CLASSICAL ARGUMENT OUTLINE I. Introduction Paragraph with thesis giving the


CLASSICAL ARGUMENT OUTLINE
I. Introduction Paragraph with thesis giving the reader a clear stance on what side the essay supports on your topic. No first person I, me, we, you, your, you’re our, or us may be used in this essay at all. Review third person academic writing style so you stay on track.
II. Background Paragraph
III. Body Paragraph 1 – Weakest point FOR your side
IV. Body Paragraph 2 – Middle weighted point for your side
V. Body Paragraph 3 – Strongest point for your side
(There may be more than three body paragraphs.)
VI. Refutation Paragraph 1 – Discuss the opposing side’s point of view in great detail (4-5 sentences), and end with a counterargument for your side.
VII. Refutation Paragraph 2 – Discuss the opposing side’s point of view in great detail (4-5 sentences), and end with a counterargument for your side.
(There may be more than two Refutation Paragraphs.)
VIII. Conclusion Paragraph
1. What types of claims did you use in your BODY PARAGRAPHS to support your stance on the argument?
Remember, a Classical Argument Essay can only use claims that can be supported by facts, or by opinions supported by available information.
Claims of value are based on moral or religious beliefs. These claims CANNOT appear in a Classical Argument Essay. 2. What types of evidence from source material did you use in your BODY PARAGRAPHS to support your stance on the argument?
3. How did you conclude your paragraph?
Feel free to review these sample Classical Argument essays for the following:
– Introductory Paragraph style
– Thesis Statement with a clear stance (the author’s position) on the issue given right away
– Background Paragraph development providing definition, history, or further explanation on the topic as to why there are two sides to the issue.
– Body Paragraph Build Up -Body paragraph 1 is the weakest claim that supports the author’s stance, Body paragraph 2 is a claim stronger than the first paragraph and still supports the author’s stance, and the last body paragraph should be the strongest claim in support of the author’s stance.
– Refutation Paragraph One- The paragraph starts out with several sentences
with evidence and evaluation explaining the opposing side’s point of view. The paragraph ends with a counterargument in support of the author’s stance.
– Refutation Paragraph Two- The paragraph starts out with several sentences
with evidence and evaluation explaining the opposing side’s point of view. The paragraph ends with a counterargument in support of the author’s stance
– Conclusion Paragraph

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