Argument Writing Structure. A model. Intro. Hook Road Map (Reasons) Should outline the reasons to be talked about in the essay Claim. Intro. Example.
Smoking should be banned because it causes many forms of cancer. Tobacco smoke contains 250 chemicals, 69 of which can lead to cancer. Most people know that smoking can lead to lung cancer, but it also has been known to cause cancers of the mouth, esophagus, kidney, bladder, and stomach. Ultimately, these cancers may lead to death. According to the Center for Disease Control cigarette smoking kills more than 440,000 Americans each year. Aside from health and longevity, there are other reasons to ban smoking.