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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: The Writing Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences is NOT written with simple subject-verb construction?

Question 3 3. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Question 4 4. Which answer choice below BEST demonstrates a descriptive title?

Question 5 5. Which transition would signal to your readers that an opposing viewpoint is about to be explored?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Question 7 7. What are the two types of premises an argument can have?

Question 8 8. Why is it a bad idea to use only short subject-verb sentences?

Question 9 9.

The following are the last 3 statements of the introduction to an English 101 literary essay. Why should they be reorganized?

The main thesis of this paper concerns the play Romeo and Juliette and will be explained in the following thesis. This will best be explained by the many symbols that are used throughout Shakespeare's play. Shakespeare's works remain significant to this day and age.

Question 10 10. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is an example of a thesis statement?

Question 12 12. Amelia is writing an essay on the pros and cons of pet ownership and has just finished the first two steps of brainstorming. Which of the products below demonstrate the best brainstorming method regarding the pros and cons of owning a pet?

Question 13 13. Brainstorming involves which of the following techniques?

Question 14 14. As you construct your thesis statement, you can draw some fundamentals from

Question 15 15. Rebecca is writing a research paper on the topic of cyber terrorism. She had to use both primary and secondary sources to back up her opinion. To develop her thesis she contacted a high-ranking local FBI agent who agreed to provide her with an interview. She also conducted a survey of her college to oversee their opinion on the topic. Lastly, in a Q&A session, she managed to obtain a comment from the deputy head of the NSA. She only cited the primary sources she used. Why is her paper incomplete?

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Question 16 16. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 17 17. The most critical element of an essay is its _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not an appeal choice discussed in the video?

Question 19 19. A should ... because format for thesis statements in persuasive essays _____.

Question 20 20. Where is the information found on the demographics of participants in a study?

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Question 21 21. In which of the following scenarios is giving a brief response NOT ideal?

Question 22 22. You are working to prepare an argument that is both clear and concise. You have written several different sentences but need to select the option that best meets this requirement. Which of the following should be included in the final draft?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a step in writing a good argument?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 25 25. Assume that you wanted to indicate a shift in time in your writing. Which of the following words or phrases would you want to AVOID using?

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Question 26 26. Organization will be a major consideration when you

Question 27 27. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 28 28. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 29 29. Which of the following best defines a primary source?

Question 30 30. After a long day, a teacher is grading a large number of essays which were written by his students. He is reviewing how his students structured their essays. Tom structured his essay so each paragraph had 3 sentences. Jane used 4 to 5 sentences, Katie used 6 to 7 sentences, while Phil used 9 to 10 sentences for each paragraph. Based on this fact alone, which of the following likely received the highest grade?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: The Writing Process Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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