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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. A general statement or concept obtained by inference from specific cases.
  2. Specific Information or proof that backs up the reasons in an argument. Factual evidence includes statistics, expert testimony, etc. that can be checked and proven by reliable sources.
  3. Putting all the different sources of information together in a process that gives you a better understanding of the whole subject and allows you to draw your own conclusions. Compare and contrast different sources.
  4. Has experience and/or knowledge in a particular subject.
  5. The reason for writing or for making a certain "move" in writing, for example the reason for including a certain piece of evidence or using a particular appeal for a given situation: to inform, to persuade,to entertain
  6. . A ____________ page lists only the sources you cited information from. Both of these have a particular format which is stipulated by the MLA.

6 True/False questions

  1. Parenthetical Citationa style that places parentheses around documentation as opposed to footnotes or endnotes to reference the material


  2. ClaimThe position of an issue, the purpose behind an argument.
    It answers the question "So what is your point?"


  3. BibliographyA _______________ is a page at the end of your research paper which lists all sources you considered while researching whether or not you cited them.


  4. AudienceThe listeners at a speech or performance, or the intended readership for a piece of writing.


  5. ElaborationTo examine and judge carefully ; act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of


  6. MLA documentationThe breadth and depth of your argument. It consists of explanations, descriptions, examples, etc. which expand your argument by supporting your reasons (which support your claim).