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1 Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses. Reviewing your answers Reviewing your answers Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test

2 Directions for correcting your practice test. On your worksheets: Highlight the correct answer. Highlight the correct answer. Write an explanation for why this choice is the best answer. If your answer was incorrect, write the explanation for why your incorrect choice is not the best answer. Directions for correcting your practice test. On your worksheets: Highlight the correct answer. Highlight the correct answer. Write an explanation for why this choice is the best answer. If your answer was incorrect, write the explanation for why your incorrect choice is not the best answer. Write On! Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

3 Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 1, read question #1 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer?. Details about different types of literature should be added under the subtopic Genres The correct answer is A. Details about different types of literature should be added under the subtopic Genres Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 1, read question #1 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer?. Details about different types of literature should be added under the subtopic Genres The correct answer is A. Details about different types of literature should be added under the subtopic Genres Write On!. Details about popular writers of teen literature should be under Famous Authors. B. Details about popular writers of teen literature should be under Famous Authors. C.Details about different novels that have been published for teenagers should be under Books. D. Details about how teen literature becomes popular should be placed under Popularity. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

4 Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 2, read question #2 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is F. The detail Because of the Harry Potter series, the New York Times Bestseller list had to be expanded. indicates recognition and supports the subtopic Popularity. Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 2, read question #2 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is F. The detail Because of the Harry Potter series, the New York Times Bestseller list had to be expanded. indicates recognition and supports the subtopic Popularity. Write On! G.This detail does not support the topic of teenage literature. H. This detail supports the subtopic Famous Authors. I. This detail supports the subtopic Genre. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

5 Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 2, read question # 3 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is A. The writing plan indicates that the writer is gathering informational details to explain about teenage literature. Look at Leahs writing plan on page 1. Now, review questions 1 – 3. On page 2, read question # 3 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is A. The writing plan indicates that the writer is gathering informational details to explain about teenage literature. Write On! B.There are no details that show a basis for comparison to other types of literature. C. The subtopics support other details besides authors. D. The subtopics do not indicate any direction of persuasion. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

6 Write On! 4. In which sentence below is all the punctuation correct? 4. In which sentence below is all the punctuation correct? F.Yes, Jean, you were right about that answer. G.Yes Jean, you were right about that answer. H.Yes Jean you were right about that answer. I.Yes, Jean, you were right, about that answer. The correct answer is F. The answer shows the correct use of commas around a direct address. Commas should be placed before and after a direct address. G. Commas should be placed before and after a direct address. H. Commas are necessary in a direct address. I. No comma is necessary after right in the sentence. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

7 Write On! 5. In which sentence below is all the capitalization correct? 5. In which sentence below is all the capitalization correct? A.The ship sailed across the gulf of Mexico. B.The Ship sailed across the Gulf of Mexico. C.The ship sailed across the gulf of mexico. D.The ship sailed across the Gulf of Mexico. The correct answer is D. This sentence contains proper nouns that are capitalized (Gulf of Mexico). A.Both parts of the proper noun Gulf of Mexico must be capitalized. B.Ship is a common noun and should not be capitalized. C. Both parts of the proper noun Gulf of Mexico must be capitalized. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

8 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #6 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. The sentence Cats are my favorite pet. contains information not necessary to the purpose of the article. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #6 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. The sentence Cats are my favorite pet. contains information not necessary to the purpose of the article. Write On! F. Information about the instincts of a cat are important to the main idea of the article. G. Ideas about how cats communicate with other species further provides explanation to the main idea of the article. H. This detail supports the main idea of the paragraph. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

9 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #7 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. This sentence uses proper punctuation and word choice. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #7 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. This sentence uses proper punctuation and word choice. Write On! A.This sentence has incorrect word choice. The word real is not used correctly. C. This sentence lacks fluency. D. This sentence breaks the sentence into two separate simple sentences instead of correcting the punctuation and word choice of the original sentence. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

10 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #8 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is H. This sentence concludes the article with the appropriate tone and information The correct answer is H. This sentence concludes the article with the appropriate tone and information. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 4, read question #8 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is H. This sentence concludes the article with the appropriate tone and information The correct answer is H. This sentence concludes the article with the appropriate tone and information. Write On! F.The article does not focus persuading the reader to choose a cat as a pet. G.The article does not focus persuading the reader to choose a cat as a pet. I. The article does not focus on how important cats are to humans every day lives. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

11 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #9 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is C. The focus of the article is to explain how cats became domesticated. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #9 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is C. The focus of the article is to explain how cats became domesticated. Write On! A.The article does not stress the importance of cats. B.The article does not compare different types of cats. D. The article does not discuss only domestic cats. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

12 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #10 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. This sentence uses word choice and sentence structure that matches the tone of the article. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #10 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. This sentence uses word choice and sentence structure that matches the tone of the article. Write On! F.The word choice in this sentence does not match the tone of the article. G.The word choice in this sentence does not match the tone of the article. H.The sentence structure and word choice do not match the tone of the article. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

13 Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #11 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is C. This sentence adds detail to the paragraph about how cats communicate with humans and other animals. Read the first draft of Nicoles article on page 3. Now, review questions On page 5, read question #11 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is C. This sentence adds detail to the paragraph about how cats communicate with humans and other animals. Write On!. The sentence does not belong in the paragraph about the cat species. A. The sentence does not belong in the paragraph about the cat species. B.The sentence does not belong in the paragraph about the intelligence of cats. D. The sentence does not belong in the paragraph about the nature of cats. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

14 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 7, read question #12 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. This sentence repeats information given in sentences 10 and 11. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 7, read question #12 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. This sentence repeats information given in sentences 10 and 11. Write On! This sentence includes new information and should not be deleted. F. This sentence includes new information and should not be deleted. G.This sentence includes new information and should not be deleted. H.This sentence includes new information and should not be deleted H.This sentence includes new information and should not be deleted. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

15 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 7, read question #13 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is D. Finally is an appropriate time- order transition after To begin with and Next. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 7, read question #13 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is D. Finally is an appropriate time- order transition after To begin with and Next. Write On! A.This transition for adding information is not the best choice. B.This introductory transition is not appropriate for the end of the announcement. C.This time order transition is not appropriate for the end of the announcement. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

16 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #14 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The word choice and grammar make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #14 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The word choice and grammar make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Write On! A.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. C.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. D.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

17 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #15 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The word choice and grammar make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #15 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The word choice and grammar make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Write On! A.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. C.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. D.The word choice in this phrase does not make the sentence stronger and grammatically correct. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

18 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #16 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. The sentence contains information already presented in sentence 13. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 6. Now, review questions 12 – 16. On page 8, read question #16 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is I. The sentence contains information already presented in sentence 13. Write On! F.The sentence provides information on when cans will be collected. G.The sentence provides information about the prize the winners of the contest will receive. H.The sentence provides information about the collection. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

19 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #17 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The verb phrase was created agrees with the subject singular It. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #17 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The verb phrase was created agrees with the subject singular It. Write On! A.The verb phrase created needs a helping verb in this sentence. C.The verb creating is the wrong tense of the verb create for this sentence. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

20 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #18 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is F. The possessive pronoun its is the appropriate choice for this sentence. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #18 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is F. The possessive pronoun its is the appropriate choice for this sentence. Write On! G.The contraction its meaning it is does not belong in this sentence. H.This choice is not a word. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

21 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #19 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The contraction theyre meaning they are appropriately completes the sentence The correct answer is B. The contraction theyre meaning they are appropriately completes the sentence. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #19 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is B. The contraction theyre meaning they are appropriately completes the sentence The correct answer is B. The contraction theyre meaning they are appropriately completes the sentence. Write On! A.The word there means in or at that place. C. The word their is a possessive pronoun. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.

22 Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #20 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is G. The word whole meaning entire appropriately completes this sentence. Read the first draft of Lilys announcement on page 9. Now, review questions On page 9, read question #20 and all of the possible answer choices. Which is the best answer? The correct answer is G. The word whole meaning entire appropriately completes this sentence. Write On! F.The word hole meaning an opening does not correctly complete the sentence. H.The word hold meaning to grab onto does not correctly complete the sentence. Diagnostic Multiple Choice Writing Test Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone elses.


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