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Hinson's Pers.Wr.1

audience awareness an understanding of differing points of view
conclusion In a persuasive paper, the restatement of each argument, highlighting strongest point, "call to action"-in final paragraph
introduction In a persuasive essay, the first paragraph, which includes a lead and clear issue statement.
issue an important matter that needs to be examined and resolved
issue statement a sentence in a persuasive essay's introduction that presents the issue or question that is the focus of the paper
lead usually the first sentence in a persuasive essay, which should attract the reader's attention and encourage him/her to read on
main argument a strong reason to agree with the author of a persuasive essay
persuasive pillar a graphic organizer with spaces for the introduction, arguments, details, and conclusion
point of view specific opinion or perspective on an issue
position attitude, opinion, or stand on an issue
rhetorical question a question in which the answer is implied
tone mood, feeling, attitude, or sentiment of a piece of writing (examples: serious, funny, hopeful, etc.)
What does P in PASS stand for? purpose
What does A in PASS stand for? audience
What does the first S in PASS stand for? subject
What does the second S in PASS stand for? structure
Created by: cchinson