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Unit One Scholastic Terms
Terms in this set (45)
Account - verb
Consider or regard in a specified way.
Address - verb
Write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or package).
Advocacy - noun
Public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.
Analysis - noun
Detailed examination of the elements or structure of something, typically as a basis for discussion or interpretation.
Analyze - verb
Examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information).
Central Idea - noun
Unifying element of the story.
Cite - verb
Quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement.
Complex - adj
Consisting of many different and connected parts.
Complete - verb
Finish making or doing.
Conclusion - noun
The end or finish of an event or process.
Connotative - adj
Implied by a word apart from the thing which it describes explicitly.
Constitutional - adj
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state.
Delineate - verb
Describe or portray (something) precisely.
Determine - verb
Cause (something) to occur in a particular way; be the decisive factor in.
Develop - verb
Grow or cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate.
Dissent - verb & noun
Hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed.
Engage - verb
Occupy, attract, or involve (someone's interest or attention).
Evaluate - verb
Form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess.
Evidence/Proof - noun
The available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
Explicit - adj
Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.
Figurative - adj
Departing from a literal use of words.
Format - verb & noun
The way in which something is arranged or set out.
Impact - verb & noun
The action of one object coming forcibly into contact with another.
Inference - noun
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Logical - adj
In adjectives corresponding chiefly to nouns ending.
Integrate - verb
Combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole.
Interact - verb
Act in such a way as to have an effect on another.
Interpretation - noun
The action of explaining the meaning of something.
Media - noun
The main means of mass communication (especially television, radio, newspapers, and the Internet) regarded collectively.
Medium (artistic) - noun
An agency or means of doing something.
Multiple - ad
Having or involving several parts, elements, or members.
Objective - noun
Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
Opinion - noun
A view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
Persuasive Speech - noun
Is a specific type of speech in which the speaker has a goal of convincing the audience to accept his or her point of view.
Premise - noun
A previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion.
Purpose - noun
The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
Quantitative Reasoning - noun
Is the application of basic mathematics skills.
Rhetoric - noun
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing.
Sources - noun (plural)
A place, person, or thing from which something comes or can be obtained.
Technical - adj
Of or relating to a particular subject, art, or craft, or its techniques.
Textual Evidence - noun
A text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments.
Tone - noun
A musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength.
Uncertainty - noun
The state of being uncertain.
Version - noun
A particular form of something differing in certain respects from an earlier form or other forms of the same type of thing.
Visually - adj
Something (as a graphic) that appeals to the sight and is used for effect or illustration.
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