Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 2 exam

Unit 2 exam study guide

What is a topic sentence? a sentence that expresses the main idea of the paragraph in which it occurs
What is a thesis statement? a statement that clearly identifies the topic of discussion
What does it mean to use academic, formal voice/tone? It means to speak in a way as if you were presenting an essay.
What makes an effective conclusion sentence? Include a brief summary of the paper's main points. Ask a provocative question. Use a quotation. Evoke a vivid image. Call for some sort of action. End with a warning. Universalize (compare to other situations). Suggest results or consequences.
What are the rules for subject-verb agreement? if a subject is singular, its verb must also be singular; if a subject is plural, its verb must also be plural.
What are transitions? When should they be used? Words used to change from one paragraph to another. At the end of a paragraph
What is a parallel structure? using the same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas have the same level of importance.
What are the most common comma rules? Put a comma before a coordinating conjunction that separates two independent clauses.Put a comma after introductory words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence.Use commas to set off elements that interrupt or add information in a sentence.
What does it mean to us rhetoric? Rhetoric is defined by its function, not by a communication medium, topic, or social location.
What is bias? prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
What effect does the use of rhetoric have on the audience? Oftentimes, a rhetorical question is used to emphasize a point or just to get the audience thinking.
How can you identify the authors attitude? By identifying the authors word choice and the authors tone
How can you recognize a shift in tone? BY identifying the authors word choice
Created by: Easy80