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The Cause and Effect Essay

Cause and Effect Essays give reasons why something happened. They explain either the situations or actions that caused something to happen, or they explain the effects from something that happened.

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Using the Internet for Research

Probably one of the most popular sources for information today is the Internet. If we type in a few key words, we have instant access to almost anything on a given topic. But as accessible as it is we need to use it wisely as we research for information.

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Supporting Details

In our last video we talked about the most important reading skill: Finding the main ideas. Today we are going to talk about the second most important reading skill: Finding supporting details.

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Summary / Response

How to Write a Summary / Response A summary is a collection of main points and major supporting details of a reading passage. Your summary should: Arrange the main points in approximately the same order as they appeared in the original article. Make notable references to either the article or to the author.  Make sure your opinion is NOT expressed in the summary. A response is the reader’s evaluation of a passage. To write a response,  Select one or two points the author made and respond…

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Write a Great THESIS STATEMENT

The Thesis Statement tells the reader what the topic is, and then, gives direction as to what the writer will say about the topic. The topic can be a single word or a simple phrase, such as Mother Teresa, or Mother Teresa was a missionary nun. The topic is then followed by the controlling idea.

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Cohesion and Coherence

cohesion = sticks together.  This word refers to how well ideas flow from one sentence to another. cohesion (noun), cohesive (adjective), cohesively (adverb) coherence  = clear and logical ideas.  This word refers to how well the sentence topics are connected to each other, and how well they are connected to the main idea.

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