Question 14 - 11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Writing Practice Test for the SBAC

These six sentences could form a paragraph. What is the best order to put them in to create an organized, cohesive paragraph?

  1. Western culture has only recently “accepted” tattoos.
  2. Before the 1970s, tattoos were generally reserved for soldiers or sailors, but their popularity has grown over the past few years.
  3. Tattoos are a form of body modification and self-expressive “art.”
  4. Now it is common to see tattoos of all shapes and sizes on people from all walks of life.
  5. Many cultures have used tattoos as a rite of passage or to indicate social rank or status for hundreds of years.
  6. Each has its own significance and meaning to the individual person.

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