Writing Well
Dateline Troy
The Giver
Argument
Super 70
100

The sentence that begins a paragraph and gives the main idea

topic sentence

100

the son of the king and queen of Troy who stole Helen from her husband Menelaus

Paris

100
Jonas's best friend who often mixed up words

Asher

100

the point the writer is trying to prove, argue, or defend

claim

100
chaos, uproar

pandemonium

200

words that start a sentence AND that signal to the reader the writer is giving an example (for instance, to illustrate) or adding more information (in addition, additionally)

transitions

200

Paris's brother who was the greatest Trojan warrior; he fought Ajax...it ended in a stalemate

Hector

200
the Community's leader who told Jonas his Assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve

Chief Elder

200
According to Aristotle, an argument should include facts, numbers, and logic...he called this...

logos

200

most important, significant

salient

300

the sentences that support the topic sentence

supporting sentences

300

the goddess who awarded Paris the golden apple

Aphrodite

300
the people of the Community take pills to quell (crush) their feelings called...

Stirrings

300

According to Aristotle, an argument should appeal to the audience's emotions and feelings...he called this...

pathos

300

unpleasant, grubby

unsavory

400

the sentence that ends a paragraph and restates the main idea from the topic sentence

closing sentence

400

the king of Ithaca who did not want to fight in the war, but was tried by Palamedes...he later dropped Hector's son off of the wall of Troy

Odysseus

400

The Giver's daughter was...

Rosemary

400

According to Aristotle, an argument should include experts and quoted words, he called this...

ethos

400

trick, deception

hoax

500

Revision means ARMS...ARMS stands for....

ADD, REMOVE, MOVE, SUBSTITUTE

500

Achilles's mother...this sea goddess's wedding was interrupted by Eris and the golden apple

Thetis

500

Jonas escapes the community with his father's bike because he needs the child seat to carry ...

Gabe/Gabriel

500

a counterargument is made up of two parts:  ______ + _______________

counterclaim + rebuttal

500
having a sweet sound or flow

mellifluous

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