Type
Crossword
Description

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 Pre-assessment Crossword

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Crossword
Description

unproved belief assumption
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand relevant
copy out a group of words from a text or speech quote
Quote evidence author gives credit and help justify your point. cite
To say something is true when others may not agree. claim
a judgment or decision reached by reasoning conclusion
examine in detail any information for purposes of explanation and interpretation analyze
proof evidence
a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event reason
order structure
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair bias
A mental or emotional position on a topic position
Bringing the argument back to your side rebuttle
Where you go to get your information source
The reason the author chooses to write something authorspurpose
Professional word choice, formatting, and conventions formalwriting
To look at something closely examine
Important information topic that makes intro paragraph feel complete. backgroundinfo
Main idea centralidea
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 orderofimportance
Persuasive technique used to tap into the reader's emotions and feelings type of hook emotionalappeal
Not connected to the matter at hand. irrelevant
Last sentence of intro paragraph thesis

Argument Writing Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Argumentative Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

Informative/Expository Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ms.Barrow's Essay Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

English 2 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a brief statement or account of the main points of something. Summary
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole. Synthesize
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading Making connections
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses. Sensory
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason Inferences
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation. Analyze
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments. Textual evidence
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated Draw conclusions
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment Critical thinking
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic. Theme
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative language
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. Prosody
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure. Poem
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships. Graphic elements
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature. Poetry
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Symbolism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Allegory
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Allusion

Argument analysis technique's Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A comparison between two things that helps the reader to draw conclusions about their similarities analogy
Suggests that families are good, especially traditional nuclear families appeal to family values
A story about someone or something that the writer has experienced or heard about Anecdote
Examining general rules and facts about a group to form a specific conclusion about one part of the group Deductive Reasoning
Overused phrase quickly understood by a wide audience Cliche
Repetition of a consonant, especially at the start of words Alliteration
Evidence in a visual form graphs and diagrams
Language that has a strong emotional impact. Uses the positive and negative connotations of words to influence the readers respond Emotive language
Uses 'we' 'our' 'us' etc. to include the readers in the same group as the writer Inclusive language
Figure of speech that identify a similarity between two different things. Metaphor and simile
Exaggerates the true situation for dramatic impact Exaggeration
Used to link together and develop an argument in support of the main contention reason and logic
Plays on people's tendency to react emotionally with their safety, security, country or loved ones as threatened appeal to fear
An idea or statement that someone takes for granted as being true assumption
facts, information or expert opinions to support an argument evidence

Expository Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Microsoft Word & PowerPoint Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an automatic determination of the best width for a column or the best height for a row, based on its contents Autofit
called the primary tab, contains the more frequently used commands Home Tab
Speacial symbols that represent spaces, tabs, and paragraphs, that do not appear on the paper when a document is printed Formatting Marks
a note at the end of the document or section that is used to cite references or to give more information endnote
a printed note of defintion placed below the text at the bottom of the page footnote
a paragraph format in which the first full line of text is not indented but the following lines are indented hanging indent
used to position the content on a slide layouts
creating a lower-level paragraph demoting
the area on a sheet of stationery where the name, address and other information is printed letterhead
text that is printed at the top of each page header
the amount of space above and below a paragraph linespacing
a printed note placed below the text on a printed page footer
sets of formatting specifications styles
appears at the bottom and/ or right side of a window to allow a user to view another part of the window scrollbar
indicates that the text may be incorrect grammatically green underline
Means the flagged text is not in Word's dictionary red underline
an area at the top of an office program window that contains commands for working with the open file; the commands are organized under tabs ribbion
correctly spelled word used inappropriately blue underline
automated features such as a pop-up calendar or drop-down list that make it easier to enter or format information. contentcontrols
items you can insert include fields, such as current date, author, title, will update automatically Quick parts