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Ohio Assessments ELA: Analytical Writing Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Propaganda is...

Question 2 2. What does it mean to limit your topic?

Question 3 3. Why use a story to start your paper?

Question 4 4. How do you know what kind of paper you are going to write?

Question 5 5.

Thirty-three days after my departure from Cadiz I reached the Indian sea, where I discovered many islands, thickly peopled, of which I took possession without resistance in the name of our most illustrious Monarch, by public proclamation and with unfurled banners.

What are a couple of suggestive words or phrases that Columbus uses in this letter excerpt to communicate his message that he is in control?

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Question 6 6.

Select the best revision of the following thesis:

'Apples are definitely better than other fruit.'

Question 7 7. Why would a psychologist want to analyze a diary?

Question 8 8. How do you know if something is general or specific?

Question 9 9. A primary source is...

Question 10 10. What does it mean to make text-to-text connections?

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Question 11 11. A speech can be written to...

Question 12 12. Why shouldn't news articles include propaganda techniques like scapegoating or plain folks?

Question 13 13. A letter is a written, typed, or printed form of communication that can be considered a _____.

Question 14 14. Rebecca is writing a final essay for her English 101 class. The teacher failed to provide students with an effective question to which she could respond with a thesis. What should she do?

Question 15 15. What is the difference between a Summary Preview and a Thesis Statement?

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Question 16 16. What is a narrative?

Question 17 17. Which one of the following might indicate that there's a potential problem with a thesis?

Question 18 18. Why is it important to include counterarguments in a speech?

Question 19 19. When analyzing a letter, we need to take into account any related background information and what we can learn from this source. What questions should we be asking ourselves?

Question 20 20.

Select the best revision of the following thesis:

'Setting the legal drinking age at 21 seems unfair because you can serve in the military at 18.'

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Question 21 21. What does it mean to analyze literature?

Question 22 22. Why is it important for the conclusion of a persuasive speech to include a call to action?

Question 23 23. The second step to make text-to-text connections is to examine the literary elements. Which of the following is NOT a literary element?

Question 24 24. What is the purpose of a Summary Preview?

Question 25 25. How does Anne Frank's writing style impact the reader?

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Question 26 26. If you want to analyze a diary, it's important to...

Question 27 27. What are a few of the questions that we should ask ourselves when analyzing a news article?

Question 28 28. How can we identify who the author's audience is when reading a news article?

Question 29 29. What is the lead in a news article?

Question 30 30. Why are authentic diaries an important piece of history?

Ohio Assessments ELA: Analytical Writing Strategies 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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