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What are the parts of an argumentative essay?
The writer's overall argument.
Main points that use reasoning to justify the writer's claim.
Data or facts that support the claim.
A claim that disagrees with the writer's claim. (The opposing side)
Weakness or Rebuttal
Evidence that disagrees with the counterclaim.
What are the parts of editing?
Punctuation, Spelling, Format, Works Cited
What is the purpose of writing an argumentative essay?
To convince someone to think like you do about an important topic.
How many body paragraphs should you have?
Finding other ways to say the same information.
What is the first thing your reader will see?
3 parts to writing an essay
Introduction, Body paragraphs, and conclusion
What is the main purpose of an introduction?
To tell the reader what the essay will be about.