GHSGTWriting - Test Contents • Directions • Prompt...

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GHSGT Writing
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How long do I have? 90 minutes for test Suggested time breakdown Planning and Revising (15) Rough Draft (30) Revising (35) Editing and Proofreading (10)
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Specifications Only a PEN can be used on the test. Write or Print on no more than 2 pages. 8 ½ X 11 inch lined paper.
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Scoring Domain % of Test Content/Organization 40% Style 20% Conventions of Language 20% Sentence Formation 20%
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Content and Organization How well you organize your discussion around a controlling idea with supporting examples.
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Style How well you understand your audience and use appropriate words, sentences, and tone.
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Conventions of Written Language How well you use the appropriate usage and mechanics of standard written American English.
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Sentence Formation Appropriate use of punctuation, coordination, subordination, and the avoidance of fragments.
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Unformatted text preview: Test Contents • Directions • Prompt (sample issue and task) • Four pages with lines (The first two pages should be used for planning/prewriting; the last two pages are for your final draft.) Prepare to Write • Read the topic carefully • Understand the purpose • Identify the audience Make Your Paper Meaningful • State a clearly developed position. • Use specific, convincing, and interesting details. • Present ideas in a clear order. Make it Interesting • Use effective word choice. • Vary the sentence type, structure, and length. • Use convincing and appealing supporting details. Make it Easy to Read • Write effective paragraphs. • Use effective transitions. • Write in complete, correct sentences. • Capitalize, spell and punctuate correctly. • Write legibly....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2011 for the course ENGL 1010 taught by Professor Mixalot. during the Spring '09 term at East Central Community College.

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