What does the phrase author's purpose describe? A. a thesis statement that makes a claim B. the reason an author writes a text C. the evidence an author gives to support his or her claim D. the way an author

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    What does the phrase author's purpose describe? A. a thesis statement that makes a claim B. the reason an author writes a text C. the evidence an author gives to support his or her claim D. the way an author feels about the topic of the text

  8. ELA

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  9. English

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  10. ELA

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  11. Language Arts

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  12. Ela connexus Lesson 6: Evaluating Claims

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  15. Language Arts 7A

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  17. ELA

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  19. Language Arts

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  20. Language Arts Project/Essay HELP!

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  21. English

    What does it mean to delineate an argument? to form an opinion on it to support it with facts to break it down to restate it in a different way What is an opposing claim in an informational text? an argument that is counter to the claims an author makes a

  22. language arts, check my answers please

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  23. English

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  25. English

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  26. English

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  29. ELA

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  30. Language art

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  32. Thesis statement

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  33. English writing

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  34. English

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  35. Research writing

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  36. Research Writing Comm 220

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  37. English

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  38. english

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  41. English College composition I

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  42. English

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  43. Poetry

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  44. English

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  45. writing

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  46. English- Ms. Sue

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  50. reading and writing

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  51. Research Writing

    Post your response to the following: Identify the thesis statement in the article A Nation Apart. What strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? What makes the arguments so viable and compelling?

  52. COM 220

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  53. research

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  55. Research writing

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  56. thinking

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  57. history

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  58. Research Writing Com 220

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  59. Check my Book Report

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  60. English

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  61. english

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  63. Research Methodology and Program Evaluation

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  64. Interpretation of fiction

    The novella Aura. My thesis statement for my paper is: The use of magic in this story serves for the purpose of seducing Felipe. Does this statement sound ok?

  65. English

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  66. Writing

    Can you give an example of a thesis statement, then re-write it so that it's preserving what's at the heart of your thesis. Re-write it so that it captures the heart of your readers. Finally, identify whether your thesis is a claim of fact, definiton,

  67. English

    What is a thesis? And how do I write one? Select a topic for an argumentative essay and write a thesis (claim) statement. I already have my topic *Are school uniforms a bad idea?*

  68. Critical Thinking

    I think i have some of the answers right but i need help, b/c although i keep reading over the chapter and highlighting the vocab word the definition is not clear to me. Can someone help please? 1 A(n) is a set of claims intended to support or prove a

  69. Com II

    I Would like someone to proofread what I have wrote as a double check I did not miss anything and that it makes sence. Thanks in advance... Here is the question I had to answer. Review the information about thesis statements in the Center for Writing

  70. Social Studies

    I'm working on creating a Thesis statement for my social studies fair project. The topic I originally picked out was "Why is female gendercide taking place in India?. However, I don't know how to turn it into a debatable thesis statement. Can a debatable

  71. English

    Read the thesis statement that follows. Identify why it is a good thesis statement. Government should provide health insurance because the costs of uninsured people damage the economy. A.It is interesting B.Everyone already knows it’s true. C.It mentions

  72. Grammar and Composition

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  73. English

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  74. Science

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  75. Essay!

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  76. Thesis Statement for Research Paper

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  77. Writing

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  78. English

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  79. English

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  80. Ella Minnow Pea

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  81. English

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  82. English

    Thesis statement: Networking is the most effective way in making your business grow faster. is it a good thesis statement? if not pls. can you make me another one.. thanks

  83. Language Arts

    If you read a text and determined it was meant to inform, what did you understand about the text?(1 point) the feelings associated with the text the word choice the author's purpose the author's opinion I think its the authors purpose

  84. Research Writing

    Thesis Statement Although, the first admendment protects freedom of speech in many ways, the boundaries are so complex. Please Help is this a good thesis statement?

  85. communication arts

    can you please help me make my thesis statement? My topic is domestic violence on children. I can't think of a good thesis statement

  86. History, college

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  87. Composition II

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  88. communication

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  89. English

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  90. Grammar and Composition

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  92. English II - Poisonwood Bible

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  93. Grammar and Composition

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  94. English

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  95. Employment Law

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  96. writing

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  97. english

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  98. socials

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  99. n&w

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  100. english

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