The purpose of argumentative writing is to get the reader to
believe your argument is valid.
agree with your opinion.
enjoy your story.
have a vivid image of your descriptive writing.
A _______ technique for argumentative writing should be used.
In an argumentative essay, the author should use a _____ tone.
According to Cohen, which of the following is NOT a model for arguments?
Arguments as war
Arguments as proofs
Arguments as performances
Arguments as hobbies
Which of the following is not a step to making a claim?
Add a "because"
Choose a one sided topic
Actually make the claim!
A claim is an arguable statement that
is specific and focused
only has one side
doesn't include any reasons
is ethically correct
Counterclaims are arguments that your ______ might make to disagree with you.
Any information that helps support your claim is called
Facts, quotations, examples, anecdotes, and statistics can all be used as
How do you know a claim is strong?
It is a fact.
It is a statement.
It has an exclamation point.
It is debatable.