Body arguments and Structure of Essays. Basic Structure. In general, an essay has an introduction paragraph, body paragraphs, and a conclusion paragraph. Body Paragraphs. Body paragraphs detail the arguments of the essay.
Furthermore, school uniforms create a safer environment. Uniforms create a place of uniformity. This means that anyone not wearing a uniform stands out. Should an outsider enter the school it is immediately apparent. Therefore, school uniforms make it obvious if someone dangerous enters the building. They also make it more difficult for drug dealers or students hiding weapons. Baggy pants and sweatshirts make it easier for students to smuggle drugs or guns onto school property, and school uniforms don’t allow these options. Keeping schools drug- and weapon-free is a safety issue, making school uniforms the safer choice.
Most importantly, school uniforms remove socio-economic pressures. Many parents cannot afford the brand name clothing that is so popular among school age children and teenagers. A simple pair of American Eagle jeans can cost over $60. This is too expensive, yet students are judged by their peers if they are not dressed according to style trends. School uniforms mean that all students are on an equal footing, no matter their economic status. To carry this argument further, some teenagers are bullied because they cannot wear fashionable clothing. Bullying has led to depression and even suicide. To protect students who cannot afford to fit in, school uniforms will allow everyone to belong despite socio-economic status.
Despite the loss of individuality, all schools should have school uniforms. School uniforms actually protect young people and provide them with opportunities to belong and make good impressions. Teenagers need to learn the discipline of meeting clothing expectations before it is time for serious job interviews. Certain types of clothing is required in certain forums. As the saying goes, “Clothes maketh the man,” so let’s help students make themselves prepared for the future.