Expository Essay Writing Tips Part 4

Week One, Day 5

Week One QUIZ

DIRECTIONS: Choose the best answer.

  1. The first step in the writing process is
    1. Rough copy
    2. Publishing
    3. Pre-writing
    4. Final Copy
  2. The first sentence in a paragraph is the
    1. Topic
    2. Conclusion
    3. Definition
    4. Elaboration
  3. The three middle sentences in a paragraph are
    1. Details or reasons
    2. Topic sentences
    3. Random ideas
    4. None of the above
  4. A Predicate is
    1. Who or what the sentence is about
    2. What is happening in a sentence
    3. A run-on
    4. None of the above
  5. A Subject is
    1. Who or what the sentence is about
    2. What is happening in a sentence
    3. A run-on
    4. None of the above
  1. When you revise, you must
    1. Check for errors
    2. Brainstorm
    3. Look for ways to make it better
    4. Showcase your work
  2. When you proofread, you must
    1. Check for errors
    2. Brainstorm
    3. Look for ways to make it better
    4. Showcase your work
  3. “The wise student” is an example of
    1. Run-on
    2. Fragment
    3. Complete Sentence
    4. Predicate
  4. The final step in the writing process is
    1. Rough Copy
    2. Final Copy
    3. Publishing
    4. Proofreading
  5. The final sentence in a paragraph is
    1. Topic sentence
    2. Re-statement of the topic
    3. Detail or Reason
    4. Example

Week Two – Day One

Week One QUIZ – ANSWERS to Review

  1. The first step in the writing process is

c – Pre-writing

  1. The first sentence in a paragraph is the
    1. Topic – this is what the entire paragraph is all
  1. The three middle sentences in a paragraph are
    1. Details or reasons – these are the support sentences that back up what you are saying about the
  1. A Predicate is

b – What is happening in a sentence – this can begin with an action verb or a linking verb, or a helping verb.

  1. A Subject is
    1. Who or what the sentence is about
  2. When you revise, you must
  3. Look for ways to make it better
  4. When you proofread, you must
    1. Check for errors – using the proofreading marks
  1. “The wise student” is an example of

b – Fragment – this is only a subject

  1. The final step in the writing process is c – Publishing
  2. The final sentence in a paragraph is

b – Re-statement of the topic – a wrap-up

As you can see, this design breaks things down into manageable chunks for students.

In this 12 week unit, you can expect:

  • Professionally written instruction on how to write an expository essay beginning with sentences and paragraphs.
  • Explanation and use of the writing process in the lessons/activities
  • Explanation and use of the traits of writing in the lessons/activities
  • Clear grammar instruction with the parts of speech
  • Instruction in overall writing skills
  • clear focus on specific writing products
  • 12 weeks worth of curriculum with 4 daily lessons per week and a weekly quiz
  • 5 PowerPoints that go with certain lessons/topics
  • online activities
  • A day-by-day, week-by-week Table of Contents chart with objectives
  • Full answer keys, self-evaluation checklists and other teacher evaluation tools
  • A midterm and final exam
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