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Category > English Posted 09 Oct 2019 My Price 8.00

ENG 115 Unit 4 Milestone 4 Sophia Course English Composition I

ENG115 Unit 4 Milestone 4 Sophia Course English Composition I

1

Select the statement about responding to feedback during the revision process that is TRUE. 

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The more feedback a writer receives, the better his or her writing will be.

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A writer can pick and choose which feedback to incorporate in his or her work.

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It is a breach of etiquette to ignore feedback.

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Feedback is only valuable if it comes from experienced writers.

2

Choose the element of writing that is addressed by proofreading.

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punctuation

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word choice

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evidence

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essay organization

3

Choose the statement that is non-constructive feedback on a written work.

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I think this would be better if you used more sensory details.

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This is a good topic, but I think you need a bit more evidence.

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This is really great! I like everything about this essay.

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I'm a little confused with the conclusion. Can you explain what you mean?

4

The purpose of revising an essay is to ___________.

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come up with ideas for the topic

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improve language, clarity, and style at the sentence and word levels

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find and correct grammatical errors

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evaluate the essay's ideas, evidence, and organization

5

When revising for organization, which of the following actions should NOT be included?

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Remove the thesis statement if it impedes the flow of the essay.

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Remove unnecessary words, phrases, or ideas.

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Add sentences to improve the flow of the essay.

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Reorder paragraphs in the essay.

6

Eric is proofreading his essay about teaching his children how to fish. He makes a correction in the following passage:

I plan to drink a cup of coffee and enjoy the serenity of the outdoors, but I am soon unsnarling fishing line instead, Emma gets hers caught in a tree and then in a different tree. Charlie begins to have some success with casting, but he gets his line tangled in the ground somehow and is sure he has caught a gopher.

What correction did Eric make?

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He removed the comma before "but" in the first sentence.

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He changed "hers" to "her's."

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He replaced the comma before "Emma" with a period.

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He changed "has caught" with "had caught" in the last sentence.

7

Asking yourself questions about your draft is a good revision strategy. 

All of the following are effective questions to ask except __________.

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Are there counterarguments that I should include?

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Is my tone appropriate?

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Does the essay include a variety of sentence types?

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Have I fulfilled the requirements of the assignment?

8

Select the statement that best describes the process of editing. 

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Clarice fixes formatting errors in her essay.

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Kate revises her essay and examines the "big picture" components.

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Eddie improves his word choices in a few areas of his essay.

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Neil strengthens his argument by adding additional support. 

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Margo is editing her narrative on the sentence-level. She reads the following paragraph:

One of my favorite daydreams is to pretend that I live in a small town in the Italian countryside. I imagine that I spend my days going on long strolls, taking in the beautiful sights, and spend evenings watching the sun set and sipping fine Italian wine. The weather is always warm and sunny. No other people for miles around. What a wonderful life that would be!

Margo finds and corrects an error in __________.

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relevance of sentence details

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sentence style

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repetitive sentence structure

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sentence completeness

10

Which of the following is an effective strategy for sentence editing?

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reading the sentences aloud to listen for flow and clarity

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making the thesis statement more broad so that fewer sentences have to be edited

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using a software program to evaluate the complexity of sentences

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checking each sentence for typos, misspellings, and other mechanical errors

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When revising for clarity and focus, writers should consider the rhetorical situation by asking "Have I __________"

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used an appropriate method to organize my ideas?

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created an outline that includes my counterarguments?

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written in a way that will appeal to my intended readers?

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corrected errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics?

12

Choose the version of the passage that uses precise language, avoids euphemisms and vagueness, and uses the correct forms of commonly-confused words.

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My father was between jobs for a few years. My uncle's advice was to live frugally during that time and we did. We had home-cooked meals and home-movie nights rather than meals in fancy restaurants and live shows at the cinema.

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My father was unemployed for a few years. My uncle's advise was to live within our means while that was going on and we did. We had meals and movies at home rather then going out and doing other stuff.

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My father was unemployed from 2011 to 2013. My uncle's advice was to live frugally and we did. We had home-cooked meals and home-movie nights rather than dining out and going to the theater.

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My father was between jobs from 2011 to 2013. My uncle's advise was to live cheaply and we did. We had meals cooked at home and also watched movies at home rather then going out.

 

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