In which of the following places would you be least likely to find a piece of argumentative writing?
an encyclopedia entry
Which of the following would not be a good question to ask yourself as you evaluate a source for reliability, credibility, and accuracy?
Does the source have up-to-date information?
Can I include the information in this source word-for-word in my paper without getting caught?
Can I confirm this information with facts found in another source?
Is the author credible (an expert on the topic)?
Imagine you are writing an informative essay on global warming and how humans can help solve it by using fewer fossil fuels. What organizational pattern would be best to use?
cause and effect
compare and contrast
problem and solution
In which of the following places would you be least likely to find a piece of informative writing?
I and my brother and my sister always argue about our chores.
My brother, my sister, and me always argue about our chores.
My brother, my sister, and I always argue about our chores.
Correct as is
Read this sentence from the text and the question that follows.
What is the best way to correct the punctuation in this sentence?
A pet elephant could pick up my clothes, and books, and toys, with its trunk.
A pet elephant could pick up my clothes, books and, toys with its trunk.
A pet elephant could pick up my clothes books and toys with its trunk.