appeal to emotion in an argument
a fallacy that attacks the person, not the argument
ad hominem
arguments that are based on probability
inductive reasoning
the study and use of persuasive communication
a fallacy that ignores the argument and substitutes an exaggerated position
straw man
an approach to literacy pedagogy
presentation of a viewpoint with reasons for support
appeal to authority or credibility in an argument
a statement accepted by everyone that makes an observation about all people
major premise
a fallacy that assumes an eventual and inevitable conclusion
slippery slope
a group of people involved in a certain topic or field
discourse community
arguments in which statements are combined to draw a conclusion
deductive reasoning
the perfect moment for a piece of writing
in a simple sense, the ability to read and/or write
a fallacy that presumes something to be fact when it hasn't been proven
begging the question
a group within a discourse community that shares similar interests
affinity group
a fallacy that presents two options; one correct and one incorrect
a statement about a case within the class of all people
minor premise
an error in reasoning
logical fallacy
appeal to logic in an argument (facts, evidence, etc.)
a fallacy in which two events that are correlated implies that one caused the other
confusing cause and effect

Preview of Crossword

Make this Crossword your own

Add, edit, delete clues, and customize this crossword. Print copies for an entire class. All in 5 minutes.

Icon crossword    Create my Crossword now    

Your customized Crossword will be in your hands in five minutes.

Related Puzzles

Critical vocabulary crossword

16 terms
Created on Apr 9, 2016

Satire Crossword Puzzle

22 terms
Created on Apr 27, 2016

Vocabulary Review

25 terms
Created on Aug 18, 2016

Literary Devices

32 terms
Created on Aug 18, 2016

English Composition

39 terms
Created on Sep 11, 2016

Logical Fallacies

11 terms
Created on Oct 17, 2016


20 terms
Created on Oct 19, 2016

Lexicon 2

25 terms
Created on Oct 25, 2016


19 terms
Created on Oct 28, 2016

A Seprete Piece Vocabulary

40 terms
Created on Dec 11, 2016

Addison Conoly

15 terms
Created on Dec 11, 2016


81 terms
Created on Jan 3, 2017

Persuasive Vocabulary

14 terms
Created on Jan 31, 2017


40 terms
Created on Feb 28, 2017

Final Exam Review

26 terms
Created on Apr 20, 2017

Logical Fallacies

10 terms
Created on May 15, 2017

EOC Review

25 terms
Created on May 26, 2017

ELA 10 Final

36 terms
Created on Jun 5, 2017

Unit 01: Science as a Way of Knowing

33 terms
Created on Jun 14, 2017