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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

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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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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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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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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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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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English Composition Crossword

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The first stage in the writing process Prewriting
The second stage in the writing process Writing
The third stage in the writing process Rewriting
Essay that relates an event or tells a story Narrative
Essay that explains a term or a particular use of a word Definition
Essay that explains how something works Process
Essay that convinces someone of a particular point of view or action Argument
Who will read or receive an essay Audience
The subject of the essay Topic
The perspective from which an essay is told Point of view
Generating as many ideas as possible, without censoring Brainstorming
A sentence that conveys the main claim of the paper Thesis
Using someone else's words or ideas without credit Plagiarism
Things based on evidence, numbers, statistics, data, or documentation Facts
Things based on unproven beliefs Opinions
The author's attitude toward a subject Bias
Compare-__________: How two things are similar and different Contrast
Cause-__________: One thing leads to another Effect
Shows an indirect comparison using "like" or "as" Simile
Shows an indirect comparison without using "like" or "as" Metaphor
Something that represents something else Symbol
A form of internal business correspondence Memo
A word modifying a verb or adjective Adverb
Use of a comma when a hard break is needed Comma splice
In APA style, a list of sources used References
Appeal to reason Logos
Appeal to the character of the writer Ethos
Appeal to the audience's sympathies, values, beliefs, and emotions Pathos
Provides a concise and complete summary of the essay Abstract
__________ bibliography: List of references and commentary on each Annotated
Where the story takes place Setting
The author's attitude toward the text Tone
Break down into parts to see interrelationships Analyze
Put parts together in a new fashion Synthesize
__________ review: Reading and responding to a classmate's paper Peer
The ability to make new things or think of new ideas Creativity
__________ thinking: the ability to apply reasoning and logic to new or unfamiliar ideas Critical
The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions Research
A piece of writing that gives the author's own argument Essay

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Poetic Techniques Crossword

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The picture the writer is able to create using words Imagery
Repeating a word or phrase to emphasise its importance/ create a regular rhythm. Repetition
Attirbuting human qualities or features to something non-human Personification
Where the writer compares 2 things using the words ‘like’ or ‘as’. Simile
Where two things are said to be the same. Metaphor
Where the writer makes reference to ‘well-known’ figures or events from literature, history or mythology. Allusion
The deliberate use of exaggeration. Hyperbole
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a series of words. Eg. “Billy Brennan’s Barn” Alliteration
Words whose sound imitates their meaning. eg. “buzz, tinkle, rattle, stutter, whisper, bang” Onomatopoeia
The repetition of similar vowel sounds. Assonance
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse. Stanza
Similar sounds between words or the endings of words Rhyme
Any regular pattern of strong and weak beats Rhythm
Uses images that appeal to the reader's senses, helping the reader to imagine how a subject looks, sounds, smells, tastes or feels Descriptive Language

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Literary Devices Crossword

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Bang, boom, snap, and pop. onomatopoeia
A question asked to prove a point rather than getting an answer Rhetorical Question
Play on words Pun
Comparing one thing to another with "Like" or "as" Simile
Words left out... ellipsis
A sentence with only a single subject and predicate Simple
A situation that can be compared to something else in significance Analogy
Over exaggeration Hyperbole
Attempt to win a argument through emotional reaction Pathos
Sentence that states a fact or argument ending with a period Declaritive
Occurrence of same letter or sound of adjacent or close words Alliteration
Relates to the order at which time occurs in a piece of literature Time Sequence
The attitude of the writer Tone
When time goes backwards to show a past event Flashback
A form of language specific to a region or social group Dialect
When a word or phrase is applied to something not literally applicable Metaphor
Giving an object a human like description Personification
A sentence with more than one subject or predicate Compound
A sentence containing a subordinate clause Complex
Similar close by construction within writing Parallelism
Method of persuasion based on evidence and reasoning Logos
Method of persuasion based on the authors credibility Ethos
A logically unacceptable conclusion Paradox
A contradicting figure of speech Oxymoron
An example of this is, "It's raining cats and dogs" Idiom
A descriptive phrase or adjective Epithet
A particular way of looking at a matter Point Of View
A move forward in time sequence Flash Forward
Two things placed close together with a contrasting effect Juxtaposition
A sentence with two plus independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses Compound Complex
A sentence asking a question Interrogative
A sentence with a exclamation point Exclamatory

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The Scientific Method Crossword

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To group information into categories Classify
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment Dependent Variable
To examine carefully and in detail to identify Analyze
To observe carefully and in detail Examine
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations Infer
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to Observation
To name or recognize something based on its properties Identify
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment Control
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable Independent Variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment Hypothesis
The process used by scientists to solve problems Scientific Method
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions Measure
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts Science
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments) Data
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time Result
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment Graphs
The collecting of information on a particular subject Research
A feature of the experiment that does not change Constant
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data Formulate
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment Procedure
To write down in permanent form for later reference Record
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results Bias
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study Replicate
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact Experiment
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment Conclusion
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment Journal
To notice similarities or differences Compare
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason Predict
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________. Problems
Part of the experiment capable to change Variable

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Argument Writing Crossword

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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

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