Using Evidence to Support Analysis: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.1 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Rebecca is writing a research paper on the topic of cyber terrorism. She had to use both primary and secondary sources to back up her opinion. To develop her thesis she contacted a high-ranking local FBI agent who agreed to provide her with an interview. She also conducted a survey of her college to oversee their opinion on the topic. Lastly, in a Q&A session, she managed to obtain a comment from the deputy head of the NSA. She only cited the primary sources she used. Why is her paper incomplete?

Question 2 2. Thesis-antithesis-synthesis is most associated with:

Question 3 3. What does it mean to give credit to sources you use?

Question 4 4. Why would you use an explanation for supporting details?

Question 5 5. Sarah is about to ask her Mom for a new computer for college. She is preparing her argument, getting all her reasons together for why she needs a new computer. Sarah anticipates her Mom may say her old computer should do just fine, so Sarah spends time coming up with three reasons why her old computer won't be sufficient for her needs in college. What did Sarah anticipate from her Mom?

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Question 6 6. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 7 7. One particular view or theory based on historical evidence is called:

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

Question 9 9. The process in which an account of the past is researched and constructed is called:

Question 10 10. Which part of an argument gives proof that your main point is correct?

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Question 11 11. The portion of the evaluative essay where you establish the purpose of what you're evaluating is called:

Question 12 12. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 13 13. Why do you need to know what a counterclaim might be?

Question 14 14. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 15 15. What are supporting details?

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Question 16 16. What should all the supporting details relate to?

Question 17 17. _____ can be helpful in an evaluative essay when you are presenting a controversial viewpoint:

Question 18 18. Which part of an argument tells the main point?

Question 19 19. If you're writing an argumentation essay, what kind of supporting details are especially important?

Question 20 20. Where is the information found on the demographics of participants in a study?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best defines a primary source?

Question 22 22. What is the purpose of comparing and contrasting two items?

Question 23 23. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

Question 24 24. One tool to make your evidence more effective is:

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which would NOT be considered a primary source?

Question 27 27. _____ is important in the introduction of an evaluative essay because it defines the focus of your critique.

Question 28 28. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 29 29. Stories that are not written down, but are passed down verbally from generation to generation are considered:

Question 30 30. Which part of an argument explains why?

Using Evidence to Support Analysis: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.1 Chapter Exam Instructions

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