Indicator Words: Definition & Examples

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Indicator words are used in what sort of communication?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a major part of an argument?

2. What do premise indicators do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short practice quiz will help you evaluate your understanding of indicator words. You'll need to demonstrate an understanding of the functions and types of indicator words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will challenge you to:

  • Identify the type of communication that indicator words are used in
  • Recognize the major parts of an argument
  • Explain the function of premise indicators
  • Choose an effective example of a conclusion indicator
  • Recall the number of conclusion indicators that an argument is expected to have

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the parts of an argument
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about indicator words to answer questions about premise and conclusion indicators
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important facts from the related lesson on indicator words

Additional Learning

Check out the related lesson, Indicator Words: Definition & Examples, to learn more about these types of words. The lesson is designed to help students:

  • Analyze example arguments
  • Determine why it's important to be able to make strong arguments
  • List common indicator words
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