Citing Textual Evidence to Support Analysis of the Text

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No more than about _____ % of your paper should be quotations or paraphrases.

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1. A _____ is an example of textual evidence that is a direct word-for-word example from a text?

2. What type of textual evidence restates an example from a text in your own words?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Analyzing texts will require textual evidence to support your claims. Study questions on the quiz/worksheet guide you over certain subjects like the appropriate amount of borrowed research from a given source that is verbatim in your own text and a term for using word-for-word examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following are subjects to be considered on the quiz:

  • Evidence where you restate another person's words
  • One of the more important points of supporting your analysis
  • The most appropriate way of supporting your claims or ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as word-for-word examples in your analysis and restating somebody else's claims
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on supporting analysis by citing textual evidence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about supporting your own claims and the importance of doing so

Additional Learning

For those critical thinkers out there, consider the insightful lesson entitled Citing Textual Evidence to Support Analysis of the Text. Learn more about how to gain credibility with your written arguments by reviewing these study points in the lesson:

  • Why it's necessary to use text evidence
  • The definition of textual evidence
  • When it's appropriate to use it
  • The rules for using textual evidence successfully
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