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True or False. Each body paragraph should include a thesis statement. The thesis statement of the essay should be located in the introductory paragraph. New supporting details should be introduced in the conclusion paragraph. Transition words should be used in academic writing.

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True or false

True or False

  • Each body paragraph should include a thesis statement.

  • The thesis statement of the essay should be located in the introductory paragraph.

  • New supporting details should be introduced in the conclusion paragraph.

  • Transition words should be used in academic writing.

  • First, second, and third person perspective should be used in academic writing. (I, you, he)

  • A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph.

  • Compare and contrast essays do not need a thesis statement.


True or false1

True or False

  • In Academic writing, it is okay to use contractions.

  • Besides introducing the thesis, the introduction also gives a general outline of the essay.

  • Each body paragraph expands upon a different idea or aspect pertaining to the main thesis.

  • Compare/contrast essays show the similarities and differences between two things or ideas.

  • You do not need to cite if you are just paraphrasing and not quoting in the exact same words.


Words often confused

Words often confused

  • When my friend bought tickets to the Beyonce concert and asked if I wanted to go, I replied “Of (coarse/course)!

  • The concert took place in Tyrone, a town (wear, where, were) there is a lot of crime.

  • I asked my mother if I could go and she said “(There/Their/They’re) is no way (your/you’re) going.

  • This is Beyonce we’re talking about! She is a (woman/women) I admire!

  • My friend had (already/all ready) purchased the tickets.

  • I would (of/have) never missed it.

  • I begged and pleaded with my mother. “But MOM! (It’s/Its) during my Spring (Brake/Break). It won’t be hard to go.


Words often confused1

Words often confused

  • My begging had no (affect/effect). My mother told me that if I were to go to a town as dangerous as Tyrone, I would never come home in one (peace/piece).

  • I decided to go, despite how my mother might (fill/feel).

  • I knew it was not (write/right), but I went.

  • When I returned home, my mother was (quite/quiet) mad.

  • She asked “(Where/were/wear) (where/were/wear) you?”

  • I could not in good (conscious/conscience) tell a lie to my mother.

  • My mother said “I (loose/lose) respect for people who do not have strong moral (principles/principals).


Parts of speech label the parts of speech

Parts of SpeechLabel the parts of speech

1. Children enjoy unstructured play, but they also need discipline and quiet time.

2. I have a fat black cat. We call his cat Friday and consider him part of the family.

3. The cat and mouse walked under the short fence. You saw them, didn’t you?

4. Since James runs quickly and Katie only walks, they do not exercise together.


Parts of speech answers

Parts of Speech: Answers

  • Children enjoy unstructured play, but they

    noun verb adj noun conj pron

    also need discipline and quiet time.

    adv verb noun conj adj noun


Parts of speech answers1

Parts of Speech: Answers

2. I have a fat black cat. We

Pro verb adjadj noun Pron

call his cat Friday and consider him part of the

verb pro noun noun conj verb pro noun prep

family.

noun


Parts of speech answers2

Parts of Speech: Answers

3. The cat and mouse walked under the short

noun conj noun verb prep adj

fence. You saw them, didn’t you?

Noun pron verb pron verb/adverb pron


Parts of speech answers3

Parts of Speech: Answers

4. Since James runs quickly and Katie only walks,

Conj noun verb adv conj noun adv verb

they do not exercise together.

Pronoun verb adv verb adv


Possessives make the word possessive

PossessivesMake the word possessive

  • boss office

  • babies clothing

  • Chris phone

  • relatives house

  • Rodgers car

  • Its bowl

  • Jess birthday

  • girls shoes

  • boys sandals

  • witches brooms

  • class assignment


Possessives answers

Possessives: Answers

  • boss’s office

  • babies’ clothing

  • Chris’s phone

  • relatives house

  • Rodgers car

  • Its bowl

  • Jess’s birthday

  • girls’ shoes

  • boys’ sandals

  • witches’ brooms

  • class’s assignment


Doubling the last letter

Doubling the Last letter

Check the following words that require you to double the last letter when you add -ed, -er, or –ing(if the word exsits)

  • Skim

  • filter

  • wed

  • suffer

  • sleep

  • dim

  • scream

  • omit

  • get

  • mark

  • plan

  • benefit


Doubling the last letter answers

Doubling the Last Letter: Answers

  • Skim

    filter

  • wed

    suffer

    sleep

  • dim

    scream

  • omit

  • get

    mark

  • plan

    benefit

skimming

filtered

wedding

suffered

sleeping

dimmer

screaming

omitted

getting

marker

planning

benefited


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