Writing Paragraphs Review #1

Multiple Choice

Read the paragraph and answer the following questions.

Longer English Classes

(1) English class needs to be ninety minutes long. (2) The main reason for more time is that there is so much to be covered. (3) Literature, grammar, and writing are equally important, and right now there is not enough time to cover all three equally well. (4) Another reason why English class needs to be longer is that the scores on the state tests for English need to improve. (5) Of Mice and Men is a fantastic novel. (6) Dr. White, who is in charge of curriculum at the school, feels that 40 extra minutes a day of English would be very beneficial. (7) He believes that the extra time would help students in other classes also.