Essay Writing

Skills Lesson: Creating and Using Outlines

All of the following word groups show parallelism except __________. A. funny, arrogant, kindhearted B. to walk to the store, to jump over a puddle, to run around the yard C. smiling at my mother, when I cleaned my room, to ask my parents for a favor D. if we wanted to eat lunch, if […]

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Writing Workshop

To create the proper style for an argumentative essay, writers should delete personal “I” statements. Which question can help a writer analyze a prompt and develop a claim for an argumentative essay? An effective claim for an argumentative essay is precise and knowledgeable. Which statement best describes the introduction of an argumentative essay? The introduction […]

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Writing test 3

A disadvantage of using a sentence outline instead of a topic outline is that a sentence outline is often time-consuming . When assembling a writing plan for an essay, which of the following should come first? . Material that catches the reader’s interest To make sure your reader remembers the point of your essay, which […]

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AP Rhetorical Analysis Essay Tips

Types of Analysis Questions o Analyze an author’s view on a specific subject o Analyze rhetorical devices used by an author to achieve his or her purpose o Analyze stylistic elements in a passage and their effects o Analyze the author’s tone and how the author conveys this tone o Compare and/or contrast two passages […]

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Writing a Compare-and-Contrast Essay about Presentation of Ideas

“Cipher” is another word for Code Will is writing a comparative essay about two texts. He would like to write about three different topics, comparing the texts throughout the essay. point-by-point The Code Book is _ than The Dark Game because it is written in technical terms. more scientific What should a well-written essay include? […]

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Gov’t Institutions-Writing Workshop

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues a warning when a foodborne illness breaks out. The agency informs the public about foods to avoid on their website and in public statements. The FDA also tells consumers what to do if they become sick. Which detail would provide helpful, factual support to this excerpt? examples of […]

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Writing Workshop: Evaluating Sources That Support a Claim Quiz

Which is a common and effective structure for a paragraph that compares two editorials? point-by-point When writing a compare-and-contrast essay, it is important to ensure that the Prompt is logically answered The last step before writing a compare-and-contrast paragraph is creating an outline. Which best defines the term empirical evidence? evidence based on experience and […]

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Writing Workshop: Visual Media Analysis

Read the following excerpt from a media response essay. The ad features a brightly colored banner and a couple of twenty-somethings sitting comfortably together, smiling happily, and sharing a set of headphones to listen to music. Certainly the ad will catch the attention of and appeal to young adults. In this excerpt, the writer is […]

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George Orwell’s Essays: ‘Why I Write’

Describe four points about the content of the essay 1. Everybody writes for different reasons – he is unique 2. He has to write for a political purpose, otherwise his writing appears empty and full of ‘purple prose’ 3. Writing is instinctive (uses this idea to start and end his essay – circular structure) and […]

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Writing Workshop: Evaluating Sources That Support a Claim

An essay that effectively compares two editorials must include a description of why the author chose each editorial. In a compare-and-contrast essay, a strong argument must provide support in the form of details and relevant facts. An argument based on logic and reason rather than emotion and personal opinion is best described as objective. Read […]

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50 Essays Vocabulary Words

querulous tending to complain; whining quantitative relating to quantity; measurable nonchalant indifferent, calm, and unconcerned promiscuous demonstrating or applying and undiscriminating or unselective approach anthropomorphism attributing human characteristics to non humans feign pretend something, invent something assuage relieve something unpleasant futile in vein, having no useful result sanguine confident; cheerfully optimistic philanthropy desire to benefit […]

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Writing Workshop: Creating an Argumentative Essay

Before writing an argumentative essay, authors should organize their ideas by creating an outline. Which best describes the thesis statement of an argumentative essay? a sentence establishing the position on the topic When writing an argumentative essay, what is the most important reason authors conduct research? to find evidence to support their arguments In an […]

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Writing Workshop: Creating an Argumentative Essay

The thesis statement of an argumentative essay should b Which citation is in correct MLA format? c The introduction to an argumentative essay begins with a Before writing an argumentative essay, authors should organize their ideas by creating c When revising an argumentative essay, authors must ensure that they have b Look at the scenario. […]

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Writing Workshop: Creating an Argumentative Essay

When writing an argumentative essay, what is the most important reason authors conduct research? b. to find evidence to support their arguments Which sentence would be the best thesis statement for an argumentative essay supporting American use of the atomic bomb? a. Harry Truman’s difficult decision to use atomic bombs against Japan ended the war, […]

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Writing Workshop: Argumentative Essay

Read the introduction to a student’s essay about space exploration. (1) Space: the final frontier! (2) Many people see space as a true frontier. (3) They are excited by both the exploration of space and the potential of space. (4) Not everyone agrees with this. (5) Some people think that the money would be better […]

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HR ch:8 – Essay Writing

Managers need to constantly engage in a dialogue with their subordinates. a. True b. False True Most performance appraisals focus on long-term improvement, rather than short-term achievements. a. True b. False False The two most common purposes of performance management programs are administrative and developmental. a. True b. False True The federal government began evaluating […]

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TPS E3LS – 50 Essays Details

the different ways Douglass learned how to read and write Learning to Read and Write – topic ETHOS (Douglass talks about his first-hand experience as a slave), pathos (Douglass appeals to the reader’s sense of pity for him) Learning to Read and Write – modes of persuasion narrative Learning to Read and Write – essay […]

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CBEST Writing

CBEST content specification ability to 1. write with clarity (i.e. the reader can comprehend immediately what is meant) 2. keep the writing focused (i.e. the reader is kept on the track) 3. develop the ideas in the writing through support or illustration 4. use the conventions of standard written English 5. maintain a line of […]

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Writing Workshop: Visual Media Analysis

The “Read Books, Share the Love” advertisement effectively convinces people to read more books. The advertisement targets parents of young children. In the ad, a mother and father are reading a book to their two young children. Most parents certainly would want their children to do well academically. This ad effectively encourages literacy. Which of […]

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Writing Workshop: Visual Media Analysis

Which of the following slogans best exemplifies the bandwagon technique? “America has fallen in love with Morning Bran Cereal. Isn’t it time you fall in love too?” “You work hard all day. Let Morning Bran Cereal start your day.” “The first steps of the day should be strong ones. Let Morning Bran Cereal help you […]

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Writing an Argumentative Essay about Fire Prevention

Read the body paragraph from Reiko’s argumentative essay. It’s a good idea to eat fruits and vegetables. A study of over seventy thousand nurses showed that eating fruit and green leafy vegetables resulted in a lower risk of diabetes. When Reiko writes the final sentence of the paragraph, what should she add to complete the […]

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