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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 transitional expressions used when trying to place.






2. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






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






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






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






7. The criteria of forming a critical response.






8. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






9. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






10. Paragraph






11. What a correct outline should look like.






12. The techniques of critical reading.






13. Define plagiarism.






14. What words define critical thinking?






15. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






16. The steps in creating a manuscript






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






18. The thesis function.






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






20. Subject






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






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






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






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






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






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






27. Examples of paired items.






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






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






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






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






32. What is a parallel structure used for?






33. An appropriate outline should consist of...






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






41. A description of a closed thesis statement.






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