English 1 EOC Review

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English 1 EOC Review

This is a review for the Texas EOC-STAAR exam for English I. Created 2015.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Listen to the catchy song about expository writing and then answer the question below. (Note: If you have trouble viewing the video, you can still answer the question.) What is the purpose of an expository essay?
    • A. 

      To persuade

    • B. 

      To explain

    • C. 

      To tell a story

  • 2. 
    A short-answer response (SAR), must have 3 essential parts:1) An answer in your own words.2) Evidence from the text to support your answer.3) An explanation showing deeper understanding and a connection between your answer and the evidence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Read the following sample introductory paragraph, then answer the following question: The other day when I was walking to school, I saw a street cleaner sit in the truck while hispartner did all of the work. Both of those people were getting paid. People need to take streetcleaning more seriously. Street cleaning is important because it decreases the pollution, it gives our city a better look, and it increases employment. Which sentence serves as the hook for this introductory paragraph? 
    • A. 

      Both of those people were getting paid.

    • B. 

      People need to take street cleaning more seriously.

    • C. 

      Street cleaning is important because it decreases the pollution, it gives our city a better look, and it increases employment.

    • D. 

      The other day when I was walking to school, I saw a street cleaner sit in the truck while his partner did all of the work.

  • 4. 
    Read the following sample introductory paragraph, then answer the following question: The other day when I was walking to school, I saw a street cleaner sit in the truck while hispartner did all of the work. Both of those people were getting paid. People need to take streetcleaning more seriously. Street cleaning is important because it decreases the pollution, it gives our city a better look, and it increases employment. What will the second body paragraph be about? ​ (Hint: the thesis lists what each body paragraph will be about in order.)
    • A. 

      Decreases The Pollution.

    • B. 

      Street Cleaning

    • C. 

      It Gives The City A Better Look

    • D. 

      It Increases Employment

  • 5. 
    Based on this brainstorming map (see image), what can we assume the thesis statement and it supporting points will be?
    • A. 

      Global Warming; Economic, Geographical, Political, Environmental, and Human Factor.

    • B. 

      Human Factor; Economics, Geographical, Global Warming, Political, and Human Factor

    • C. 

      Economics; Geographical, Political, Environmental, Human Factor and Global Warming

    • D. 

      Politics: Global Warming, Human Factor, Economics, Geographical, and Environmental

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