Argument Writing Basics
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Your opinion or argument is called a(n) 
    answer choices
    claim 
    evidence 
    counterclaim 
    limitation 
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would not be a counterclaim to the following claim: All cars should be yellow.
    answer choices
    All cars should not be yellow. 
    All cars should be black. 
    Cars should be different colors. 
    Cars are great. 
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    the argument against a claim (what the other side would say if they disagreed with a claim)

    answer choices

    counterclaim

    pathos

    logos

    argument

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What should you do after presenting text evidence?

    answer choices

    Move on to another reason

    Transition to another paragraph

    Explain what it means and how it proves your claim

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How do you know evidence is taken from the text?

    answer choices

    You capitalize it

    You simply state it is from the text, but do not use actual evidence

    You use quotes

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a source? Choose the best answer
    answer choices
    Something you cite as support in your essay
    a book or website
    Something you can trust
    part of your essay
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The argument against a claim (what the other side would say if they disagreed with a claim)

    answer choices

    counterclaim

    pathos

    evidence

    logos

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. A __________ is a statement the writer is trying to prove is true. 
    answer choices
    Evidence
    Claim
    Counter-claim
    Conclusion
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. If you are on the pro side of an argument, what is the opposite side?
    answer choices
    Con
    Against
    Disagree
    All of these are correct
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The _____________ states the argument the writer is trying to prove.

    answer choices

    Claim

    Counterclaim

    Body Paragraph

    Conclusion

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Once you write/quote your evidence, what do you need to do after? 
    answer choices
    Explain the quote 
    Restate your claim
    Restate your topic sentence 
    None of the above 
  • Question 12
    10 seconds
    Q.

    How many body paragraphs are in an argument essay?

    answer choices

    2

    3

    5

    1

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is a rebuttal?

    answer choices

    Something you call your little brother

    The boat from Finding Nemo

    Smashing the other person's argument

    Restating your argument

  • Question 14
    10 seconds
    Q.

    Where does your thesis/claim first appear?

    answer choices

    In the first body paragraph

    In the counterclaim

    In the introductory paragraph

    In the conclusion

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The claim statement makes an assertion that will be supported throughout the paper.

    answer choices

    true

    false

    both true and false

    neither true or false

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Should evidence from the text be included in the counterclaim?

    answer choices

    The counterclaim should include good evidence.

    This counterclaim should not include evidence.

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are some good transitions to use when starting a counterclaim?

    answer choices

    Basically,

    On the other hand,

    However,

    First of all,

  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q.

    Parents should be fined when their

    children bully because it will send a

    message. Some say It is very difficult for

    parents to manage their children

    when they leave the house and go to

    school. Despite this, thirteen million

    kids are bullied each year and

    something needs to be done.

    Which sentence is the counterclaim?

    answer choices

    Despite this, thirteen million

    kids are bullied each year and

    something needs to be done.

    Parents should be fined when their

    children bully because it will send a

    message.

    Some say it is very difficult for

    parents to manage their children

    when they leave the house and go to

    school.

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do you need to cite information?
    answer choices
    to avoid plagiarism
    so that a paper is longer
    so that a paper takes more time to complete
    so someone else doesn't steal my work
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the proper format for your citation after you've used a quote?

    answer choices

    (Text #, line #)

    (Document #)

    (Text #, Paragraph #)

    (Author's last name)

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