Quarter 3 6ELA Concept Review
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The overarching message of the text.
The theme of the text is explicitly stated in the text.
The theme of the text is inferred by the reader.
The ways that an author tries to convince the reader of something using different Appeals.
Appeal to Emotion (ethos)
A Persuasive technique when the author attempts to make the reader feel things.
Appeal to Reason (Logos)
A Persuasive Technique when the author attempts to explain their claim using reasonable explanations.
A Genre of writing which can mix the realistic with futuristic or scientific ideas that haven't yet been invented.
A Genre which looks back on and talks about a specific time or event in ones life. Often uses dialogue.
A Genre which has a main claim, supported by arguments and tries to persuade you to take action.
A Genre which states a main claim and tries to persuade the reader using specific examples. Usually stating why they believe one thing over another.
The author's thesis in a Persuasive or Argumentative piece.
The way that the author, or a character thinks. "Walking a mile in his shoes", or seeing things from his/her point of view.
Things about a character, which show how they think, talk or relate to other characters.
Used to proove a Claim in an Argumentative Essay or Persuasive Essay.
Proves an Argument and can include facts, anecdotes, quotes, or statistics.
A type of evidence used to prove an argument. A story.
A type of evidence used to prove an argument. True statements often seen in a graph, map or chart.
A type of evidence used to prove an argument. Specific facts, usually numbers.
A type of evidence used to prove an argument. Something that the author said directly in the text.
A type of evidence used to prove an argument. Not a direct quote, but a dissected form of the quote, in the writer's words.
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