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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. In writing a paragraph, what is the first sentence called.
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    Sequence sentence
    Capital sentence
    Topic sentence
    Concluding sentence
  • Question 2
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    Q.

    What are supporting sentences in a paragraph?

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    true and false sentences

    sentences about the conclusion

    short sentences

    details about the topic sentences

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the last sentence in a paragraph called?
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    topic sentence
    supporting sentence
    concluding sentence
    opinion sentence
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the concluding sentence?
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    tells the main idea 
    repeats the main idea using different words.
    tells a joke
    tells the action of the paragraph
  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Transition words like first, next, and lastly are used to organize the details in the middle of the paragraph.

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    True

    False

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. In writing paragraphs, you do NOT need to use complete sentences.  Subject +verb.
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    true 
    false
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    'And' is a good word to start sentences in a paragraph.

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    true

    false

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is an introduction paragraph?

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    The second paragraph of your essay that introduces the main topic.

    The fifth paragraph of your essay that introduces the main topic.

    The first paragraph of your essay that introduces the main topic.

    The third paragraph of your essay that introduces the main topic.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select the best topic sentence for the paragraph.

    You run up and down the court. You have to be able to chase down the ball. Sometimes you play for five or six minutes straight without a time out.

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    Exercise is hard.

    Basketball is an athletic sport.

    I love the Lakers.

    I played basketball last Thanksgiving.

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best topic sentence for the paragraph.
    When you bake cookies, you first have to make sure you have all the ingredients. Then you have to mix them together. Finally, you have to put them in the oven.
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    Baking cookies is really easy to do.
    My grandma has the best cookies recipe.
    There are a few steps you must follow when making cookies.
    Cookies are easier to make than cake.
  • Question 11
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    Q.

    What is a paragraph?

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    A set of words that is complete in itself, containing a subject, verb and object.

    A unit of grammatical organization which traditionally consists of a subject and predicate.

    A group of sentences that are all related to one main topic.

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    What should a paragraph look like?

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  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is the topic sentence?
    I hate cleaning!  I have to do it every week and it's so boring. I have to clean the bathroom, wash the floors and hoover everywhere.  I wish we could just pay a cleaner to do it instead.
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    I have to do it every week and it's so boring. 
     have to clean the bathroom, wash the floors and hoover everywhere.
    I hate cleaning! 
    I wish we could just pay a cleaner to do it instead.
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the main point of this paragraph?
    I will be looking after my neighbours' dog this week.  They have gone abroad on holiday and cannot take it with them. I will feed him and take him for walks every day.  I'm really looking forward to it.
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    Going on holiday.
    Enjoying dogs.
    Looking after a neighbour's dog.
    Getting on with your neighbour.
  • Question 15
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    Q.

    The following can help a paragraph flow and become more high level

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    slang words

    improperly used transition words and phrases

    inventive and informal spelling

    properly used transition words and phrases

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