Flashcards - GACE English: Writing & Editing Skills

Flashcards - GACE English: Writing & Editing Skills
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argument
In philosophy and logic, an argument is a series of statements typically used to persuade someone of something or to present reasons for accepting a conclusion
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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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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
argument
In philosophy and logic, an argument is a series of statements typically used to persuade someone of something or to present reasons for accepting a conclusion
thesis
A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings
brainstorming
Brainstorming is a group creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its members
anecdote
An anecdote is a brief, revealing account of an individual person or an incident
outline
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure

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