Writing Effective Research Papers Flashcards

Writing Effective Research Papers Flashcards
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Transitional Sentences

Sentences designed to show readers how one idea relates to another

Using these can help you better connect your ideas in an essay

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Body Paragraph Coherence
This reflects on how logical a paragraph is and how well sentences connect with one another.
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Body Paragraph Unity
This means that all aspects of a paragraph relate directly to a single main focus, stated in your topic sentence. Ensuring your paragraphs have this can improve the clarity of your writing.
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Introduction

The first part of your essay

To be effective you should open with something attention grabbing, take readers to your thesis with a connecting sentence and place your thesis statement last.

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Flashcard Content Overview

Working with this set of flashcards can give you the opportunity to review the importance of an essay's introduction. You'll also be able to consider ways to ensure that body paragraphs are unified and coherent. You can focus on the components of an effective conclusion too. Additionally, these flashcards will go over the use of evidence and transitional sentences in research papers.

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Reviewing the role of different parts of a research paper can be quick and easy when you work with these flashcards. You'll be able to quiz yourself on the uses of introductions and conclusions at any time that you choose.

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Introduction

The first part of your essay

To be effective you should open with something attention grabbing, take readers to your thesis with a connecting sentence and place your thesis statement last.

Body Paragraph Unity
This means that all aspects of a paragraph relate directly to a single main focus, stated in your topic sentence. Ensuring your paragraphs have this can improve the clarity of your writing.
Body Paragraph Coherence
This reflects on how logical a paragraph is and how well sentences connect with one another.
Transitional Sentences

Sentences designed to show readers how one idea relates to another

Using these can help you better connect your ideas in an essay

Conclusion

The end of your essay

This shouldn't be a clone of your introduction. Instead, you should reiterate your main points while making use of original words and a variety of sentence constructions.

Conclusion: Additional Components
To make this effective you may also add interesting tidbits and bring up points that oppose your argument. Addressing disagreements makes you seem more knowledgeable about an issue.
Evidence
Things like statistics, facts, citations, and data that you can use when trying to support your viewpoint on a given argument
Evidence: Relevance
Your paper will be more convincing if you ensure that the support you provide directly addresses your argument. You should be able to show how these facts are pertinent to your argument.

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