• Teens Are Stereotyped People One Sex
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    Have you ever met someone who acted just as teens are stereotyped Not many people have because they do not exist. Real teens are poorly portrayed in the media and are the complete opposite of their stereotypes. Books and TV shows make teens out to be wild or crazy, irresponsible and out of control. One hardly ever hears about teen-heroes. Instead, newspapers and magazines are plastered with stories of teens and crime. And while looking at commercial billboards and other related media, the regula...
  • Marijuana Facts For Teens
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    Detailed Outline and Working Bibliography I. Introduction A. Main Ideas 1. History of marijuana 2. Effects of marijuana 3. Why teens use marijuana 4. What marijuana looks like 5. What if someone wants to stop using it 6. Statistics B. Thesis statement: Marijuana will effect the way high school students act and learn in school. II. History of Marijuana A. First known in Central Asia and China 3000 B. C. 1. Known as Cannabis Sativa 2. Came from tropical and temperate climates B. Seen in America...
  • Teen Sex Abstinence Only Program
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    In the article, "Society Should Encourage Teens to Postpone Sex Until Marriage," Joseph Perkins argues that in order to avoid unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, teen should be taught to abstain from sex, rather than be taught about condoms and other forms of birth control. Perkins also suggests that, "sexual activity... outside of marriage is likely to have harmful psychological and physical effects." Perkins also points out that since more abstinence-only programs have been...
  • Teen Violence Violent Crime
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    American teens think violence and crime are serious national problems, yet most believe they are safe. Almost three-fourths of U. S. teens are afraid of violent crime among their peers. For some, the fear is justified. But for most, the threat may be more perception than reality. In 1994, 74 percent of junior high and high school students said teenage violence and crime is a "major problem," according to a study of 502 students by Roper Starch Worldwide. And 53 percent rated violence in schools...
  • Teen Violence Teens People Jealousy
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    Do you think teens know what they are doing when they commit a crime? Do you think teens understand the danger they are causing to the people and themselves? The answer depends on how the person deals with problems, how their past was and their environment in which they lived in. Teen Violence is very common in this nation and people don't know how to deal with it. I think teens commit these crimes out of anger, jealousy, or they do it to fit in. Kids need to probably murder or steal to be accep...
  • The Causes Of Teenage Rebellion
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    It is very common for teenagers to experience a period of rebellion. Normal rebellious behavior develops over time, beginning with a teen wanting to be with friends more and disagreeing with parents more frequently. Problem rebellion is sudden and drastically out of character. Society stamps a "bad teen" label on rebellious teens. These teenagers are not always bad teens. To understand why teens rebel, one has to look past society's label and into teens' backgrounds and mental thoughts. There a...
  • Sexually Active Teens Sex Contraception
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    Teen pregnancy is a quite big problem in the society. How bad is the problem The United States has the highest rates of teen pregnancy and births in the western industrialized world. Teen pregnancy costs the United States at least $7 billion annually. Four in 10 young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20 nearly one million a year. Eight in ten of these pregnancies are unintended and 79 percent are to unmarried teens. The teen birth rate has declined slowly but stea...
  • Lactating Teens Causes For Teen Pregnancy
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    1 Karla Gray Ms. HulseyEnglish 1010 Cause/Effect Final Draft 15 November 2004 Lactating Teens While several teens that engage in pre-marital sex never become pregnant, some are not as fortunate. Teen pregnancy has become all too common in this day and age. Some teens think it will not happen to them and do not use necessary precautions to protect against it. There are several causes for teen pregnancy and the effects can be life changing. Several causes for teen pregnancy are: the need for affe...
  • Drinking Age Teens Drink Drive
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    THE DRINKING AGE The drinking age is fine, if anything is should get raised. It is hard to ignore the fact that this law is broken everyday. It's the 90's all teens just want to fit in. Kids are drinking at a much younger age. Now, even 10 year olds and 11 year olds are trying to fit in with us older kids. It's amazing and sometimes funny what kids will do just to fit in with the 'good' crowd. Well to some of us, that's considered the druggies and drinkers. Our parents call them the 'bad' crowd...
  • Informative Speech On Teenage Suicide
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    Look around at your peers in the school. How many of them wish they were dead? When 13. 7% of males and 30. 1% of females in 10 th grade say they seriously consider committing suicide, we need think about what is wrong. What makes these 15 and 16 year olds that have so much of their life left to live want to die? 14% of teens said they tried to kill themselves. That's like having 3 people in our class who have tried to commit suicide. The pressures of life at our age are difficult but they " re...
  • Teen Smoking Tobacco Products
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    Teen Smoking Stopping teens from smoking is a big challenge many communities face today. Many communities can only watch without action while local businesses continue to sell tobacco products to minors, even under risk of penalty of law. Recent studies show that a large percentage of teens today are getting their cigarettes from stores, mostly gas stations or convenience store. As teens continue to be able to buy their own cigarettes, more and more communities begin to impose stronger punishmen...
  • Juveniles Or Adults Samual Sheinbein
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    Eric Dinger English 2, sec 48 Ms. Brock Proposal paper 2/27/01 Juvenile or Adult With the increasing large amount of crimes being committed by juvenile's, official are trying to come up ways to prevent these crimes from ever happening. More and more teens are committing crimes because they know they can get away with because of their age, especially in gangs. We should understand that teens are getting smarter. Teens know how far they can go before they really get themselves into some trouble th...
  • Legal Driving Age Teens Accidents
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    Yvonne Sanchez 800112219 Public Speaking 1301 Persuasive outline Final speech Legal Driving Age Debate Attention Getter A. Is premature driving killing our teens? B. Headlines read "Teen driver killed in wreck" High school student dies in car crash." C. In South Carolina 2% of the states drivers are under the age of 18. Those teens make up 4% of the drivers involved in fatal collisions and 7% of all accidents. D. The reason all these accidents happen is because too many teens are getting behind...
  • Outsiders Teens Movie Represented
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    The Outsiders The Outsiders is a movie about teenagers who Are always facing conflicts around themselves. The teens are represented in many different ways throughout the movie. There will be many questions asked like are these teens realistically portrayed, Are they like any other teen you know, and is it worth doing what these teens do throughout the movie The teens are represented good and bad. They are represented good when they are hiding out at the church, there is a fire in the church with...
  • Curfews Separate Telephone
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    Curfews, and other Limits: Many Parents set up rules, and other boundaries in which their teens must follow. These rules are usually placed over their teens to control, protect, and teach their teen. Even though most parents mean well, and some rules are necessary its easy to overwhelm teens with regulations. First of all teens are not going to follow all of the rules, and secondly there are some things that certain teens will not do with, or without a specific rule on that subject. For example...
  • Teens Use Drugs Because They Want To
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    Many people have distorted views in this day and age. One of which, I believe, is the way people look at drugs, as well as, drug users. Being that it is now the year 2000, drugs have been around quite a long time. We should all know whats going on, and I think most do. However, I think most are too ignorant to admit the obvious. Like, why teenagers use drugs. Most try to come up with excuses such as, theyre depressed or peer pressure. This is wrong, a distorted view. Teenagers get bored very ea...
  • Tobacco In Advertising Teens Companies Brand
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    When you ask a tobacco sales representative whether teens are their main advertising focus, they would say no. But when the majority of retail outdoor advertising occurs in tobacco convenience stores where around 75% of teens shop at least once a week, it's hard to believe. Major tobacco brands have been targeting teens since day one for three reasons. They are easily influenced by advertising. Tobacco companies establish brand loyalty with teens. Finally teens are the largest advertising market...
  • Abstinence Sexually Transmitted Disease
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    Today's world is full of worries and problems which did not affect teens a generation ago. New problems keep appearing in today's world, such as STDs, increased pregnancy rates, and other factors facing teens who choose to have sex. Emotionally and physically teens and getting less developed before having sex and are not prepared for the serious problems which come along with their decision to have sex. No longer is it a matter which will just go away if we ignore it, but teen health and the hea...
  • Promoting Abstinence In Teens
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    There are many factors that may influence a teen's decision to become sexually active or to remain abstinent. These factors can include age, physical maturity, parental and personal values as well as education. The best way to promote abstinence is through knowledge and educating teens on the risks associated with sexual activity. Teens need to know the risks and understand that there are other ways to show their feelings, as well as ways to deal with the intensity of their sexual feelings. One ...
  • Anti Cruising Teens Government Lights
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    Anti-Cruising Law Restricting Teens Rights Essay, Research Anti-Cruising Law Restricting Teens Rights Boom, the sound of the jail cell doors solidifies the reality that you truly are in jail. You cower into a corner and piece together the events that lead to your arrest. You try to comprehend why you are in jail. You are now a prisoner that society has thrown away to be dealt with at a later time into a crowded jail. Perhaps you have been placed in jail to teach you a lesson, or to punish you. B...