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supporting reason
synonyms
connection
hook
transition
fluency
organization
paragraph
conclusion
body
introduction
thesis
Essay
Expository

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

Expository Word Search

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Description

informative
transitional words
facts
describe
plan
organize
topic
idea
paragraph
essay
details
example
conclusion
introduction
expository

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

Argumentative essay parts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Summary
Paraphrase
Quotation
Textual evidence
Synthesize
Coherent argument
Logical fallacy
Effective support
Claim
Argument
Argumentative
Essay
Reason
Statement
Conclusion
Counter claim
Opposing claim
Evidence
Examples
Support
Thesis
Introduction

Argumentative Writing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Making a claim supporting it ARGUMENT
Who will be affected by the topic? Who will read the essay? AUDIENCE
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
The position that you are trying to get your reader to accept CLAIM
Last paragraph that restates the thesis statement CONCLUSION
Challenging the claim by addressing the position of someone who may not agree with the claim COUNTERCLAIM
Facts that support your claim EVIDENCE
First paragraph where you will hook the reader INTRODUCTION
Also known as the claim THESIS STATEMENT
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

Argumentative Essays Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The side you are taking, the point you are making CLAIM
The side you are not supporting COUNTERCLAIM
This begins your introduction BACKGROUND
This is the last sentence of your introduction THESIS
Begin each paragraph with this TOPICSENTENCE
Details from the text to support EVIDENCE
Your explanation or thoughts COMMENTARY
Word for word evidence from text DIRECTQUOTE
Direct quote put in own words PARAPHRASE
These refer to text number and line number CITATIONS
People who support something PROPONENTS
People who are against something OPPONENTS
People who are against something CRITICS
People who support something ADVOCATES
The pov to write an argument in THIRDPERSON
The number of sections of an argument FOUR
The first paragraph of an essay INTRODUCTION
The last paragraph of an essay CONCLUSION

STAAR Writing Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the main idea of an expository essay controllingidea
staying in the same point of view or verb tense consistent
the conclusion or end of an essay or paragraph closing
make the writing better revise
the best way to do something effective
making things clear clarity
moving from paragraph to paragraph or sentence to sentence transition
supports for your explanations; should be memorable details
make the writing correct edit
the first part of the essay; lets the reader know what essay is about introduction

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