This is a very worthwhile exercise and will repay the time you invest in it.  It shows you how to deconstruct and understand an academic argument when reading and create an argument in your own essays.  It shows you how to detect the difference between a claim, justification and evidence in an academic context using a series of texts.

Take care to click on and read the ‘review the main points’ button!!

https://www.elanguages.ac.uk/los/research/understanding_academic_argument.html