Examples of Persuasive Techniques

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Glittering Generalities

It's important for you to make sure you do your best on the assessments!

Statistics

Nine out of ten eighth graders will earn an exemplary rating on the reading assessments!

Bandwagon

Everyone else who did well ate a healthy breakfast. You should, too!

Testimonials

Justen Beeber ate his Wheaties before the tests and passed his assessment!

Glittering Generalities

persuasive technique that uses words to make an idea sounds better or worse than it really is

Statistics

persuasive technique that uses data, ratios, or percents to promote an idea

Bandwagon

persuasive technique that makes you want to be part of the crowd and not left out; make you want to be like everyone else

Testimonials

persuasive technique that has an expert or someone you respect endorse an idea so that you will want to believe that also

Bandwagon

You can understand why effective waste management is so important to you and everyone else.

Glittering Generalities

Private citizens can play a critical role in protecting our nation's wildlife.

Testimonials

"To me, style without substance isn't very stylish." said Jordan.

Statistics

The Surgeon General's 2001 report on women and smoking found that 30% of female high school smokers continue to smoke into adulthood.

Testimonials

Kimberly Fowler, founder of Yoga for Athletes (YAS) and Got Milk?, recommends starting small with your resolutions for a healthy year.

Statistics

Every 18 minutes, every day of the year, someone is killed in a drunk driving accident.

Glittering Generalities

The 2010 season was nearly a disaster for Hooper and the Wingnuts. Hooper built an outstanding roster in his debut season as manager in 2009 with players who had success in the high minors or major leagues.

Bandwagon

After graduating high school, all Americans should be prepared to attend at least one year of job training or higher education to better equip our workforce for the 21st century economy.

Statistics

The plan will save or create 3.5 million new jobs, make critical investments in our infrastructure and give 95 percent of working Americans a tax cut.

Glittering Generalities

At this defining moment in our history, preparing our children to compete in the global economy is one of the most urgent challenges we face.

Statistics

They lost their last eight games by 20 points or more. But all things considered, they'll take their chances with what they have.

Testimonials

Harvick continued, "We know it takes a clean-running engine to make it to Victory Lane and that's why Pennzoil is the sponsor of the Pennzoil Victory Challenge."

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