Presenting the Subject
When a writer identifies who or what their essay is going to be about. This is different depending upon whether or not the readers already know about the subject or not.
Making a Cause-and-Effect Argument
The thesis of a cause and effect essay in which the writer gives their opinion about the cause effect relationship and then proceeds to offer evidence for their opinion.
Writers must consider the opposite point of view and be sure to include it and/or refute it.
When the writer has professional credentials and/or has a logical argument.
Reflecting on Challenges and Substantiations to Your Attitudes, Beliefs, and Values
Examining your responses to reveal your own unexamined attitudes, beliefs, and values.
A group of individuals bound by a common interest; in the of this course term designates your technology.
A prose narrative that is usually long and complex and deals especially with human experience through usually connected sequence of events.
The information literacy formula criteria for evaluating outside sources. (Accuracy, Authoritativeness, Objective, Currency and Coverage)
Cause Effect Literary Genre
Texts in which the writers look to the past to ponder why something happened and/or guess as to what is likely to happen in the future.
Thinking about one's own thinking or the process of identifying and monitoring one's thinking process.
Metacognitive Reading Process
Thinking about one's own thinking or the process of identifying and monitoring one's thinking process before, during and after reading.
A kind, type, or category of essay marked by distinctive style, form, or content; a term generally used to classify pieces of writing according to their particular social function.
Skills of effective readers include: Conventions, Comprehension, Contextualizing, Interpretation, Synthesis and Evaluation.
Critical Reading Strategies
Specific strategies for reading critically; that you can learn readily and then apply to the selections in the book as well as to your other college reading.
The steps to the metacognitive reading process (Before Reading: Audit Awareness, Plan; During Reading: Self-monitor, Transfer; After Reading: Evaluate and Reflect)
Seeking to destroy all forms and institutions of society and governement, with nothing to take their place
Seeking to destroy all forms and institutions of society and government, with nothing to take their place
Present throughout an entire country or continent or the whole world; epidemic over a large area