be five paragraphs long and contain an introduction, body, and conclusion.
The essay will reference and cite one or more of the following pieces: “Privacy, Facebook, and the Future of the Internet,” or “What Evolutionary Psychology Says about Social Networking.”
Paragraph 1: Introduction / Background / example of a essay
Describe what you see about the impact of the Internet on people’s daily lives. (1 to 2 sentences)
Describe how you have seen use of the Internet either improve people’s performance or make it worse. (2 or 3 sentences)
State in a single sentence your position. Either state that the Internet is making us smarter or making us stupid.
This sentence is called your “Thesis Statement.”
You must choose one and only one position. This piece is not supposed to present both sides of the issue.
This paragraph should be 5 to 12 sentences.