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Argumentative writing notes

  1. 1. ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING NOTES<br /><ul><li>The Writing Test is March 25th.
  2. 2. The type of writing is argumentative which is either problem/solution or evaluative, but you are trying to convince someone to do something.</li></ul>Your paper is graded on:<br />F- Focus<br />O- Organization<br />S- Support and Elaboration<br />S- Style<br />C- Conventions (Grammar, punctuation, capitalization)<br />4. What is PAC? Why do you have to have a prompt to understand it?<br />P- Purpose, A- Audience, C- Context<br />You need a prompt to know the reason why you’re writing, who you’re writing to, and the form – context.<br /><ul><li> First, plan your paper by doing a tree map with the topic and 3 reasons/solutions and details for each reason/solution. Then write your paper from the tree map.
  3. 3. Your paper has 3 main parts: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion
  4. 4. 5 Paragraphs
  5. 5. Remember for Introduction: Set a scene or ask a question, state the 3 reasons/solutions
  6. 6. Remember for 3 Body Paragraphs: SEEB or REEB. Solution, Explain, Example, Benefit or
  7. 7. Reason, Explain, Example, Benefit for each paragraph.
  8. 8. To get more details, remember DRAPES, dialogue, rhetorical questions, anecdotes, personal experience, examples, statistics(numbers).
  9. 9. Use Transition words to connect ideas and cause-effect relationships.
  10. 10. Last, but not least, PROOFREAD, PROOFREAD, PROOFREAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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