Punctuation
Essay
6 Traits of Writing
The Writing Process
Common Errors

100

The type of punctuation used to make a statement.

What is a period?

100

The number of paragraphs that an essay is usually made up of.

What is 5?

100

The six traits of writing

What is word choice, voice, sentence fluency, organization, and convention?

100

The number of steps in the writing process.

What is 5?

100

The word used when you have (to, too, two) much of something.

What is too?

200

The type of punctuation to express excitement.

What is an exclamation point

200

The first step in a Text Dependent Analysis prompt.

What is read the prompt and underline the sentence that tells you what to write about?

200

Using the word hurdled instead of jumped is an example of this trait

What is word choice?

200

The 5 steps of the writing process.

What are prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing?

200

The word used when you need to put the book right (their, there, they're)

What is there?

300

The type of punctuation used to ask a question

What is a question mark?

300

The sentence used in the umbrella part of our graphic organizer.

What is the topic?

300

Using dialogue is one way to show this writing trait.

What is Voice?

300

The process when a student jots down his or her ideas and begins to try to organized them.

What is prewriting?

300

The word used when you go in a specific direction (right, write)

What is right?

400

The type of punctuation that goes before a FANBOY word to create compound sentence.

What is a comma?

400

The names of the four things that go in the opening of a TDA opening paragraph.

What is the umbrella (topic), box (explanation), box(explanation) , box (explanation)?

400

Making sure that your sentences are in logical order when you write is a good way to show what writing trait.

What is Organization?

400

The process in which a student is not worried about spelling or punctuation and just writes.

What is drafting?

400

The word I use if I want to speak with you (farther, further)

What is further?

500

The type of punctuation used before and after the sentence when writing dialogue.

What are quotation marks?

500

In the passage it states that.....

According to the text the author says...

In the story it shows....

What are some ways to site evidence?

500

Using multiple sentence lengths and varieties is a good form of this writing trait.

What is sentence fluency?

500

The step in the writing process when a writer rereads and fixes the flow of his or her writing.

What is revising?

500

The word used when something is not included

except or accept.

What is except?