Terms in this set (10)
Viewing two sides of an issue, then defending one side - making a case with evidence.
The point you are trying to get the reader to accept. An arguable statement.
Information from your research that will defend/support your claim.
Your OWN thinking stating why the evidence supports your claim. ELABORATE (multiple sentences)
The other side of the argument - the opposing opinion. This is the part of the essay where you recognize other claims on the issue.
The last paragraph in an argumentation essay that restates your claim and has a call to action or talks about the importance of your argument.
The topic or focus of an argument - usually one to three words long. Example "Sugar Consumption."
The question being debated. "Should sugary drinks have warning labels?"
Giving credit to show where you found your evidence - author's last name in parenthesis and page or paragraph number.
Explain why the counterclaim is not true/wrong. Remind the reader why YOUR claim is the correct one they should believe.
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