Claim
MLA Formating
Counterclaim
Evidence
Reasoning
100
What is a claim?
A claim is a statement that tells your position or point of view in an argument.
100

What does an in-text citation look like? 

Either: (Tyskewicz) or ("Extreme Sports")

100
What is a counterclaim?
A counterclaim is a statement that shows the opposite point of view.
100
What is evidence?
Evidence is facts, statistics, or quotes that support your argument.
100

What is reasoning?

Explanation to support how evidence proves a claim.

200
Which of the following is a claim? a. Students should wear uniforms because they are cool. b. Students should not wear uniforms. c. Students should not wear uniforms because they are ugly.
B
200

Explain the purpose of citing your evidence. 

To avoid plagiarism and show where you found that research and another person's ideas. It enhances your own credibility.

200

RANDOM: 

Who was the 16th President of the United States?

Abraham Lincoln

200
Which of the following is not evidence? a. 90% of girls like the color green b. 1 out of 5 boys plays basketball c. a scientist explains that "loud music can harm your hearing" d. listening to loud music is fun
d. listening to loud music is fun
200

What is a good transition word/phrase to introduce reasoning? 

This shows that.... this reveals... this demonstrates... etc.

300

RANDOM:

How many people are in Space right now?

11

300

Where do in-text citations go in an essay?

Immediately after researched evidence (at the end of the sentence).

300
What is the counterclaim for the following claim? NASA should send astronauts to live on Mars.
NASA should not send astronauts to live on Mars.
300
Make up evidence for the following argument: Cats make better pets than dogs because they are easier to take care of.
Fact, statistic, or quote. Examples: While dogs need to be fed twice a day, cats can feed themselves if you leave the food out for them. 75% of cat owners say that they never have to think about feeding their cat. 1 out of 4 dog owners dread feeding their dog.
300

RANDOM:

Name 4 different Figurative Language Terms.

Examples: alliteration, hyperbole, irony, onomatopoeia, assonance, simile, metaphor, etc. 

400
Write a claim for the following argument: School Start Time
School should start earlier OR school should start later
400

How should essays be spaced with MLA format? 

Double space
400

Should you use a counterclaim in an Expository Essay?

No, you should only use counterclaims in an Argumentative Essay.

400

RANDOM:

What was the date of the first day of school?

August 11, 2021

400
True or False: Reasoning is always cited research that is a direct quote from an expert. 

False - Reasoning should be your own explanation to demonstrate relevance of evidence. 

500

What does CER stand for?

C- Claim

E- Evidence

R- Reasoning

500
What is the list of sources called at the bottom of your essay?

Works Cited

500
What is a good word/phrase to introduce a counterclaim?
Even though some critics say... Despite the fact that... Although the opposing argument is...
500
What is a good phrase to introduce evidence?
For example... One study shows... A man who was interviewed explains...
500

What is the purpose of explaining a counterclaim in your argument?

To show the reader that you understand the opposing point of view and convince them that your point of view is better.

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