People use persuasive language to ________.
After reading a strong persuasive message, a person would most likely ________.
Which of the following would be the strongest argument to persuade you to buy a new video game:
The goal of an argument is to ________.
Read the passage below. What is the child trying to do?
Hey mom, I really think we should make my bedtime half an hour later. Everyone in my class goes to sleep later than I do. I don't think I need as much sleep as I used to. Each night I lay awake for a long time before I go to sleep.
Which of these statements would be the weakest argument to persuade your parents to let you see a movie:
Ishmael wants to go on vacation with his friend's family. What's the best way he can persuade his parents to say yes?
Karla is giving a speech about why students should have class pets. What should she do to persuade her audience?
Read the statements below. What is the statement in bold?
Dad, I want to start a babysitting business. It will teach me to be responsible. I can babysit after school and get paid. I promise to get my homework done, too.
Read the following passage.
Bike riding should be banned from public parks. Cyclists may enjoy riding on the trails, but there is not enough room for both bikers and walkers. Bikes also sometimes crash into people walking or playing in the park. Cyclists should be asked to get off their bikes and walk them through the park instead of riding. This way, everyone can enjoy the park.
Which detail from the passage uses evidence to support the claim that bike riding should be banned from public parks?
Read the following passage.
Bike riding should be allowed in public parks. Both cyclists and walkers can easily share the trails as long as they follow the rules of the park. According to the rules, cyclists should stay on the right side of the trails and always let walkers pass first. Some people may argue that cyclists do not always follow the rules. The parks department should make sure that the rules are clearly posted in the parks. This will remind people of how they should share this space.
Which of the following details from the passage anticipates a counterclaim to the argument that bike riding should be allowed in public parks?
The following passage is written for teachers. Use it to answer the question below.
School buses should play music in the morning for students. As a teacher, imagine how much more energized, focused and ready to learn your students would be if they were motivated by the music they enjoy. I love listening to music in the morning. Other students would certainly enjoy this, too. It would also give students the chance to relax and reflect before beginning the school day.
Which detail from the passage provides the best example of appealing to an audience?