Childrens Essays

  • Childrens Beauty Pageants

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    one of many children who are forced by over-demanding parents who pressure their young and innocent children into many beauty pageants each year, and its wrong. Beauty pageants first originated in Atlantic City. It was a marketing tool to make tourists stay in town longer (Banet-Weiser). News struck about this beauty pageant and the local news paper headlined “The next Miss America”. As beauty pageants grew popular, a Little Miss America was started for parents who wanted their children in the contest

  • pirate childrens story

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    Some called him a pirate, some called him a scoundrel, and some said he was the devil himself! His name was Jack and he had been a sailor and an adventurer for a long, long time. His body carried the scars of a hundred sword fights, a map of the marvelous travels he had, a constant reminder of the things he had done. His schooner had sailed the seven seas and was beginning to show signs of old age, just like her master. Her sails were tattered, and she too had scars, from cannonballs and chain shots

  • Childrens Testimony

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    Over the last thirty years, the idea of children as witnesses and the accuracy of their testimony has been widely debated. People are asking themselves if the memories of young children, specifically between the ages of five and ten, can be accurate and in return trusted. So, can children’s memory and testimony be accurate? Prolific amounts of research have been conducted in an attempt to answer this question. Most of the research suggests that unfortunately we can not rely on their accurate recall

  • Marketing And Children

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    American children are consumers of media and are exposed to a plethora of messages on a daily basis, most targeted directly at them (Neeley 2004). And there are not just one, but at least three groups who are out to take advertising to children out back for a spanking! One example of marketing towards the youth market is the Kellogg's website "Fun-K-Town". The site is devoted solely to kids and their "favorite" breakfast brands through the use of games. The site is looked at in depth below.

  • Should Children be Tried as Adults?

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    Should Children Be Tried As Adults? Would it be ok telling a twelve year old kid that has committed a crime, that he or she is sentenced to doing life in prison? Would it be ok to sentence a child to the death penalty, throwing a child's life away by ending it in prison? There are many different perspectives people have on children committing crimes and how they should be dealt with. Some people would say that no, children shouldn't be tried as adults due to the fact that they don’t know any better

  • Childrens Literature and the Holocaust

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    the Holocaust During the 1940’s Jewish Europeans experienced an unthinkable and atrocious collective trauma. In her work “Survivor-Parents and Their Children” taken from the anthology Generations of the Holocaust, Judith S. Kestenberg has argued that regardless of location, the effects of the Holocaust are felt on survivors parenting. The children of survivors receive a secondary traumatic impact by being forced to deal with the impact the Holocaust had directly on their parents. The novel Briar

  • Wild Children: A History Of Feral Children

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    Wild Children Wild Children are like untamed, isolated outcast. Wild children are described as a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age. Wild children have been around since approximately 1644. Wild children also known as feral children are confined by humans (usually parents), brought up by animals, or lived isolated to alone. There have been over one hundred cases reported of feral children worldwide. In order to understand feral children, one needs knowledge

  • Sports and Children

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    Sports and Children We no longer live in a society where kids run around actively throughout the neighborhood. The sandlot baseball games, pick up games in the park, and innocence in the children are gone in sports. Today children are more interested in television, computers, and video games and parents are afraid of letting their children run around the streets because of kidnapping. Kids are simply no longer interested in physical activity. A poll of over a thousand parents and one with students

  • Teaching Children

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    think children that age learn best with hands on activities. Being outside the classroom learning from natures elements and their own surroundings, instead of sitting inside all day and learning from books. While learning from text books is a must, teachers can always make it fun. By doing internet activities, with the growth of technology younger children are learning how to operate computers. Also, by doing board games meant for learning numbers and letters, puzzles in order for the children to learn

  • Marketing To Children

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    the way they want but kids, the captive audience are continually being swayed progressively more and more through media and advertisements. Similarly, marketing to children has become a public pandemic due to several explanations. Calvert (2008) addresses product marketing to children and shows that although marketers have targeted children for decades, two recent trends have increased their interest in child consumers. (p.205). The binary of those latest trends are, children’s discretionary income

  • Married with Children

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    Married with Children The television series Married…with Children started in late 1987 and had a schedule for thirteen shows. It came about from the minds of two directors named Amanda Bearse and Gerry Cohen. Their goal was to bring up a comedy series different than others in the recent past. The series was taped in Sony Studios and had brought up many controversial issues. For example, the third season of the show is the time when the show got increase fame. A woman by the name of Terry Rakolta

  • The Children of Film

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    A child is a gift that should never be taken for granted. The title of the film Children of Men as an obvious significance in the situation put forth in the movie. Simply enough, it's the children of the race of men that have seemed to have gone extinct. The movie, directed by Oscar-winning Alfonso Cuarón known for Gravity and Pan's Labyrinth, was released in 2006. The developed protagonist Theo Faron was portrayed by talented actor Clive Owen, known for Sin City and Inside Man. The life-changing

  • Commercializing Children

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    topic of Commercializing children is captivating but also speaks to a number of systems that are influencing our children's development (parents/family, government, laws, culture, etc.) According to this film, what are some of the values and messages we are sending to our children by marketing to them? (consider consumer identity and/or children & gender differences) What can parents and educators do to try to lessen some of the negative impacts on commercialization on children? Is there something that

  • Children And Exercise

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    most difficult problems we are facing is the large numbers of obesity in our children. One of the major factors in that is this; our children have become less physically active. At an early age children start watching TV, learn how to operate a computer, and play video games. Having technological skills is now a necessity in all of our lives because everything has turned “computerized,” but the fact is that our children are relying on these types of entertainment rather than getting up and physically

  • Marketing To Children

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    these children have on their cash carrying parents is so immense, it is almost as if they are in on the venality. While exploring the ethical issues of marketing to children, most would agree that it seems a bit perverse to prey upon the delicate and intimate relationship between a parent and a child. Instinctually, parents protect and provide for their children.

  • Children and Television

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    Children and Television Television affects children’s lives. There are many facts to support this opinion. In the following paragraphs I will prove that TV affects children and their behavior. Also I will talk about things related to this topic. What children watch today affects their lives. Television has a powerful impact on everyone. Many people, even super stars like Madonna feel there children should not watch television. Many of today’s youth and family programs include sexually promiscuity

  • The Children of Hurin

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    The book I read is titled The Children of Húrin. It is an early section of the middle earth series written by J.R.R. Tolkien. The book was published in 2007 by Houghton Miflfin. Tolkien had began to write the book in the mid 1910s but never finished it, however, his son, Christopher Tolkien used notes made by tolkien to finish the book. I chose this book since I have read other books by Tolkien and wanted to read more about the years before The Hobbit. The story begins with Húrin as the name suggests

  • Childhood Shyness and Childrens Literature

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    Childhood Shyness and Childrens Literature Understanding the Distress of Children Who Suffer from Shyness Almost everyone has felt shy at some point in his or her life. Feeling uncomfortable or anxious in a new social setting is not uncommon or something to be overly concerned about; however, there are many people whose lives suffer because of their shyness. Shyness can have many harmful effects on a person’s emotional and social well being (Bruch, 1999). Even though research on shyness has

  • Death And Rebirth In The Film 'Up, Children Of Men And Ultraviolet'

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    child and by the child, make reoccurring appearances throughout the movies ' Up, Children of Men and UltraViolet. By analyzing a wide variety of movies that deal with the Child as the ultimate

  • Gender Roles In Childrens Literature

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    ·     Bloor, Edward. Tangerine. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1997. ·     Coman, Carolyn. What Jamie Saw. New York: Puffin Books, 1995. ·     Creech, Sharon. Walk Two Moons. New York: Harper Trophy, 1994. ·     Ernst, Shirley B. “Gender Issues in Books for Children and Young Adults.” Battling Dragons. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. ·     Sachar, Louis. Holes. New York: Frances Foster Books, 1998.