Using Details to Support an Argument


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Which of the following is the best way to describe the overall evidence you use when you are making an argument?

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1. What is another way of describing numerical data that supports your argument?

2. If you summarize portions of a text, including choosing your own way of expressing the same information, what are you doing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz and worksheet, you're going to be asked about using details to support an argument. Thus, you'll be asked about subjects like evidence, numerical data, and the expression of information in your own words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The target of these practices will be to examine you on:

  • The best ways to describe evidence
  • Numerical data used for support
  • What it's called when you describe something in your own way
  • The use of expert opinion
  • Examples of arguments

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about argument support
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on supporting arguments with details
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding expert opinion and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Discover what else you can learn in regard to this information by reading our associated lesson. The lesson, Using Details to Support an Argument, can further your awareness of:

  • Why arguments need evidence
  • The significance of details in an argument
  • Relevance of examples
  • The use of experts and data