Argument Writing


How to Write an Argumentative Essay by Shmoop

You are going to learn the art of argumentative writing!

We are going to learn how to make a claim, support that claim with evidence, and get our point across to our audience. If you want someone to listen to your point of view and take you seriously this unit is for you! **Remember rhetorical fallacies that we've studied**

Here are the three main areas you need to focus on:

Revising your argumentative essay

Highlight Colors

  • Green- Topic Sentence, where you state your claim
  • Yellow- Explain your topic and provide reasoning
  • Red/Pink- Provide quotes and evidence to support your reasoning
  • Blue- concluding sentence

Grading Rubric

Argumentative writing
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