Qualification: Growing up as a young African American woman, I witnessed young en girls and boys becoming mothers and fathers at early ages. Ill. Audience Motivation: Due to the rising rate of teen pregnancy and teen Studs, schools have begun providing and investing in sex education. Lb. Thesis: To understand why educators provide sex education In schools, the audience should learn three reasons educators list for providing sex education. BODY l.
Many educators provide sex education because they fear the long-term consequences of teens not being provided with sex education. A. Schools provide sex education for fear that teens do not understand that they can e prosecuted for behavior that was once considered horsing around such as slapping a girl’s bottom or kissing her when she refuses. These students can receive sentences as sex offenders that follow them for life. B. Schools want students to know about Studs because of fears that an uninformed student body can increase the statistics of teens with Studs at school.
C. Schools want to educate students about the risks of pregnancy for fear of a rise in teen pregnancy. Transition: Now that we have discussed fears of the long-term consequences of teens not being provided with sex education, let’s discuss fear teens will learn confirmation from their peers. I Another reason educators condos to provoke sex coeducation to teens Is teen Tear teens will receive misinformation from their peers. A. Many children believe what they hear at school to be true, especially information they receive from other children. B.
The information teens receive from school friends may be inaccurate, incomplete, or dangerous depending on how the information is explained. Transition: Now that we have discussed fear teens will learn misinformation from their peers, let’s discuss the fact that parents often prefer teachers educating their hillier about sensitive subjects instead of discussing them at home. Ill. A third reason school educators provide sex education is because parents would prefer teachers educate their teens about this sensitive subject instead of discussing it at home.
A. Some parents do not want their teens to learn in the home where other younger siblings may be present. B. Some parents believe that health instructors in a school environment are better equipped to teach their children. C. Some parents are embarrassed to speak to their children about sex and believe their children want to hear sex education information from another authority figure outside of the home. Transition: Now that we have discussed three reasons educators teach sex education at school, let’s finish with some final thoughts.