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AEPA Reading K-8: Effective Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When would summarizing your main points in your conclusion be particularly useful?

Question 2 2. If you discover that one of your body paragraphs has gone off track and doesn't support your thesis, you should _____.

Question 3 3. When you try to improve your thesis statement, you should _____.

Question 4 4. Where would you TYPICALLY expect to find an essay's thesis statement?

Question 5 5. A writer would MOST LIKELY use a call to action in the _____ of their essay in order to _____.

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Question 6 6.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 7 7. What is a summary?

Question 8 8. Which of the following sentences contains a mixed sentence structure?

Question 9 9. Summaries are used in _____.

Question 10 10. How can we identify who the author's audience is when reading a news article?

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Question 11 11.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a sentence fragment?

Question 13 13. As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. This quote from Bram Stoker's Dracula is an example of _____.

Question 14 14. As you work on editing and improving the content of an essay that you've written, which of the following considerations is NOT important?

Question 15 15.

How do you change this sentence from passive voice to active voice?

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

Question 17 17. Instructive letters, formal in tone and found in the Bible are called _____.

Question 18 18. Propaganda is...

Question 19 19. Why is it important to avoid common pitfalls in academic writing?

Question 20 20. A summary can include all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. Anne Frank's book is a nonfiction example of a _____.

Question 22 22. In order to make your writing reflect your individual personality you must:

Question 23 23. Thomas is thinking about including a funny anecdote in his introductory paragraph. Which of the following provides the BEST reason for doing this?

Question 24 24. What are a few of the questions that we should ask ourselves when analyzing a news article?

Question 25 25. When you use the bookending technique, you _____.

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Question 26 26. What is a technique for developing a voice as a writer?

Question 27 27. Voice in writing must be:

Question 28 28. Two of the ways that voice in writing can be conveyed are

Question 29 29. Why is it a good idea to avoid overly ornate sentences?

Question 30 30. A vague sentence is one that _____.

AEPA Reading K-8: Effective Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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