our mind tends to create imaginative images in our heads, those images simultaneously visualize new worlds, characters and perspectives that the writer want to convey to us. Take fiction novels as an example, when reading this type of book, children may have the feeling of getting transported to another world, in a different place and time; in other words, they may temporarily escape from reality. Thus, the imagination and creativity of a child can be strengthened through reading stories from books.
In conclusion, watching TV or playing video games may help children relax after a stressful day at school, however, those activities can not compare with reading books in term of contributing to the development of a child.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, however, if, may, so, then, thus, while, in conclusion, such as, in my opinion, in other words, on the contrary, to begin with
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 8.0 13.1623246493 61% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 7.85571142285 165% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 10.4138276553 106% => OK
Relative clauses : 8.0 7.30460921844 110% => OK
Pronoun: 21.0 24.0651302605 87% => OK
Preposition: 47.0 41.998997996 112% => OK
Nominalization: 7.0 8.3376753507 84% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1503.0 1615.20841683 93% => OK
No of words: 295.0 315.596192385 93% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.09491525424 5.12529762239 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.14434120667 4.20363070211 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.67918015819 2.80592935109 95% => OK
Unique words: 167.0 176.041082164 95% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.566101694915 0.561755894193 101% => OK
syllable_count: 449.1 506.74238477 89% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.60771543086 93% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 5.43587174349 129% => OK
Article: 1.0 2.52805611222 40% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 2.10420841683 143% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 0.809619238477 124% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.76152304609 147% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 11.0 16.0721442886 68% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 26.0 20.2975951904 128% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 57.9984325807 49.4020404114 117% => OK
Chars per sentence: 136.636363636 106.682146367 128% => OK
Words per sentence: 26.8181818182 20.7667163134 129% => OK
Discourse Markers: 12.4545454545 7.06120827912 176% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.38176352705 91% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.01903807615 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 8.67935871743 104% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 1.0 3.9879759519 25% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 3.4128256513 29% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.311984893798 0.244688304435 128% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.132138187791 0.084324248473 157% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0952485312068 0.0667982634062 143% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.206805378483 0.151304729494 137% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0737130735491 0.056905535591 130% => OK
automated_readability_index: 16.0 13.0946893788 122% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 53.55 50.2224549098 107% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.44779559118 118% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.3 11.3001002004 109% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.54 12.4159519038 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.51 8.58950901804 99% => OK
difficult_words: 67.0 78.4519038076 85% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 9.78957915832 138% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.4 10.1190380762 123% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 10.7795591182 121% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 73.0337078652 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 6.5 Out of 9
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.