Grade 5 teacher with girl writing at desk
Enhance your writing skills in this quiz.

Grade 5 Writing - Concluding Section

This English Language quiz is called 'Concluding Section' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at elementary school. Playing educational quizzes is an enjoyable way to learn if you are in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade - aged 8 to 11.

It costs only $12.50 per month to play this quiz and over 3,500 others that help you with your school work. You can subscribe on the page at Join Us

Persuasive essays must include a concluding section at the end. For each body paragraph, there must also be a concluding sentence at the end of the paragraph. Usually, each concluding sentence will begin with a transition word if it is needed. This will bring closure to the paragraph or essay. In this quiz, students will answer questions about concluding sections and sentences.

1.
Why should a concluding paragraph include a restatement of the thesis statement?
To summarize the argument or claim
Because the thesis statement is the most important sentence in the essay
Because it wraps up the essay
Because the thesis statement should not be written in its exact words
The concluding paragraph needs a summary of the claim
2.
What should not be included in the concluding paragraph of a persuasive essay?
Transition words
Rewording of the evidence
New evidence
Rewording the claim
New evidence should not be included in the concluding paragraph
3.
How long is the regular concluding paragraph of a persuasive essay?
About 5 sentences
A couple of paragraphs
About a page
Two to three sentences
Usually a concluding paragraph is about one paragraph with at least five sentences
4.
In what way should the concluding paragraph of a persuasive essay require the reader to do something?
It should require the reader to start a petition
It should require the reader to write a persuasive essay of their own
It should require the reader to do something that will get people to read this essay
It should suggest that the reader do something to benefit the claim that was given in the essay
The concluding paragraph should challenge the reader to do something that pertains to the claim
5.
What is another way to end a persuasive essay?
End with a famous quote
Have students look to the future of what they hope would happen
Provide the strongest evidence that was given in the essay
Explain again why this argument is important
This will allow students to think about the future in regards to this topic
6.
In a concluding paragraph, which transition word would most likely be used at the beginning of the paragraph?
Specifically
Consequently
Lastly
Previously
This paragraph would most likely start with a conclusion transition word or phrase
7.
In a body paragraph, what is the function of a concluding sentence?
To summarize the main points
To summarize the explanation sentences
To summarize the evidence
To give another opinion
The main points should be summarized
8.
What is another function of a concluding sentence in a body paragraph?
It should repeat the same words from the main idea sentence
It should link the current paragraph to the next paragraph
It should ask the reader to do something that pertains to the topic
It should grab the reader's attention
It should link to the next paragraph so it won't make the essay sound choppy
9.
Read the main point for a body paragraph below.
Main Point: In a school, it is important for students to learn the information.
Which concluding sentence would be best?
Students might need more homework in order to make better test scores
In 2000, only 27% of the 5th graders in this county scored proficient in reading
Becoming educated is the student's reason for going to school
The school board meeting required more money to be spent on education
These two sentences have the same meaning
10.
Read the main point for a body paragraph below.
Main Point: Picking up litter is an activity that young children can do to help the environment.
Which concluding sentence would be best?
Cleaning rivers requires organizations to use machinery to make the water cleaner
Trash removal is something that anyone can do
Pollution is a significant problem in the city
People should throw their trash in the garbage can
This sentence restates the main point
Author:  Amy Flanders

© Copyright 2016-2019 - Education Quizzes
TJS - Web Design Lincolnshire
View Printout in HTML

Valid HTML5

We use cookies to make your experience of our website better.

To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent - I agree - No thanks - Find out more