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The main idea of your essay thesis
You use __________ to support your ideas and points evidence
A noun or noun phrase that renames another noun in the sentence. appositive
When you expand or explain your evidence, it is called_________. elaboration
You create this as a plan before writing your essay. outline
Your thesis statement goes in the __________ sentence of your Intro paragraph. last
The first step of the writing process. (4 words) breakdowntheprompt
Term that means what or who your essay is about. topic
You must ______ evidence cite
Words or phrases that provide a connection between ideas, sentences, and paragraphs. transistions
Special paragraph that must be included in an argumentative essay. counterclaim
You must identify the prompt's task, topic, and __________ focus
The last paragraph of an essay conclusion
Attention grabber hook
You write with a __________ pencil
Always put your ______________ on assignments. name
person, place, thing, idea noun
action word verb
acronym used to remember conjunctions fanboys
Language ________ arts
Fill in the _________ thesis blank

Argumentative Writing Crossword

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making a claim supporting it argument
making a claim supporting it using feelings persuasion
The position that you are trying to get your reader to accept claim
Facts that support your claim evidence
Statement that explains how the evidence supports and connects to the claim bridge
Challenging the argument by addressing the position of someone who may not agree with the argument counterargument
Demonstrating why the counterargument is wrong refutation
Who will be affected by the topic. Who will read the essay. audience
Also known as claim Thesis statement
First paragraph where you will hook the reader introduction
Paragraph that introduces the reason that your claim is valid Body Paragraph 1
Paragraph that introduces the second reason that your claim is valid Body Paragraph 2
Paragraph that introduces an opposing claim Body Paragraph 3
Last paragraph that restates the thesis statement conclusion
The first sentence in each paragraph that tells you what the paragraph is talking about topic sentence
words that show the relationships among the ideas in a piece of writing transition

Argument Essay Writing Terms Crossword

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using evidence to persuade someone to agree with you argument
presents evidence to both sides of an argument argument essay
the position that supports the argument; thesis statement claim
facts or reasons that supports the claim: facts, statistics, examples evidence
chain of reasoning that connects evidence to the claim warrant
the opposite (opposing) position counterclaim
logical reasons for rejecting the counterclaim rebuttal
hook, basic information of topic, claim introduction
sum up important points, restate the claim conclusion
introduces the topic of the paragraph topic sentence
words used to help readers progress from one idea to another transitions

Informative/Expository Writing Crossword

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A sentence that explains the main ideas of an essay thesis
A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph topic
MLA is an abbreviation for 'Modern ________________ Association" Language
The page that appears at the end of an essay that lists all of the sources used for the in-text citations is called Works Cited
Conversational style of writing in which the author uses personal pronouns such as "me" or "my" Informal
First paragraph of an informative essay introduction
Last paragraph of an informative essay Conclusion
_______ Details: Facts, quotations, examples and other information that is used to support a topic sentence Supporting
Formal style writing should contain this type of sentence complete
_________ Citation: A writer gives credit to another source/author within the body of their essay in text
The purpose of informative writing inform
When using an in-text citation from another author, list the author's __________ name and the page where you found the fact last
Within an in-text citation, if you do not know the author's last name, list the ____________ of the text instead title

Argumentative Essays Crossword

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The side you are taking, the point you are making CLAIM
The side you are not supporting COUNTERCLAIM
This begins your introduction BACKGROUND
This is the last sentence of your introduction THESIS
Begin each paragraph with this TOPICSENTENCE
Details from the text to support EVIDENCE
Your explanation or thoughts COMMENTARY
Word for word evidence from text DIRECTQUOTE
Direct quote put in own words PARAPHRASE
These refer to text number and line number CITATIONS
People who support something PROPONENTS
People who are against something OPPONENTS
People who are against something CRITICS
People who support something ADVOCATES
The pov to write an argument in THIRDPERSON
The number of sections of an argument FOUR
The first paragraph of an essay INTRODUCTION
The last paragraph of an essay CONCLUSION

Argument Writing Crossword

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A mental or emotional position on a topic position
Bringing the argument back to your side rebuttle
Important information topic that makes intro paragraph feel complete. background info
Where you go to get your information. source
The reason the author chooses to write something authors purpose
Closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand relevant
Main idea. central idea
Phrases or words used to connect one idea to the next. transitions
Ideas or steps are prioritized by the writer or speaker according to their value. order of importance
Persuasive technique used to tap into the reader's emotions and feelings type of hook emotional appeal
Not connected to the matter at hand. irrelevant
Professional word choice, formatting, and conventions. formal writing
Last sentence of intro paragraph. thesis
Quote evidence author gives credit and help justify your point. cite
To look at something closely examine
To say something is true when others may not agree. claim

Argumentative Writing Crossword

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Making a claim supporting it ARGUMENT
Who will be affected by the topic? Who will read the essay? AUDIENCE
Paragraph that introduces the reason that your claim is valid BODY PARAGRAPH 1
Paragraph that introduces the second reason that your claim is valid BODY PARAGRAPH 2
Paragraph that introduces an opposing claim BODY PARAGRAPH 3
The position that you are trying to get your reader to accept CLAIM
Last paragraph that restates the thesis statement CONCLUSION
Challenging the claim by addressing the position of someone who may not agree with the claim COUNTERCLAIM
Facts that support your claim EVIDENCE
First paragraph where you will hook the reader INTRODUCTION
Also known as the claim THESIS STATEMENT
The first sentence in each paragraph that tells you what the paragraph is talking about TOPIC SENTENCE
Words that show the relationships among the ideas in a piece of writing TRANSITION

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

Essay Review:Use your Venn Diagram on Argumentative and Informative Essays Crossword

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Paragraph that introduces the reason that your claim is valid Supporting Evidence #1
The position that you are trying to get your reader to accept Claim
Challenging the argument by addressing the position of someone who may not agree with the argument Counterclaim
Last paragraph that restates the thesis statement Conclusion
Facts that support your claim Evidence
words that show the relationships among the ideas in a piece of writing Transition words
Paragraph that introduces the second reason that your claim is valid Supporting evidence #2
Also known as claim for Informative Essays Thesis Statement
The first sentence in each paragraph that tells you what the paragraph is talking about Topic Sentence
Demonstrating why the counterargument is wrong Rebuttal
making a claim supporting it using feelings Persuasive
Paragraph that introduces an opposing claim Body Paragraph 3
First paragraph where you will hook the reader Introduction
making a claim supporting it with evidence Argumentative
Who will be affected by the topic. Who will read the essay. Readers

English I Grammar/Punctuation Crossword

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person, place, thing, or idea Noun
takes the place of a noun Pronoun
pronoun that starts dependent clauses Relative
pronouns that don't refer to a definite person or thing Indefinite
modifies adjectives, verbs, and adverbs Adverbs
modifies nouns and pronouns Adjective
shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence Preposition
joins words, phrases, and clauses Conjunction
shows action or helps to make a statement Verb
verbs that link two words together Linking
verbs that help an action verb or linking verb Helping
verb acting like a noun Gerund
verb acting like adjectives Participle
to + a verb Infinitive
verbs not behaving like a verb Verbals
part of a sentence about which something is being said; must be a noun pronoun, gerund, or infinitive Subject
a verb that does not take a direct object Intransitive
a verb that takes a direct object Transitive
a noun or pronoun that follows an action verb; never in a prepositional phrase Direct Object
a noun or pronoun that comes before a direct object; never in a prepositional phrase Indirect Object
a noun or pronoun that following a linking verb and renames the subject Predicate Nominative
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject Predicate Adjective
noun or pronoun that follows and renames another noun or pronoun Appositive
a clause that can usually stand alone Independent
starts with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction Dependent
sentence type that contains one independent clause Simple
sentence type that contains two or more independent clauses Compound
sentence type that contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses Complex
sentence type that has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
joins two clause without a coordinating conjunction and can be used in series with a comma for clarity Semicolon
used to make words possessive and to make contractions Apostrophe
used when punctuating the titles of short things and dialogue Quotation Marks
indicates a pause between parts of a sentence and to separate items in a list Comma
used at the end of a sentence Period
punctuation indicating a question Question Mark
punctuation indicating an exclamation Exclamation Point

Expository Writing Crossword

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informative writing EXPOSITORY
The main idea of your essay CENTRAL IDEA
A smaller topic you will discuss relating to your theme SUBTOPIC
Find accurate info. on your topic RESEARCH
A collectionion of reliable info. DATABASE
Phrases or words that connects one idea to anither TRANSITIONS
Further explain your idea ELABORATION
Rewording something in your own words PARAPHRASE
Copying someone else's published work PLAGIARISM
A way to briefly record your topic and subtopic OUTLINE
Information that is connected to your topic RELEVANT
A statement that tells about your topic THESIS
To critically ecamine a subject ANALYSE
The opening to your essay INTRODUCTION
Wrap up and restate your essay CONCLUSION