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Persuasive Strategies

This presentation focuses on persuasive writing and provides an overview of specific strategies that are designed to persuade. This presentation is adapted from ReadWriteThink.org.

Renee Borgione

on 28 February 2011

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Transcript of Persuasive Strategies

Persuasive Strategies Big Names Experts and important people that support your side of the argument First Lady Michelle Obama thinks that junk food should be taken out of vending machines Facts & Numbers Using logic, numbers, facts, and data to support your argument A Snickers bar has 280 calories and 30 grams of sugar. That's not very healthy. Emotional Words Appealing to your audience's emotions Your donation might just get this puppy off the street and into a good home. Plain Folks Making yourself seem trustworthy and believable. Believe me. I've been there. I'm just like you! 911! Emergency! Building a sense of urgency for your cause. This is a one-time offer. You can't get this price after today! Research Using studies and information to make your argument seem more convincing; you can use words, graphs, tables, and illustrations A recent study found that students who watch TV during the week don't do as well in school.
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