Type
Word Search
Description

conclusion
conclude
persuasion
persuade
decision
decide
explosion
explode
opposition
opposite
devastation
devastate
fascination
fascinate
vegetation
vegetate
translation
translate
congratulations
congratulate

Words Their Way Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Decoration
Allude
Comprehension
Imitation
Explosion
Erosion
Allusion
Create
Operation
Explode
Conclude
Invade
Operate
Erode
Expansion
Imitate
Creation
Comprehend
Expand
Conclusion
Invasion
Illustrate
Illustration

Persuasive Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a persuasive appeal that is used to show the credibility of the speaker (expert or celebrity) Ethos
a persuasive appeal that is used to evoke the emotions of the audience Pathos
a persuasive appeal that is uses logic through definitions, facts, or statistics to prove a point Logos
an error in thinking or arguing Fallacy
the author/creator of the persuasive appeals ethos, pathos, and logos Aristotle
to state something to be true with or without evidence Claim
a claim plus supporting reasons Thesis
a statement that creates an inferred conclusion Premise
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief Assertion
language used to persuade an audience Rhetoric
the degree to which an objective is achieved Effectiveness
Judging the value or character of something; discussing the positive and negative advantages or disadvantages. Evaluate
A summary based on evidence or facts Conclusion
the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid. Evidence

sion words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

intrusion
intrude
comprehension
conclude
extend
extension
conclusion
invasion
collision
explode
divide
explosion
division

Interpersonal Skills & Communications Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The use of sounds and words to express yourself. Verbal Communication
includes gestures, facial expressions and body positions Nonverbal communication
discussion aimed at reaching an agreement Negotiation
persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something Persuasion
to have an effect on Influence
The combined action of a group of people. Teamwork
Conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives and desires. Self awareness
The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment. Critical thinking
The process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues. Problem solving
The action or process of making decisions Decision making
confident and forceful behavior Assertiveness
The ability to establish and maintain relationships with other people Interpersonal skills
making statements clear and getting your point across; and being able to listen to others Communications

Argument Essay Writing Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Transition Words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

because
in fact
as a result
next
for instance
in addition
furthermore
on the other hand
moreover
finally
lastly
third
second
first
therefore
thus
to conclude
in conclusion
in other owrds
but
however

WTW Sort 16 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

allude
conclude
illustration
imitate
Operate
Expansion
Expand
Decorate
Decoration
Explosion
Invade
Operation
illustrate
Comprehension
Explode
imitation
Erosion
Creation
Erode
Conclusion
Comprehend
Create
allusion
invasion

Persuasive Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The reason or goal that you have for writing about your topic. Purpose
The specific people that you are writing for. Audience
Do not require an answer. Used for effect. RhetoricalQuestions
Repeating the sound or letter at the beginning of words. Alliteration
we, you, our, us. PersonalPronouns
A short phrase that is easy to remember. Slogans
An expert or famous person supports and approves your opinion. Endorsements
Persuading someone by convincing them everyone else has the product and they need to join the crowd. Bandwagon
Engages and hooks the reader. SizzlingStarts
Expressing overwhelming happiness or joy. Ecstatic
Idea 3 is your ______ idea. Best
This is where you write your end with impact. Conclusion
The structure of your three body paragraphs. TEEL
percentages, statistics, expert quotes that support your opinion and explanation. Evidence

STAAR Reading Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of letters added to the beginning of a root word to change the meaning Prefix
A short statement that gives the main ideas of something that has been said or written Summary
What the reader can figure out about the story using context clues. Inference
A made-up story Fiction
A true story about a person's life Biography
A comparison of two things using like or as Simile
A comparison of two things WITHOUT using like or as Metaphor
The reason the writer wrote something Author's Purpose
This is another way to say "tell" Express
A story, or description of events Narrative
A fiction story that could NOT happen in real life Fantasy
A story passed down from generation to generation Folktale
One line of poetry Verse
A group of lines that look much like a paragraph Stanza
The moral of a story Theme
The specific style of writing is the story's... Genre
Pictures, maps, captions, graphic organizers...anything provided except the text Text Features
To come to a final decision based on facts Conclude
A word that has the opposite meaning of another word Antonym
The order of something Sequence

Stem List 20 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

True Ver
The meaning of Matri Mother
Very large Mega
The stem word for people Pop
The stem word for blood Sangui
Prove the truth Verify
An expressed conclusion Verdict
A woman who rules Matriarch
Marriage Matrimony
A funnel shaped cone used to amplify your voice Megaphone
A unit of explosive force Megaton
How many people live their Population
Have many inhabitants Populous
Blood red Sanguine
when your blood thirsty Sanguinary
When your honest Veracious
When you kill your mother Matricide
When you have a large sum of mony Megabuck
The reason why people settle somewhere Populate
Composure and coolness sometimes excessive Sangfroid