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MTTC Elementary Education: The Writing Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is an accurate statement about prescriptive and descriptive approaches to grammar?

Question 2 2. Which of the following should NOT be included in a formal essay?

Question 3 3. Which of the following should NOT be included in the conclusion paragraph of a 5-paragraph essay?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a reason that the prescriptive approach to grammar has value?

Question 5 5. Which of the following should you NOT focus on during the revising stage?

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Question 6 6. Linguists want to study the patterns of speech in an isolated rural community using a descriptive approach. Which of the following will be their aim?

Question 7 7. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 8 8. The last step in the editing process is known as _____, which involves carefully reading over a document for the purpose of finding any errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting that need to be corrected.

Question 9 9. While some may describe it as antiquated, why is the 5-paragraph essay still so widely used by writers?

Question 10 10. A bilingual person speaking with a bilingual family member incorporates the grammar and words of two different languages. Which of the following best describes this?

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Question 11 11. What is a good step to take when editing your paper?

Question 12 12. True or False: You can only develop one rough draft throughout the drafting stage.

Question 13 13. What is the goal of the prewriting stage?

Question 14 14. Why is the thesis statement such an important element of any essay?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an example of a reliable source for an academic essay?

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Question 16 16. An editor modifying the organization of words in a magazine article to make them fit with proper grammar is an example of which approach?

Question 17 17. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the correct order for the writing process?

Question 20 20. Maggie has written an essay that is going to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. She struggles with proofreading her own material because her mind tends to wander when she reads her essays aloud to herself. What is another type of proofreading strategy that Maggie could use?

MTTC Elementary Education: The Writing Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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