The Rogerian model follows these steps:

  • Present one side
  • Discuss pros and cons
  • Present an opposing side
  • Wrap up your essay by taking bits and pieces of both sides, compromising and forming your new conclusion to any problem

Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you

1. What is the best way to write an argumentative essay?

  • Read lots of great argumentative writings. See opinion section in most newspaper / publication.
  • Research your topic. Read all the latest debate or controversy arround it.
  • Choose a standpoint. What is your stand on the matter.
  • Be cynical to yourself.
  • Write and practice a lot.

2. How to write an efficient argumentative essay?

Think Like a Pro

  • Classical. Present the main argument, state your opinion, and do your best to convince the reader why your stance is the right one.
  • Rogerian. Present the problem, acknowledge the opposing side of the argument, state your point of view, and explain why yours is the most beneficial to the reader.
  • Toulmin.

3. How do I start an argumentative essay?

What does concise introduction mean?

  • Contact reader directly, ask a rhetorical question.
  • Start with a quote, aphorism that best suits topic of your work.
  • Refer to any outstanding situation, a scene, an interesting fact, but they should be related to underlying concept of the whole paper.

4. What are the best topics for an argumentative essay?

Beginner

  • Kids should get paid for good grades.
  • Students should have less homework.
  • Snow days are great for family time.
  • Penmanship is important.
  • Short hair is better than long hair.
  • We should all grow our own vegetables.
  • We need more holidays.
  • Aliens probably exist.
  • Gym class is more important than music class.
  • Kids should be able to vote.