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GED English

vocabulary practice

tone a writer's attitude toward the subject he or she is writing about
point of view "Where the author is coming from"
text structures How information is organized in informational and nonfiction materials. (ex. pros and cons, chronological order, elaboration)
purpose The reason why an author is writing the passage
"narrate" (one of the purposes for writing) The author wants to recount events chronologically
"inform" (one of the purposes for writing) The author wants to present facts and data to explain a subject, situation, or idea
"persuade" (one of the purposes for writing) The author seeks to change readers' minds and includes opinions, recommendations or conclusions
"entertain" (one of the purposes for writing) The author wants to try to amuse or interest their readers.
argument a statement, which is a conclusion about something, the evidence, which is support for the argument, the premises (assumptions) behind the argument
infer to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence
valid sound; just; well-founded; convincing
Created by: jpiittmann



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