PPC – Giving structure to our arguments

What makes and argument strong?

We started class with this essential question. We established that a strong argument must have a clear claim/thesis, relevant evidence to support that claim, and must be structured/organized in a way that makes sense.

One type of written argument is an analytical paragraph. We have been working on close reading to help gather evidence to develop an idea/claim about a text. To help with the structure of an analytical paragraph, you were introduced to the idea of PPC, or Point Proof Comment.