Argumentation_Cheat_Sheet.pdf - Mrs Patterson AP English III ARGUMENTATION \u201cCHEAT SHEET\u201d OVERVIEW The argument question presents you with several

Argumentation_Cheat_Sheet.pdf - Mrs Patterson AP English...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Mrs. Patterson AP English III 1 A RGUMENTATION “C HEAT S HEET O VERVIEW The argument question presents you with several challenges: Determining what you are actually being asked to write about (reading the question) Thinking through what you position is, based on the examples you can muster (unlike the other two questions, what you say and how you defend your claim has to come entirely from your own head) Writing a response that recognizes and addresses the complexity of the question. The following “cheat sheet” will help you ensure that you tackle each of the challenges thoroughly and appropriately. P REWRITING AND D RAFTING S TEPS Step #1: Read the prompt and passage. Underline key words. Step #2: Write the following under the prompt: I Issue: What is the position you are being asked to respond to? Why is it important? C Complexity : List reasons why this issue is complicated. Why do people disagree? Follow this form: On one hand _________, but on the other hand, _________________ (or, OOH, ____, OOH_________).
Image of page 1
Image of page 2

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read both pages?

  • Spring '19
  • Shannon Graves
  • English, Rhetoric, Thought, Thesis or dissertation

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes