8th Gr. English Pre-Test

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Claim, reasons, evidence, counterclaim, rebuttal, explanation, and conclusion are all part of _______?
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Plagiarism is which the following....
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Strong reader cite textual evidence to...
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Placing a _______________ in your persuasive essay increases your ethos (credibility) because it shows fairness.
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Connotation is...
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Proofreading is an example of the...
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__________ connects words in a series.
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Allusion is...
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Theme is...
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What antonym goes in the blank?
Rather than the usual limited response, we got an
______ number of replies.
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Thesis is....
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An author uses a _______, such as an object, a person, a place, or an experience, to represent
something else. The thing represented is often abstract, but it can be concrete as well.
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Denotation means...
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Outlining and brainstorming are...
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Voice in writing refers to...
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_________ words help move the story forward and show sequence of events.
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A synonym for FRAGILE is:
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Analogy is...
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A statement that gives an answer or conclusion to a question or problem.
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________ shows possession.