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SWA Eng 1 Midterm 3

SWA Eng 1 Midterm #3 - (8) Writing (9) Organizational Patterns (10) Research

what you will be writing about Topic
a sentence in the introductory paragraph that expresses the main idea and main points of the essay Thesis
a sentence that identifies what the paragraph is about Topic Sentence
Another way to say Topic Sentence Main Idea
The specific examples in the body of the paragraph that prove/support the topic sentence or main idea Supporting Sentences
sentences that generally are off-topic and do not directly relate to the topic sentence or main idea Irrelevant
The first stage of the writing process Prewrite
The second stage of the writing process Draft
The third stage of the writing process Revise
The fourth stage of the writing process Edit
The last stage of the writing process Publish
List the four modes of writing Expressive, Persuasive, Expository, Narrative
communicates the writer's feelings and reactions to the world Expressive writing
tries to influence the reader's actions and/or attitudes Persuasive writing
used to inform teh reader about some objective subject Expository writing
tells a story about an experience or event Narrative writing
words that help your paper flow more smoothly from one point to the next Transitions
the pattern used to explain the order things occur Chronological
the pattern used to explain similarities and differences Compare - Contrast
the pattern used to explain how one event leads to another Cause - Effect
the pattern used to explain an issue and show how it can be fixed Problem - Solution
the pattern used to explain a main idea and support it with details and examples Main Idea
a statement that can be verified to be true Fact
a statement that is based on what someone believes to be true Opinion
books or websites that you gather information from to create a research paper Sources
Information that is determined to be accurate Reliable
An author that is determined to be knoweldgeable and trustworthy to be giving information on the topic Credible
Two of the more reliable websites have a URL that ends with . ___ and . ___ .org .edu
Websites that are not credible tend to have a URL that ends with either . ___ or . ___ .com .net
A secure website will have this letter at the end of http s (https://)
URL The web address
The person or group that builds a website is known as the ____ creator
These shoule be specific and narrow Research topics
When doing a research paper, these cards include facts that you will use to write your paper. Note Cards
When doing a research paper, these cards include the author's name, title of book/magazine, city of publication, year of publication Source Cards
This is the page at the end of your research paper that lists every source you used to write your paper Works Cited
a person or document that existed at the time of the event Primary Source
information from a source that did not exist at the time of the event Secondary Source
to copy someone's exact words Quote
to rewrite something in your own words Paraphrase
a shortened description that includes only the main idea and important details Summary
when someone expresses an opinion on a topic Critique
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