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a statement that can be proved
a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
influence in an unfair way
The use of words to persuade people of something without actually making a clear argument for it.
a statement put forth and supported by evidence
Ideas that are presented to oppose another argument.
strategies to make the reader agree with the author's opinion
A sentence intended to express the main idea in a paragraph or passage.
central thought or message
Details that give you more information about a main idea
the process of drawing a conclusion from evidence
Things such as heading, bulleted lists, and graphics that help a reader find important information
Overly broad view of the objects or events that a concept includes.
visually depict cumbersome material in a meaningful format
brief description accompanying an illustration
a heading given to a smaller subsection within a larger piece of writing