Persuasive Words & Phrases in Writing


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Which persuasive word is BEST used in a conclusion?

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1. What is kairos?

2. The key to solid persuasive writing is the ability to deal with evidence that contradicts your argument to bolster your:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what are the best words to use in persuasive writing and how much you know about the subject with this quiz/worksheet. The questions will cover specific areas like concluding a piece of writing and Kairos.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test how well you can:

  • Prove that what you are saying is worthwhile as a source of accurate information
  • Identify a word that is appropriate to use in a transitory remark
  • Define persuasive writing

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills as you study:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the words to use in persuasive writing
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as persuasive writing and Kairos
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what is contained within a good piece of persuasive writing

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of this subject via the lesson entitled Persuasive Words & Phrases in Writing, which will cover the following topics:

  • A brief background of persuasive writing
  • Introducing evidence
  • Making suggestions
  • Contrasting information
  • Persuasive writing strategies
  • Pathos/ethos