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Comprehension QuestionsADVANCED WRITING
Comprehension Questions

 
 
 

Unit 1

 

Illustrative Essay

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Introductory Paragraphs (Introduction)

     

A

Parts of the Introduction

 

 

 

B

Introductory Paragraphs

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 2

 

Supporting Paragraphs (Body)

 

 

 

 

Supporting Paragraphs (Body)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

Concluding Paragraphs (Conclusion)

 

 

 

 

Concluding Paragraphs

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2

 

Process Essay

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Process Essay

 

 

 

 

Explanation of a Process Essay

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Common Verb Forms

 

 

 

B

Common Sentence Structures

 

 

 

C

Transition Words and Phrases

 

 

 

D

Clear Language

       
 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

 

Writing Skills

       
 

Unit 3

 

Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

A

Overview of Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

B

The Thesis Statement

 

 

 

C

Point by Point Pattern

 

 

 

D

Block Pattern

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Common Sentence Patterns

 

 

 

B

Similes and Metaphors

 

 

 

C

Persuasive Language

       
 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

Linking Words

 

 

 

B

Expressions of Equality and Inequality

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 4

 

Classification Essay

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Classification Essay

 

 

 

A

Introducing the Topic

 

 

 

B

Division into Categories

 

 

 

C

Order of Information

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Subject and Verb Agreement — Part 1

 

 

 

 

Subject and Verb Agreement — Part 2

 

 

 

B

Commonly Misused Words

 

 

 

C

Phrasal Verbs

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

The Comma

 

 

 

B

The Semicolon

 

 

 

C

The Apostrophe

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 5

 

Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

A

The Outline of a Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

B

Key Points in Persuasive Writing

 

 

 

C

Proof

 

 

 

D

Common Fallacies

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Conciseness

 

 

 

B

Common Words and Phrases

 

 

 

C

Adverbs

 

 

 

D

Modals

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

Quotations

 

 

 

B

References

 

 

 

C

Summaries