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An argument that leaves no ground for the other side to debate Abusive
The side of the debate that agrees with the resolution Affirmative
The evaluation the judge writes after each round declaring a winner, assigning speaker points and offering constructive criticism. Ballot
To progress to the final rounds of competition. Break
To progress to the final rounds of competition. Break
The pre-prepared speech that is read in the constructive period Case
The thesis statement of a contention that must be proved by a warrant Claim
Admission that the other side is correct on a point Concession
Major reasons that are the foundation of a case. Formulated in the constructive speech and then extended throughout the debate. Contention
The major part of a case that is used to achieve the value. Criterion
Three minute questioning period Cross Examination
To repeat an argument during another rebuttal Extend
Taking detailed notes summarizing the key arguments of the round Flowing
The part of a contention that explains why an argument matters. Impact
The position that disagrees with the resolution Negative
The judging standard for the round Value
Reasoning that makes an assertion true Warrant
Statement to be debated Resolution

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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

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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

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DEBATE Word Search

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AFFIRMATIVE
AMNESTY
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ASYLUM
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CUSTOMS
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ILLEGAL
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LEGAL
NATURALIZATION
NEGATIVE
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RESOLUTION
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Civil Rights Crossword

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Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

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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

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Mock Trial Vocabulary Crossword

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to clear from charge or accusation Acquit
to hear and settle a case Adjudicate
An act that violates the law Crime
Written declaration made under oath Affidavit
An assertion that must be proved with evidence Allegation
A defendant’s defense against charges Answer
Transferring a case to a higher court for review Appeal
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions Appellate court
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading Demurrer
To call the accused to answer the charge Arraignment
Someone’s specific attorney Attorney At Law
Responsible for the case Attorney of record
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver Autopsy
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial Bail
Court attendant who keeps order Bailiff
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation Burden of Proof
Facts or evidence in support of claim Case
Hall for trials and court Chambers
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens Civil Law
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence Closing Argument
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff Complaint
When someone is officially guilty of a crime Conviction
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths Coroner
One who gives advice on legal matters Counsel
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens Court
When the accused is charged and judged Criminal action
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes Criminal law
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony Cross Examination
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money Damages
The accused party Defendant
Questioning a witness Direct Examination
Fair treatment of anyone in court Due Process Of Law
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items) Evidence
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence Exhibit
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor Felony
Formal charge for crime Indictment
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action Injunction
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge Invoke the Rule
One who hears and decides on court of law Judge
Right to interpret and apply law Jurisdiction
A jury of 12-23 people Jury Grand
Sits at civil and criminal cases Jury Petit

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Supreme Court Terms Crossword

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This term is an order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to send records for a case in which it will hear an appeal writ of certiorari
This term is a written statement submitted by the lawyer for each side in a case that explains to the judge why they should decide the case in favor of that lawyer's client brief
This is a court decision in an earlier case with facts and laws that are similar to a case in a court at the time that will usually govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way precedent
Permission given to a person who is poor and cannot afford for the case to go to the Court forma pauperis
Has the power to review the judgment of another lower court with an appeal appellate
Area over which the court has authority to decide case jurisdiction
A judge of the supreme court of a country or state justice
A promise to tell the truth oath
The decision of a judge or jury verdict
A written opinion by one or more justices that agrees with the verdict but wants to put it in own words concurring opinion
A disagreement between parties that is resolved by the court(This is what goes to court) case
One party writes this because they disagree with the court's decision asking another court to decide if the trial was conducted correctly appeal
An opinion written by a justice that disagrees with the majority opinion dissenting opinion
A punishment ordered by a court for a defendant who has committed a crime sentence
The person accused of a crime defendant
An opinion agreed on by over half of the justices majority opinion
Latin means "friend of the court" a people interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but not an actual party amicus curiae
A place where cases are decided during a tribunal court
a court of justice tribunal
The highest court in the United States Supreme Court

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Chapter 18: Supporting Your Views Vocabulary Review Crossword

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means "to battle" and is an important problem solving method in democracy debate
strategy in conflict resolution in which an individual tries to resolve the conflict by withdrawing or denying that the problem exists avoidance
a strategy in conflict resolution in which an individual tries to smooth things over by minimizing differences accommodation
strategy in conflict resolution in which an individual tries to defeat or outshine another person rather than resolving the problem competition
strategy in conflict resolution in which each individual gives up something in order to meet in the middle compromise
strategy in conflict resolution in which the focus is on solving the problem together collaboration
any debate conducted without specific rules informal debate
statement of the point to be debated proposition
formal statement of opinion resolution
in debate, used to refer to a reason for favoring a side of the proposition argument
refers to the total group of arguments in a debate case
outline of the affirmative and negative cases brief
specific speeches debaters make to build an argument for one side or the other constructive
to prove something, or what someone said, is wrong refute
a speech that contradicts or goes against an earlier statement rebuttal
refers to the procedure that will be followed to conduct a particular debate format
notes taken by debaters during a debate flowsheet

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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

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US CONSTITUTION Word Search

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Congress
Vice President
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Speaker of the House
Biden
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