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Chapter 9

  1. 1. Argumentative Essays<br />BianMellado<br />Steven Chacón<br />Alfonso Navas<br />Chapter #9<br />
  2. 2. Argumentative essay needs reasons with evidence to support the opinion in the essay.<br />Is an essay in which you agree or disagree with an issue.<br />Example: <br />The most important element in a friendship is trust. Agree or disagree with this statement. Support your opinion with reasons and examples.<br />
  3. 3. Organization of Argumentative Essay<br />Logically ways to organize:<br />
  4. 4. Introductory Paragraph<br />An introductory paragraph always has an issue. This is a necessary in all argumentative essay.<br />Example:<br />Curfew laws are unfair and should be abolished.<br />
  5. 5. Thesis Statement<br />If you pay attention, the thesis statement is the opposing point of view.<br />Example:<br />Although there are certainly reasons to be cautious with stem cell research or any new technology, I believe that its potential benefits far outweigh its dangers.<br />
  6. 6. Connectors<br />There’s a lot of ways to connect the thesis statement with your point of view. Some phrases that start the opposing statement are:<br />Some people feel that….<br />Many think that….<br />
  7. 7. Also there are ways to connect your point of view with the thesis statement like:<br />I like pizza, however I always eat chicken.<br />He likes to play video games in spite of it is not good.<br />
  8. 8. THANKS<br />Oshima, A., Hogue, A. (2006). Writing Academic English. N.Y: Pearson.<br />

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