It is very important to read and understand the directions in each section to ge

It is very important to read and understand the directions in each section to ge

It is very important to read and understand the directions in each section to get all of the points.
Make sure that once you open the exam, you are prepared to take the entire exam because once you close it, you may not reopen it again.
Make sure you have your book available as well as your practice exam when you take this exam – you will need them.
Note: this is a timed quiz. You may check the remaining time you have at any point while taking the quiz by pressing the keyboard combination SHIFT, ALT, and T… Again: SHIFT, ALT, and T…
Flag question: Question 1
Question 1
19 pts
Write body paragraph #1 for your essay. This is a summary of chapter 5 ONLY. NOTE: Focus on the types of mistakes people when making important decisions!
Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.
Correct Format:
Double spaced, indented and written correctly
Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences
Body Paragraph #1 – summary of chapter 5
Transition + author name + correct title of book underlined + Gladwell’s thesis that people make important mistakes when making decisions
Transition + In chapter 5, 9 summary sentences in the student’s words – no quotes.
Transition + Conclusion sentence – restates author’s thesis/big idea in different words
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Flag question: Question 2
Question 2
19 pts
Write body paragraph #2 for your essay. Make sure you follow directions below.
The argument from Gladwell about a mistake people make when making a decision he talks about in chapter 5
Counter Argument that people think this is not a mistake because of idea in chapter 5
Rebuttal they are wrong because of Gladwell’s idea from chapter 5
Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.
Correct Format:
Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly
Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences
Body Paragraph #2 – Argument , Counter-argument, Rebuttal
Transition + topic sentence Gladwell argues that people make ______________ mistake when making a decision [argument], but many people think [Counter Argument]; however, Gladwell would say they are wrong because of [Rebuttal].
Transition + main idea sentence about Gladwell’s argument from chapter 5.
Context + quote from book illustrating argument.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about counter argument.
Context + quote from book illustrating counter argument.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about rebuttal.
Context + quote from book illustrating rebuttal.
Explanation of how quote support main idea sentence.
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Question 3
19 pts
Write body paragraph #3 for your essay. Using only chapter 5, write about 3 different types of mistakes people make when making a decision according to Gladwell
Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.
Correct Format:
Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly
Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences
Body Paragraph #3 – Three mistakes people make in communication according to Gladwell in chapter 5
Transition + topic sentence Gladwell states that people often make errors 1,2,3 when making decisions.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #1.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #2.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote supports main idea sentence.
Transition + main idea sentence about mistake #3.
Context + quote from book illustrating mistake.
Explanation of how quote support main idea sentence.
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Question 4
19 pts
Review your 3 body paragraphs, and write an introduction for your essay. The thesis is how Gladwell believes people make mistakes when making important decisions with which you agree/disagree.
Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.
Correct Format:
Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly
Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences
Introduction Paragraph
Interesting hook
Explain hook and relate it to book using author’s name, book title and information about the author [you must give credit if you quote or paraphrase from another source]
Explain what chapter 5 the book is about and define terms
Explain why the chapter in the book is important and people should read it
Thesis statement and that states that Gladwell believes people make mistakes when making big decisions with which you agree/disagree.
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Flag question: Question 5
Question 5
19 pts
Review your introduction and 3 body paragraphs, and then write a conclusion for your essay.
Follow the outline below – the closer you follow the outline, the more points you will get.
Correct Format:
Double spaced with paragraph indented and written correctly
Paragraph needs to have 10-12 sentences
Active Conclusion Paragraph
College level transition + restate thesis in different words
Transition + main idea sentence that states an idea from Gladwell that shows a mistake people make when making an important decision that they could fix from chapter 5.
Context + Quote that illustrates the concept
Explanation of how quote supports main idea
Transition + 3 sentences that are your personal idea on how people make mistakes in decision making and how they could fix those mistakes.
Transition + 3 sentences where you actively tell reader what s/he should do to so they too can avoid mistakes and improve their decision making process.
Last sentence in your own words
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Flag question: Question 6
Question 6
5 pts
DO NOT COPY AND PASTE THE ESSAY HERE!
Review the essay you have written – write a creative and interesting title.
Remember to keep it short and capitalize correctly.
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