TPO-22 - Independent Writing Task Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Teachers should not make their social or political views known to students in the classroom.Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Teachers play a significant role in creation and development of children and young adults’ minds framework. This influence, however, could be a double-edged sword. Teachers’ contribution in this matter could be either constructive or destructive. Although many people might believe that teachers should express their political and social in the classroom, I would argue that since children are highly influenced by teachers and usually do not have an individual political or social perspective, teachers might give false or discriminatory opinions or dictate their own thoughts to them. Therefore, it is better that teachers avoid discussing their personal political or social views in the classroom. The arguments to clarify this statement are as follows.

First and for most, children and teenagers are significantly influenced by their teacher. To them, whatever a teacher does or says is always true. Any specific or particular opinion could be fed to students in this very critical situation. In fact, it has happened many times that a teacher brainwashes students by his/her particular views. For instance, as I was in high school, we had a conservative religious teacher. She used to argue her political and social perspective, based on her religious background in the classroom and almost all of us were accepting them. As a matter of fact, we were almost brainwashed by her and all of her views were accepted without hesitation. This was mostly due to our lack of real political and social experience, which enabled her to convey her opinions to us effortlessly. Therefore, it is important that teachers avoid arguing their personal views in the classroom and give freedom to the students to think.

Moreover, like all humans teachers might be biased toward a specific political or social view. Undoubtedly, teachers have the authority of expanding their discriminatory thoughts among their students. Students might consider their teachers as role models and try to think similarly. This could have destructive impacts not only on individual students but also on the society as a whole. For example, many of my university professors were advocates of right wing party. At the time of election, they were arguing their political views in the class and were trying to convince the students to vote for their candidate. Unfortunately, they were successful! Since many students had almost no political information, they were accepting of the professors’ political views and voted for the right party. Thus, to avoid expansion of biased views, teachers should not express their views in the classrooms.

Finally, the chief purpose of education is to guide students how to build an independent personality and have their own particular opinions regarding social and political issues. Thus, teachers should try to teach the students how to think, analyze and evaluate issues in order to build an independent perspective rather than dictating their thoughts to them.

To sum up, based on the arguments explored above and my personal experience, I believe that teachers should avoid expressing their political or social opinions to the students who are usually groups of teenagers or young adults which are highly influenced by their teacher’s way of thinking and have not reached independence in developing personal political and social perspectives.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, however, if, moreover, regarding, similarly, so, therefore, thus, for example, for instance, in fact, as a matter of fact, to sum up

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 15.1003584229 152% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 9.8082437276 133% => OK
Conjunction : 31.0 13.8261648746 224% => Less conjunction wanted
Relative clauses : 9.0 11.0286738351 82% => OK
Pronoun: 56.0 43.0788530466 130% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 68.0 52.1666666667 130% => OK
Nominalization: 14.0 8.0752688172 173% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2860.0 1977.66487455 145% => OK
No of words: 527.0 407.700716846 129% => OK
Chars per words: 5.42694497154 4.8611393121 112% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.79129216042 4.48103885553 107% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.03973566988 2.67179642975 114% => OK
Unique words: 233.0 212.727598566 110% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.442125237192 0.524837075471 84% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 868.5 618.680645161 140% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.51630824373 106% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 14.0 9.59856630824 146% => OK
Interrogative: 0.0 0.994623655914 0% => OK
Article: 2.0 3.08781362007 65% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.51792114695 114% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.86738351254 0% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.94265232975 142% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 26.0 20.6003584229 126% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 20.1344086022 99% => OK
Sentence length SD: 76.6230688145 48.9658058833 156% => OK
Chars per sentence: 110.0 100.406767564 110% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.2692307692 20.6045352989 98% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.11538461538 5.45110844103 112% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.53405017921 110% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.5376344086 18% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 11.8709677419 84% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 3.85842293907 233% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.88709677419 143% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.264310788238 0.236089414692 112% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0836844894636 0.076458572812 109% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0568560460753 0.0737576698707 77% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.171278729642 0.150856017488 114% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0198700678951 0.0645574589148 31% => 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: 14.3 11.7677419355 122% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 51.18 58.1214874552 88% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.10430107527 144% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 10.1575268817 109% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.21 10.9000537634 130% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.1 8.01818996416 101% => OK
difficult_words: 116.0 86.8835125448 134% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 10.002688172 120% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 10.0537634409 99% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 10.247311828 117% => OK
What are above readability scores?


Rates: 70.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 21.0 Out of 30
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