Eng2d essay Test



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ENG2D Essay Test

Good Luck!


Answer the following questions honestly:

  1. How many hours did you study for this test?




  1. Did you come in for extra help?

Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper. Please double space your answers.




  1. Knowledge and Understanding (10 marks)

    1. Define the following terms, and provide an example of each from the text

(2 marks each):

      1. Repetition

      2. Rhetorical Question

      3. Colloquialism/Slang

      4. Sarcasm




    1. In your own words, describe the author’s view on the difference between Barbie and the Bratz dolls. (2 marks)




  1. Thinking and Inquiry (10 marks)




    1. Based on their context in the story, choose and define four (4) of the following words. (4 marks)

      1. Dissociate iv. Evocative

      2. Overtly v. Antipathy

      3. Sordid vi. Preponderance




    1. What is the thesis of this essay? Explain, supporting your answer with examples from the text. (2 marks)




    1. What is the tone of this essay? Explain, supporting your answer with examples from the text (2 marks)




    1. Naomi Lakritz says that it’s a “myth” that girls are growing up faster and younger. Explain what she means by this statement. (2 marks)


  1. Application (8 marks)

    1. In a well-developed paragraph, respond to the following question. You should use the formal 11 sentence paragraph format, including an introductory sentence, a concluding sentence, and the SEE format.

“The author uses many different methods of development to help create her thesis. In your own words, state the thesis of the article and explain how the methods of development the author uses contribute to her thesis”



Application Rubric


Criteria

Level 4

Level 3

Level 2

Level 1

Unsatisfactory

Application

Reading and Literature 1.6


/8

analyse texts in terms of the information,

ideas, issues, or themes with thorough effectiveness




analyse texts in terms of the information,

ideas, issues, or themes with considerable effectiveness




analyse texts in terms of the information,

ideas, issues, or themes with some effectiveness




analyse texts in terms of the information,

ideas, issues, or themes with limited effectiveness




Does not analyse texts in terms of the information,

ideas, issues, or themes






  1. Communication (8 marks)


Communication Rubric


Criteria

Level 4

Level 3

Level 2

Level 1

Unsatisfactory

Communication

(Writing 1.4, overall 3)

Organizes information from literature with thorough effectiveness
Uses language conventions with thorough effectiveness

Organizes information from literature with considerable effectiveness
Uses language conventions with considerable effectiveness

Organizes information from literature with some effectiveness

Uses language conventions with some effectiveness



Organizes information from literature with limited effectiveness

Uses language conventions with limited effectiveness



Does not organize information from literature

Uses language conventions with thorough effectiveness




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