Elements of Persuasive Writing
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a thesis statement?
    answer choices
    A general idea of what the essay is about
    A summary of the main idea
    A statement that explains the main idea of an essay
    A suggestion that you should read the essay
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of the thesis?
    answer choices
    To remind your reader what your paper is about
    To state your opinion or claim and prove it
    To hook the reader's attention
    To use vocabulary words
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Where should a thesis statement appear?
    answer choices
    first paragraph
    anywhere in the essay
    last paragraph
    the first sentence of every paragraph
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The thesis statement should include your opinion on the on the points your are analyzing.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The thesis statement should express a main idea that links to supporting points
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. A writer who uses persuasion attempts to:
    answer choices
    teach you how to make or do something
    influence you to do or believe something
    inform you about historic or current events
    tell a story
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. A fact is:
    answer choices
    an opinion
    something that can be proven true
    use of numbers as evidence
    a statement
  • Question 8
    10 seconds
    Q. Which two paragraphs are the most similar?
    answer choices
    None of the paragraphs are similar.
    Introduction and Conclusion
     Conclusion and Body Paragraphs
    Introduction and Body Paragraphs
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the components of a persuasive writing?
    answer choices
    Argument, Details, Thesis
    Introduction, Thesis Statement, Body Paragraphs, Conclusion
     Topic sentence, Details, Concluding Sentence
    Who cares?
  • Question 10
    5 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of persuasive writing?
    answer choices
    To inform
    To persuade
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a lead?
    answer choices
    A question within an argumentative writing
    The first sentence in argumentative writing that graps audience attention
    Another name for thesis
    The last sentence in introduction
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What are transitions used for?
    answer choices
    Support your evidence
    Guide your through the reading
    help add depth
    support your thesis
  • Question 13
    20 seconds
    Q. What type of sentence always starts a body paragraph?
    answer choices
    DRAPES sentence
    Supporting Detail
    Topic Sentence
    Restated Thesis
  • Question 14
    20 seconds
    Q. What are the components to an argumentative thesis statement?
    answer choices
    claim and 3 reasons
    counterclaim and 2 reasons
    claim and 2 reasons
    counterclaim, 1 reason, and counterclaim
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a hook, or lead?
    answer choices
    The sentence that is the main idea of an essay. 
    The sentence that ends the paper. 
    A sentence that gets the reader's attention
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. There are three parts to an essay. Which choice contains all of them?
    answer choices
    Thesis, Lead, Hook
    Introduction, Body, Counterclaim, Conclusion
    Claim, Counterclaim, Rebuttal
    Introduction, Body, Conclusion
  • Question 17
    10 seconds
    Q. Your thesis statement must include the points you'll discuss. At least how many should you have in your essay?
    answer choices
    Three
    One
    Four
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. A short interesting story is called an
    answer choices
    Alliteration
    Oximoron
    Anecdote
    Hyperbole
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. The first step of the writing process is the
    answer choices
    Prewrite
    Edit
    Peer Conference
    Revise
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. During writing time, it's most important that I
    answer choices
    draw
    read
    write 
    talk
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