Flashcards - GACE English: Researching & Citing Sources

Flashcards - GACE English: Researching & Citing Sources
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
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topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
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thesis statement
A thesis statement usually appears at the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc
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Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
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Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
thesis statement
A thesis statement usually appears at the end of the introductory paragraph of a paper, and it offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research paper, etc
topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
bibliography
Bibliography , as a discipline, is traditionally the academic study of books as physical, cultural objects; in this sense, it is also known as bibliology
muckraking
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
in-text parenthetical citations
Broadly, a citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source
propaganda
Propaganda is information, especially of a biased nature, used to promote or publicise a particular political cause or point of view

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