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an organizational pattern for a comparison/contrast essay (also known as the point-by-point method or the simultaneous method). The writer discusses each subject or topic at the same time. Contrast with block method. point method
a figure of speech in the form of a question that is asked for persuasive effect. No reply is expected. A rhetorical question encourages readers to think about the implied answer to the question rhetorical question
a brief statement of the main ideas and important details in a piece of writing summary
the sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph topic sentence
the connection (a word, phrase, clause, sentence, or even an entire paragraph) between two parts of a piece of writing that contributes to coherence. Transitions are accomplished mainly through pronouns, repetition of key wrds,& specific transition words transition
transition of words that signals the way ideas are related transition words and phrases
a page listing the sources quoted, summarized, or paraphrased in an essay Works Sited Page
presenting the words or ideas of others as though they were your own plagiarism
a restatement of another person’s writing in your own words paraphrase
a group of sentences that usually develops one idea paragraph
a list of ideas in which numbers and letters are used to show how the ideas are related to each other outline
a type of writing used to explain, describe, give information, or inform expository writing
description, explanation, examples, and other details that thoroughly develop a point or basic idea elaboration
the support given to a main idea by details, examples, facts, anecdotes, arguments, etc. development
an essay that compares, contrasts, or does both comparison/contrast essay
To give information about the source of quoted material or ideas Cite
n essay that explains why r how some event happened, & what resulted from t event. This kind f essay can expln both causes & effects, r t can address 1 r the other.A cause essay usully explains t reasons why somtng happd.An effect essay discus what happn cause-and-effect essay
To gather ideas by writing down all the thoughts that come to mind without judging them Brainstorm
an organization pattern for a comparison/contrast essay (also known as the whole versus-whole pattern or the consecutive pattern).In this pattern, the writer discusses each subject or topic separately. Contrast with point method. block method
Created by: Rogelio Montes