Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning, relevant and sufficient evidence, transitions, and a concluding statement or section that follows from the information presented.
- Substantive topics or texts
- Concluding statement or section
- The purpose of argumentative writing is to defend an opinion or state a claim.
- Argumentative writing includes introducing the topic by stating an argumentative claim, valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence to support the claim, and a concluding statement that coherently follows the presented information.
- Words that indicate transitions.
- Write an argument to support claims in an analysis of topics or texts that utilizes appropriate transitions.
- Gather relevant and sufficient evidence from accurate and credible sources to support the claim.
- Use valid reasoning to support a claim.
- Include a concluding statement or section that logically follows the presented information.
- To effectively defend a position or make a claim, they must present relevant, sufficient evidence from accurate and credible sources.
- An argument can be more effective if the writer includes a concluding statement that logically follows the information presented previously.