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Common Core Standard W.8.1b Questions

Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

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Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
If you loved your class, you would bring your book everyday!


This is an example of ...
  1. Analogy
  2. Appeal to Reason
  3. Understatement
  4. Emotional Appeal
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.6.1b, W.7.1b, W.8.1b

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How does the writer add relevant facts?
  1. The writer add percents to show how many students are currently involved.
  2. The writer explains what students need to do.
  3. The writer presents a new idea to increase student participation.
  4. The writer does not include relevant facts.
Grade 8 Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Do you want to get your bones their healthiest? Buy our product if you do!

This type of persuasion is...
  1. Appeal to Authority
  2. Rhetorical Question
  3. Emotional Appeal
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
What do persuasive techniques do?
  1. Get a readers attention
  2. Emphasize a point
  3. Polish the writing
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Support for an argument is what?
  1. the claim
  2. the underlying purpose for the argument
  3. material or evidence used to convince the audience
  4. facts the argument is trying to prove
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Which of the following visual arguments may evoke strong emotions?

an image of a nurse holding an unharmed infant who was dropped off at a designated safe-haven location
a designer label on a piece of clothing
a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state
none of the above
  1. an image of a nurse holding an unharmed infant who was dropped off at a church
  2. a designer label on a piece of clothing
  3. a bar chart of 2003 housing construction for the sales per state
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Establishing credibility involves what?
  1. making the reader see that "everyone believes this, so you should too"
  2. citing authorities on the subject who support your point wholeheartedly
  3. adding supporting details, facts, and evidence to your argument
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Which of the following visual arguments contains an ethical appeal?
  1. a designer label on a piece of clothing
  2. a bar chart of 2003 housing construction sales per state
  3. an advertisement of a new multivitamin that shows a pharmacist in a pharmacy
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Logical appeals involve what?
  1. inflated opinions and exaggerated facts
  2. pride, sympathy, and other feelings based on values
  3. factual evidence collected from data and events
  4. the audience's impressions about the person making the argument
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Ethical appeal involves what?
  1. discussing facts, statistics, and analogies regarding your topic
  2. ignoring details that your audience may disagree with in favor of putting your claim in the best light
  3. an appeal to the audience's impressions about the person making the argument
  4. persuading the audience to agree with you by saying that your argument is "good" and "right".
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
An appeal to emotions involves what?
  1. the audience's sympathy and feelings
  2. generalized ideas that form a coherent whole
  3. distorting evidence so as to make your claims seem more credible
  4. library research, especially quotes from experts in the field
Grade 8 Opinion Writing CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.8.1b
Which is NOT a type of persuasive technique?
  1. Analogy
  2. Cause and Effect
  3. Alliteration
  4. Hyperbole
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