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Argumentative Papers

Argumentative Papers

Author: Ms. K

This lesson introduces argumentative papers.

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Writing Arguments

The purpose of writing an argument is to persuade an audience of something.

Every argument is based on the concept of claims, evidence and impacts.

A claim is a statement of something that should be or something that is arguable.

Every argument must make at least one claim, provide evidence for that claim,
and then explain how that claim impacts the argument as a whole.

Arguments will have multiple claims, and claims will probably have multiple piecies of evidence.

After this, arguments usually include a counterargument in which the claim states that a specific point the opponent makes is wrong, the evidence reveals proof of this and the impact links back to how this counterargument influences the bigger argument.


Source: Made by Ms. K

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