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Test yourself on the concepts discussed in the video above using the self-grading quiz questions below.
It is never okay to end an essay with a summary.
Choose all of the ways you can end an essay.
Analyze Some Examples
We want to give you examples of students’ writing processes so you can see what they look like. Read the situation; then, read each example and answer the questions that follow it.
Professor Downey asked students to write about the following topic: Like other U.S. cities, the City is considering raising the tax on sugared drinks, sweets, and other foods that are unhealthy in order to deter people from unhealthy eating habits. Do you agree or disagree with this idea?
Reba's Response to the Writing Situation from Professor Downey
Questions about Reba's Response to the Writing Situation from Dr. Downey
Reba has written a paragraph that could be used as a conclusion for her essay.
Reba has used the following conclusion strategy in this essay:
Juan's Response to the Writing Situation from Professor Downey
Questions about Juan's Response to the Writing Situation from Dr. Downey
Juan's conclusion is probably just a summary of what he discussed in his essay.
Juan used the following strategy in his conclusion:
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