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@ 1. Which sentence below should be added after sentence (1)to provide the reader with more descriptive words? (1) I was nervous. (2) I was collecting donations for the school library. (3) MV father and I had woken up at sunrise to get an early start. (4) lt was the first house of the day. (5) | lightly rapped my knuckles on the door. (6) I listened for a sign of life behind the door, but I heard nothing. (7) I turned to look at my father, who was watching from the sidewalk. (8) | shrugged 2.

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<ul><li><p>B. The paragraph below is the first draft that Helena wrote; The paragraphcontains mistakes. Read the paragraph to answer questions 1-3.</p><p>Going Door to Door(1) I was nervous. (2) I was collecting donations for the school library.(3) MV father and I had woken up at sunrise to get an early start. (4) lt wasthe first house of the day. (5) | lightly rapped my knuckles on the door. (6) Ilistened for a sign of life behind the door, but I heard nothing. (7) I turnedto look at my father, who was watching from the sidewalk. (8) | shruggedas if to ask, "How will I collect anything if no one is home?" (9) He made aknocking motion with his hand. (10) I knocked harder this time and turnedagain to show that no one was home. (11) Suddenly a loud creak startledme. (12)An elderly man was standing at the door. (13) Words tumbled outof my mouth. (1a)The next thing I knew, I was holding the first donation ofthe day!</p><p>1. Which sentence below should be added after sentence (1)to providethe reader with more descriptive words?</p><p>@@@@</p><p>@@c@</p><p>2.</p><p>I get nervous sometimes when I speak with strangers.There was a frog in my throat and my hand was trembling.I don't get nervous very often.I knew I shouldn't have been nervous.</p><p>Which sentence below should be added to the beginning of theparagraph to make a stronger lead?</p><p>Who wouldn't think twice about walking up to a stranger's house?I started with the house on the corner of my street.The library needed to raise extra money for a new computer.I walked up the sidewalk toward the house.</p><p>OEsgqiptlve.wii!ds;.. ';,,,,,!uth,aS, so:fu;:,,,::' 1, '</p><p>{q!4ils, lieip.:the,,:,,','. .,rea dCr pic,t*f*.iro r-,, ,,titidlt:what the'wiiteris describing. Choosethe sentence that</p><p>i i giie 1au, the,tlea,re$t'.,,.ii", oi*ule,of ftoryrthe., 1,-.,i</p><p>writer was feeling.r:r::::. ir.:,:: i! r'::il</p><p>qtrffte**ry,{qsdptw;lw</p><p>3. The writer wants to add the following sentence to the story:I nearly jumped off the porch!</p><p>Where should this be added to provide more vivid details?</p><p>after sentence (5)after sentence (B)after sentence (9)after sentence (11)</p><p>@@c@</p><p>Writer's Companion r UNIT 1Lesson 5 Writing Test Practice</p></li></ul>