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Enrichment Argumentative Text Vocabulary

Same as Hanming's but I took out the synonyms.
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Argument
The act or process of arguing, reasoning or discussing.
Author's Point of View
A way to express their ideas
Author's Purpose
Reason for or intent in writing.
Bias
Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
Claim
State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof.
Compare
Estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.
Connotative
Commonly understood cultural or emotional association that some word of phrase carries.
Convey
To make an idea known or understandable to someone.
Counterclaim?
A claim made to rebut a previous claim.
Denotative
The literal or dictionary meaning of a word or phrase.
Develop/Development
A specified state of growth or advancement.
Distinguish
Be an identifying or characteristic mark or property of.
Evaluate
Form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess.
Evidence
The available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
Rebuttal
A refutation or contradiction.
Trace
Find or discover by investigation.

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