Material Detail

Critical Thinking 6 Writing to Convince Others

Critical Thinking 6 Writing to Convince Others

We learned about how to improve writing, especially argumentative writing. Be sure your writing is clearly organized, or else you can lose your reader in the details. Here is the best way to structure argumentative writing:  a) add your main point, the thesis statement, into the introductory paragraph; b) give an argument for your thesis; c) give counter-arguments and respond to them; (d) end with a conclusion paragraph that summarizes what...

Show More


  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections (3) Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.