Persuasive Writing - For and Against
Expressing Both Sides
pros and cons
advantages and disadvantages
plus and minus
Providing Additional Arguments
What is more,
In addition to ..., the ...
Not only will ..., but ... will also ...
On the other hand,
First of all,
To sum up,
All things considered,
Expressing Your Opinion
In my opinion,
I feel / think that ...
Choose an for and against argument from one of the following themes
Attending College / University
- Write down five positive points and five negative points
- Write down an overall statement of the situation (for introduction and first sentence)
- Write down your own personal opinion (for final paragraph)
- Summarize both sides in one sentence if possible
- Use your notes to write a For and Against Argument using the helpful language provided