Evaluation: Children Need to Play, Not Compete
You will find that competing through out life is something everyone experience. Sports are the most popular in society when it comes to competing. This is believable because when you play most sports, you play to win. In order to win you have to work hard, winners never quit and quitters never win. Although, Jessica Statsky, the author of "Children need to play, not compete." Thinks that young children between, six and twelve shouldn't worry about competing in sport activities. I believe that Jessica Statsky in not creditable in her essay because, she is one side, does not show self experience, and do not give an point of view from children.
Statsky essay is one-sided because all of the example used in the essay agrees with her, children need to play, not compete. In the essay she states that New York Times, Martin Rabovsky a former editor, says that competitive sports pose psychological dangers, children becoming serious and not playful when the game starts. (Statsky pg 628) Meaning that the children loses there playful attitudes and sports become a job. Statsky essay would have been more venerable if she would have balanced people who agreed and disagreed with her. For example,(Dr. Richard K. Stratton) writer of an article call "Children and Sports," believes that children gain sportsmanship and self-esteem when playing sport activities. He states that these are things when can't teach children and this is great way for them to learn how to deal with success and failure-winning and losing. This is why physical and non physical sports can be good for children. Not balancing opinions is a excellent reason why Jessica Statsky essay is one-sided and not creditable.
In spite of that, she gives no self experience in the passage. Instead, she feeds the readers anecdotes that keep most readers mind focusing, on children and competitive sport, not experience she have had that can relate to why...