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CLEP College Composition 2 Critical Reading And Writing

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  • Answer 42 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A description of a closed thesis statement.






2. When managing time - a student should ______________.






3. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Uneasy






4. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Suggestive






5. Examples of paired items.






6. What are examples of parallel structures using items in a series?






7. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to compare.






8. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






9. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Argumentative






10. Define plagiarism.






11. Paragraph






12. The techniques of critical reading.






13. Four out of the eight ways which are most helpful when developing and shaping ideas.






14. What does critical thinking do to benefit a student?






15. Define what a transitional expression is and explain its importance.






16. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






17. Good habits for a student to form when note taking for reading comprehension.






18. What words define critical thinking?






19. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to emphasize.






20. What is a parallel structure used for?






21. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






22. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place in time.






23. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Agreeing






24. An appropriate outline should consist of...






25. Subject






26. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to contrast.






27. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to qualify.






28. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to add.






29. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to concede (a point).






30. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to show a result or effect.






31. What a correct outline should look like.






32. The criteria of forming a critical response.






33. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to place.






34. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to summarize.






35. Examples of a signal phrase when the author is Neutral






36. The thesis function.






37. Define what it means for a story to be considered a 'coming of age' piece of literature. Give an example.






38. The steps in creating a manuscript






39. What should be on a drafting and revising checklist?






40. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to give a reason or cause.






41. Examples of transitional expressions used when trying to illustrate.






42. On average - how many words should a sentence have?