Argumentative Essay Middle School
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Section 1

Briefly introduce your topic by stating why it is important to discuss or write about.

Introduction

it is, one it's face , a story of separateness ; however it is also a story of unity between African American and white people school segregation occurred white people school segregation occurred in american during the 1950's and kids could not attend the same school.The court case "brown vs BOF" developed after two young black girls had to walk long distances to school while white kids happily rode the bus to school

Section 2

Make a o-strong=" claim about your topic. This will be your thesis, or your main argument in this essay. 

Thesis

Brown vs Bof had the most impact of interest because it led to school integration

Section 3

Give one o-strong=" argument to support your thesis. This can come from a scientific study, an expert source or your own observations.

 

Supporting Argument 1

Studies have shown that [state a fact that supports your thesis.]

 

OR


According to the expert [name expert source,] it is a fact that [state a fact that supports your thesis.]


Section 4

Provide another o-strong=" argument to support your thesis. Your argument can come from a scientific study, an expert source or your own observations.

Supporting Argument 2

Another study proved that [state a fact that supports your thesis.]


OR

 

Another expert on the subject states that [paraphrase a fact that supports your thesis.]


Section 5

Introduce a perspective, fact or idea that is the opposite of your thesis. What do people think who don’t agree with you?



Counterargument

Some argue that [state what people say who don’t agree with you.]


OR

 

Those who disagree with [my thesis] believe that [state what some people believe is true.]


Section 6

Your rebuttal is where you defend your thesis against those who argue against it. What would you say to someone who argues that you are wrong? This is the place to include another o-strong=" argument.

 

Rebuttal

People who believe [the opposite of my thesis] are mistaken because they have not considered the fact that [state another fact in support of your thesis.]


Section 7

Your “call to action” is where you describe what can be done to further support your first claim (thesis.) What should people do to support your arguments? The call to action can include a suggestion to take political or personal action, or to make a change in behavior or thinking patterns.

 

 

Call to Action

To further support my claim that [paraphrase your thesis,] people can [describe an action people can take to support your thesis.]

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