Sleep Deprivation On College Students

1125 WordsOct 9, 20155 Pages
Topic: Sleep deprivation in college students General purpose: Inform classmates of the importance of sleep Specific Purpose: State the consequences of not getting enough sleep Thesis Statement: When the projects, exams, and extra-curricular activities start to pile up on one another it seems as though there is not enough time in the day. This is when college students tend to lose precious hours of sleep and the consequences can be costly. Organizational Pattern: topical I. Introduction A. Attention Catcher-I have tests in three of my classes this week, I have a group project due in two days that my group hasn’t started on yet, I have basketball practice from 8-10pm Monday and Wednesday, my sorority has a formal this week that I need to help coordinate and on top of that I was up till 2 in the morning last night correcting a reference page for an informative speech. I can’t possibly get all these things done in the time frame I have so what do I sacrifice? I sacrifice my sleep. B. Thesis- When the projects, exams, and extra-curricular activities start to pile up on one another it seems as though we don’t have enough time in the day. This is when college students tend to lose precious hours of sleep to catch up on their academics and extra-curricular activities and the consequences can be costly. C. Preview of Main Points- The idea of sleep seems like a pretty simple concept but there is much more behind it than just closing your
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