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The Argue-It section is an interactive exercise which will lead you through each step of composing an argumentative essay.

When you write an argument, you use clear thinking and logic to convince a reader of the soundness of an opinion on a controversial issue.

There are 8 steps you'll need to take to complete the Argue-It exercise. At the end you'll have a complete draft of an argument which you'll be able to print out, save on a disk or e-mail to yourself, your instructor, your tutor, or anyone. All you'll need to do is enter a working e-mail address.

Here's an outline of the 8 steps:
  • Step One: Understand the Issue.
  • Step Two: Take a Stand
  • Step Three: Express Your Position
  • Step Four: Brainstorm a Case
  • Step Five: Confront your Opponent
  • Step Six: Plan Your Strategy
  • Step Seven: Write the Essay
  • Step Eight: Proofread

Ready?

Let's go to Step One and help you Argue-It!


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