Claim
Reasons/Details
Evidence
Counterclaim
Argumentative Writing
100

What is a claim?

A claim is the point you are trying to prove. 

100

What is a reason in argumentative writing? 

The reason is what supports your claim. 

100

What is evidence? 

Evidence is the proof you need to support your argument 

100

What is a counterclaim? 

The opposing argument 

100

What is argumentative writing?

It is you trying to prove or convince others that your viewpoint is the best

200

Where does the claim belong when you start your essay?  

It belongs in the introductory paragraph 

200

Your supporting details must support your:

main ideas 

200

What does the evidence support in argumentative writing ?

It supports your claim and reasons 

200
What transition (sentence starter) can you use for your counterclaim?

Some may argue

Although

Some may say 

200

Argumentative writing is the same as opinion writing. True or False

False 

300

Without a claim will your paper make sense? Tell why or why not? 

No, it will not because your reader will have no idea where you stand or what your beliefs are. 

300

True or False. Your reasons can be opinions.

False

300

Where is the evidence usually located in your argumentative writing?

body paragraphs 

300

What would the counterclaim be for this statement "schools should be longer because it will give students more time to learn"? 

School should be shorter because.......

300

What are the 4 main elements of argumentative writing?

Name four:Claim , reasons, evidence, counterclaim, Rebuttal 

400

The claim is also known as what?

Thesis

400

How many details  should argumentative essays have?

It should have at least 3

400

Why is it important to have evidence in argumentative writing? 

It is important to always have proof that backs up what you are saying no matter what. That is how you convince your reader 

400

What is the statement that goes against the counterclaim?

The Rebuttal
400

Why should you learn to use argumentative writing?

So that you can learn to prove your point and justify you opinion.

500

Can a claim be an opinion? Tell why or why not. 

Yes, because it is your own personal view. 

500

Reasons should always support the counterclaim. True or false.

False

500

When you put evidence in your own words it is called what?

Paraphrasing

500

Why is it important to have a counterclaim in argumentative writing? 

There are always 2 sides to every story and the counterclaim should always be acknowledged as well or it makes you seem more knowledgeable 

500

Is argumentative writing you use first person. True or False 

False. That is opinion writing 

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