Types of Essays on the CAHSEE: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What type of informative essay, in its most basic form, looks at cause and effect?

Question 2 2. An informative essay does NOT do which of the following:

Question 3 3. Which two aspects are important when organizing a compare and contrast essay?

Question 4 4. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 5 5. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

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Question 6 6. Janet's narrative leads up to the most important moment of her story, when she first saw the face of her newborn child. This type of moment in a narrative is known as the _____.

Question 7 7. Most simply put, a narrative essay functions to _____.

Question 8 8. The three key elements of the evaluative essay are:

Question 9 9. What is the most basic type of informative essay?

Question 10 10. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

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Question 11 11. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

Question 12 12. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Question 13 13. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 14 14. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

Question 15 15. When writing an informative essay, what are the most important parts of the introduction?

Types of Essays on the CAHSEE: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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