$100 Question from Appeals What appeal is being used here? “…caring people like you helps ensure that St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will continue its lifesaving mission of finding cures and saving children. St. Jude founder Danny Thomas believed that "no child should die in the dawn of life," and your donations help bring us closer to the day when every precious life can be saved.
$100 Answer from Appeals Emotional
$200 Question from Appeals Pathos is another word used to describe this appeal
$200 Answer from Appeals Emotional
$300 Question from Appeals Ethos
$300 Answer from Appeals Ethical
$400 Question from Appeals What appeal is being used here? “To further emphasize my point I would like to dissolve any disparagement that may have encumbered my opponent’s testimony”
$400 Answer from Appeals Loaded language
$500 Question from Appeals What appeal is being used here? “Hard working people won’t be able to keep up with the machines that engineers are developing.”
$500 Answer from Appeals “Plain folk” appeal
$100 Question from Vocabulary What is a counterargument?
$100 Answer from Vocabulary A brief argument that negates objections that the “other side” is likely to raise.
$200 Question from Vocabulary What does the Greek word logos mean? What appeal does this refer to?
$200 Answer from Vocabulary Logical argument
$300 Question from Vocabulary What affect does repetition have on the reader?
$300 Answer from Vocabulary Places an emphasis on an idea or concept.
$400 Question from Vocabulary Define rhetoric
$400 Answer from Vocabulary Powerful language
$500 Question from Vocabulary Define parallelism
$500 Answer from Vocabulary Using similar grammatical constructions to express ideas that are related or equal in importance. It often creates a rhythm
$100 Question from MLA What should go in the top right corner of the paper?
$100 Answer from MLA Last name and page number
$200 Question from MLA Starting at the top what should go in the header?
$200 Answer from MLA Name Teacher name Class Date
$300 Question from MLA How should the works cited page be organized?
$300 Answer from MLA In alphabetical order
$400 Question from MLA In the works cited list, how should I cite a work that has more than three authors
$400 Answer from MLA Khan, Catherine. Diamen Young, Robbie Sherill
$500 Question from MLA What is wrong with the following citation? Jupiter, Janie and Suellen Powers. The Nitty Gritty Lit Book. New York: Banter Press, 1991.
$500 Answer from MLA The title should be underlined or italicized.
$100 Question from Fact/Opinion Determine whether the passes is fact or opinion: “…in the last 20 years American kids have lost about four unstructured hours a week”
$100 Answer from Fact/Opinion Fact
$200 Question from Fact/Opinion It’s a sign of the times that salsa now outsells ketchup
$200 Answer from Fact/Opinion Opinion; Salsa does indeed outsell ketchup, but not everyone would agree that this fact is “a sign of the times.”
$300 Question from Fact/Opinion Edward James Olmos is more than an extraordinary actor; he is also a dedicated political activist
$300 Answer from Fact/Opinion Opinion; “Extraordinary actor” is an opinion
$400 Question from Fact/Opinion Those opposed to government spending conveniently forget how much the GI Bill—a program that allotted billions of dollars to help veterans of World War Two—helped expand America’s postwar economy.
$400 Answer from Fact/Opinion Opinion
$500 Question from Fact/Opinion Abraham Lincoln was the most eloquent writer of all the U.S. Presidents."
$500 Answer from Fact/Opinion Opinion
$100 Question from Analysis How does the author lose credibility? “If people wore school uniforms then the dropout rate would increase dramatically”
$100 Answer from Analysis There is no proof to support the author’s claim
$200 Question from Analysis How does the author lose credibility? “The other day the politicians gathered to discuss pressing problems with the education system.”
$200 Answer from Analysis The author is too vague.
$300 Question from Analysis How does the author lose credibility? “Victims of abuse are usually pathetic girls who don’t have a lot of self-esteem
$300 Answer from Analysis Politically incorrect language
$400 Question from Analysis How does the author lose credibility? “You can’t really believe that UFOs exist. There is no way that they would have gone undetected this entire time.”
$400 Answer from Analysis Informal language
$500 Question from Analysis How does the author lose credibility? “We need more than anniversary sentimentalism and holiday piety and patriotism. We need to upgrade Veteran benefits. It is time to act”
$500 Answer from Analysis The language choice may offend some people. Calling Veteran’s day a holiday piety is an exaggeration.
Final Jeopardy What was the name of the chimpanzee who communicated to Goodall that he did not want the nut.