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Argue

Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

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reasoned thinking that supports a specific claim or position argument
correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose appropriate
a statement that a speaker or writer is trying to prove, usually by using evidence claim
when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way coherent
a justification of a claim; an explanation reason
details or quotes from a text that directly relate to the subject or problem being discussed or considered relevant evidence
not related to the subject being discussed irrelevant
the opposing viewpoint or the opposite of the main claim in an essay counterclaim
evidence that is relevant and specific well-chosen evidence
to give the reader a clear picture in his/her mind illustrates
identify information in the text that supports understanding and uses that evidence to explain ideas cite
a personal view, attitude, or judgment opinion
to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action convince
a piece of factual writing in which ideas on a single topic are presented, explained, argued, or described in an interesting way essay
a method of doing something which involves several steps or stages process
the specific reason a person has for writing purpose

Argument/Debate Vocabulary Crossword

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The team that is arguing for something or agrees with the topic affirmative
The main argument - your opinion claim
The facts/quotes/statistics/proof that supports your argument evidence
trying to convince someone to believe something you believe persuade
a response to the counter-argument rebuttal
evidence that is off topic or doesn't relate to the argument irrelevant
a viewpoint that is the opposite of yours opposing viewpoint
a formal argument between two sides debate
the team that is arguing against something or disagrees with the topic negative
a debate style named after a famous debate between two senators - each side is given an equal amount of time to present Lincoln Douglas
an introduction of your argument - includes a hook and thesis opening statement
evidence that is on topic and relates to your argument relevant
an argument that acknowledges the other side counter argument
the closing of your argument - summarizes main points and proposes something to happen closing statement
when two sides disagree with each other it creates a ... conflict

Language Arts Word Search

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summarize
connect
clarify
predict
conclusion
indent
topic sentence
justify
claim
chronological order
POV
legend
myth
foreshadow
setting
conflict
plot
hyperbole
alliteration
argument
supporting details
main idea
context clues
metaphor
simile

Ethos, Pathos, Logos Crossword

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Appealing to emotion Pathos
Appeal to logic Logos
Appeal to ethics or character Ethos
Stance on an argument Claim
Examining the other side Counterclaim
Art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing Rhetoric
First person to write about rhetoric Aristotle
Go back to original argument Rebuttal
instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge Emotions
Reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity Logic
Knowledge that deals with moral principles Ethics

Writing to Argue Word Search

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Emotive language
Conclusion
Technical vocabulary
Formal tone
Impersonal voice
Third person
Conjunctions
Present tense
Counter Argument
Main argument
Introduce Issue
Opening Statement
Rhetorical Question

Rhetorical Devices Crossword

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Gradual increase in force of rhetorical expressions or drama of a performance Climax
Anticipating and refuting objections to an argument hypobole
Rhetorical use of simile or metaphor parabola
Figurative transfer of qualities from one object or event to another metaphor
Expression whose last part is decreased in effect from the prior part anticlimax
Rhetorical use of a pleasant or favorable form in place of a harsh one euphemism
Rhetorical conclusion or summary epilogue
Comparison of two things simile
In rhetoric, forcing a choice between two equally unfavorable choices dilemma
Impression by extravagant exaggeration hyperbole
Contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangement of words or clauses antithesis
Figure of speech combining contradictory terms oxymoron

DEBATE TERMS Crossword

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Argues in favor of the resolution affirmative
Uses evidence and reasoning to support claims argument
Statement that a debater supports or refutes with evidence and reasoning claim
Speech presenting a debater's basic arguments for or against the resolution constructive
Another word for "claims" contentions
When a member of one team questions an opposing team member cross examination
Process of formally arguing a resolution against an opposing team debate
Matches two teams against each other, one affirming and one opposing the resolution debate format
Explanations of terms stated in the resolution definitions
Information used to support a claim, such as a testimonial evidence
Bad reasoning resulting in an unsound argument fallacy
Taking notes during a debate to prepare for CX flowing
Individual who listens to a debate and decides the winner Judge
Argues against the resolution negative
Using analysis to connect the evidence to the claim being made reasoning
Speech that challenges and defends arguments introduced in a constructive speech rebuttal
process of attaching an opponent's arguments refutation
The topic or claim being debated resolution

Argumentative essay parts Word Search

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Summary
Paraphrase
Quotation
Textual evidence
Synthesize
Coherent argument
Logical fallacy
Effective support
Claim
Argument
Argumentative
Essay
Reason
Statement
Conclusion
Counter claim
Opposing claim
Evidence
Examples
Support
Thesis
Introduction

Rhetorical Devices Crossword

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A statement of what has already been covered and what will be said next Metabasis
When an author goes back and corrects a statement they just said Metanoia
An inversion of the normal order of words, especially for the sake of emphasis Hyperbaton
Syllogism (logical argument) in which the major premise is unstated but meant to be understood Enthymeme
A sentence begins and ends with the same word/clause Epanalepsis
The last word or phrase is repeated in various sentences Epistrophe
The use of a word in a way that is not correct Catachresis
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa Synecdote
Speaker, Audience, Subject Aristotelian triangle
speakers/writers intend to express meanings of words differently than their literal meanings Trope
a basis of mutual interest or agreement that's found in the course of an argument common ground

Week 9 vocabulary Crossword

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the story is told through the point of view of a single character and is limited to what he or she experiences Limited Point of View
the author's primary aim in a piece of writing. Ex: narrate, argue, review, explain, examine Rhetorical Purpose
The intended target group for a message regardless of the medium Audience
The type or class of a work, usually categorized by form, technique, or content genre
link sentences and paragraphs together smoothly so that there are no abrupt jumps or breaks between ideas Transitional words
a statement or premise supported by arguments; the subject or theme of a speech or composition thesis
the main point or underlying direction of a peice of writing. makes the reader ask a question that willbe answered by reading more or helps the reader understand the author's purpose for writing the essay controlling idea
a type of informational text that is written with the intent to explain the steps in the procedure procedural text
to reduce large sections of text to their essential points and main ideas summarize
combine elements and parts to form a coherent whole synthesize