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little stories to illustrate a point anecdote
Demonstrating differences in viewpoint contrasts
numbers/graphs which provide convincing information statistics
Making your writing amusing, to make the reader side with you humour
Questions that done require an answer rhetorical questions
Words that arouse emotion emotivewords
Thought provoking pictures in your mind imagery
The use of facts and figures evidence
Used to link ideas logic
Visual explanation of things Illustration
Developing a general theory from the observation set. inductivereasoning
Suggests readers should be loyal appealtoloyalty
Occurs when the premise of an argument is the same as the conclusion Beggingthequestion
Examining general rules and facts deductivereasoning
Suggests that family is good familyvalues

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Persuasive Techniques Crossword

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This technique is used again and again for impact and emphasis repetition
A personal experience which supports a point anecdote
An example of this word class is 'we' personal pronoun
These can be proven Facts
This does not require an answer rhetorical question
This type of opinion is given by a specialist in the field expert
Another word for exaggeration hyperbole
Vocabulary which appeals to the audience's emotions emotive language
Data which supports a point being made statistics
An image created using 'like' or 'as...as' simile
Figurative language suggesting something/one is something else metaphor
A triad or triplet which gives a range rule of three
This is produced by the use of language, structure and punctuation to reflect the writer's feelings or attitude tone
A viewpoint reached by a person opinion
A technique where the first letter of two or more words is the same and it is used to draw attention to the point being made alliteration
A strong ending to sum up the points made conclusion
The type of adjective that suggests extremes of scale superlative
The type of sentence which gives impact when summing up simple

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Persuasive Techniques Word Search

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imagery
contrast
facts
triples
opinion
evidence
emphasis
attacks
repetition
humor
jargon
analogy
metaphor
exageration
hyperbole
contention
bias
associations
anecdote
adjectives

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Persuasive Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Persuasive techniques Crossword

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Where the reader is being directly spoken to. Direct address
This is when more than one word in a row starts with the same letter. Alliteration
Short, personal stories about real people. Anecdotes
A true statement (often uses statistics) Facts
A statement that relates what someone thinks or feels. opinions
Facts that use numbers Statistics
Makes a point rather than gives an answer. Rhetorical question
Repeating a word or phrase more than once. repetiton
when three powerful adjectives are used for effect. power of three
When the words make someone feel. emotive language

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Stylistic and Rhetorical Devices Crossword

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An attack on the person, rather than an attack of his/her ideas or reasoning. adhominem
Repetition of initial sounds in words to emphasize a rhetorical point. alliteration
An implicit reference to something, usually to a piece of literature or event allusion
Clash between things from different historical eras anachronism
An illustrative comparison between things that have a similar function or structure analogy
An illustrative story anecdote
Widely accepted truth aphorism
a suggestion that a reader should agree with an idea because a respected authority happens to believe it. appealtoauthority
An attempt to persuade the reader through an emotionally charged anecdote or allusion pathos
Process if seeming to address a question without actually doing so, or assuming that the answer to a question is obvious when it is, in fact, not beggingthequestion
The use of imagery, diction, or description to convey a particular attitude toward a person characterization
The act of acknowledging a point of argument to the opposition to preempt potential attacks that your opponent might use against you. concession
The emotional, historic, and sensual associations of a word connotation
A fancy word for teaching, used in writing to instruct the reader about a concept didacticism
A class of rhetorical devices that attempt to elicit moral sentiments in order to make a point. ethos
A term that makes something seem more positive than it is. euphemism
A person or thing that makes someone or something else seem better by contrast foil
A deliberate exaggeration for persuasive effect hyperbole
An examination of an argument in terms of its logical support logos
A deliberate reversal of expectations in order to surprise a reader irony

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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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Persuasive techniques Word Search

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memorable ending
powerful opening
humour
sarcasm
buzz words
slogans
one sentence paragraph
slow reveal
personal pronoun
commands
repetition
shock tactics
emotive language
opinion
anecdote
facts
statistics
rhetorical question

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Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning Crossword

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the process of intentional higher-level reasoning to define a client’s problem, examine the evidence-based practice in caring for the client and make choices in the delivery of care. critical thinking
thinking that results in the development of new ideas and products. Creativity
the application of a set of questions to a particular situation or idea to determine essential information and ideas and discard unimportant information and ideas. Critical Analysis
a technique one can use to look beneath the surface, recognize and examine assumptions, search for inconsistences, examine multiple points of view, and differentiate what one knows from what one merely believes. Socratic Questioning
generalizations are formed from a set of facts or observations Inductive Reasoning
by contrast, is reasoning from general premise to the specific conclusion. Deductive Reasoning
is a systematic, rational method of planning and providing individualized nursing care. Nursing Process
a mental activity in which a problem is identified that represents an unsteady state. Problem Solving
a number of approaches are tried until a solution is found. Trial and Error
a problem-solving approach that relies on a nurse’s inner sense. Intuition
nursing is a decision-making process to ascertain the right nursing action to be implemented at the appropriate time in the client’s care. clinical judgment
A formalized, logical, systematic approach to problem solving. research process
Critical thinkers question their own knowledge and beliefs as quickly and thoroughly as they challenge those of another. integrity
are the thinking processes based on the knowledge of aspects of client care. cognitive processes
include reflective thinking and awareness of the skills learned by the nurse in caring for the client metacognitive processes
is a key to the success of clinical reasoning. reflection
This strategy enhances the critical thinking process and can assist the nursing student in understanding complex concepts. concept mapping

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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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Argumentative Vocabulary Crossword

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a short, interesting or amusing story of something or someone anecdote
a leaning in favor of or against something or someone bias
able to be believed credible
a reason given for or against something argument
to state something as a fact that may or may not be true claim
something that shows or proves evidence
the act of coming to a conclusion based on facts reasoning
to get someone to do or believe something; convince persuasive
to help prove support
a telling or quoting of something written in a book, article, etc. citation

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