In this lesson you will learn how to choose a topic for an argumentative essay by exploring issues that affect today's world.
Lesson • Daniel Rau
In this lesson you will learn how to 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 that supports your thesis by using a variety of properly cited resources.
In this lesson you will learn how to organize your information for an argumentative essay by using boxes and bullets to prioritize evidence.
In this lesson you will learn to write an introductory paragraph to define your claim by arguing why this issue is important and addressing the opposing claim.
In this lesson you will learn how to draft body paragraphs by introducing and explaining your evidence while using transitions between sentences and paragraphs.
In this lesson you will learn how to draft a concluding paragraph for your essay by summarizing your argument, identifying a solution, and stating the consequence of inaction.
Video • 3:23 min
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