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# In Writing Log 6, you created an outline for your Proposal Essay. In that outline, you listed PRO paragraph topics and at least one counter-argument paragraph topic. The PRO paragraphs will follow TEXT Paragraph Organization, something you practiced when you created your Critical Analysis Essay, but your counter-argument paragraph(s) will follow a slightly different outline.
1. Review the notes and sample counter-argument paragraph provided on the Organizing the Proposal Handout.
Download Organizing the Proposal Handout.
2. Create a counter-argument paragraph for your essay and post it below.
3. Read and evaluate two of your classmates’ counter-argument paragraphs. Do they:
Begin by introducing the counter-argument with language like “some people think that,” or “many people argue that…”?
Do they acknowledge the merits of the counter-argument?
Do they offer a compromise or solution to the counter-argument?
Offer real feedback. Comments like “Nice paragraph!” or “Good job!” will