Argumentative Writing Vocab: Question Preview (ID: 28210)

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Your own words used to connect how the evidence supports a reason and proves a claim NOT just restated evidence.
a) Claim b) Elaboration c) Data d) Credible
Writing that urges people to action or encourages change
a) argumentative writing b) justify c) claim d) rebuttal
A specific piece of information that is used to support a claim
a) evidence b) rebuttal c) foretelling d) cite
An arguable statement, which may be of fact, value, or policy.
a) claim b) topic sentence c) stereotype d) data
To be against something
a) opposing b) argumentative writing c) claim d) bias
A challenge to a position; an opposing argument
a) counterclaim b) topic sentence c) slippery slope d) reliable
Able to be trusted in or believed
a) credible b) evidence c) claim d) call to action
To quote or mention
a) cite b) audience c) viewpoint d) evidence
Warning readers of possible negative consequences
a) foretelling b) cite c) stereotype d) topic sentence
Author's perspective or feelings or opinion about a topic
a) viewpoint b) cite c) justify d) opposing
To present reasons for or against a thing.
a) call to action b) reliable c) opposing d) claim
A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
a) data b) counterclaim c) foretelling d) slippery slope
To prove with clear evidence
a) justify b) counterclaim c) argumentative writing d) claim
Subjective statements, wording examples used by the author that make their argument unreliable
a) bias b) credible c) foretelling d) viewpoint
Addressing why the counter-argument is not as strong of an argument as your position
a) rebuttal b) justify c) viewpoint d) opposing
The first sentence in a body paragraph that includes a subject (or fact) and an opinion/reason for the paragraph.
a) topic sentence b) rebuttal c) viewpoint d) data
A generalized belief about a group of people.
a) stereotype b) bias c) data d) opposing
Who the argument is intended to persuade.
a) audience b) viewpoint c) call to action d) foretelling
Having a connection with the topic being argued
a) relevance b) justify c) claim d) evidence
You assume a small move in a particular direction results in the most extreme move in that direction
a) slippery slope b) audience c) viewpoint d) cite
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