Increasing Understanding Through Writing

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Increasing Understanding Through Writing

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  • 1. 
    Writing assignments should be made
    • A. 

      Only in Language Arts

    • B. 

      In all content areas

    • C. 

      Only for formal papers

    • D. 

      When there is extra time

  • 2. 
    When students are given frequent opportunities to write
    • A. 

      Learning and achievement increases

    • B. 

      Writing improves

    • C. 

      They perform better on writing assessments

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Writing in the content areas includes
    • A. 

      Writing to learn

    • B. 

      Writing to inform

    • C. 

      Both writing to learn and writing to inform

  • 4. 
    Writing to Learn
    • A. 

      Occurs throughout the lesson

    • B. 

      Involves a lengthy assignment

    • C. 

      Is formal writing

    • D. 

      Uses the writing process

  • 5. 
    Writing to Inform
    • A. 

      Communicates what was learned

    • B. 

      Uses the writing process

    • C. 

      Uses the content that was learned

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Text structures are
    • A. 

      Only used by professional authors

    • B. 

      Used by students to organize information when writing to inform

    • C. 

      Features such as headings and bold print

    • D. 

      Too complicated for student use

  • 7. 
    The best writing activities and assignments require
    • A. 

      Higher Order Thinking

    • B. 

      A large amount of time to complete

    • C. 

      Many pages of writing

    • D. 

      None of the above

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