In this lesson you will learn how to choose a topic for an argumentative essay by exploring issues that affect your life.
Lesson • Daniel Rau
In this lesson you will draft a thesis statement for your argumentative essay by combining your claim and supporting reasons.
In this lesson you will learn how to collect evidence to support your thesis by using observations, statistics, quotations, personal interviews, and questions.
In this lesson you will learn how to organize your information for an argumentative essay by using boxes and bullets.
In this lesson you will learn to write an introductory paragraph to engage the reader in the topic by telling your reader why this issue is important.
In this lesson you will learn how to draft body paragraphs for an argumentative essay by introducing evidence and explaining how it supports your thesis.
In this lesson you will learn how to draft a concluding paragraph for an essay by summarizing your argument and stating what would happen if the argument goes unnoticed.
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