Writing & Structuring an Essay in AP English: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Proving that an idea is false or untrue in your writing involves doing what?

Question 2 2. What is the significance of using emotion in the conclusion?

Question 3 3. How are transitional sentences important in achieving coherence in body paragraphs?

Question 4 4. Which of the following effectively utilizes a transition?

Question 5 5. Where should you choose to refute potential opposing views in a document?

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Question 6 6. Effective body paragraphs within an essay...

Question 7 7. How is the thesis statement used in the conclusion?

Question 8 8. To help yourself stay on track while writing a personal essay, it can be useful to _____.

Question 9 9. A unified body paragraph is one that _____.

Question 10 10. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

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Question 11 11. A good personal essay _____.

Question 12 12. What would be considered appropriate evidence in support of an argument?

Question 13 13. Why should you have a clear purpose when writing a personal essay?

Question 14 14. Why should your 'scope' in a personal essay, in which you support or oppose a specific point, be narrow?

Question 15 15. You might write about your own personal experiences in a personal essay in which you support or oppose a specific point because _____.

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Question 16 16. Why is the attention getter such an important element of the introductory paragraph?

Question 17 17. Why is the 'bridge' used?

Question 18 18. If you choose not to effectively refute potential opposing views, what is a possible outcome of your writing?

Question 19 19. Which of the following identifies the proper order for the introductory paragraph?

Question 20 20. What is an anecdote?

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Question 21 21. Why would you want to take the time to outline your paper before you write it?

Question 22 22.

Robert is writing an essay and in the last sentence of his introductory paragraph, he presented this as his thesis:

'My paper is about dating and social media.'

Why is this thesis NOT appropriate?

Question 23 23. A call to action in the conclusion is most appropriate in a _____ essay.

Question 24 24. How can the use of a quotation in the conclusion be helpful?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the best approach to take while creating a story?

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Question 26 26. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

Question 27 27. A well-developed body paragraph is one that _____.

Question 28 28. How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

Question 29 29. A coherent body paragraph is one that _____.

Question 30 30.

The following quote from a teenage girl, about her experience with cyberbullying, was reported by professors Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin.

'It makes me hurt both physically and mentally. It scares me and takes away all my confidence. It makes me feel sick and worthless' (Hinduja, 2010)

Why is the quote an effective attention getter?

Writing & Structuring an Essay in AP English: Tutoring Solution 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 yellow "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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