What is the purpose of a formal report?
Investigate a problem or need.
Find achievable solutions.
All of the above.
A formal report is different from an essay?
The purpose of performing research is to
Investigate and study materials and sources.
Establish facts and reach new conclusions.
The constitution is an example of what kind of source?
When writing a formal report, the best type of sources to use are academic, peer-reviewed articles/publications. which are
Magazine articles that were edited by the author's friends.
Magazine articles that were reviewed by the author's boss.
Articles written by experts, and reviewed by other experts before published in an academic journal.
Newspaper articles reviewed by the NSA before being published.
What is the BEST definition of 'claim'?
A debatable argument.
Which of the following statements is a claim?
The 49ers are a football team from San Francisco.
Cookies and Cream is the best ice cream flavor ever invented.
Anything that supports your claim.
What is a warrant (when writing)?
A type of evidence that makes your claim stronger
The link between claim and evidence that shows how the evidence supports the claim.
Steve McQueen's Ferrari Luzzo.
A document issued by the court that gives the police the right to do something.
Why do we need warrants?
Because Mr. Newman says so.
Because without them, the reader may not understand how or why your evidence supports your claim.
Because, even if they are redundant, they add more information which is important as a professional writer when you have to write a certain amount.