Argumentative Essay On Bad Children

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Bad Children Yelling, crying, not paying attention, not doing a task properly, these are only some of the characteristics that are used to define a bad kid in society, but they are wrong. Kids cannot be judged based on actions that they cannot control; doing so will cause negative consequences in their future. When a child is labeled a “bad kid” it is hard for them to step out of that category and is basically being sentenced to being that stereotype for the rest of their child hood. Children are easily influenced and when society keeps telling a kid that they are not good they are bound to believe it even if the reason why they are being labeled bad is for something they cannot control. Some children have certain delays or conditions…show more content…
Majority of those kids were suffering from undiagnosed emotional distress, mental or physical delays and the negative connotation of what they were going through only added to the problem. Imagine being a child and not being able to focus in class. No matter how much effort was put into trying to focus, giving every bit of energy to trying to complete the task but just not being able to, to make it worse, no one acknowledges the effort that is put in to focusing, the reward is being categorized as a bad kid. That would discourage an adult from trying to do better even more a child, so why was it being done. Some of them could not help getting distracted or just did not understand what the teacher expected. Schools are now doing their best to improve their teaching strategies and the main reason why is because “no two kids are alike, not in their behavior, in their potential to learn, or in the way they will respond to a particular instructional approach” (Smith). With the education system doing their part to help kids instead of stamping them as a bad kid and disregarding them in the class room a better understanding of what a bad kid is not has come to life. The rest of society needs to jump on the wagon and redefine the term bad kid to a kid that knows the bad they are doing not one who does…show more content…
If a kid who can fully comprehend what he is doing and is choosing to do the bad thing with sheer disregard of the consequences of his or her actions is a bad kid. Demeanor wise bad kids and good kids have plenty in common. When a child is bad, adults need to teach them what is acceptable and what is not, “if your child does not know a good behavior, he or she is likely to return to the bad behavior” (“What You Can Do to Change Your Child’s Behavior”). Families may consider their kids, bad kids if the child’s behavior “doesn’t match the expectations of the family” (“What You Can Do to Change Your Child’s Behavior”). It is important to keep in mind what the child is capable of when setting standards for them child. The last thing that people should do is set their child up for failure with unattainable
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