Objectives for Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Total scored items on ATI TEAS: 15 questions out of 39
Table of Contents
Using Evidence from the Text to make Predictions, Inferences, and Draw Conclusions
Citing Evidence from the Text
Making Predictions from the Text
Drawing Conclusions from the Text
Compare and Contrast the Themes expressed in the text
Identifying a Theme
- Narration is the way the story is told. The narrator is the person telling the story. The narrator can be a character in the story or an omniscient third party.
- Setting is the time and place of the story. The setting can influence the events that take place in the story thus enhancing the overall plot.
- Characters are the people or animals in the story. The development of the characters can reveal information about the theme of the story.
- Dialogue is the conversation between the characters. The dialogue can also provide information about the theme of the story.
- Plot is the sequence of events that take place in the story.
Similarities and Differences across Themes
Evaluate an Argument
Identify Claims and Counterclaims
Evaluating Sources and Evidence
- Peer-reviewed is defined as published articles that have been evaluated and analyzed by experts on the topic.
- Primary Source is defined as an original document or firsthand account. An example of a primary source is a letter written by Abraham Lincoln.
- Secondary Source is defined as a document or account that interpretes or analyzes an event. Also known as a secondhand account of the events. An example of a secondary source is a biography of Abraham Lincoln.
- Tertiary Source is defined as a document or account that compiles, organizes and summarizes a primary and secondary source. An example of a tertiary source is an encyclopedia.
Analyzing Rhetorical Devices
- Logos is defined as an appeal to logic. It is a way of convincing the audience with facts and reason.
- Ethos is defined as an appeal to ethics. It is a way of convincing the audience with the author’s credibility.
- Pathos is defined as an appeal to emotion. It is a way of convincing the audience by making them feel an emotional connection to the author or the topic.
Evaluating and Integrating Data from Multiple Sources Across Various Formats
Selecting Relevant Data to Analyze
Analyzing Data Sources
- Quantiative data is data that can be measured. For example, the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere.
- Qualitative data is data that cannot be measured. For example, the effects of global warming on the environment.
Organizing Data from Various Sources
- Low priority claims are those that are not essential to the argument. They can be cut without affecting the overall argument.
- Valid claims are those that are supported by evidence.
- Useful claims are those that help to support the argument and are relevant to the topic.