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Unformatted text preview: 04/05/12 RDG 091 RDG 091 Critical Reading Janice Hill-Matula MVCC 04/05/12 RDG 091 Introduction Methods of paragraph development explain, develop, or support the main idea. RDG 091 Topics of Discussion Some of the most common methods are the following: example, process, definition, comparison,contrast, cause/effect,classification, analysis, analogy, facts, and statistics. RDG 091 Topic One - Example Supports and clarifies the main idea by pointing out a typical or concrete instance. RDG 091 Example Sample Examples of Democratic presidents: Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, John F. Kennedy. RDG 091 Topic Two - Process Steps in chronological order, how something works. RDG 091 Process Sample Process for saving a Microsoft Word document 1 Go to toolbar. 2 Drag down to save as. 3 Type title in file name box. 4 Click on save box. RDG 091 Topic Three - Definition The meaning of a term. RDG 091 Definition Sample Definition Rhetoric is the art or study of using language effective or persuasively for the purpose of communication. RDG 091 Topic Four - Comparison Shows likenesses or similarities between topics. RDG 091 Comparisons Sample Comparison: People are like wolves....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course RDG 091 taught by Professor Chaloka during the Fall '09 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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