Construct It: Building an Argument, 1st Edition

  • Gillian Gosman
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  • ISBN-10: 1477773843
  • ISBN-13: 9781477773840
  • DDC: 808.042071
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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How can you express your point of view to an audience? This book holds the answer to this question and more. This book will show readers how to research for evidence and present facts in an effective way. Readers will learn important critical thinking and critical reading skills that can be used to support an argument and broaden knowledge on a topic. Quick Tip boxes provide readers with read-world advice when it comes to building an argument. This book includes a glossary, table of contents, and an index to guide readers. Supplemental websites are included to encourage further exploration.

Features and Benefits

  • Detailed Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, Full-Color Photographs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is an Argument?.
2: Prepared to Persuade.
3: Keep it Focused.
4: Structure.
5: Explore the Evidence.
6: Cite Your Sources.
7: Evidence at the Library.
8: Look it Up Online.
9: Critical Reading.
10: Critical Thinking.
11: Writing For an Audience.
12: Your Rebuttal.
13: Putting it All Together.
The Presentation.