AP Seminar Vocab
Must know Vocab for Captone
Terms in this set (38)
A claim or thesis that conveys a perspective developed through a line of reasoning and supported by evidence.
A belief regarded as true and often unstated.
A personal opinion, belief, or value that may influence ones judgement, perspective, or claim.
A statement made about an issue that asserts a perspective.
Discussion and analysis of evidence in relation to the claim which may identify patterns, describe trends, and/or explain relationships.
Issues involving many facts or perspectives that must be understood in order to address them.
Acknowledgment and acceptance of an opposing or different view.
Understanding resulting from analysis of evidence.
The stylistic features of writing .(e.g., grammar, usage, mechanics)
An opposing perspective, idea, or theory supported by evidence.
The degree to which a source is believable and trustworthy.
Goes beyond the traditional boundary of a single content area discipline.
A type of reasoning that constructs general propositions that are supported with evidence or cases.
Information (e.g., data, quotations, excerpts from texts) used as proof to support a claim or thesis.
Evidence or reasoning that is false or in error.
A possible future, effect, or result.
A type of reasoning that presents cases or evidence that lead to a logical conclusion.
A process for seeking truth, information, or knowledge.
Involving two or more areas of knowledge.
Important problem for debate or discussion.
Filter through which an issue or topic is considered r examined.
A boundary or point at which an argument or generalization is no longer valid.
Line of Reasoning
Arrangement of claims and evidence that leads to a conclusion.
A point of view conveyed through an argument.
Failure to acknowledge, attribute, and/or cite any ideas or evidence taken from another source.
Point of View
A position or standpoint on a topic or issue.
A condition or expectation.
Having to do with numbers, amounts, or quantities.
Contradicting an opposing perspective by providing alternate, more convincing evidence.
Disproving an opposing perspective by providing counter claims or counterevidence
The extent to which something can be trusted to be accurate.
The act of solving a problem or dispute.
A means of answering a question or addressing a problem or issue.
Something composed (e.g., articles, research studies; foundational, literary, and philosophical texts; speeches, broadcasts, and personal accounts; artistic works and performances) that conveys perspective and can be examined.
A claim or position on an issue or topic put forward and supported by evidence.
The way in which an author expresses an attitude about his or her topic or subject through rhetorical choices.
The extent to which an argument is logical.
Changing vocal characteristics (e.g, pitch, volume, speed) in order to emphasize ideas, convey emotion or opinion, or achieve other specific purposes.