Argumentative Essay academic language - 2019
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An idea you believe to be true that you can support with evidence. It does not use the pronoun "I."
To consider more than one option on a topic or question before drawing your own conclusions; to break into parts.
The order of your ideas and how you link them together.
A way to convince another person of your opinion by using evidence from a text of another source.
The response given by someone who doesn't agree with your claim.
The person or group of people, in addition to your classmates and teacher, who may read your writing.
To be trusted or believed to be true.
If you cite something, you quote it, or mention it, especially as an example or proof of what you are saying. A passage or phrase from a piece of writing.
To copy someone else's words or ideas without giving them credit.
The example(s) (e.g., direct quotes from the text) you give to prove your point.
Written in a serious voice that avoids casual phrasing, slang, and contractions.
Closely relates to and supports the point you're making.
A reasonable voice that relies on evidence, not emotions, to develop an argument.
Real and important
The book, magazine, or article in which the story, argument, or piece of research you are summarizing, paraphrasing, or quoting first appeared.
The rebuttal points out the flaws of the counterarguments while reinforcing the claim.
A word or phrase that helps the reader move from one idea to the next or help to see the connection between ideas.