Introductions & Theses for Research Papers Flashcards

Introductions & Theses for Research Papers Flashcards
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Introductions: Bridge Sentence
A sentence that acts to carry readers from your introduction's attention getter to your thesis statement. It may dig into your attention getter in more detail.
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Introductions: Attention Getter
You use this to grab the interest of your audience as the first sentence in your essay. Effective examples of this include quotes or surprising statistics.
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Introductions: Thesis Statement
This sentence introduces audiences to the argument of your entire essay. It should be located directly at the end of the essay's introduction as the final sentence.
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Flashcard Content Overview

You can use this carefully designed set of flashcards to go over the components of an effective essay introduction, including the attention getter and bridge sentences. The importance of a solid thesis statement and its location will also be covered. Furthermore, you'll find cards that address topic sentences and the role of an essay's main idea.

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These flashcards can serve as a valuable study tool to help you quickly and easily go over the components of a successful introduction. You'll be able to quiz yourself on the role of a thesis statement and how it connects to the main idea of a research paper. This set makes it simple to prepare for any exams that deal with conclusions and introductions. You can access these cards at any time, giving you the ability to determine when and where you will study these facts.

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Introductions: Thesis Statement
This sentence introduces audiences to the argument of your entire essay. It should be located directly at the end of the essay's introduction as the final sentence.
Introductions: Attention Getter
You use this to grab the interest of your audience as the first sentence in your essay. Effective examples of this include quotes or surprising statistics.
Introductions: Bridge Sentence
A sentence that acts to carry readers from your introduction's attention getter to your thesis statement. It may dig into your attention getter in more detail.
Conclusions
This is the end of your paper. You can make this effective by snagging attention with quotes or anecdotes. You may also include warnings about what will happen if your points are ignored.
Thesis Statements: Importance
You need one of these to preview your paper's main points, to keep your argument in order, and to get readers ready for the structure you used to write your essay.
Essays: Topic Sentence
A type of sentence that is used to convey the main point for a specific paragraph.
Essays: Main Idea
This represents the major concept that you're writing about in your essay. You usually narrow this into manageable terms in your thesis statement.

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