Flashcard 14 - 11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Research Flashcard Set for the SBAC


The correct answer is:

counterarguments, counterclaims, or opposing claims


In an argumentative text, it is important to address multiple sides of the issue. Though the author may lean to one side more than the other, it is important to include the counterarguments to show that the author has considered multiple arguments, even if he or she tends to agree with one more than the other(s).

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