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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. The steps in creating a manuscript






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






3. What a correct outline should look like.






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






5. What words define critical thinking?






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






7. Some characteristics of an well written paragraph.






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






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






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






11. Subject






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






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






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






15. When managing time - a student should ______________.






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






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






18. Paragraph






19. The techniques of critical reading.






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






21. Define plagiarism.






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






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






24. Steps to be taken in structuring an essay






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






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






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






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






29. How many words should the average paragraph contain?






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






31. An appropriate outline should consist of...






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






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






34. The thesis function.






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






36. The criteria of forming a critical response.






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






38. Examples of paired items.






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






40. What is a parallel structure used for?






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






42. A description of a closed thesis statement.