MAP 6th Grade Language Arts : Develop

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Example Question #1 : Develop

Read the main idea of a writing assignment provided below. 

The Revolutionary War was not an easy battle for many Americans. 

Based on this main idea, what should be discussed in the body paragraphs? 

Possible Answers:

Reasons why countries go to war

Comparing and contrasting the various American wars. 

Reasons why the Revolutionary War was difficult for Americans 

Comparing and contrasting the World Wars

Correct answer:

Reasons why the Revolutionary War was difficult for Americans 

Explanation:

Body paragraphs should always support the main idea. Each paragraph should provide an example that proves the main idea. In this case, the main idea is that the Revolutionary War was not an easy battle for many Americans; thus, the body paragraphs should give reasons why the war was so difficult. 

The correct answer is, "Reasons why the Revolutionary War was difficult for Americans ".

Example Question #2 : Develop

Read the main idea of a writing assignment provided below. 

There are many things that can be done to conserve water. 

Based on this main idea, what should be discussed in the body paragraphs? 

Possible Answers:

Describing the energy cycle 

Describing the water cycle 

Examples of the things that need water 

Examples of ways to conserve water

Correct answer:

Examples of ways to conserve water

Explanation:

Body paragraphs should always support the main idea. Each paragraph should provide an example that proves the main idea. In this case, the main idea is stating that there are many things that can be done to conserve water; thus, the body paragraphs should give examples of ways to conserve water. 

The correct answer is, "Examples of ways to conserve water".

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