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Analyzing Text Structure: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.5 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Where would you TYPICALLY expect to find an essay's thesis statement?

Question 2 2. Thomas is thinking about including a funny anecdote in his introductory paragraph. Which of the following provides the BEST reason for doing this?

Question 3 3. Why is it a good idea to develop your thesis statement before writing your outline?

Question 4 4. You can draw many of the points for your outline from _____.

Question 5 5. How does a writer know if the paragraph is well-developed?

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Question 6 6. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

Question 7 7. Why is it important to make an outline prior to writing an essay?

Question 8 8. If you choose not to effectively refute potential opposing views, what is a possible outcome of your writing?

Question 9 9.

Theresa is a professor at a local university. Her student, Kevin, has content from the Journal of Sociology. The following is an example of how most of his essay appears to be written:

''The research clearly points out that 'While the level of crime has mostly gone down throughout the country, the level of violent crime in major cities has gone up. This trend is highly worrisome as the concept of the 'Criminal Triangle' identified by situation theory identifies that the largest problem is the presence of an able protector'''

Why would Theresa likely award him a low grade?

Question 10 10. When incorporating source material in your essay, you should _____

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Question 11 11. Why is synthesis used in writing?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true regarding topic sentences?

Question 13 13. Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?

Question 14 14. A unified paragraph _____.

Question 15 15. Why would you want to take the time to outline your paper before you write it?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT good advice when searching for sources for a persuasive essay?

Question 17 17. A(n) _____ paragraph presents sentences in a logical order.

Question 18 18. One should focus on _____ during the outlining process.

Question 19 19. When you use the bookending technique, you _____.

Question 20 20. A writer would MOST LIKELY use a call to action in the _____ of their essay in order to _____.

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Question 21 21. An effective transitional sentence _____.

Question 22 22. Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?

Question 23 23. Peter is creating an outline for a paper on ecotourism and decides to use a formal outline format. You would expect Peter's outline to _____.

Question 24 24. What would be considered appropriate evidence in support of an argument?

Question 25 25. When would summarizing your main points in your conclusion be particularly useful?

Analyzing Text Structure: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.5 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!

Common Core History & Social Studies Grades 11-12: Literacy Standards  /  English Courses
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