The Writing Process for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the greatest value of using an alphanumeric outline?

Question 2 2. Why should you care about your reader's perspective on an issue when you write?

Question 3 3. What are the two types of premises an argument can have?

Question 4 4.

What form of appeal is being used in the following statement?

I can still remember the first time I rode my bike without training wheels. As the wind brushed past my hair it felt as if I was flying rather than riding on two wheels.

Question 5 5. The term analysis is used to define a process following the research phase across many subject matter disciplines. How is analysis applied in terms of writing an essay?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the 100 rule?

Question 9 9. What is deductive validity?

Question 10 10. People write for many reasons. Some want to inform, others want to persuade while others aim to teach or train their audience. If you are concerned about what your readers think about you based on your writing, what does this represent?

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Question 11 11. How would you prepare to write a synthesis paper about 'The Effect of Texting on Student Language Skills'?

Question 12 12. What should you consider to ensure that you're writing effectively for your audience?

Question 13 13. Why might it be a good idea to utilize emotional appeals less frequently than other approaches?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Steve wants to write a convincing argument supporting the need for reducing carbon emissions from cars. Which of the following is NOT an approach he should use to write a good argument?

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Question 16 16. Why would an author use Ethos to appeal to his audience?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a step in writing a good argument?

Question 18 18. How would an emotional appeal be made?

Question 19 19. If you were trying to develop an ethical appeal to further engage readers, which of the following strategies would be the most successful?

Question 20 20. What does Logos mean in Greek?

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Question 21 21. What is a complete sentence that identifies the main idea of a paragraph?

Question 22 22. Once you've completed brainstorming for an essay, you'll be ready to _____.

Question 23 23. When brainstorming ideas for your paper, _____.

Question 24 24.

Read the following short paragraphs and identify what may be missing:

'Flowers are very well-liked in most parts of the world. There are many types of flowers.'

'Roses are one of the most recognized types of flowers. Roses come in a variety of colors. Roses are often bred to make even more unique colors.'

'Daisies are well-liked flowers. Daisies grow in various types of soil, so daisies are found in a lot of different regions.'

Question 25 25. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

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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 a person begins an essay by pointing out they are a researcher who has been studying this particular field for the past 18 years, what form of appeal is he or she making?

Question 28 28. Which of the following does NOT add tone and voice to your writing?

Question 29 29. When brainstorming on your own, which of the following should you do?

Question 30 30. What is the first step in evaluating reasoning in an essay or article?

The Writing Process for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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