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This printable supports Common Core ELA Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8

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Writing Review (Grade 7)

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1. 
The protagonist of the novel is
  1. Simon.
  2. Jack.
  3. Ralph.
  4. Piggy.
2. 
One way a writer builds suspense is...
  1. by using foreshadowing.
  2. by using ambiguity.
  3. by introducing characters.
  4. by creating a setting.
3. 
In dialogue, for every new speaker the writer begins a new                 .
  1. paragraph
  2. punctuation mark
  3. quotation mark
  4. sentence
4. 
A five paragraph essay where a student argues that people should recycle and not litter is designed to...
  1. entertain
  2. inform
  3. persuade
  4. create suspense
5. 
This type of writing seeks to inform, explain, clarify, define, or instruct.
  1. Creative
  2. Expository
  3. Narrative
  4. Persuasive
6. 
Which of the following words WOULD NOT be used to wrap up or conclude your information?
  1. Finally
  2. As a result
  3. First of all
  4. In conclusion
7. 
Joe is writing an essay about school uniforms. Read the sentences below.
(1)School uniforms can cost more money than regular clothes.
(2)But school uniforms make it easier to get dressed in the morning because you know exactly what to wear.
(3)There are both good and bad things about school uniforms.
(4)School uniforms make everyone look the same, but they help students focus on school.

Which sentence will be the topic sentence when these sentences are rearranged into a paragraph?
  1. Sentence 1
  2. Sentence 2
  3. Sentence 3
  4. Sentence 4
8. 
Which resource would be MOST helpful to you if you needed to find information about how to take care of a goldfish?
  1. An atlas
  2. The Internet
  3. An almanac
  4. The telephone book
9. 
When typing a Works Cited page using MLA Format, the entries must be in alphabetical order.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
What type of writing would you use if you were writing about the rain forest and the desert?
  1. Fictional narrative
  2. Response to literature
  3. Compare and contrast
  4. Persuasive essay

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