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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 6—Writing Process Phase 3: Revise, Proofread, Evaluate DIFFICULTY (DIF) TYPE OTHER CODES 5 = Most difficult Ap: Application question ANS: Answer 3 = Average difficulty Con: Conceptual question REF: Page Reference 1 = Least difficult Def: Definition OBJ: Chapter Objective NOT: Note (feedback/explanations) AAC: AACSB Competencies MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Phase 3 of the 3-x-3 writing process begins with doing which of the following? a. Proofreading your document b. Deciding how to organize the message c. Analyzing your audience d. Revising the message to improve content and sentence structure ANS: D DIF: 3 REF: p. 149 OBJ: 6-1 TYPE: Con TOP: Writing Process Phase 3: Revise NOT A-D: The first step of Phase 3 of the 3-x-3 writing process is revising the message to improve content and sentence structure. AAC: Tier 1—Reflective Thinking; Tier 2—Conclusion 2. Which of the following statements about Phase 3 of the writing process is least accurate? a. A significant amount of a writer’s time should be spent in this phase. b. Only amateurs expect perfection on the first try of writing a message. c. Some writers revise after writing a document, and some revise as they go. d. The first version of a document is usually satisfactory for most business messages. ANS: D DIF: 3 REF: p. 149 OBJ: 6-1 TYPE: Con TOP: Writing Process Phase 3: Revise NOT: a. Although the composition process differs for individuals and situations, the final phase of the writing process should occupy a significant share of the total time a writer spends on a message. b. Rarely is the first or even second version of a message satisfactory. Only amateurs expect writing perfection on the first try. c. Some writers prefer to revise as they go—particularly for shorter business documents. d. Rarely is the first or even second version of a message satisfactory. AAC: Tier 1—Reflective Thinking; Tier 2—Conclusion 3. Jung was promoted to a position that will require extensive writing. What is the best advice you can give him? a. Spend the most time analyzing the purpose and audience. b. Revision is necessary only for longer, more important documents. c. If you try hard enough, you can write a perfect first draft. d. When you finish a first draft, put the document aside and return to it after a break for revision. 157 158 UNIT 2 The 3-x-3 Writing Process ANS: D DIF: 5 REF: p. 149 OBJ: 6-1 TYPE: Ap TOP: Writing Process Phase 3: Revise NOT: a. Most experts recommend spending the most time on Phase 3 of the writing process. b. The technique of revision can often mean the difference between the acceptance or rejection of ideas in any business document. c. Rarely is the first or even second draft of a message satisfactory. Only amateurs expect writing perfection on the first try....
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