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A piece of writing that presents a position and aims to convince readers to accept that position or take action.
Key features of persuasion
. Addresses an important issue
. Addresses an arguable issue has two sides
. Presents a position that is supported with relevant facts, examples, or personal experience.
. Addresses the knowledge, experience, and concerns of the intended audience.
. A clearly worded sentence that states the position you will prove.
Introduction to persuasive essay
1. A one- or two sentence summary of what's going on in the world related to this topic.
2. A one- or two-sentence summary of how that's related to your immediate situation.
3. Your thesis statement.
:A claim used to support a thesis statement.
:Is linked to the thesis in a way that the thesis appears to follow logically from the claim.
:Detailed examples that show why your reason is true.
:They must be specific.
:You must explain exactly how that evidence ties into your reason/thesis.
:Can include facts,statistics,personal experiences.
: The sentence in a paragraph that states the main idea of e paragraph.
: It is usually at the beginning of the paragraph.
: Sentences that give information to support, explain, or develop the topic sentence.
: A type of supporting detail that can be verified.
: Provide concrete evidence or proof.
: A fact stated in numbers.
: A specific thing, person, or event that demonstrates a point.
: The specifics of your writing.
: They make your point clear by showing how the pieces fit together.
: The easiest way to build a paragraph.
: Reason-your reason is your topic sentence.
: Restatement-Interpret your reason-what is the importance of it?
: Example-Provide examples, facts, statistics, events to support your reason.
: Detail-describe your examples in detail.
: Re-state your thesis.
: Sum up your main points.
: Why is this important?
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