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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. Examples of paired items.






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






9. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






10. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






11. An appropriate outline should consist of...






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






13. Subject






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






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






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






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






18. Paragraph






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






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






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






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






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






24. Define plagiarism.






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






26. The thesis function.






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






28. The criteria of forming a critical response.






29. What is a parallel structure used for?






30. The techniques of critical reading.






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






32. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






34. What a correct outline should look like.






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






36. A description of a closed thesis statement.






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






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






39. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






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






41. The steps in creating a manuscript






42. What words define critical thinking?