After spending a few too many hours fine-tuning my new Common Core-aligned argument writing materials, my brain cells entered that slap-happy place where the dumbest things are the funniest. (Cue the “Your Argument is Invalid” meme parade.)

When my freshmen submit the final drafts of their upcoming argument essays, I’m going to explain that there are a few rare occasions when one doesn’t need a strong claim, reasons, evidence, and counterclaim to win a debate. In some cases, all you need to win over your audience are these things:

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Feel free to grab these memes or use the Meme Generator at Impflip.com to make some of your own.

Teach on, everyone!

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  1. Love these!!!

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  2. I need the Morgan Freeman one for tardies! Talk about substantiating an argument!

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