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English
The author of “Hip-Hop Planet” describes the legend of the Great Rock of Toubab Dialaw in order to a. describe an image of hope that is similar to hip-hop.*** b. show the lack of education of the people of Toubab Dialaw. c. describe the setting of the Chez Las restaurant ...

English
According to McBride, the author of "Hip-Hop Planet," the roots of hip-hop music began in a. West Africa centuries ago.*** b. a 19th-century slave ship. c. the streets of Harlem. d. Puerto Rico and Jamaica.

LANGUAGE ARTS HELP
read the following sentence from The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 A week later i was walking in the alley behind Mitchell's when a big cookie with pink frosting just about hit me in the head. It went by like a little flying saucer then crashed in the dirt. the author ...

Language
the author compares the cookie to a flying saucer most likely to? A. emphasize the large size of the cookie•• B. Indicate the color of the cookie C. Illustrate the cookie rotation through the air D. Add a set effect Plz correct me!!

English
which of the following areas of a textbook is likely to include those individuals the author wants to thank for reviewing the book. A.introduction B.index C.appendix D.table of content My answer is A. Right or wrong please.

English
In "the sound of thunder," the author builds to Eckels' death by doing all of the following except.. a. describing the antigravity path b. asking Eckels' to sign a release before leaving c. Travis threatening to leave him back in prehistoric time d. having the official quote ...

Language
Choose the meaning that best matches the word in italics. The public is upset about the political view of the author, so people are going to boycott the film based on this book. Abandon Write about Quit Reject••

Language
1 While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...

Language
Walking for Fitness and Fun Walking Is for Everyone Walking is a popular form of exercise, and it is growing more popular each year. Walking is good for every age group: The rate of participation does not decline in the middle and later years. In a national survey, the highest...

Language
together now, Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to a)persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale.•• b)inform readers of the civil rights movement in the United States. c)praise the work of the leaders of the civil rights movement of ...

English
Hibernation  One of the mysteries in the world of nature is hibernation. By what process, with the coming of autumn, do some animals go into the deep sleep that sees them through the unfavorable environment of winter? The question has baffled mankind for centuries.  The ...

Social Studies
PLEASE GIVE ME YOUR REFLECTION ON THIS ARTICLE!!!! THANK YOU!!!! Nations agree to protect the high seas from overfishing Environmentalists celebrated last month after the United Nations finally agreed that the high seas need protection. The high seas, which lay beyond a ...

Language Arts
1)In all together now, Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to a)persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale.*** b)inform readers of the civil rights movement in the United States. c)praise the work of the leaders of the civil rights ...

Social sudies
What was the purpose of the Missouri Compromise? A) It was an attempt to annex new territories from Mexico. B) It was an attempt to abolish slavery in the United States. C) It was passed to force South Carolina to secede from the Union. D) It was an attempt to balance ...

english lit
The feeling that things weren't as good as they seemed is described best by which image in "Borders"? A. "...as if she were trying to see through a bad storm or riding high on black ice." *** B. "...if she wasn't spreading jelly on the truth..." C. "coyote went fishing, one ...

English
Which best describes why the author has the mother and son in borders sleep in the car for two days? a. to show their poverty b. to show the bureaucracy of the border control c. to show tension among the characters in the rising action of the story d. to show the depth of the ...

Language Arts
1. Which sentence contains an opinion? (1 point) Thomas Jefferson supported American independence from Great Britain. He was a lawyer in his home state of Virginia. Jefferson authored the Declaration of Independence, the most important document in history.•• He became the ...

Language Arts
Passage A Avalanches are caused by a variety of conditions. When the temperature is cold and snow falls, the snow sticks to the ground. However, when the air temperature changes, the snow may slide away in pieces or slabs. Basically an avalanche happens when the gravity of ...

Report Citation Style
I was wondering if someone can identify this citation style: Author. (Date). Doc Title. Title Bar Title. Retrieved ____, 2015 from <URL ADDRESS>.

English
1.In "Delfino II:nDiez in the Desert," the first thing that went wrong on Diez's ill-fated trip was that. A. a woman became delirious and died. B. a rash struck those who had been slashed by cactus needles. C.Diez got in a fistfight with his coyote trainee. D. the group was ...

8TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS. HELP PLEASE MS.SUE ASAP
Both forest fire and why leaves change color in the fall present factual information. write an essay of your own about one of these essays. in your essay, tell whether the author provided enough information for you to understand the topic fully. Then discuss how the method of ...

Language Arts
Which question should you ask during your first read of the multi-draft reading process? A. what is the authors purpose in writing this piece ? ** B.how has this work increased my knowledge of a subject , issue , event . C. what evidence does the author present to explain or ...

Language Arts Help
Hi, I need u guys to check this Connexus work for me. I'm leaving connexus soon so this may be the only time u see me -> = My Guess/Answer ________________________________________​ 1. What is the purpose of subheadings in informational text? A. To Highlight Ideas B. ...

health sciece
A person with the credentials of R.D. would make a credible author for an article providing nutrition information.

English- Borders by Thomas King- One question
Which best describes why the author has the mother and son in borders sleep in the car for two days? a. to show their poverty b. to show the bureaucracy of the border control c. to show tension among the characters in the rising action of the story d. to show the depth of the ...

English
A thermostat is a device used to adjust the temperature indoors. Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence? "The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society." A. Society needs ...

English
Okayy Im really stuck on this one, Im usually good at analyzing and figuring out what a poem means. But not this one... QUESTION: What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?" A CONTRIBUTION TO STATISTICS Out of a ...

literature
Units of study can group books in all of the following ways EXCEPT: A. by copyright dates. B. by similar content. C. by author. D. by illustrator. D?

ENGLISH - Please verify my answers
1) In which sentence does the italicized word have a negative connotation? A) Jenna's, green eyes and dark eyelashes gave her an exotic look B) Jack, who is the most outspoken member of the group, led the position to the new rule. C) Matthew was scrawny kid, but he grew up ...

The Novel
If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating A. the will to power. B. dramatic irony. C. first person reporting. D. negative capability.

English
6 Which of the following descriptions best conveys the author’s negative attitude toward television? (1 point) communications instrument form of national linkage toy medium for selling Use the passage to answer the question. 8 Which statement is true about facts and opinions...

English
These are questions from the stories Marita’s Bargain by Malcolm Gladwell, The Secret to Raising Smart Kids, A Walk to the Jetty by Jamaica Kincaid, and ILE by Eugene O’Neill. I Answered all pf the questions I just wanted a second opinion on them. 1. What is ironic about ...

Lang arts
PrintPrint Feedback Facts and Visions Practice Gavin Munro is taking this assessment. from “Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad”by Ann Petry 1 That first winter in St. Catharines was a terrible one. Canada was a strange frozen land, snow everywhere, ice ...

Philosophy
In her book The Beauty Myth author Naomi Wolf argued that women harm themselves when they try to live up to the standards of beauty implied in most commercial advertising. The following excerpt is taken from a World Press Review commentary on Wolf’s work: [S]omething that ...

English
The author of The Call of the Wild shifts the setting from California to Alaska in order to a. depict how Buck becomes a tough survivor b. illustrates how money can change a character's perspective c. show John Thornton's values remain unchanged even under difficult conditions...

English
The author of The Call of the Wild shifts the setting from California to Alaska in order to a. depict how Buck becomes a tough survivor b. illustrates how money can change a character's perspective c. show John Thornton's values remain unchanged even under difficult conditions...

Language Art
3.)Why does the author organize "The Season's Curmudgeon Sees the light "as she does?(1 Points) A.)To contrast fall weddings & song with spring weddings & song B.)To contrast reading with gardening C.)To show how her feelings about spring have changed D.)To compare 4.)...

English
The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m not sure I’d be any ...

Lang arts
which word choice supports the idea that the author has a positive point of view of rolling skating? A. been around since 1700 B. loved winter ice skating C. hard to roll D. more popular p.s I am on connections academy

language arts
El Niño is a change in how warm the ocean is. It happens when warm water from the Pacific moves eastward. No one knows why this happens. It takes place every four or five years and lasts for about a year. No two are the same. It can change the weather in many places at once...

language arts
El Niño is a change in how warm the ocean is. It happens when warm water from the Pacific moves eastward. No one knows why this happens. It takes place every four or five years and lasts for about a year. No two are the same. It can change the weather in many places at once...

Reading/Language Arts
POEM: The Grammar Of Silk by Cathy Son Lines 19-26: "Seamstresses waited at counters like librarians to be consulted. Pens and scissors dangled like awkward pendants across flat chests, a scarf of measuring tape flung across a shoulder, time as a pincushion bristled at the ...

English Help
What is the author's main purpose in "Why leaves Turn Color in the Fall"? A She wants to persuade readers to stop pollution. B She wants to inform readers of scientific facts about autumn leaves. C She wants to explain the origin of macabre fall holidays. D She wants to ...

early childhood
Which one of the following statements about literary elements is TRUE? A. The author should end the book with a closing comment to ensure that the story’s moral is conveyed. B. Setting is a backdrop that can be changed without affecting the plot. C. Good plot builds ...

Spanish
what is most likely the reason for the long term popularity of PLATERO Y YO? A.people love to read about donkeys,rustic villages, and little boys. B.people appreciate books that are presented in dual-language format.*** C.people like the combination of whimsical poetry, a warm...

English 9th grade
Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence? The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society." The church was a thermostat is bolded ANSWER CHOICES: 1.) Society needs more ...

history check answers pls
1. Who controlled the most territory bordering the Louisiana Purchase? Spain France Great Britain Mexico 2.   What was George Washington's role during the American Revolution?   He was the founder of the Sons of Liberty. He was the commander of the Continental Army. He was ...

L.A. :|
why does the author of always to remember discuss maya ying lin's background? A. to show that she expericenced hardship. B. to show it's influence on her design. C to appeal to Chinese-American readers. D. To show she dis interest in architecture.

Introduction to CARS Passages
CARS 1: Introduction to CARS Passages Passage I Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated. Angels are partisans not of Good, but of Divine creation. The Devil...

CARS Passages
CARS 1: Introduction to CARS Passages Passage I Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated. Angels are partisans not of Good, but of Divine creation. The Devil...

English
In the story "A Contribution to Statistics" 1.) Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity? a.) altruistic b.) optimistic c.) pessimistic d.) realistic my answer is a

English
1. Part I of "Alone" can best be identified as an example of a (1 point) ballad. sonnet. lyric poem. narrative poem. 2. Which of the following lines from "Alone" best supports the author's epiphany regarding the human condition? (1 point) "...I pulled at the wheel in a ...

Ed Tech. PLZ HELP ASAP
2.To publish your slide show as movie what should you click on first? A.File B.Animations C.Slide Show D.View 3.What is the purpose of slide timings? A.To tell the user how long to wait before clicking the mouse B.To set the time each slide will be shown in an automatic slide ...

An Inconvenient Truth
5. In An Inconvenient Truth, the author uses which of the following to emphasize how humans can improve the atmosphere? a. the opening of "A Silent Alarm" b. the opening of "What exactly are greenhouse gases" c. the opening of "Crisis=Opportunity"*** d. the chart of "...

E N G L I S H
Describe one of the strongest images you encountered from any of the following literature wolves of men by barry holstun lopez birches by robert frost haiku by kaga no chiyo haiku by basho spring is like a perhaps land by E.E Cummings from an inconvenient truth by al gore the ...

ENGLISH PLEASE HELP
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate movement. ...

English
In An Inconvenient Truth, the author uses which of the following to emphasize how humans can improve the atmosphere? a. the opening of "A Silent Alarm" b. the opening of "What exactly are greenhouse gases" c. the opening of "Crisis=Opportunity"*** d. the chart of "Atmospheric ...

English Check please
The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m not sure I’d be any ...

English
I am writing an essay and my directions say to choose one character from The Call of the Wild and explain how the author created him or her. Does this mean to like explain who the character is and the things they do and say? If not please explain this to me.

Soc 320 public policy and social services
The author describes efficiency as

Plz help @Reed
Which answer best summarizes George Washington's involvement with the Second Continental Congress? He was selected as the president of the Congress. He was the sole author of the Olive Branch Petition. He was selected as the commander of the Continental Army. *** He was ...

History
1.)Studies conducted in england during the industrial revolution have shown that children born to poor families were, on average, shorter than those born to wealthier parents. The most likely expalanation for this difference in hieghts is a difference in A.)Nutrition B.)Family...

History
1.)Studies conducted in england during the industrial revolution have shown that children born to poor families were, on average, shorter than those born to wealthier parents. The most likely expalanation for this difference in hieghts is a difference in A.)Nutrition B.)Family...

Science
1.)Studies conducted in england during the industrial revolution have shown that children born to poor families were, on average, shorter than those born to wealthier parents. The most likely expalanation for this difference in hieghts is a difference in A.)Nutrition B.)Family...

History
5.)What was the main effect of the 1763 Treaty of Paris A. France gained more Canadian territories. B. Spain lost all its holdings in North America C. Britain gained more land in North America D. Native Americans lost most of their tribal lands A.)France gained more ccanadian ...

English
"My Brother's Keeper" by Jay Bennett The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by describing the car accident in detail. detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted. including the ...

History
could someone please check my math questions? My answers are under the questions... 1) Base your answer to the question on the statement below and on your knowledge of social studies. … The whole military force of the State is at the service of a Mr. Suttle, a slaveholder ...

english
the author "of on turning ten" best creates a tone of regret with the line a) disfiguring chicken pox of the soul b) the perfect simplicity of being one c) but now I am mostly at the window d) you tell me it is too early to be looking back

english
In "My Brother's Keeper" the author includes the line " and Jamie thought to himself, this time it must be bad" in Jamie's phone conversation with Ted in order to? a) explain how uncle harry usually takes care of Ted b) develop Ted as a character who often is in trouble c) ...

Language arts
Clayton enjoyed listening to the suite at the concert, so he went home and downloaded the music As it is used in the sentence above, suite is to _______ as book is to author. Notes Audience Rhythm Composer I can't choose between C and D

History
Could someone check my History questions? Please? My answers are under the questions... 1) Base your answer to the question on the statement below and on your knowledge of social studies. … The whole military force of the State is at the service of a Mr. Suttle, a ...

Enlish
Which rhetorical device would it be if the author is trying to show hope for the audience by showing a nice sky in the background.

History
Could someone check my History questions? Please? My answers are under the questions... 1) Base your answer to the question on the statement below and on your knowledge of social studies. … The whole military force of the State is at the service of a Mr. Suttle, a ...

English! HELP!!!
Can you please point out 3 cause and effect sentences in this passage: China Under Attack By Jonathan Miedel, Yough Middle School, Ruffsdale, Pa. Japan attacked China in 1937, launching the second Chinese-Japanese War. At first, Japanese forces overpowered the Chinese. But ...

English
The author of "My Brother's Keeper" mainly develops Jamie's character through a. his actions b. dialogue and thoughts c. the narrator's descriptions*** d. other's reactions to him *** - My Answer If you have read this story PLEASE help ThankYou

Language Arts
Which of the following best describes the author’s purpose in “Harriet Tubman”? A. to explain how Tubman taught others to become Underground Railroad conductors B. to explain the path Tubman would take if she conducted the Underground Railroad today C. to describe how ...

English please check my work
12. It is a hybrid car. (1 point) • S-V-O • S-V-IO(my answer) • S-V-N • S-V-A 13. Traditional gas-powered cars are harmful to the environment. (1 point) • S-V-O • S-V-IO • S-V-N • S-V-A(my answer) 14. Hybrids produce less pollution than conventional cars. (1 ...

Language Art
2.)Why does the author of "The Drummer Of Shiloh" say it is a "Solemn Night For a boy just turned fourteen"? A.)The wind is full of whispers B.)The Army is Camped near a church C.)The boy will be his 1st battle soon D.)The boy does not like sleeping in a field 3.)IN "tHE ...

English
Is this passage plagiarized? I think so, because only the author's name is given and not the page number in the in-text citation. "...fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." (...

english help please!!
Has anyone read the War of the worlds? I need to make a topic sentence for either 1. Based on this chapter, what might be the author’s message or theme? or 2. How is H. G. Wells’ fictional world in War of the Worlds similar to the real world? Help me please :(

english
1. What does Al Gore, author of An Inconvenient Truth, demonstrate about the level of at atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? A. Each year, the CO2 level rises and then falls. Over the past 50 years, it has steadily increased. B. Each year, the CO2 level increases at a faster ...

History
Which author's book on the link between naval might and international power influenced leading statesmen both in the United States and abroad? A) Chester Nimitz B) Oliver Hazard Perry C) Alfred Thayer Mahan D) Josiah Strong

English
1. What does Al Gore, author of An Inconvenient Truth, demonstrate about the level of at atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? A. Each year, the CO2 level rises and then falls. Over the past 50 years, it has steadily increased. B. Each year, the CO2 level increases at a faster ...

English
Check my answers please?? Match the litter of the author with his or her description. Not all letters will be used. A. William Bradford B. Captain John Smith C. Anne Bradstreet D. Okaudah Equiano E. Thomas Paine F. Thomas Jeffereson 1. I wrote an account of my voyage across ...

Reading/Writing
Please check my answers to the reading. Reading: MY MOTHER NEVER WORKED By Bonnie Smith-Yackel “Social Security Office.” (The voice answering the telephone sounds very self-assured.) “I’m calling about ... I ... my mother just died ... I was told to call you and see ...

English
Will someone assist me in answering the first question below? Once I figure out an answer for the first question, I should be able to answer the other two. "Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and ...

English help please
9. The author of "My Brother's Keeper" mainly develops Jamie’s character through his actions *dialogue and thoughts the narrators description other’s reaction to him 10. In "My Brother's Keeper," what does Ted want Jamie to do for him? Give him an alibi at court* Forge ...

ENN103f
explain excatly what the author means and discuss two of his reasons for saying the scene is neither bucolic nor unchanging

social studies
Who was Marco Polo ? A.)a religious leader B.)a pirate C.)a philosopher D.)an explorer and author

English
2. Are there any themes that run through more than one of the memoirs in this unit? If so, what are they? List at least two themes that appear in more than one of the memoirs you read, and explain the similarities you noticed in how the author explored those themes.

ENGLISH/LA
The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by (1 point) describing the car accident in detail. detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted. including the incident of his parents’ ...

english
the author of my brothers keeper mainly develops jamies character through A. his actions b.dialogue and thoughts c.the narrators description d.others reaction to him

english
the author of my brothers keeper mainly develop jamies character through who

reading
nto the solemn church, and scatter the congregation, Into the school where the scholar is studying, Leave not the bridegroom quiet—no happiness must he have now with his bride, Nor the peaceful farmer any peace, ploughing his field or gathering his grain, So fierce you whirr...

History
Which set of words indicates that the author is demonstrating the cause and effect of events? A. So; because; therefore; as a result B. Above; behind; next to; below *** C. Help; problem; obstruction; difficulty D. Principal; central; fundamental; instrumental

English
Similarly on the other hand and however are the signals that the author of a source is using which of the following structures. A. Sequencing B. Comparison and contrast *** C. Cause and effect D. Problem and solution

english
From reviewing your notes, you can learn to understand the author find the story’s main idea determine the word count locate the date of publication pls help

Quick English check
Please check to see if I have these words in the correct sentences. Correct me if I'm wrong! :) 1. The defendants attorney objected to the plaintiff's ASSERTION, claiming it was hearsay. 2. The news media PROMULGATED the results of the election. 3. I tried to ARTICULATE my ...

american politics
In the FAA-McDonnell Douglas DC-10 case, the author implies or asserts which of the following? A. The FAA immediately fixed the cargo door. B. McDonnell Douglas eventually complied with the FAA’s order to strengthen cargo doors and cabin floors. C. The Canadian government ...

english
And thus for a time I was occupied by exploded systems, mingling, like an unadept, a thousand contradictory theories and floundering desperately in a very slough of multifarious knowledge, guided by an ardent imagination and childish reasoning, till an accident again changed ...

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