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The Writing Process Test
I. Multiple Choice
1. Which of the following is not one of the writing traits?
a.focus
b. organization
c. voice

d. metaphor

2. Which of the following writing traits includes proper use of grammar?


a.organization
b. conventions
c. ideas
d. voice
3. What tool can help you evaluate your writing?
a.pie chart
b. prewriting
c. rubrics

d. literary elements

4. During what step of the writing process do you choose a topic?


a.prewriting
b. revising c. publishing d. drafting
5. What tool can help you narrow your topic?
a.rubrics
b. voice
c. writing traits

d. graphic organizers

6. What does the last R of the Revision RADaR stand for?


a.Reorder
b. Replace
c. Rewrite
d. Reword
7. What part of a piece of writing includes the anecdotes and examples?
a.Introduction
b. Body
c. Conclusion
d. Hook
8. How many steps are in the writing process?
a.six
b. three
c. five
9. What is a mind map?
a.a rough draft
notes

b. revisions

d. four

c. an introduction

d. a drawing with

10. What is one way to publish research writing?


a. audio recording b. oral reading
c. Bound collection d. multimedia
presentation
11. What is the editing mark for a spelling error?
a. se
b. sp
c. sl
d. sg
12. What is something you might delete during the Revising stage?
a. the subject or predicate
b. adjectives
c. literary devices d. repeated
words

13. What is one purpose of the conclusion?


a.sensory descriptions
b. grab attention
develop main ideas

c. summarize

14. What is one characteristic your Ideas should have?


a.capitalized
b. clearly defined
c. stylistic

d.

d. voice

II. Matching: Write the corresponding letter on the line.


a. Focus

_______ Exploring ideas and choosing a topic

b. Ideas
understand

_______ Clear topic that is easy to

c. Organization
writing

_______ Final polished copy of your

d. Voice
ideas down

_______ Consulting prewriting to get

e. Conventions
details

_______ Clearly defined with logical

f. Prewriting
Spelling

_______ Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation,

g. Drafting

_______ The writers unique perspective

h. Revising

_______ Obvious plan with strong transitions

i. Editing
Conventions

_______ Checking the accuracy of

j. Publishing

_______ Finding ways to improve your draft

a. rubric
why

_______ Using essential questions: who, what,

b. process
in draft

_______ Putting new information or adjectives

c. purpose

_______ A series of changes or stages

d. brainstorm
with notes

_______ A drawing of connected ideas

e. mind map
summarizes points

_______ Restates introduction and

f. interview

_______ A rating scale to evaluate writing

g. resources
main idea

_______ Part of a paper that develops the

h. graphic organizer
or not specific

_______ Fixing words that are overused

i. introduction
attention

_______ The lead that grabs a readers

j. body

_______ the reason (why) you write

k. conclusion

_______ jot down ideas as they arise

l. replace
representations

_______ organizing ideas using visual

m. add
newspapers, online articles

_______ books, magazines,

III. Analyze each picture and determine which stage of the writing process
is represented. Write your responses below each picture.
Prewriting

Drafting

Revising

Editing

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IV. Short Answer


Use two sentences to answer each of the following questions.
1. Explain how the traits of writing relate to the writing process.

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2. Explain how prewriting and drafting work together.

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3. Explain how a rubric can be helpful.

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4. Explain what is meant by the writing process. How is it a process?

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5. Why is it important to use the writing process?

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6. How are Revising and Editing different?

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