In which of the following places would you be least likely to find a piece of argumentative writing?
an encyclopedia entry
Which of the following would not be a good question to ask yourself as you evaluate a source for reliability, credibility, and accuracy?
Does the source have up-to-date information?
Can I include the information in this source word-for-word in my paper without getting caught?
Can I confirm this information with facts found in another source?
Is the author credible (an expert on the topic)?
Imagine you are writing an informative essay on global warming and how humans can help solve it by using fewer fossil fuels. What organizational pattern would be best to use?
cause and effect
compare and contrast
problem and solution
In which of the following places would you be least likely to find a piece of informative writing?
a school textbook
an instruction manual for computer coding on the Internet
How does narrative writing mainly differ from argumentative and informative writing?
It can include some creative elements that other types of essays might not.
It always includes dialogue.
It usually follows a problem and solution organizational pattern.
It usually has a logical order with appropriate transitions.