3. Present the 2nd positive effect of extracurricular activities for the students based to the previous study. This served as your 3rd paragraph in your “Introduction” ).
Education world states that “Participation in school activities, especially E 1 Massoni: Positive Effects of Extra Curricular Activities Published by DigitalCommons@., 2011 85 athletics, leads to higher self esteem and enhanced status among peers, which some argue is deterrent to antisocial behavior.” (Brown, ., 2000) The most dangerous time for bad behavior is the time after school and before parents get home, which is usually the time between three o’clock and seven o’clock. (Holloway, J. H., 2002) This is the time when they are at the most risk at committing violent acts and victimization. The ages that usually are involved in poor behavior during this time are between twelve and seventeen years old. (Howie et al. 2010, 120) Between the ages of nine and seventeen are when kids learn to make their own decisions and control their behavior. This is a crucial time for students to be in extracurricular activities because they are under supervision, guidance, and they are in engaged and enriched learning experiences. They are then better able to resist unsafe behaviors such as drug and alcohol use, gang involvement, and criminal activities.