Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
Writing by hand with a pencil or pen is a waste of time. Children should only be taught to type on a keyboard.
Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. Be sure to use your own words. Do not use memorized examples.
Through technological advancement and development of computers and keyboards, children are getting more used to using such devices to write instead of using a pencil or a pen. However, I believe there are still benefical criteria to using a pencil or pen and is definitely not a waste of time. The reasons to why I believe in such way will be elaborated in more detail.
First of all, increasing the use of hand helps the brain to develop for children. There are actual scientific evidences that advocate this reason. When the scientists were comparing the features of each race, they realized that Asians are more effective in facilitating their brain compared to other races. Through long periods of study to identify the cause of such characteristic, they determined that it was due to extensive amount of hand movements such as using chopsticks. Asians use chopsticks at a daily basis during meals, and this improved the development of their brain starting at a young age. Based on this, they concluded that having children to move their hands a lot would enable them to grow smarter. As such, having children to write using a pencil or a pen would assist them in improving their brain's ability to facilitate, unlike when typing on a keyboard.
Furthermore, because writing by hand facilitates the use of arm muscle, it enables children to possess strong pair of arms without any type of additional exercise. As an example, while I grew up doing my homework by hand, my little sister was allowed to use a computer and she decided to always use the keyboard due to its convenience. When young, the difference between two different methods was undistinguishable, but as we became teenagers, my little sister was uncapable of lifting up heavy boxes. Even though, we had the same diet and had lived a similar routine of not exercising often, I had a higher capability of performing chores that required arm muscles while my little sister was not. Due to this, she had to rely on heavy exercise to make her arms as strong as mine.
To sum up, while some may claim that typing on a keyboard is much more convenient, writing by hand is definitely not a waste of time and actually have multiple advantages. Writing by hand helps children in developing the capacity of their brain and their arm muscles. Due to such reasons, I believe that writing with a pencil or a pen is not a waste of time.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
actually, but, first, furthermore, however, if, may, so, still, while, such as, first of all, to sum up
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 15.0 15.1003584229 99% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 4.0 9.8082437276 41% => OK
Conjunction : 13.0 13.8261648746 94% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 11.0286738351 91% => OK
Pronoun: 40.0 43.0788530466 93% => OK
Preposition: 64.0 52.1666666667 123% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 8.0752688172 62% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1977.0 1977.66487455 100% => OK
No of words: 416.0 407.700716846 102% => OK
Chars per words: 4.75240384615 4.8611393121 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.51620172871 4.48103885553 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.76761834568 2.67179642975 104% => OK
Unique words: 215.0 212.727598566 101% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.516826923077 0.524837075471 98% => OK
syllable_count: 639.0 618.680645161 103% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 11.0 9.59856630824 115% => OK
Article: 2.0 3.08781362007 65% => OK
Subordination: 8.0 3.51792114695 227% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 2.0 1.86738351254 107% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.94265232975 61% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 18.0 20.6003584229 87% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 20.1344086022 114% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.2595293894 48.9658058833 84% => OK
Chars per sentence: 109.833333333 100.406767564 109% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.1111111111 20.6045352989 112% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.72222222222 5.45110844103 105% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.53405017921 88% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.5376344086 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 11.8709677419 110% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 3.85842293907 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.88709677419 102% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.234083079482 0.236089414692 99% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0817424577995 0.076458572812 107% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0656434282995 0.0737576698707 89% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.158687033836 0.150856017488 105% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0575437447476 0.0645574589148 89% => OK
automated_readability_index: 12.5 11.7677419355 106% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 56.59 58.1214874552 97% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.10430107527 144% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 10.1575268817 109% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.57 10.9000537634 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.42 8.01818996416 105% => OK
difficult_words: 96.0 86.8835125448 110% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 10.002688172 85% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 10.0537634409 111% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 10.247311828 88% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Better to have 5 paragraphs with 3 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: conclusion.
So how to find out those reasons. There is a formula:
reasons == advantages or
reasons == disadvantages
for example, we can always apply 'save time', 'save/make money', 'find a job', 'make friends', 'get more information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.
or we can apply 'waste time', 'waste money', 'no job', 'make bad friends', 'get bad information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.
Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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.