You should be reading a wide variety of material in senior cycle here are some interesting articles for you to read at your leisure. You should at this stage be reading critically and evaluating what you read.
1: Teenagers- do you need a digital detox? The Guardian
2: How social media can be a toxic mirror. TIME
3: Girls believe brilliance is a male trait. The Guardian
4: Are we defined by our social media posts? The Irish Times
5: Brexit and a united Ireland? The Guardian
6: Are the Kardashians ruining womanhood? The Irish Independant
7: YA fiction has never been better or more varied. Click to see a list of recommended YA novels.
8 :Interesting article by Emma Donoghue (author of Room) about her writing process. Click here to read.
9: 25 Cultural Podcasts on various topics from fashion to women in history. BBC Books
10: Why moody teenagers love Emily Dickinson. BBC Books
11: 18 NY Times articles to read before you turn 18. (Based at American teens but still worth a read!) Click here.
12: Best YA novels of 2017 (so far). A comprehensive list of YA novels. Click here
13:Top ten Shakespearean stories in modern fiction. The Guardian
14:Has Harry Potter influenced our world view? TheDay
15: Emojis are the language of the 21st century. The Day
16: How companies trick us into eating more junk. TheDay
17: Burkini beach ban- must Muslim women become invisible? The Times.
18: Can you identify the psychopaths in your life? inews.
19: 5 Reasons why people share fake photos during disasters. CNN
20: How being alone might be the key to rest. BBC News
21: The science of adolescent sleep. The New York Times
22 :Ireland is on course to be the fattest nation. The Irish Independent