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  1. 1. Understanding theClaimby Michael Acosta
  2. 2. Claim• It is the focus of an argument. What the arguer is trying to get across.• It is a statement and not a question. No grey area, either for or against the subject.• It is against the status quo. Not necessarily the minority, but against the current rule or policy.
  3. 3. Types of ClaimsClaim of factClaim of valueClaim of policy
  4. 4. Claim of FactRequire sufficient and appropriate data.States that something has, does or will exist.
  5. 5. Claim of ValueClaiming that something is good or bad or betterthan another.Entails morality and opinion.
  6. 6. Claim of PolicyAsserts that something should or should notbe done by someone about something.Usually include the word should or must.
  7. 7. Same ClaimBoth sides debate the same claim.The pro side argues for acceptanceThe con side argues for rejectionNo new claim is introduced
  8. 8. Debate EnvironmentsScholarly DebateReligious DebatePolitical DebateBusiness DebateLegal DebateEducational DebateSocial Debate
  9. 9. Argumentative BurdensAffirmative side -Wants the status quo to bechanged -In favor of the claim
  10. 10. Argumentative BurdensNegative Side -Wants to maintain the currentsystem -Considered defense attorney in acourt case

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