CAHSEE ELA 1.1 Writing Strategies

CAHSEE ELA 1.1 Writing Strategies. Which of the following sentences, if placed before sentence 1, would be the most effective introductory sentence?

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would be the most effective introductory sentence and hear the

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pendulum all right a good introductory sentence can be hard

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to him down no matter how good we are at

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word wrestling The tricky thing is that introductory sentences typically

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don't come right out and shout the main point of

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the piece but they also can't seem totally random or

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off topic Let's start by taking a look a choice

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D yeah this passage does talk about fairy tales but

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the way this sentences phrase makes it sound like we're

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about to get all the details on how fairy tales

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shape the narrator's childhood Okay now let's check out choices

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a and see which both pretty much say the same

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thing The trouble is that they also said the same

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thing as the current first sentence of the passage For

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example listen how we're done it it would sound if

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we kicked the passage off with choice See magic was

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so easy to believe in when i was a kid

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everything seemed way more magical when i was a kid

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Repetitive right while the same thing goes for choice eh

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So we'll knock those options out at the same time

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All right so we have whittled our options down to

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choice B it's The best answer because it mentions belief

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and hints at nostalgia which becomes the major thread running

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through the essay Looks like we found a winner Choice

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B