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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Descriptive Writing Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In writing description, what does concrete mean?

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Question 2 2. What is the importance of re-reading and re-writing in relation to descriptive writing?

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Question 3 3. What type of connection is established through the use of sensory writing?

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Question 4 4. Which two types of writing styles are needed when using sensory writing?

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Question 5 5. A tool that makes your descriptive essay more interesting by comparing two items using 'like' or 'as' is called:

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Question 6 6. Which of these is not one of the five senses?

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Question 7 7. _____ are important to provide your reader with concrete descriptive terms.

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Question 8 8. A metaphor is:

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Question 9 9. In which situation would descriptive writing be ideal?

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Question 10 10. Which is the best answer?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would you consider to be an example of good descriptive writing?

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Question 12 12. In writing descriptive details, what does specific mean?

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Question 13 13. Three ways to organize a descriptive essay include:

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Question 14 14. Which of the following statements best describes sensory writing?

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Question 15 15. Which of the five senses are using in sensory writing?

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Question 16 16. A simile is:

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Question 17 17.

What technique of descriptive writing can you apply to the passage below?

'I love walking through the bakery section at the store. The smell of fresh bread always reminds me of my grandmother's cooking.'

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Question 18 18. _____ can be an effective way to describe an object in a descriptive essay.

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Question 19 19. Which of the following examples uses sensory writing?

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Question 20 20. The main goal of a descriptive essay is to:

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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Descriptive 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 "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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