This slideshow defines words necessary for understanding the elements of argument and opinion reading and writing. Each slide lists a Tier 2 vocabulary word, a kid-friendly definition, and visuals to better understand each word. These slides will meet the needs of a variety of learners especially those speaking English as a second language. This slideshow can be used for both the reading and analysis of argumentative texts, but also when writing them. You will find argumentative reading and writing throughout the ELA Common Core Standards.