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An author making a claim and supporting it with evidence is called?
Information or facts used to support your argument is called?a
For every argument there is a viewpoint that is the opposite or challenges what the author is stating, this is called?
A counterclaim challenges the argument the author is making by addressing the oppositive viewpoint?
What is a claim?
A sentence that grabs the reader's attention.
The evidence used to suppor the author's argument.
The statement an author makes to support or prove a belief.
The analysis explaining the meaning of facts.
A rebuttal is when the author does what?
Facts that support ideas
Connects evidence to the countercliam
Explains why their argument is stronger than the counterclaim and connects it back to evidence.
A rebuttal comes after the counterclaim?
Evidence is facts or information that support the author's argument?
What was the author's argument in our launch text "That's Not Progress"?
Social media has positive affects on youth.
Social media has negative affects on youth.
What was the author's argument for the text "Feathered Friend"?
That having a pet, specifically a bird can save your life.
That having a pet on the space station is not allowed and dangerous.
An author thinks 6th graders should be able to participate in school sports but currently coaches at the school disagree. The coaches state that 6th graders are not able to deal with the stress of sports and keeping their grades up. If the author writes a counterclaim to the coaches what would it say?
Although 6th graders are younger than 7th and 8th graders many are capable of using organizational tools and prioritizing homework to be able to compete in school sports.
6th graders are just as athletic as 7th and 8th graders but are more inmmature.
6th graders for instance are good athletes but many struggle to adjust to middle school and multiple assignments.
School uniforms are far cheaper than the currently popular fashions. Many students work long hours at a paying job instead of doing homework because they feel they have to "keep up appearances." If students wore uniforms, there would be no need for most of them to have jobs that take away from their study time.
Popular school fashions are expensive.
School Uniforms are a good idea because it takes away the need to keep up appearances.
Teens enjoy wearing uniforms.
Students have to work many hours at a job to afford uniforms.
According to the American Health Association, peanut butter is a great source of protein. What type of sentence is this?
Most people want to think that they are in control of their pets. However, a study by Karen McComb at the University of Sussex found that cat owners are controlled by their cats. Cat owners probably won’t have too much trouble believing this. Cats make a fairly loud noise by mixing a purr with a cry. The sound seems to be less annoying to humans than straight meowing. Using this sound, cats tell humans when they want to eat and when they want the door opened. The purr part of the sound keeps humans from becoming too annoyed, so the cat gets exactly what he or she wants.
Which sentence from the paragraph supports the idea that cats have a smart way of getting what they want? .
"Most people want to think that they are in control of their pets."
"Cat owners probably won't have too much trouble believing this."
"The purr part of the sound keeps humans from becoming too annoyed."
"Cats make a fairly loud noise by mixing a purr with a cry."
What order do argumentative essays go in?
Introduction, body paragraph, conclusion, body paragraph.
Introduction, body paragraph, conclusion.
Introduction, body paragraphs with evidence, counterclaim, rebuttal, conclusion.