This 9-slide PowerPoint presentation introduces students to vocabulary they will encounter when writing an argument, including claim, reasons, evidence, counterargument, and rebuttal. The presentation also discusses the difference between arguments & persuasive writing, indicators of bias, and how to tell if an argument is sound. This is a great introduction for students who are just learning how to write arguments!
***Guided notes that match this PowerPoint can be found here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Introduction-to-Arguments-Guided-Notes-3626653
Note: this presentation is set up to be used with guided notes, so the words are in different colors. If you plan on using this without guided notes, the PowerPoint can easily be revised.