Anything Goes
Transitions
Elaboration
Conventions
Organization

100

This is where I can find the thesis statement, writing situation, hook, claim, and reasons.

What are elements/parts of an introduction?

100

In what part of the essay are these transitions used? (Be specific). 

Initially, Primarily, Most Significantly, First and foremost

What are transitions to begin the first body paragraph?

100

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances.

What elaborative technique is used?

What is a metaphor?

100

I am needed in the sentence below.


Smart talented students were recruited to join the new club.

What is a comma?

100

This is how the reader can tell where your new paragraph begins. 

What are go to the next line and indent?

200

This is the number of main points from the thesis statement developed in each individual body paragraph.

What is one?

200

In what part of the essay are these transitions used?

All in all, In essence, Thus, On the whole, Overall, By and large, As has been noted, Ultimately

What are transitions for the conclusion paragraph?

200

A study of heart failure patients published in June revealed that as hospital stays shortened between 1993 and 2006, the readmission rate jumped by 3 percentage points.

What elaborative technique is this?



What is a statistic?

200

I am needed in the sentence below.


I want an assistant who can do the following (a) input data, (b) write reports, and (c) complete tax forms.

What is a colon?

200

States the main idea of the paragraph and identifies the point the writer is trying to develop

What is a topic sentence?

300

In an argumentative essay, this is the point where the writer states their position and reasoning to support their idea

What is a claim?

300

What is the purpose of these transitions?

Furthermore, Moreover, Along with, Coupled with, Similarly, Likewise

What are transitions that for a second or third body paragraph?

300

The veterinarian from the animal shelter, Dr. Stein, agreed when she said, “Spaying and neutering dogs and cats is the single best gift a pet owner can give.”

What elaborative technique is used?

What is a quote?

300

I am needed to fix the structural error in this sentence.


Literature classes teach students to analyze texts, think critically, and (X) have better writing.

What is "write better?"

300

An attempt to contradict or disprove an argument by presenting evidence to weaken the opposition and give more credibility to your claim.

What is a rebuttal?

400

These two domains will allow students to earn up to 4 points according to the FSA writing rubric.

What are focus/purpose/organization and evidence/elaboration?

400

For what purpose are these transitions used?

Conversely, nevertheless, notwithstanding, in spite of, nonetheless, otherwise

What are transitions to introduce the opposing viewpoint?

400

Some siblings pick on one another.  For instance, an older brother may hide things that belong to his younger brother just to irritate him.

What is an example?

400

Fix the errors in this sentence.

When me and my mom called the principal about my suspension, he told us that he would send the file to her and I.  

When my mom and I called the principal about my suspension, he told us that he would send the file to her and me.

400

This should be clearly stated in the introduction  to capture the main point of the essay 

What is a thesis statement?

500

Although fast food restaurants are often seen as similar, Chick-fil-A is quite different from others considering their food selection, customer service, and overall atmosphere. 

In this part of the essay, the writer will develop the idea of customer service.

What is body paragraph 2?

500

specifically, expressly, particularly, in other words, namely, to point out


This transition doesn't belong in this category with the others.

What is "in other words?"

500

The best part of our school's hot lunch program is the Ala Carte.  Ala Carte is the little deli line past the lunch line where you can buy cookies, ice cream, and candy bars.

What is a definition?

500

What error is made in the sentence below.


As quoted in Source 1, a recent poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation found that 60% of children under the age of 18 complained of being tired during the day.

What is failure to use quotation marks to cite a direct reference from a source.  

500

In this part of the essay, the key points which the writer developed are reiterated.

What is the conclusion?