Writing: claims and sub-claims
Terms in this set (15)
A central assertion or proposition of the author.
The individual reasons that support your central claim.
The main argument of the writer. Referred to in papers as the thesis statement.
The lead that grabs your readers attention,the first sentence in an argumentative essay; A quote,story,strange fact,or shocking statistic.
Introducing your topic,but not your opinion on the topic in a few sentences after the hook.
The facts or specific examples that support a writers claims like quotes,statistics,and observations.
Quotes from a novel and books,a study,statistics,and observations.
A vague statement
The analysis that explains why the evidence supports the claim.
The bringing together of a wide variety of sources and reasoning to support claims.
A full sub claim
The list of sources used in a document as evidence
A statement that can not be argued
A quote taken directly from the text.
Ideas and words created by others and any writing of others that is word for word what they said
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