Assignment: Writing Persuasively
Consider the differences between the characteristics of a literature review for academic writing and the characteristics of a review of literature for the purposes of crafting a compelling and persuasive need statement.
For this Assignment:
- Review this week’s readings. Pay particular attention to the Persuasive Essay Samples at the Academic Help website as well as the “Why Academics Have a Hard Time Writing Good Grant Proposals” article.
- Carefully read the Literature Review in the Week 4 Assignment: Writing Persuasively document located in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the scenario it describes and consider how the content in this document would be translated into a persuasive argument.
Assignment (1 page)
- Apply the characteristics of persuasive writing to turn the Literature Review into a persuasive argument.
Be sure that:
- The persuasive argument begins with a strong hook or compelling statement that introduces the topic to the intended audience.
- The position taken by the author is clearly evident throughout.
- Word choice, tone, and points made are designed to resonate with the intended audience.
- The persuasive argument presents a firm position that is supported by facts and examples from the Literature Review.
- An opposing viewpoint is appropriately refuted and supported by facts and examples from the Literature Review.
- The persuasive argument culminates with a brief compelling conclusion.
BY DAY 7
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