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Writing is a
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magical ability that only a few are born with.
talent you either have or don't.
process consisting of a number of steps.
skill that isn't necessary for success.
A group of related sentences that develops one main idea is a/an
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A method that many writers use to warm up and generate ideas is called
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When clustering or _______, writers write an idea or a topic, usually one word, in the center of a piece of paper, then make associations and write them, branching out from the center.
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Two or more words that mean nearly the same thing are
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Most writers prewrite, write, and
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plan the paper.
write the first draft.
jot down ideas.
Which of the following is not a common transitional expression related to time?
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As a result
Ordering sentences in a paragraph through time is putting them in
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order of importance.
time or chronological order.
Words such as "therefore," "however," "for example," "as a result," and "finally" are examples of
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Rethinking and rewriting your first draft and then making whatever changes, additions, or corrections are necessary to improve the paragraph is called
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A topic sentence must be
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some kind of idea.
a complete sentence.
the first or last sentence of a paragraph.
The object of a preposition _______ the subject of a sentence.
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Most paragraphs contain one main idea to which all sentences relate. The _______ states this main idea.
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body of the paragraph
When you write in second person, you're acting the part of a/an
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_______ is a part of the revision process that focuses on grammar and spelling.
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One kind of verb, called a/an _______ verb, expresses the action that the subject is performing.
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Regarding learning style, _______ learners are happy to work with others.
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A private place where you record your experiences and your inner life is a
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In the writing process, after you've narrowed down your topic, you can use the _______ technique to view a topic from different perspectives.
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After the topic sentence, the rest of the paragraph is called the
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