How to Write a Great Argument

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Steve wants to write a convincing argument supporting the need for reducing carbon emissions from cars. Which of the following is NOT an approach he should use to write a good argument?

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1. In what step of the writing process do you verify that you are addressing the correct question?

2. You have completed the steps to organizing a great argument and are ready to write the essay. Which of the following should you AVOID doing while writing the piece?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Crafting an effective argument can be a challenge, but this z and workshewill help understand the processes involved. You will be tested on six particular steps that lay out the groundwork for building an argument.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students can expect to answer questions about:

  • Steps involved in writing an argument
  • How to choose statements that reflect the values of good arguments
  • Ways to acknowledge disagreements

Skills Practiced

These assessments give you the opportunity to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on writing an argument
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine argument examples
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which step focuses on identifying the correct question

Additional Learning

If you are interested in finding out more about this subject, you can watch the lesson called How to Write a Great Argument. You'll learn more about:

  • When you would need to write an argument in school, business, and in general
  • How to best execute each step in creating a great argument
  • Importance of careful editing
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