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    Basics of Argument Writing

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    The New Common Core being used in the U.S requires students to write arguments. What are the basics for argument writing?

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    Toulmin argument writing consists of some basic parts and considerations.

    CLAIMS: a claim states your position on the issue you have chosen to write about.

    A good claim is not obvious. Why bother providing a point nobody could disagree with?
    A good claim is engaging. Consider your audience's attention span and make interesting claims which point out new ideas: teach the reader something new.
    A good claim is ...

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    What are the basic parts of argument writing?