Parts of an Essay
Correct the Thesis
Counter Arguments
True or False
Misc.
100

How many paragraphs are in an essay?

5

100

Dogs should be able to vote.

Needs three reasons

100

We should give students more Homework because it helps them practice valuable skills at home

100

Your thesis statement should be the first sentence in your essay

False. You need a hook and something to tie into your essay before you do your thesis

100

What is a physical change?

changes affecting the form of a chemical substance, but not its chemical composition

200

What does a thesis statement have?

Answer the question/Restate the prompt, Three reasons why/ Three things you'll write about

200

Picking up our trash, recycling, and turning off lights

Answer the question

200

Getting a dog will teach responsibility and create a life long friendship

200

You should proofread your essay when you are done with it to make sure you are using proper grammar

True

200

What is a chemical change

occurs when the substance's composition is changed.

300

What does an intro paragraph have?

Hook, Thesis

300

I think Biology is the best subject because there is blood, cells are cool, and DNA is interesting.

Do not refer to yourself in the first person when writing

300

Making students read will force them into doing something that they do not like

300

You should end with something saying goodbye

False. End with either a quote or something for them to think about.

300

What is the difference between chemical and physical changes

In a physical change the appearance or form of the matter changes but the kind of matter in the substance does not. However in a chemical change, the kind of matter changes and at least one new substance with new properties is formed.

400

What does a body paragraph have?

Topic sentence, text evidence, source cited, support of evidence

400

People should be able to adopt vultures as pets because they look cool.

Only has one reason

400

We should have a four day school week with extended school day because even though we have a longer school day we at least have four days to go to school

400

It is ok to just go to the next line when you are done with your paragraph

False. You must indent in order to show a difference in paragraphs

400

States of Matter?

solid, liquid, gas, and plasma

500

What does a concluding paragraph have?

Restate thesis, summarize arguments, something to think about.

500

Saturn is the best planet because it has rings, it is gaseous, and it has 82 moons.

No fixes

500

Video games do cause violence because they have graphic images depicting violence.

500

You should never write in the first person in an essay

True. If you are arguing write that what you think is a FACT and not just what you think

500

What was the first video game?

Pong

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