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1 Name 1 Argument Essay (possible structure organizer) Introduction: Hook: Some question, piece of information, or statement that will capture the reader s attention What is the issue at hand? Background information: this should be an explanation of your hook and could answer some are all of the questions to the left. Where is this issue prevalent? Thesis: What is your argument? (Your thesis will be a statement of your position on a topic) Step 1: Your subject Exactly who? When? How many? Which ones? Where? Step 2: Main idea forms of be (am, is, are, was, were), none/no, always, never, certainly, impossible, does, does not, should, should not, highlights, ignores, will Step 3: Support or Evidence These will be the reasons I should believe your claim.

2 Name 2 Body paragraph #1: Topic sentence: Claim #1 This should be the 1 st statement supporting your argument. It should tie directly to your thesis statement. Summary of evidence: Is there anything your reader needs to know? Summarize, in your own words, the text-based evidence you are using to support your claim. Transitions to give reasons: Most importantly Another significant reason Ione theory is... This is significant because In the same way, Equally important Additionally, Evidence from the text: WHAT supports your argument? Provide text-based evidence about your summary. Transitions to introduce evidence: A particularly compelling example of this is Specifically, a section/part that show this is In particular, this section/part Certainly it could be said, One example of this; This is convincing because It is clear that Furthermore

3 Name 3 Body paragraph #1 (con t): Explain connection: This is an explanation of how the textual evidence supports your claim. How do you know what you know? Transitions to be sure you are connecting evidence to your point: This illustrates that This depict This demonstrates This reveals... Not only but also Subsequently, is because. If means that, then is. and. Therefore,. Importance of evidence: Why is you evidence significant? How does it relate to/prove your thesis? Transitions to prove connection to thesis: This scene shows These segments reveal These details indicate This is significant because This point is convincing because This point connects to the idea of by is used to suggest

4 Name 4 Body paragraph #2: Topic sentence: Claim #2 This should be the 2 nd statement supporting your argument. It should tie directly to your thesis statement. Summary of evidence: Is there anything your reader needs to know? Summarize, in your own words, the text-based evidence you are using to support your claim. Transitions to give reasons: Most importantly Another significant reason Ione theory is... This is significant because In the same way, Equally important Additionally, Evidence from the text: WHAT supports your argument? Provide text-based evidence about your summary. Transitions to introduce evidence: A particularly compelling example of this is Specifically, a section/part that show this is In particular, this section/part Certainly it could be said, One example of this; This is convincing because It is clear that Furthermore

5 Name 5 Body paragraph #2 (con t): Explain connection: This is an explanation of how the textual evidence supports your claim. How do you know what you know? Transitions to be sure you are connecting evidence to your point: This illustrates that This depict This demonstrates This reveals... Not only but also Subsequently, is because. If means that, then is. and. Therefore,. Importance of evidence: Why is you evidence significant? How does it relate to/prove your thesis? Transitions to prove connection to thesis: This scene shows These segments reveal These details indicate This is significant because This point is convincing because This point connects to the idea of by is used to suggest

6 Name 6 Body paragraph #3 (you may not always have a 3 rd claim): Topic sentence: Claim #3 This should be the 3rd statement supporting your argument. It should tie directly to your thesis statement. Summary of evidence: Is there anything your reader needs to know? Summarize, in your own words, the text-based evidence you are using to support your claim. Transitions to give reasons: Most importantly Another significant reason Ione theory is... This is significant because In the same way, Equally important Additionally, Evidence from the text: WHAT supports your argument? Provide text-based evidence about your summary. Transitions to introduce evidence: A particularly compelling example of this is Specifically, a section/part that show this is In particular, this section/part Certainly it could be said, One example of this; This is convincing because It is clear that Furthermore

7 Name 7 Body paragraph #3 (con t): Explain connection: This is an explanation of how the textual evidence supports your claim. How do you know what you know? Transitions to be sure you are connecting evidence to your point: This illustrates that This depict This demonstrates This reveals... Not only but also Subsequently, is because. If means that, then is. and. Therefore,. Importance of evidence: Why is you evidence significant? How does it relate to/prove your thesis? Transitions to prove connection to thesis: This scene shows These segments reveal These details indicate This is significant because This point is convincing because This point connects to the idea of by is used to suggest

8 Name 8 Counter claim paragraph: Transitions to be fair to a counter argument It is true that There are cases where It is important to acknowledge that There may be some conditions under which Although this may be true On the other hand perhaps Another perspective One could argue that Counter claim: Offer another perspective than the one you have. Use a counter transitional phrase. Summary of counter claim evidence: Summarize, in your own words, the text-based evidence used to support the counter claim. Transitions to give reasons: Most importantly Another significant reason Ione theory is... This is significant because In the same way, Equally important Additionally, Counter claim textual evidence: Provide text-based evidence to support the counter claim. Transitions to introduce evidence: A particularly compelling example of this is Specifically, a section/part that show this is In particular, this section/part Certainly it could be said, One example of this; This is convincing because It is clear that Furthermore

9 Name 9 Counter claim paragraph (con t): State your refute claim: explain why your perception of the evidence works better to support YOUR position. Be sure to explain THOROUGHLY what the other perspective fails to account for. Transitions for a refute claim: In the text it says, which proves. But clearly because. While this is a good point it fails to account for. Although this may be true Of course, but. Relate you refute of the counterclaim back to your thesis: How do your rationalizations, textual evidence, and claims work to prove your thesis? Transitions to prove connection to thesis: This scene shows These segments reveal These details indicate This is significant because This point is convincing because This point connects to the idea of by is used to suggest

10 Name 10 Conclusion: Transitions for a conclusion: For the most part Altogether On the whole For the reasons above As you can see In summary Without question Ultimately So What? Statement: describe the significance of the thesis and how it led to a new awareness, transformation, challenge, question, or any discovered implications. Restate your thesis in a different way: restate without changing the meaning Memorable statement or call to action: what should your readers so now that they have a new awareness of the issue?

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