Preparing Your Argument Essay

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Audience
Identify and describe your audience.
-The audience are people who enjoy soda and drinking a lot of it. They are against the soda ban completely.
Research

Where did you find this source?
How do you know it is credible?
Source: electronic
Web, www.nbcnews.com
It gives facts from reliable sources
Source: electronic
Web, www.abcnews.go.com
Provides statistics and info from different organizations and people who have studied the subject.
Source: electronic
Web, www.thepolypost.com
Provides not only opinions but facts as well.
Chart, graph, infographic:
Web, www.businessinsider.com

It shows that high sugary drink consumption is associated with diabetes.

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3. Complete the following sentence: Some may disagree with me because...
-Some may disagree with me because banning larger drinks will just make people buy more smaller sized drinks allowing them to take in more sugar and calories.

4. Cross out "Some may disagree with me because." What remains is your purpose for writing.
-Banning larger drinks will just make people buy more smaller sized drinks allowing them to take in more sugar and calories.

5. Combine these two thoughts into one sentence; this is your counterclaim.
-Putting the soda ban in effect can reduce obesity rates, the amount of sugar being consumed from drinking large sodas is not good for anyone's health. However, banning larger drinks will just make people buy smaller sized drinks allowing them to take in more sugar and calories.

Your finalized counterclaim:
-Putting the soda ban in effect can reduce obesity rates, the amount of sugar being consumed from drinking large sodas is not good for anyone's health. However, banning larger drinks will just make people buy smaller sized drinks allowing them to take in more sugar and calories.

Works Cited
"Nutrition Experts: Despite Ruling, Soda Ban Is Still a Great Idea - NBC News."NBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2014.
Neporent, Liz. "Pop Science: The Case for and Against the Soda
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