Social Media: Should children under 18 be allowed to use social media like Facebook and Twitter?


Steps 1 and 2. Prewriting and Note gathering:


Fact Sheet Graphic organizer (for taking notes from articles):



Articles:









Internet articles about Megan Meier, who committed suicide as a result of cyberbullying on the website MySpace:
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/photogallery/megan-meier.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/28/us/28internet.html?ref=meganmeier&_r=0

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/facebook-teen-killed-20100515-v5da.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/mar/08/peter-chapman-facebook-ashleigh-hall


Step 3. T-Chart:


Step-by-step guide to creating an effective T-chart:


Step 4. Outline:


Argumentative Essay Outline (use this as a guide for how to organize your paper. You do not have to use this sheet exactly, but you should set the paper up using this as a guide):



Step 5. Opposing Argument:


Step 6. Introductory Paragraph:



Step 7. Conclusion Paragraph: