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Assignment

Write a persuasive essay that urges readers to accept your viewpoint on an issue and to take action on that issue.

The essay should use at least one credible source to support your persuasive stance.  APA formatted in-text citation(s) and a reference page are required for the source(s) too.

Please save the essay as a Word (.doc) document..The essay should be a minimum of 3 paragraphs in length: introduction, body, and conclusion.  Include a clear thesis statement that is developed throughout your essay.

Writing Workshop Write a Persuasive Essay

Argument.   John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote highly effective persuasive pieces to convince others to accept their views and take action. Persuasive writing can take many forms, such as speeches, letters, articles, and essays. Persuasive essays are prose works that argue a position, using convincing evidence and compelling language. Follow the steps out- lined in this workshop to write a persuasive essay.

Assignment:

Write a persuasive essay that urges readers to accept your viewpoint on an issue and to take action on that issue.

What to Include

Your persuasive essay should have these elements:

  • A thesis statement that clearly states your position
  • Well-organized evidence that supports your argument, such as facts, examples, statistics, and personal experience
  • Appeals to your audience’s logic, emotion, and ethics
  • Persuasive language that is compelling and convincing
  • A call to action that tells what you want your audience to do
  • A concluding statement that follows from and supports your ideas

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on January 26, 2018 by Essay Pro