Creating a formal sentence definition

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Creating a formal sentence definition

  1. 1. Creating a Formal SentenceDefinition Martha Schwer Madison College
  2. 2. Definition: Formal Sentence DefinitionTerm + General Category + Distinguishing FeatureExample:An arrest (term) is restraint of persons (general category) that deprives them of freedom of movement and binds them to the will and control of the arresting officer.
  3. 3. Errors to Avoid Bad grammar “is when…” The class is not a synonym; it’s a larger category of item. Don’t repeat the term in the general category or distinguishing feature.

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