Start Making Sense

The earth is round – we all know this to be true because we have logic and science to back it up. The ancient Greeks were some of the first people to use logic to back up their arguments. “Logos” is the Greek word for “reason” or “logic.” This week we’ll take a closer look at how to persuade an audience by appealing to their logic or “logos.”



Watch the Story

10 pts – This week’s Story is about a student, just like you. Shelby Warlick used persuasive writing to drastically improve the way her business functioned. With her professor’s help, Shelby created positive change for herself and tens of thousands of her coworkers.

Read Your Webtext

20 pts – How will you convince your audience that your reasoning is logical? What is a working thesis statement? And, why is outlining so important? Find out in this week’s Webtext.