Language Arts Final Writing Section
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JGDenver on June 5, 2010
Writing section of the LA finals study guide. when finished, will combine with targert words and roots, suffixes, and prefixes to make COMPLETE LANGUAGE ARTS FINAL quizlet. Note: I did not include the types of poetry & essay components into this quizlet.Log in to favorite or report as inappropriate.
|6 Traits of Writing||Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions|
|Ideas|| What is my message and is it focused and clear?|
Did I include important details relevant to my topic?
Did the reader learn something new?
Is my paper interesting and easy to understand?
|Organization|| Does my beginning hook my reader?|
Is my paper easy to follow? Did I choose the best way to organize my story?
Do my ideas link to a main message?
Do I have a strong conclusion that wraps up the story?
|Voice|| Can you tell I am enthusiastic about my topic?|
Does this writing sound like me?
How do I want my readers to feel?
Will my story hold readers' attention? Will they want to hear more?
|Sentence Fluency|| Is my story easy to read?|
Do my sentences begin in different ways?
Did I use some long and some short sentences?
Does my paper sound smooth as I read it aloud?
|Word Choice|| Have I used some strong verbs or colorful phrases that grab my reader?|
Have I chosen the most precise word?
Have I used any unique words?
Did I repeat common words too many times?
|Conventions|| Did I leave spaces between words and sentences?|
Did I use a title?
Did I use correct punctuation?
Did I use capital letters in the right places?
Have I proofread for correct spelling and grammar?
Have I indented any new paragraphs?
|Refrain||A group of words forming a phrase or sentence and consisting of one or more lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza.|
|Stanza||a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem|
|Alliteration||use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse|
|Assonance||the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words|
|Meter||rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time|
|Rhyme Scheme||a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem|