PHI 105 Week 6 Types of Communication Table

Topic: Thought, Language, and Communication -
You Want Me to Do What?!


Complete the Type of Communication Table.


GCU style is not required, but solid academic writing
is expected.

This assignment uses a grading rubric that can be viewed at the assignment's
drop box. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment;
therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment
to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful
completion of the assignment. 


In order to write a
quality persuasive essay that incorporates critical thinking, you must include
a mixture of informative, explanatory, and persuasive statements because to
persuade someone you must:


a)      Inform them about the topic


b)      Explain your argument


c)      Persuade your audience to your point of view.




the table below to do the following:


Choose a
concept and write an informative statement, an explanatory statement, and a
persuasive statement for the concept in the appropriate boxes. An example has
been completed for you in red.


In part
b of the table, select a concept from the draft of your persuasive essay and
provide an example of one informative statement, one explanatory statement, and
one persuasive statement based on the concept you chose.



discussed in the module lecture, language is intertwined with critical
thinking. In part c of the table, in 200-250 words explain the relationship
between informative, explanatory, and persuasive statements and critical




(Just the facts)

(Description of the facts)

(Position on the facts)

Example Concept


Baseball is a sport involving 9
players positioned in various places on a field, who are attempting to keep
the other team from advancing bases.

There are many ways to score runs in
baseball. The most efficient way is for your team to get a series of base
hits eventually bringing runners home. In order to do this, players must have
good hitting ability, running ability, and judgment.

Quality pitchers are more important
than power hitters, because keeping runs off the board could give the
pitcher’s team more opportunity to win. Teams that have better pitchers
almost always end up being the better team.

Part A: Concept of your Choice





Part B: Concept selected from your
persuasive essay





Part C: In 200-250 words explain the
relationship between informative, explanatory, and persuasive statements and
critical thinking


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