Prewriting Prewriting Quiz Organizing Your Thoughts English 9 Mr

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Organizing Your Thoughts
        English 9
        Mr. Salter
1.  What is the first step in the writing process?
   a) Drafting
   b) Editing
   c) Prewriting
2. What does prewriting involve?
   a) Generating ideas and organizing them
   b) Copy editing
   c) Revising
3. What is the main subject you are going to write about
    called?
   a) The subtopic
   b) The topic
   c) The conclusion
4.  How can creating a word web help you?
   a) It organizes your topics and subtopics
   b) It writes your paper for you
   c) It make typing easier
5. What are the 5 “W’s”?
   a) Wherefore, whoever, whence, whilst, which
   b) Who, what when where and why
   c) Walter, William, Wesley, Webster, Winthrop
6. What goes into a story map?
   a) Who, what, and where
   b) Person, place, and thing
   c) Setting, time, place, characters, problems, plot, and
      resolution
7.   How does putting your thoughts in a sequence help?
   a) It gives you a concrete order of events or ideas
   b) It creates space
   c) It makes you think up a new topic
8.   How can you use a story map?
   a) To write an original story
   b) To make a research paper more interesting
   c) Both a and c
9.   What might be subtopics of a story entitled, “Our Summer
     Adventure?”
   a) Getting there, camping for a week, the return home
   b) Exams, study hall, math class
   c) Potatoes, peas and carrots
10. What might be subtopics of a research paper on the history
     of baseball?
   a) The history of the World Series, how the game has
        changed, influential players
   b) Football, soccer, basketball, hockey
   c) Bases, balls, helmets, other equipment
Answers
1.    C
2.    A
3.    B
4.    A
5.    B
6.    C
7.    A
8.    C
9.    A
10.   A

				
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