Punctuation
Narratives
Writing Errors
Argumentatives
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100

What error is made in this sentence: We have a test tomorrow, it is the biggest of the year. 

What is a comma splice. 

100

What are the characteristics of a narrative? 

Imagery, descriptive writing, storytelling-feel, etc. 

100

What is a comma splice?

When a comma is used to link two independent clauses (such as: he loves swimming, he's great at it)

100

What are the 3 things that I always say should be included in an argumentative thesis statement?

Issue/problem, the change you propose, and why it matters

100

Where is the dependent clause? Although I like English, writing is sometimes difficult for me. 

"Although I like English" 

200

Where should a comma(s) be placed in this sentence: I love narratives but I hate informative and argumentative essays. 

Before "but" 

200

What P.O.V. can narrative essays be written in? 

1st, 2nd, or 3rd. 

200

What is the term for the following incorrect sentence? A student sleeping in class.   

A fragment

200

 How many ideas should you address in a paragraph?

 One major idea per paragraph

200

What is an independent clause? 

A sentence that can stand on its own (complete sentence). 
300

How should the title be punctuated: harry potter and the chamber of secrets

All nouns should be capitalized, and the title should be in italics or underlined. 

300

Name all of the elements of the plot in a narrative. 

Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution

300

True or false: Thesis statements should be broad so that you have enough information to cover in your essay. 

False. 

300

Where should you address the counterclaim in an argumentative essay?

Toward the end. Usually the last or second to last main body paragraph before the conclusion. 

300

Define the difference between a scholarly and a popular source. 

Scholarly sources have been peer-reviewed and are intended for academic research and discourse; popular sources are not required to be reviewed/edited before publication and are intended for a general audience.

400

Describe the instance in which you should use a semicolon and which instance you should use a comma. 

Semicolons signify the joining of two closely related independent clauses without a conjunction. 

Commas split up sentences to improve flow, and are used to link dependent clauses with independent clauses. 

400

What are topic sentences for?

They define the topic for each individual paragraph

400

True or false: You should always begin your argumentative essay with the most convincing point. 

False: Begin with background/context. 

400
Explain what a counterclaim is. 

A counterclaim is used to acknowledge the other side of the argument, but ultimately it is used to further your own side. 

400

What does the word "Rhetoric" mean? 

Persuasive speech. 

500

Which type of conjunction is being used in the following sentece? I love chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, although Simon hates it. 

Subordinating Conjunction

500

Define onomatopoeia. 

The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g. cuckoo, sizzle) 

500

What is the term for the following incorrect sentence? The boy is running outside it's so sunny today. 

Run-on

500

What are the three main types of rhetorical devices? 

Ethos, Pathos, Logos. 

500

Explain how bias might show up in a paper. 

Using personal opinions over fact, using personal evidence over research, not using research, relying too heavily on 1st person narrative, etc. 

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