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1 Agenda Good Things Turn in Careers that Care Worksheet Powerful Words for Persuasion part 2 Filling out a Job Application Writing a Resume – filling out template, final version due tomorrow Cover Letter Quiz tomorrow about Resume parts!

2 Powerful Words The following words can be used in persuasive writing

3 tremendous Notable by reason of extreme size; power, greatness; or excellence * Synonym: monstrous If you vote for me, I will institute tremendous changes in this community to help everyone!

4 magnificent Great in deed; exceptionally fine; marked by lavishness * Synonym: grand Recycling is a magnificent way to help our planet and every person should do their part.

5 ample generous or more than adequate in size, scope, or capacity * Synonym: plentiful; spacious Our ample choices provide something for everyone, even picky shoppers.

6 unquestionable without question; can not be doubted * Synonym: undisputable Whether you should graduate from high school is unquestionable. A diploma will help you in your future.

7 fascinating extremely interesting or charming * Synonym: captivating You offer a fascinating viewpoint, but can you support it with facts?

8 lively briskly alert and energetic * Synonym: animated, vigorous Look lively on the court and play your best with our new energy boosting drink.

9 amazing Causing amazement; great wonder, or surprise * Synonym: astound It’s amazing how our product make wrinkles disappear overnight.

10 phenomenal A rare or significant fact or event; an exceptional or unusual person, thing or event * Synonym: extraordinary, remarkable This offer will not last for long, so call us now and see phenomenal results!

11 brilliant very bright; distinguished by unusual mental keenness or alertness * Synonym: bright Our online course could help you turn your brilliant idea into tons of cash.

12 appealing the power of arousing a sympathetic or favorable response * Synonym: attraction, implore The advertisement and photos were very appealing so I went to see the home that was for sale.

13 worthwhile being worth the time and effort spent * Synonym: worthy, deserving Knowing the earth will be a better place for our children makes recycling efforts worthwhile.

14 incredible Too extraordinary and improbable to be believed * Synonym: amazing Most students no longer believe the incredible urban legends of vampires existing among us today.

15 generous liberal in giving * Synonym: magnanimous; kindly You should be generous with your praise, but frugal with your criticism.

16 exuberant joyously unrestrained and enthusiastic; elaborate * Synonym: flamboyant Entrepreneurs are usually exuberant about the idea of starting their own company.

17 first class of the highest quality * Synonym: best If you enjoy first class fishing, then our Alaskan retreat is for you!

18 spectacular an eye-catching or dramatic public display; an object of curiosity or contempt * Synonym: striking; sensational Aye Mateys, Sail down to the Pirate Dinner show in Anaheim for a spectacular production and delicious pirate grub.

19 superb marked to the highest degree by excellence, brilliance, or competence * Synonym: splendid The superb selection of song birds makes our exotic pet store the best in town.

20 vivid producing a strong or clear impression on the senses; very strong in color * Synonym: intense, graphic When you care enough to send the very best, use FTD flowers and send a vivid arrangement that says “I care.”

21 exceptional better than average * Synonym: superior Your exceptional ability to keep secrets is what makes you a good friend.

22 quintessential the essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form * Synonym: epitome, best The emotions a parent feels for their child is the quintessential example of love.

23 Create a rough draft of a Cover Letter applying for the position at Pizza Hut. Use the business letter format. Use at least SIX Powerful Words for Persuasion in your letter. Type your letter and turn it in tomorrow.


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