Argumentative Writing in Grade Six!!

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Argumentative Essay
writing that involves researching a topic, the author's claim, and supporting evidence; persuasive writing that takes a stand on an issue
claim
A statement that supports a position.
reason
a point which is made to justify a position
evidence
a fact; a statistic; an example; proof
audience
the intended reader of a piece
Conventions
when writing or speaking the use of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation
influence
the power to have an effect on someone's attitude on a subject
issue
A matter of debate or dispute
credible
(adj.) believable
plagiarism
a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
relevant
connected to the topic at hand
elaborate
To explain in greater detail
tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
formal style
The language you use to show respect or be formal
controversy
A disagreement among many people in a community, region, etc.
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