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MTEL Reading Specialist: Nonfiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If an author chooses to write in a narrative style he or she...

Question 2 2. Which report uses informational reporting that contains facts about monitoring and controlling operations?

Question 3 3. Most simply put, a narrative essay functions to _____.

Question 4 4. Which report examines the success of past or current decision making?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT true?

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Question 6 6. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 7 7. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

Question 8 8. In order to fully analyze a biography or an autobiography, we need to:

Question 9 9. In what ways is a memoir different from a biography?

Question 10 10. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

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Question 11 11. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 12 12. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

Question 13 13. Which report provides critical feedback and updates on projects?

Question 14 14. What is the difference between an autobiography and a biography?

Question 15 15. Which genre of non-fiction literature is memoir a subcategory?

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Question 16 16. When writing an informative essay, what are the most important parts of the introduction?

Question 17 17. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

Question 18 18. A human resource manager for a small company is revising the company's employee handbook. Which report type should the human resource manager generate for this project?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true?

Question 20 20. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

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Question 21 21. Janet's narrative leads up to the most important moment of her story, when she first saw the face of her newborn child. This type of moment in a narrative is known as the _____.

Question 22 22. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 23 23. Which report provides advantages and disadvantages of taking a specific course of action such as whether to purchase a competitor?

Question 24 24. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 25 25. In Herrmann's biography of Helen Keller, she describes how Helen and Miss Sullivan became famous by saying, 'Immense crowds gathered whenever they lectured or appeared on the vaudeville stage, and even presidents, kings, queens, and popes deferred to them.' What does this excerpt show about Herrmann's tone and use of diction?

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Question 26 26. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Question 27 27. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

Question 28 28. The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

Question 29 29. Analyzing the diction in an autobiography or biography means to analyze...

Question 30 30. How do autobiographies differ from regular biographies?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Nonfiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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