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1

What is a Summary?

Restating the essential meaning of a longer piece of writing, it should be no longer than 1/3 of the length of the original

2

What is a Paraphrase?

A rewording of the meaning of a given passage, about the same length or longer.

3

Define Argument:

Writing that tries to persuade the reader

4

Define Logical Fallacies:

Writing that has a flaw or slip in the reasoning process.

5

What are the 5 C's of good writing?

1. Concise
2. Coherent
3. Clear
4. Correct
5. Consistant

6

Define what being concise means when writing:

Saying what needs to be said in as few words as possible.

7

What techniques can you use to develop an argument?

Anecdotes
Authorities
Senerios

8

What are the 6 logical fallacies?

1. Post hoc reasoning
2. Oversimplification
3. Either-or reasoning
4. False Analogy
5. Begging the Question
6. Non Sequitir

9

Look at the Singular and Plural chart of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person.

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