Unit 1 Argumentative Vocabulary 18-19
Terms in this set (18)
A point of view or opinion. Ex: "Vanilla ice cream is the best flavor of all."
Ideas that are presented to oppose another argument.
Statements in which reason is used to influence or change people's ideas or actions.
Supporting materials used to prove or disprove something (facts, data,statistics, etc)
A statement or sentence that states the purpose of an essay.
Argument or information explaining why the author believes he or she is correct.
using information from a piece of writing (text) that helps prove or disprove the argument
Call to Action
a statement usually found at the end of an argumentative essay that urges the reader/audience to act or make a decision
Back up with details
Give a detailed account including reasons or causes.
Writing to persuade the reader to your side of the argument.
Founded on fact or evidence
Able to be trusted in or believed
Able to be trusted
Addressing and disproving the counterclaim (an opposing side)
The key point made in a written passage; the chief topic.
Point of View
Who is telling the story
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)