"How to Write an History Argumentative Essay"
Type 4 Argumentative essay Definition • well researched, strategically composed • requiring skills: research, analytical thinking and good writing • The author should be able to show that he makes conclusions according to definite facts and not on his personal assumptions only. Structure (1/2) • 1st paragraph general introduction to the problem and statement of your opinion • 2nd and 3rd paragraph a history to the problem and discussion of past attempts made to achieve a solution Structure (2/2) • 3rd and 4th paragraph the implications of the problem and the repercussions if the problem is not solved • Final paragraph the conclusion and summary of the main ideas Tips (1/2) • Choose a well thought out and controversial topic. • Research the topic thoroughly by going through the latest magazine, visit libraries, watch news channels and discussions on television. • You need to be affirmative when you state the argument topic. Tips (2/2) • Have a moderate tone throughout. If you take an aggressive and harsh approach the reader may reciprocate with equal vengeance. • Convey the message that you respect the reader’s point of view but insist on your argument. This can help you win over the reader and bring about a change in their mindset.