Eating meat is a bad idea. It would be much better
for you and the environment to give it up and become a
Connective First Argument
Paragraph 2 In the first place, it is cruel. You wouldn’t eat cats
or dogs and yet you kill and eat cows and sheep.
Connective Second argument
Paragraph 3 Secondly, meat is not particularly good for you.
It is full of saturated fats that lead to heart disease.
Connective Third argument
Paragraph 4 Finally, meat eating is extravagant. It takes more
food to feed the animals than we need to eat. If everyone in
the world became a vegetarian there would be no starvation
because there would be enough food to go round.
Repeat thesis Repeat arguments
Paragraph 5 There are a number of reasons why eating meat is
a bad idea. It is cruel, it is unhealthy and it is extravagant.
We should all become vegetarians.
Going to school is a waste of time.
Childhood is too important a time to spend in school.
In the first place, no one asks children if they want to go.
Since they spend so much time in school it is only fair that
they should be consulted.
Secondly, very little of what they learn is useful. By the time
children grow up and are earning a living, they will have
forgotten most of what they have learned in school.
Finally, experts admit that children learn more by doing things
than by sitting and listening. Children would learn more by just
going outside and getting on with life.
There are a number of reasons why going to school is a waste
of time. Children haven’t been asked if they want to go, most
of what they learn in school isn’t very useful and they would
learn more by going out and doing things. Going to school
should be voluntary.