Conventions
Types of Writing
Homophones
Simple or Compound Sentence
Organization
100

Every sentence must start with this.

A capital letter.

100

What type of writing is a personal story?

A narrative

100

It's/ its going to rain this weekend. 

It's

100

I can't find my homework.

Simple sentence

100

What do we call the first paragraph of an essay?

The introduction

200

This letter must always be capitalized when written by itself or in a contraction.

I

200

What type of writing has a topic sentence, has a conclusion, and gives fact?

`Information report or explanation 

200

I ate too/two/to many nuggets at recess. 

too

200

Underneath the basement stairs I saw a monster but he did not see me.

Compound sentence

200

What do we call the last paragraph of an essay?

conclusion

300

Every sentence must conclude with an end mark. What are the three possible end marks?

A full stop, question mark and exclamation mark.

300

What type of writing is used to convince someone to believe or do something?

Exposition or persuasive text

300

I baked some cookies for my friends last night. They're/There/Their going to laugh when they each taste one and realize I accidentally used salt instead of sugar.

They're (They Are)

300

She did not cheat on the test for it was not the right thing to do

Compound sentence

300

Each piece of writing must include what under the title?

a by line

400

What are the 3 of the 4 reasons you capitalize a letter in a sentence?

proper noun

beginning of sentence

letter I

Abbreviation (OK, Mr. )

400

What type of writing would it be if I told you how to make a woven basket?

Procedure

400

Their/there/they're house is yellow with black shutters. 

Their

400

I think I will buy the red car, or I will lease the blue one.

Compound sentence

400

Editing means

To fix your mistakes

500

Correct the mistakes in this sentence:

the students' at locust grove upper elementary love to play Outside

The students are Locust Grove Upper Elementary love to play outside.

500

What type of writing would it be if I told a story about the Joplin tornadoes? 

narrative 

500

We are going they're /their/ there.

there

500

I love to go to the beach on Sunday's.

Simple sentence

500

Which sentence does not belong?

 1.(1) To control a nosebleed, sit down and lean forward. (2) Put pressure on the lower part of the side that is bleeding for about five minutes. (3) Julie pinches her nose hard. (4) Consult a doctor if the bleeding does not stop within 15 minutes. (5) It’s sometimes difficult to see a doctor without an appointment.

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