Explanatory Essay
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. What is a hook?
    answer choices
    A hook grabs the reader's attention.
    A hook ends the essay.
    A hook is the main idea of an essay.
    The hook explains what each paragraph is about. 
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a topic sentence?
    answer choices
    The sentence that gets the reader's attention.
    The sentence that is the main idea of the entire essay.
    The final sentence in an essay. 
    The sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph. 
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the three paragraphs in the middle of an essay called?
    answer choices
    The Body.
    The Introduction.
    The conclusion.
    Supporting Details. 
  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q. In which part of the essay should your hook go?
    answer choices
    The body paragraphs.
    The introduction.
    The conclusion. 
    The topic sentence. 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The thesis statement is the __________ sentence of the introduction paragraph.
    answer choices
    first
    last
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do we need evidence?
    answer choices
    To make the paragraphs longer. 
    To practice sentence structure.
    To make a claim. 
    To support, prove, and explain our claim. 
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of an expository writing piece?
    answer choices
    To inform/explain
    To persuade
    To express ideas/feelings
    To entertain
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. How many paragraphs in an explanatory essay?
    answer choices
    3
    4
    5
    6
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What goes between your hook and your thesis in the intro?
    answer choices
    Background 
    Quote
    Lead in 
    Topic sentence
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Your evidence should contain a _____________, quote and citation. 
    answer choices
    lead in
    elaboration
    conclusion
    transition
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. A ___________________ is the main point of your paper.
    answer choices
    Thesis
    Lead in 
    Topic sentence
    elaboration
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Tells what source the evidence is from (Hale, Par, 4) OR (Source 2, Par. 5)
    answer choices
    Citation
    Lead in
    Elaboration
    Background
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. When possible, a DIRECT quote from the text to support your thesis or claims. Also, cited examples from text that are paraphrased or described (video/image).+1
    answer choices
    Evidence
    Elaboration
    Thesis
    Conclusion
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Tells what your evidences MEANS and why it MATTERS for your claim
    answer choices
    Elaboration
    Evidence
    Claim
    Transition
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Restates thesis and main points. Tells the importance of the topic.
    answer choices
    Concluding paragraph
    Introductory paragraph
    Body paragraph
    Thesis
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Words like "first, next, last, in conclusion" that give order to your paragraph.
    answer choices
    Transitions
    Topic Sentence
    Elaboration
    Concluding sentence
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. A statement that addresses the main point or topic of your paper and lists the supporting claims. Example: Assigning homework is controversial because of the impact on family time, the popularity of afterschool activities, and the lack of research supporting learning gains.
    answer choices
    List thesis
    Conclusion
    Intro
    Body Paragraph
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. A statement or assertion that addresses part of your thesis. This is the topic sentence of a body paragraph.
    answer choices
    Claim
    Transition
    Elaboration 
    Evidence
  • Question 19
    20 seconds
    Q. What are the three main parts of an essay?
    answer choices
    The hook, the topic sentence, and conclusion.
    Introduction, Hook, Body
    Introduction, Body, Conclusion
    Claim, Counterclaim, Rebuttal. 
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. Which topic sentence DOES NOT belong with the thesis below?
    The best kind of pet is a cat because they are friendly, low maintenance, and have great personalities.
    answer choices
    First, cats are affectionate creatures.
    Next, cats are inexpensive.
    In addition, it is not hard to take care of a cat.
    Finally, every cat has a unique personality.
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