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Begin paragraphs Furthermore Moreover In addition to Also Introduce evidence For instance For example To demonstrate To illustrate As in illustration Evidence for this can be seen A recent example was To emphasis Obviously In fact As a matter of fact Indeed In any case …

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In what city and in what year was the constitution written? 1784 in Philadelphia. There were two weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, what were they? No chief or court system What was James Madison’s big worry about framing the a new constitution? Writing a …

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According to Tan, why are so many Asian Americans encouraged to study math and science in college? Tan speculates that because Asian Americans score so much higher on math achievement tests than on English tests, they are encouraged to pursue math and science in college. …

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A sentence in which you state your central idea, or the main point of your writing is known as ___. Thesis statement What type of writing provides information or explains something? Informative Using exact words to convey an exact idea. Makes your meaning clear. Precise …

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affective touching the emotions; having to do with feelings evoke to call forth implication a logical relationship between two propositions; something suggested subtle characterized by skill or ingenuity; so slight as to be difficult to detect or describe validity the quality of being well grounded; …

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Which best defines plagiarism? the illegal practice of passing the work of another as one’s own work Elise needs to revise her essay’s conclusion to use a more formal tone. Hera is a Greek goddess you should get to know. I like her because she’s …

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Essay A piece of writing that gives your interpretation about a subject. In English, your essays will consist of at least four paragraphs: an introduction, two body paragraphs and a conclusion. In other subject areas and on certain exams, essays may not need to be …

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Informal Essay uses casual language Historical Essay gives facts, explanations, and insights about historical events Expository Essay explains an idea by breaking it down Narrative Essay tells a story about a real-life experience Informational Essay explains a process Persuasive Essay offers an opinion and supports …

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Read the body paragraph from Reiko’s argumentative essay. It’s a good idea to eat fruits and vegetables. A study of over seventy thousand nurses showed that eating fruit and green leafy vegetables resulted in a lower risk of diabetes. When Reiko writes the final sentence …

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Bridge Sentences Connects the hook to the thesis statement- located in the middle of the introduction paragraph Call to Action this is the sentence Spurs the reader to do something or consider something about the author argument- located closing paragraph Citation Located at the end …

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What is a literary analysis essay? an academic essay that presents the reader with an in-depth analysis of the rhetoric and/or rhetorical devices the author employs in a piece of literature What are the purpose, style, and tone when writing a literary analysis essay? Purpose: …

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Using a subject/essay map approach can greatly help in writing thesis statements. True False t In an outline, main points should be labeled with Roman numerals. True False t If you’re going to add a level to your outline, then you must have at least …

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Thesis 1 point Historically defensible and addresses all parts of the question Located in one place either in intro on conclusion One or more sentences Comparison 1 point compare and contrast individuals ,events, processes, developments 1 point explain the reason for similarities and differences or …

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Alfred T. Mahan A military historian, officer, played the key role in transforming America into a navel power. Fredrick D. Turner A historian, noted that frontiers had been closed by gradual settlement in nineteenth century. Matthew Perry A commander. Sailed a fleet of Americans warships …

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We need to align the: • Objectives • Instruction • Assessment We need to align the: • Objectives • Instruction • Assessment We need to align the: • Objectives • Instruction • Assessment Traditional reasons that teachers assess students: • To diagnose students strengths and …

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Central Idea In a essay, the main point that the author wants to communicate to the reader. It may be directly told or the reader may have to figure it out based on what the author has written. 3 Bullets of CI. Who or what …

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Darwin originally defined evolution as _____. ( Overview) the passing of acquired characteristics to offspring an individual’s ability to adapt to its environment descent with modification a way to classify organisms based on morphological similarities None of the listed responses is correct. descent with modification …

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Which elements must be included to make a claim effective? Check all that apply. the author’s viewpoint on the essay’s topic the major reasons for the author’s viewpoint the overall topic of the author’s essay Which is the most effective rebuttal to this counterclaim? Studies …

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Which line from the text best illustrates the “physical endurance” required for the Pony Express? A time when overland travel was slow and cumbersome Read these lines from the text: It had a brief existence of only sixteen months and was supplanted by the transcontinental …

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What is most needed to strengthen this statement? Facts and statements Which visual aid would best enhance a speech about the popularity of sports around the world? a graph that shows the most-watched sports around the world Which sentence best demonstrates the language required of …

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Arguments consist of __________, which are statements that are either true or false. A. logic B. false premises C. sounds D. propositions D. Propositions Which type of reasoning is usually based on laws, rules, principles, generalizations, or definitions? A. valid B. inductive C. sound D. …

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Expository essay presents information, discusses ideas, or explains a process Point of View (P.O.V.) the perspective from which the essay is written, avoid using (I, me, we, and you) Sentence a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate and expresses a complete …

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Purpose of The US International Trade Association? Help business create viable exports How did NAFTA effect the enconomies of partcipating countries? Increasing overall volume of production In developed economies, less-educated workers can have difficulty finding work. Which form of transportation has led to more efficient …

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Why is history open to ongoing and changing interpretations? (Unit 1) Traditional interpretations are questioned by revisionists. Which is the best example of a secondary source document useful in the study of history? (Unit 1) An academic analysis of key battlefield strategies Which accurately describes …

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A healthy young couple are both carriers of cystic fibrosis, the chance that each of their future children will inherit this serious illness is: 25% A portion of DNA that encodes a specific protein is: A Gene Gametes may carry different combinations of alleles because …

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Read the sentence from an informative essay about globalization in China. Pollution levels in Beijing are improving in some ways thanks to government programs. The sentence needs to be revised because it lacks detail and factual support about government programs. global pollution levels. globalization in …

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As slave society consolidated in the Chesapeake region what happened to free blacks? They lost many of their rights Why was slavery less prevalent in the northern colonies? The Small farms of the northern colonies did not need slaves “Republicanism” in the 18th century Anglo-American …

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The texture of this example is (Play :17) Polyphonic Léonin and Pérotin were two composers associated with Notre Dame and the development of polyphony. True Who is credited with the creation of plainsong? Pope Gregory I Which of the following factors most strongly suggests that …

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Which statement about novels is true? They use dramatic elements to depict the flaws of human nature in a succinct, poignant way. They use poetic techniques to explore thoughts and feelings about subjects in a concise way. They use logical examples and explanations to examine …

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In “A Double Impulse,” as a result of her classmate’s question, Jeanne wants to Be invisible. In “A Double Impulse,” for Jeanne, choosing friends depends on whether she Is allowed in the other girl’s house. Which of the following titles is most likely a compare-and-contrast …

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James Madison emerged from Princeton College in 1771 an exceptional scholar with no real plan for his life Under the Articles of Confederation, the confederation government lacked an executive and judicial branch as well as the power to levy taxes Under the Articles of Confederation, …

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Wouldn’t it be nice to live in a place with no crime, no pollution, and no health problems? This sentence hooks readers in the introduction paragraph of an essay. Which transition words are used to indicate a conclusion? finally, therefore Read the paragraph from a …

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Harrison is going to write a personal narrative about his uncle and the reasons he admires him. Which sentence most effectively uses description to show the reader what kind of person Harrison’s uncle is? In addition to working full time in his thriving pediatric dental …

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1 Exhordium- the hook 2 Narration- the problem 3 Partition- thesis 4 Confirmation- proof 5 Refutation- counter-argument 6 Peroration- conclusion

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5 paragraphs 1 – Thesis 2, 3, & 4 – Comparative Factors – ex. government, economy, expansion 5 – Conclusion Thesis Include dates and locations from prompt, similarities and differences Comparative Factor Paragraphs Each paragraph should include the following as it relates to the particular …

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Which best describes a strong research question for an informative essay? A strong research question goes beyond common knowledge, inspires curiosity, and can be discussed in several paragraphs. __________ includes creating an outline to help organize facts and details that answer the research question in …

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Members of the 18th century Southern gentry typically gambled, entertained lavishly, and cultivated a life of leisurely pursuits The defining feature of the southern colonies in the 18th century was slavery During the 18th century, colonists in America thought of themselves as both British subjects …

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1. Psychologists use the term _________ to refer to the ability to store and retrieve information over time. The process of acquiring and using knowledge is called ________. a. learning; perception b. memory; perception c. learning; cognition d. memory; cognition d; Moderate 2. Psychologists use …

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Introduction 1.Hook- gets the readers attention 2. Intro to the topic- addresses issue/problem, two sides, topic and arguments 3. Thesis- one sentence statement that addresses the topic and your position. Body Paragraph 1.Topic Sentence- transition phrase and gives reason in support of your side in …

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Identify the sentence that relies on emotional language. If that happened to me, I would sue the living daylights out of somebody. Identify the statement that is a variable fact. A secretary can also be referred to as a writing desk. Which of the following …

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Read the excerpt from Thoughts and Sentiments. The longer that men continue in the practice of evil and wickedness, they grow the more abandoned; for nothing in history can equal the barbarity and cruelty of the tortures and murders committed under various pretences in modern …

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According to “Introduction to Cultural Rebellion: Mid-Twentieth-Century Voices,” which statement best explains why science fiction authors of the postwar period created alternative worlds as settings for their stories? They wanted to highlight the potential negative consequences of developing atomic weapons. One day I was hanging …

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Accuracy Of Sources This includes direct relation to the topic, currency of information, author’s expertise, reputation of publication, and inclusion of supporting information. Argument This involves one or more reasons presented by a speaker or a writer to lead the audience or reader to a …

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Factors leading to the postwar depression that began in the mid-1780s included huge state and federal war debts, private debt, and rapid expenditure Robert Morris proposed to increase the revenue of the confederation government by passing a 5 percent import tax (called an impost). While …

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Read the revised introduction of an informative essay. During the Neolithic Revolution, irrigation was introduced, which produced larger crop yields, allowing people to store a surplus of food. Which best explains why the revision is effective It includes details and facts. Read a sentence from …

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Darwin originally defined evolution as _____. descent with modification Which of the following is a key observation that must be explained in a unifying theory about life? Many basic characteristics are shared by all living things. Which of the following is an example of the …

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Which of the following characterizes a true epic and is seen in The Rape of the Lock?-D The sylphs try to prevent —-A Alexander Pope’s purpose for writing The Rape of the Lock was to-C The word desist means to-B Which of the following best …

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Read the thesis statement about offshore drilling for oil. Offshore drilling will decrease the United States’ dependency on foreign oil. Which evidence supports the author’s claim? Offshore reserves could supply the US with energy needs for two years Read the introduction and first paragraph of …

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The purpose of the Discovery Wheel in Becoming a Master Student is to provide a picture of how you see yourself as a student Which is true of Gardner’s ideas concerning multiple intelligences? Each of us has all of the intelligences to some degree. Goals …

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Describe Lafayette’s visit to the US in 1824. Who was discouraged from participating in the celebration & why? Lafayette’s 13 month tour of 24 US states demonstrated how the US had changed in 40 years; the spread of market relations, westward expansion, and the rise …

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