Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing


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As you review your practice essay in order to evaluate it, you should _____

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1. Fundamental essay building blocks include _____.

2. It's a good idea to understand your weaknesses when it comes to writing because _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Writing timed essays can be difficult, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you improve your writing skills. You will be tested on essay structure and the editing process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Fundamentals of essay writing
  • How to improve your writing
  • Editing process

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about essay writing in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding essay writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about essay writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson on Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals of the essay
  • Learn how to edit and evaluate your own writing