Researched Argument Dispute Worksheet

Researched Argument Dispute Worksheet

1. Re-state the issue that interests you and your central assertion.

2.For each of the articles you've chosen, describes the writers reasons to speak.
Why does the writer speak:
Is it in response to a specific set of events?
Is it in response to a specific set of beliefs?
Is it in response to a specific set of issues?
Is it because she sees a set of consequences ahead?
Is it in response to the actions or arguments of others.

Describe a specific event that prompts the writer to speak
Describe a set of beliefs that others hold that prompt the writer to speak
Describe a set of consequences that prompts the writer to speak
Describe the actions of others that prompts the writer to speak
Describe what people do not notice or pay attention to that prompts writer to speak

3. What arguments does the writer make? Describe the arguments.

4. What assertions does the writer make? Paraphrase the assertions.

5. What kinds of data does the writer use? Summarize the data.

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