SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: The Writing Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The part of the writing process in which you actually write the paper for the first time is known as what?

Question 2 2. What transition would you incorporate to indicate to readers they are nearing the end of a written piece?

Question 3 3. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

Question 4 4. Amelia is writing an essay on the pros and cons of pet ownership and has just finished the first two steps of brainstorming. Which of the products below demonstrate the best brainstorming method regarding the pros and cons of owning a pet?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

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Question 6 6. How is tone conveyed in a piece of writing?

Question 7 7. When brainstorming ideas for your paper, _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not an appeal choice discussed in the video?

Question 9 9. Which transition would signal to your readers that an opposing viewpoint is about to be explored?

Question 10 10. In what step of the writing process do you verify that you are addressing the correct question?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 12 12. After a long day, a teacher is grading a large number of essays which were written by his students. He is reviewing how his students structured their essays. Tom structured his essay so each paragraph had 3 sentences. Jane used 4 to 5 sentences, Katie used 6 to 7 sentences, while Phil used 9 to 10 sentences for each paragraph. Based on this fact alone, which of the following likely received the highest grade?

Question 13 13. What part of the writing process includes looking at your essay that you have written in order to check and improve upon the organization, ideas, grammar, and mechanics?

Question 14 14. When you are freewriting, you shouldn't worry about

Question 15 15. Where is the information found on the demographics of participants in a study?

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Question 16 16. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 17 17. You are working to prepare an argument that is both clear and concise. You have written several different sentences but need to select the option that best meets this requirement. Which of the following should be included in the final draft?

Question 18 18. Why is it a bad idea to use only short subject-verb sentences?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

Question 20 20. You can make use of ideas that you generated during prewriting/brainstorming _____.

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Question 21 21. The art of rhetoric is _____

Question 22 22. It is BEST to use a simple sentence structure in your essay when _____.

Question 23 23. What should you do if you find two sources that don't agree with each other when it comes to definitions or statistics you need for your essay?

Question 24 24. What is a similarity between an overly detailed thesis statement and a vague thesis statement?

Question 25 25. Once you've completed brainstorming for an essay, you'll be ready to _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements best defines the main idea of an essay?

Question 27 27. It's a good idea to write fully developed paragraphs because

Question 28 28. Why is it important to strike a respectful tone in your academic essays?

Question 29 29. As you construct your thesis statement, you can draw some fundamentals from

Question 30 30. It's important to carefully read and interpret a writing prompt because

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: The Writing Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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