Finding an Effective Style in Persuasive Writing


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Diction is:

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1. _____ is the writer's attitude toward a subject or audience.

2. What should you consider before selecting diction and tone for your persuasive piece?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz your understanding of persuasive writing by using these assessment tools: a short quiz and worksheet. You'll be answering questions on important topics like diction and the attitude of an author when it comes to an audience.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about:

  • What should influence your decisions about diction
  • A writer's voice
  • What's reflected by the style used in a persuasive piece of writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the related lesson on persuasive writing, like the term for the writer's attitude toward their audience or subject matter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what diction is and what should be considered when selecting it for a persuasive piece
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what 'voice' refers to, for a writer

Additional Learning

You can learn more about writing with the accompanying lesson called Finding an Effective Style in Persuasive Writing. These topics will be considered:

  • Elements of a writer's craft
  • The intentions behind persuasive writing
  • Definition of a purpose when it comes to writing persuasively
  • Basic tips for persuasive writing
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