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Parts of an Essay: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

Question 2 2. Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?

Question 3 3. How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

Question 4 4. True of False: All essays require thesis statements.

Question 5 5.

What revisions would you suggest for the following introduction?

Abraham Lincoln said, 'Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.' Discipline is the most important component to success in college.

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Question 6 6. What type of appeal should you use most in persuasive writing?

Question 7 7. You are writing a paper for a class to persuade the professor and other readers of the value of using recycled paper. What type of appeal should you frame within the paper to achieve your goal?

Question 8 8. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the best approach to take while creating a story?

Question 10 10. Which of the following should NOT be included in the conclusion paragraph of a 5-paragraph essay?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12.

Below is the end of one body paragraph in an essay on social media. What transitional phrase would work best to introduce the next topic sentence?

...As you can see, social media has a negative effect on academic performance.

Question 13 13. What type of information or support would be included within a logical appeal?

Question 14 14. The most critical element of an essay is its _____.

Question 15 15. A well-developed body paragraph is one that _____.

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Question 16 16. Why is the attention getter such an important element of the introductory paragraph?

Question 17 17. What would be a good attention grabber for an essay about raising the driving age in America from 16 to 18?

Question 18 18. Which of the following should NOT be included in a formal essay?

Question 19 19. Effective body paragraphs within an essay...

Question 20 20. When brainstorming ideas for your paper, _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT something you need to do in the body of your essay to structure a strong argument?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a strong thesis statement for an three-page argument essay about global warming?

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes the 100 rule?

Question 24 24. How does a thesis statement help the reader?

Question 25 25.

Which topic sentence would support the following thesis statement?

The use of mobile phones should be banned in public places for the health, safety, and mental well-being of all of us.

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Question 26 26. When you only have fifteen minutes, how would you go about brainstorming ideas for a position paper on a controversial topic?

Question 27 27. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

Question 28 28. Why is the 'bridge' used?

Question 29 29. Which of the following illustrates the parts of an introduction in the correct order?

Question 30 30. How long should a conclusion be?

Parts of an Essay: Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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