Support your opinion! Why do you feel the way you do about the issue? What facts, statistics, examples, quotations, anecdotes, or expert opinions support your view? What reasons will convince your readers? What evidence can answer their objections?
How will an argumentative paper look when I’m done with it?
States the issue and your position on it.
States the opposing viewpoint on the issue.
The 1st reason why you believe the way you do and the evidence to support your belief.
The 2ndreason why you believe the way you do and the evidence to support your belief.
The 3rdreason why you believe the way you do and the evidence to support your belief.
Explain why we should care by answering “so what?” End with a call to action.
What things will make my argument weak?
Type of Fallacy
Supporting a statement by:
Simply repeating it in different words
I’m tired because I don’t have any energy.
Making a claim that is too broad with use of words such as:
All, everyone, every time, anything, no one, none, etc.