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Question 1 1. A middle school English teacher assigned students their first writing assignment of the school year. After the students submit their final drafts, which of the following is the most appropriate first step the teacher should take when assessing the students' writing?
Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences reflects the appropriate semicolon placement?
Question 3 3. A teacher is preparing to teach the Declaration of Independence as literature. The students are first asked to fill out an anticipation guide with ten 'true or false' statements about the history of the Declaration and the American Revolution. The most appropriate purpose of the guide is:
A high school English teacher is planning a unit on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The following is an excerpt from the play:
Two households, both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;