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Alex Giovanni Due 9/25/12 Expository Writing 1:355:101:20 F12 Techniques explanation Every one communicates in unique ways, often saying the same idea in a totally different way, using their own personal viewpoints this is clear after reading “When I Woke up Tuesday Morning, It was Friday” by Martha Stout, I realized she had the same opinion as Juhani Pallasmaa and Oliver Sacks. All three of them believe that in order to get the most out of life people...

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“What Kinds of Explanations Do Scientists Offer and How Do Those Compare with Those Offered in Other Areas of Knowledge? What Are the Differences Between Theories and Myths, as Forms of Explanation?”

“What kinds of explanations do scientists offer and how do those compare with those offered in other Areas of Knowledge? What are the differences between theories and myths, as forms of explanation?” The kinds of explanations offered by scientists compare and contrast to those offered by myths. But what are explanations? An explanation is a description, clarification, or justification of any claim or event. People tend to frequently look to scientists for these explanations, a scientist as in someone...

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Trace Decay

seconds). How do we evaluate theories /explanations? * “Evaluate” = AO2 * “Evaluate” = what are the strengths (√) and limitations (X) of the theory/explanation? What do I include in the strengths and limitations? √ Evidence supporting the theory / explanation and why it supports it X Evidence refuting the theory / explanation and why it refutes it * Is the theory / explanation scientific? * Is the theory a complete explanation of the behaviour (√) or are there things that...

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Illustration Paragraph

how those examples prove your point. (See the detailed example in the next section of this handout.) 5-step process to paragraph development Let's walk through a 5-step process to building a paragraph. Each step of the process will include an explanation of the step and a bit of "model" text to illustrate how the step works. Our finished model paragraph will be about slave spirituals, the original songs that African Americans created during slavery. The model paragraph uses illustration (giving...

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How to Write a Character Analysis Paper

choice/experience | ____MLA____supports my point? | Text / Evidence (1 sentence) | …provides a quotation cited in MLA format or specific event from the text that directly supports your claim and your topic sentence (for this paragraph) | a ____b ____ | Explanation(2-3 sentences) | …goes into detail about a) the meaning of the quotation and b) how it proves your claim | a ____b ____c ____d ____ | Reiteration(1-3 sentences) | …a) restates your claim in another way (by generalizing or making a connection to...

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Performance Assessment Paper eed 400 we

Student Name:     ________________________________________ CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Mathematical Concepts Explanation shows complete understanding of the mathematical concepts used to solve the problem(s). Explanation shows substantial understanding of the mathematical concepts used to solve the problem(s). Explanation shows some understanding of the mathematical concepts needed to solve the problem(s). Explanation shows very limited understanding of the underlying concepts needed to solve the problem(s) OR...

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Obedience Essays

issues of generalizability, application, reliability, ethics and validity. | | | 6) Outline and evaluate explanation of why people obey (12 marks) |Assessment Checklist, write an…… | | ...

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American Lit.

character development) and writing style (for example, the author’s word choice, tone, sentence structure, and use or nonuse of figurative language). Type your response here: Passage Excerpt Characteristics: Content Characteristics: Style Explanation b. The full title of the novella is Daisy Miller: A Study. What do you think James means by “a study”? Support your answer with details from the work. Type your response here: c. Why do you think...

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Evaluation Essay

| Describe | Provide a detailed explanation as to how and why something happens. | Discuss | Essentially this is a written debate where you are using your skill at reasoning, backed up by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of a given context. Remember to arrive at a conclusion. | Elaborate | To give in more detail, provide more information on. | Evaluate | See the explanation for 'critically evaluate'. | Examine...

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Comparative Template

can add explanation and analysis) Text 1 1. ______________________________________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________________________ Text 2 1. ______________________________________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________________________ Subtopic B ______________________________________________________________ (Cite examples, quotes, and references; also, you can add explanation and analysis) ...

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