Write an essay for your school newspaper arguing whether playing video games
significantly affects physical health. Your essay must be based on the ideas,
concepts, and information that can be determined through analysis of the “Do Video
Games Have a Major Effect on Players’ Physical Health?” passage set.
Manage your time carefully so that you can
• read the passages;
• plan your response;
• write your response; and
• revise and edit your response.
Be sure to
• include a claim;
• address counterclaims;
• use evidence from multiple sources; and
• avoid overly relying on one source.
Your response should be in the form of a multiparagraph essay. Write your response
in the space provided.