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Writing Essays Questions - All Grades

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Grade 9 Writing Essays
Grade 9 Writing Essays
All of the following are useful skills for writing an expository essay, except:
  1. the writer provides supporting details.
  2. the writer includes engaging dialogue between characters.
  3. the writer organizes the body of the text.
  4. the writer states the main idea clearly.
Grade 9 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.9-10.1b
When you provide supporting details, what are you providing the reader with?
  1. a summary of a text
  2. evidence of the claim
  3. a thesis statement
  4. information they don't need
Grade 9 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.9-10.2b
What needs to go right after each example that you use?
  1. Another example
  2. Explanation
  3. Insight
  4. Conclusion
Grade 9 Writing Essays
Which of the following statements BEST describes expository writing?
  1. Expository writing seeks to explain or inform the reader about a subject.
  2. Expository writing is a form of writing that exposes the readers to different types of literary genres.
  3. Expository writing is mainly used in plays to expose the actors to the play and the vision of the director.
  4. Expository writing is a form of writing that exposes readers to the life of an author.
Grade 4 Writing Essays
Which introduction will grab the reader's attention?
  1. Have you ever been face to face with a grizzly bear? I have.
  2. I had a fun weekend.
  3. I have never ridden a bike before.
Grade 9 Writing Essays
One method for creating an introduction paragraph is:
  1. Inverted triangle format
  2. Thesis statement
  3. Anecdote
  4. All of the above
Grade 4 Writing Essays
Which two details are not related to the same topic as the rest?
  1. I went apple picking.
  2. I like pumpkins, too.
  3. I grow tomatoes at home.
  4. There were all different types of apples to choose from.
  5. I went with my family on the weekend.
  6. I liked the green ones the best.
  7. I got to climb into the trees to reach more apples.
Grade 4 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.4.2b

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In which section does the writer best support a reason with facts and details?
  1. Get Fouled
  2. Perform Your Pre-Shot Routine
  3. Bend Your Knees
  4. Tuck Your Elbows
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2d, W.4.2d, W.5.2d

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How could the author rewrite the concluding section to make it better fit the topic?

Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills. You can become a better player and have fun.
  1. You don't need a net or a goal to play soccer. By playing soccer in new ways, you can improve your skills and still have fun.
  2. Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills. By playing with a net and a goal, you can become a better player.
  3. You can become a better player by going through these activities. Best of all, they are a lot of fun.
  4. You can become a better player and have fun. Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills.
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