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STEP 3: ESSAY PLANNING

Use the first two steps and your class materials to plan out the first draft of your argumentative essay.

INTRO
Background Information on Andrew Jackson: Who was he? When was he in office? Why is he famous?

Thesis Statement: Use the thesis roadmap from Step 2 to write out your thesis in one complete sentence.

CLAIM 1
Write your first claim from the thesis roadmap in the box below:

Write evidence you can use to prove your claim(hint: use your buckets):

CLAIM 2
Write your second claim from the thesis roadmap in the box below:

Write evidence you can use to prove your claim(hint: use your buckets):
CLAIM 3
Write your second claim from the thesis roadmap in the box below:

Write evidence you can use to prove your claim(hint: use your buckets):

COUNTERCLAIM
How would someone argue the OPPOSITE of you?

Write evidence you can use to prove the counterclaim wrong (and your argument as right):