The Write Stuff: Thinking Through Essays (2nd Edition) by Marcie Sims

By Marcie Sims

The Write Stuff: considering via Essays equips constructing writers with the serious pondering talents they should interpret and examine details and exhibit their principles basically and logically in writing.

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Support c. purpose d. point of view CHAPTER 1 19 20 PART I Critical Thinking Matching Terms to Definitions: Draw the tool icon (for example, hammer, nails, and so on) for each term on the line provided next to it. Then, match each term to its definition. ____ 8. Analysis _____________ a. Looking at the individual parts closely to assess the whole purpose or argument ____ 9. Bias _____________ b. The end result of an argument ____ 10. Support _____________ c. A belief or claim one takes for granted without providing or asking for evidence or proof to support the idea ____ 11.

Question 6: So far, the United Nations has rejected Russia s claim. Vocabulary words: titanium, impenetrable, accelerated. Step Six: My answers to the questions were accurate, so I will review them. Vocabulary words mean (1) titanium: a type of metal, (2) impenetrable: impossible to get through, (3) accelerated: sped up. Critical Thinking and Reading Techniques ACTIVITY 2-1 Six Steps Practice Directions, Part 1: Apply the Six Steps method to the next section of the icecaps article. Write your questions in the margin of the reading; place check marks after each section after you have read and understood it; and write the answers to your questions, your summary, and any unfamiliar vocabulary words in your Reader s Log or on a separate sheet of paper.

Mark a T in the left margin next to the sentences you have circled as the thesis statement.

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