PART 1 - MULTIPLE CHOICE
PART 2 - ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY
PART 3 - TEXT ANALYSIS
EXAM INFO
CONTENTS OF THE ARGUMENT
100

HOW MANY QUESTIONS are there in total on the mc?

24

100

What do students have to do in the argument essay?

Read 4 texts and write an essay arguing for or against a topic.

100

What are the elements you need to identify and analyze in a Text Analysis?

Central Idea and a Writing Strategy

100

WHAT date and time is your English Regents Exam?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 at 8:30 am

100

What should each student include in the introduction of an argument essay?

Background on the topic, your claim and counterclaim

200

NAME THE THREE TYPES OF LITERATURE IN PART 1

FICTION, POETRY, NON FICTION

200

HOW MANY TEXTS/ARTICLES ARE PROVIDED IN PART 2?

4

200

HOW MANY PARAGRAPHS ARE IN THE TEXT ANALYSIS ESSAY?

2-3

200

WHAT TIME SHOULD YOU BE AT SCHOOL TO TAKE ENGLISH REGENTS?

Between 8 and 830 am.

200

What do we call the first sentence of any paragraph in an argument?

A topic sentence

300

HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD YOU SPEND COMPLETING PART 1?

1 hour

300

YOU MUST USE EVIDENCE FROM HOW MANY OF THE TEXT IN YOUR ESSAY?

3

300

Name three writing strategies that author's use in developing their central ideas.

Imagery, Irony, Figurative Language, Diction, Detail, Characterization, Point of View, Setting, Conflict, Symbolism, Repetition, and more!

300

What should you bring to the exam?

2 pens, 2 highlighters (optional), a sweatshirt.

300

After the topic sentence, what are body paragraphs made up of?

Evidence and Commentary

400

Name 1 test taking strategy for the multiple choice section.

Process of Elimination, Annotating/Highlighting, Previewing the Questions

400

What are the 4 parts of an argument essay?

INTRO, CLAIM, COUNTERCLAIM, CONCLUSION 

400

WHAT'S THE HIGHEST SCORE YOU CAN RECEIVE ON PART 3? 

4

400

WHAT'S THE MINIMUM SCORE NEEDED TO PASS THE  ENGLISH REGENTS?

65

400

When you write about the Counterclaim, you should end with this to explain that your side is "better."

Rebuttal, Refutation

500

Which MC Passage has the least amount of questions?

Poetry, Passage B

500

How much time should you spend on the argument essay?

90 minute, an hour and a half

500

What should the first paragraph of a text analysis include?  HINT: TACI

The passage title, author, and a central idea. 

500

How long does the exam last?

3 HOURS

500

How do I conclude?

Restate the claim, summarize the main points, apply the idea to real life, or give the reader something to think about

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