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How to Develop Strong Claims & Counterclaims in Writing

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In an argument, what do you need in addition to a counterclaim?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about argumentative writing?

2. What do you need to avoid when stating your claim in an argument?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is available to help you check your understanding of developing strong claims and counterclaims in writing. Characteristics of argumentative writing and how to state your claim in an argument are topics you need to know in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of the following:

  • The similarities between counterclaims and evidence
  • Something you should avoid when stating your claim in an argument
  • Components of an effective argument
  • Argumentative writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on developing written claims and counterclaims
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about how you can ensure that you have a strong claim
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how argumentative writing works and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review more about these argument techniques by using the lesson named How to Develop Strong Claims & Counterclaims in Writing. This lesson lets you review more about:

  • The meaning of a claim
  • Characteristics of a peer-reviewed journal
  • Components of a successful counterclaim
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