Ohio Assessments ELA: Persuasive Writing Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. Why is synthesis used in writing?

Question 3 3. When incorporating source material in your essay, you should _____

Question 4 4. At the end of her speech, Sally wants to include a call to action. What might Sally include in her speech to do so?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT good advice when searching for sources for a persuasive essay?

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Question 6 6. What is an ethical appeal?

Question 7 7. What is the purpose of a persuasive speech?

Question 8 8. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

Question 9 9. Why is Visualization necessary in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern?

Question 10 10. Why is it important to make an outline prior to writing an essay?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are the appeals identified by Aristotle:

Question 12 12. Which of the following will increase your ethical appeal?

Question 13 13. Bill thinks that the bookstore on his campus is charging too much for textbooks and wants the school to authorize the use of e-books because they are cheaper. Which speech organization method lends itself most directly to this situation?

Ohio Assessments ELA: Persuasive Writing Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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