Miscellaneous
Parts of Essays
MLA Format
Prewriting & Drafting Strategies
Comparative Essays & Review Essays

100

These are three types of evidence.

What is logical (logos), emotional (pathos), and ethical (ethos)?

100

This sentence tells the main idea of a paper.

What is the thesis statement?

100

The heading in an MLA paper is located here.

What is the top left corner?

100

These are some prewriting strategies.

What is listing, concept mapping, and freewriting?

100

In a review essay, it's important to set these (by which you evaluate the event/product/production.

What are criteria?

200

These are four types of hooks that writers can use in their introductions.

What are anecdote/story, quote, surprising fact, and question?

200

An introduction includes these two key elements.

What is the hook and the thesis statement?

200

This is the font type and size for MLA papers.

What is Times New Roman (TNR), 12 point (pt.)?

200

These are the 3 main parts of the writing process.

What are Prewriting, Rough Draft, and Final Draft?

200

In comparative essays, these are two options for structuring the paper.

What are subject-by-subject and point-by-point?

300

This diagram shows the differences and shared similarities of two or more topics.

What is a Venn Diagram?

300

The first sentence of a body paragraph.

What is a topic sentence?

300

This is what the margins should be set at in an MLA paper.

What is 1-inch margins?

300

These reasons are why the writing process (prewriting to final draft) is important.

(Discuss)

300

This is the purpose of a summary paragraph in a review essay.

What is to help orient the reader?

400

Every body paragraph has these elements.

What are topic sentence, evidence, transition sentence?

400

A thesis statement is based on this.

What is the author's opinion?

400

This is how the title should be justified on the page.

What is centered?

400

These are options for peer reviewing a rough draft.

What are read, discuss, and listen; and responding with margin notes?

400

These transition words show either compare or contrast.

What are "Similarly," "Likewise," "On the other hand," "In contrast," (etc.)?

500

These are a few acronyms to remember the structure of paragraphs.

What are MEAL, PIE, and PEAS?

500

The minimum number of body paragraphs in an academic paper.

What is three?

500

This is the line spacing for MLA papers.

What is double-spaced?

500

Tutors at this place on campus will help revise a rough draft.

What is the Writing Center/ASC?

500

These are the types of details that help in writing reviews (and narratives, etc.).

What are details that use the five senses?