Compostion And Rhetoric

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  • 1. 
    Descriptive Writing
    • A. 

      Uses subjects that have enough in common to be compared and or contrasted and arranges points in a logical organization

    • B. 

      Centers on a person, place, object using concrete and sensory words to create a mood or impression.

    • C. 

      Is where the author intends to inform, explain, describe or define their subject to you.

    • D. 

      Is very common in novels, poetry and biographies. The author puts themselves in their characters shoes and writes as if they were that person.

  • 2. 
     Basic Expository Writing
    • A. 

      Explains or defines a topic thru facts, examples, statistics, etc…

    • B. 

      Takes on the opinion of the writer or issue the writer is writing for. This is considered biased material and is most often found in advertising.

    • C. 

      Uses a lot of great visual words to help you see the person, place or thing they are writing about.

    • D. 

      Functions like a how-to guide. In process analysis writing, writers discuss the steps needed to perform a certain action

  • 3. 
    Persuasive Writing
    • A. 

      Is very common in novels, poetry and biographies. The author puts themselves in their characters shoes and writes as if they were that person.

    • B. 

      Selected vocabulary and arranged facts and opinions in such a way as to direct the actions of the listener/reader

    • C. 

      Uses a lot of great visual words to help you see the person, place or thing they are writing about.

    • D. 

      In cause and effect writing, writers discuss the relationship between the factors that started an event and that event's results.

  • 4. 
    Narrative Writing
    • A. 

      is where the author intends to inform, explain, describe or define their subject to you.

    • B. 

      Takes on the opinion of the writer or issue the writer is writing for. This is considered biased material and is most often found in advertising.

    • C. 

      Writing done by the narrator of a play.

    • D. 

      Developed using an incident, anecdote, or related series of events.Chronology, 5 W’s, topic sentences, and conclusion are essential ingredients.

  • 5. 
     Formative Assessment Check the appropriate answers.
    • A. 

      Use pencil.

    • B. 

      Use red pen.

    • C. 

      Explain criteria for writing and assessment in advance.

    • D. 

      Is the student’s response appropriate for assignment? Did he/she meet obj?

    • E. 

      Responses should be non-critical.

    • F. 

      Write final comments at end of paper.

    • G. 

      Do not write on or over student’s writing.

    • H. 

      Suggest student to take risks.

  • 6. 
     Summative Assessment Check the appropriate answers
    • A. 

      Use pencil.

    • B. 

      Use holistic scale to examine work as whole.

    • C. 

      Ask students to submit prewriting, rough drafts, and all revisions

    • D. 

      Do not write on or over student’s writing.

    • E. 

      Responses to writing should be written in margin and be supportive.

    • F. 

      Address writing process and product.

    • G. 

      Write final comments at end of paper.

    • H. 

      Do not give a grade.

  • 7. 
    Anthesis
    • A. 

      Is the period during which a flower is fully open and functional. It may also refer to the onset of that period.

    • B. 

      Balanced writing about same ideas, ussally expressed in sentence form.

    • C. 

      Balanced writing about conflicting ideas, usually expressed in sentence form.

    • D. 

      Is a form of expression in which the words are symbolical of something. It is very closely allied to the metaphor, in fact is a continued metaphor.