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What do you do in the present your perspective
evaluate an issue and take a position
Analyze an argument
evaluate an argument, take a position
Cause and Effect
prove the cause results in the effect
Compare and Contrast
discuss similarities and differences between the 2 items to prove which one is superior
Definition
Define the idea or concept, use its attributes and qualities to explain whether or holds value or lacks value
Understand the issue
What is the issue?
Whats implied?
Whats the writers stance?
What evidence is used to support the authors view?
Choose a pattern of development
Compare and contrast
Cause and effect
Definition
Compare and contrast thesis:
I believe __ is superior to ___ because ___, ___, and ____.
Cause and Effect
If ___ then ____, because __, __, and ____.
Definition
By definition, ___ possesses these qualities: __, __, __, which have a positive effect because ___, ___, ___.
Counter Argument
Some may feel that ___ would cause ___ based on ___
1)
Restate topic
provide thesis
2)
Counter Claim
Thesis point 1
-support
-support
3)
Thesis point 2
-support
-support
4)
Thesis point 3
-support
-support
5)
Conclusion
restate thesis
issue a warning or call for action
Analyze an Argument
Take the other side. Critique an argument by stating what's invalid, what's assumed, and what information is missing
Main idea is found in
Conclusion
Understand the argument
Identify conclusion
Address premises
Recognize fallacies or flaws
Find the assumptions
State what evidence or information is lacking
Develop a thesis
The suggestion that___ creates multiple problems because it assumes that ______, and it excludes essential information such as ____, and therefore fails to address ________.
1)
Restate the topic
Provide Thesis
2)
Thesis point 1
Arguments assumptions
-support: provide example
-support: provide reasoning
3)
Thesis point 2
Things the argument never addresses
-provide support and scenarios
4)
Thesis point 3
Critical Information the argument fails to mention
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5)
Restate thesis
Provide important factors of the argument and possible solutions to the problem