Language Objective: I will generate a hook, background information, and claim to introduce my argumentative essay and write well-developed body paragraphs including sub-claims, evidence, and warrants.
Essential Question: How do you effectively write and structure body paragraphs, rebuttal, and conclusion of an argument essay?
1. Address any feedback you received on your rough draft.
2. Finish up your argument paper. Follow this structure:
Paragraph 1: Introduction:
- Hook (get your audience interested)
- Background (connect your hook and your claim)
- Claim (your argument - be clear in your stance)
- Subclaim (reason why you believe your claim to be true)
- Evidence (quote from the book that supports your subclaim, include page #)
- Warrant (explain how/why your evidence supports your subclaim)
- repeat steps for paragraphs 3 and 4
- Counterclaim (address what the opposing side thinks)
- Counterclaim evidence (add quotes supporting the opposing side)
- Rebuttal (explain how/why the opposing side is wrong or falls short in their argument)
- repeat steps for paragraph 6
- Restate your claim
- Wrap up your essay with a conclusion or call to action
- Size 12 Times New Roman
- Upper left corner of your first page
On the bottom of your paper, add your Sources Cited. Use EasyBib to create your sources.
4. Peer Review. Share your argument paper with two other people.
Peer Reviewers, proofread your partners' papers twice. Use "Suggesting" mode in your GoogleDoc to make any proofreading changes to spelling and grammar in your partners' papers.
Use the Argument Paper Rubric and make sure your partners' papers follow it. Leave comments of any improvements that need to be made.
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