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November 28, 2014

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Literature/Social Studies (Ms. Sue!)
The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: By quoting William Bradford, Kennedy expresses the idea that, despite great difficulties, man can overcome anything through their will and determination. 2. What ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 4:27pm

Literature/Social Studies
"The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: ? 2. What reasons does Kennedy offer for going to the moon? A: Kennedy offers reasons such as the task of going to the moon being difficult, the goal serving to...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:58pm

grammar
hey.. can u do 3 sentences for my homework.. put from direct to indirect speech.. 1)'I've got plan I and know we can killl the Ice-Man!' 2)'The show is minning overtime. Peter please, could you speed up?' 3)'Come on Steve, you can do it! Jump!'
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:49am

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence?
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 1:25am

Speech- Statistic needed
Does anyone know of any websites that have statistics on the number of people that volunteer for disaster relief in the us?
Monday, March 24, 2014 at 12:13pm

Puncuation
Am I supposed to write the definition, pronunciation, and part of speech of the word "bliss" like this? Bliss /blis/ (noun): perfect happiness; great joy.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 3:58pm

Grammar
What is the part of speech of the word "bliss"?
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 3:24pm

English Literature
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! Away, away! The dominant figure of speech in this passage is: A) alliteration B) assonance C) simile D) metaphor E) imagery
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6:06pm

Personal
I have a question about like life... it relates to school as well. Like I have a huge project due THIS Thursday and I helped take care of my friends dogs and I have to take pictures of them and my friend says I can take them now and when I ask her she always says she can't...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 5:30pm

Environmental Concern Speech
Can someone give their opinion about the beginning of my speech? "A few short days ago, my mother and I left our house to journey to the local grocery store. While my mother veered onto the highway, I quickly glanced over at the side of the road, only for my attention to ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 11:26pm

Environmental Concern Speech
I am struggling to prepare a environmental concern speech that must consist of 2-minutes' worth of writing. In fact, I am torn and conflicted about which concern to chose: deforestation, pollution, or neglect of nature. What do you think? Which do you think will be the ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12:18pm

speech
does a question of policy speech have to be on a law or policy? Or can It be persuading someone to do something (like volunteer, or encouraging them to graduate debt free)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 9:12pm

ece
Hannah said, "I like blue the best. It is my favorite color. I am the only one who likes blue this much. That's why everything of mine is blue." This is typical of __________ speech. A. personal function B. heuristic function C. representational D. regulatory
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 8:37pm

english
1 'are you free this afternoon'she said. (into reported speech) 'dont you want to go?'(into indirect speech) 3. if i were you ... why i agrees with were not was pl clarify
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:11pm

opposition of imperialism speech
i oppose imperialism for many reasons imperialism shouldn't be the cause of many resources being stolen, a weaker nation enslaving its people, or using them as cheap labor, while filling the amount of money so they live in poverty while you cut or gather the benefits of ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 3:58pm

English--Please, help me!
1. You can often tell the part of speech of a word even if you do not understand it. Identify the part of speech of three of the made-up words in this poem. Explain how you arrived at each answer. (Three made-up words are wade, gimble, gyre). 2. How can a poem like "...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20pm

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change? (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail of Tears 2. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:04pm

Early Childhood Education
In speaking to William, the classroom teacher said, "Bill can climb the hill." Then she said to the class, "See? I made a rhyme!" The teacher's goal was to: A. train the children to differentiate human speech patterns. B. develop the children's ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:27am

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change?  (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 6:14pm

U.S History - need help to check my answer!!!
Document B: Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority...&...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:29pm

Help finding a good speech topic
I am going to be giving an informative speech on a news article. The news article is suppose to be able to at least somewhat relate to college students and should also be about something new, interesting, or novel. Preferable something I could easily talk about for five ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 7:29am

sociology
1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity involves violence ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 8:52pm

speech
I have to do an explanatory speech. i have to choose a discovery or innovation that people know the general idea about but dont know anything beyond that. does anyone have any ideas? Just as an example of the type of speech im looking for you could do : Counterfeit money(and ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:37am

English Speech Paper (can some1 revise it)PLZ&TY
Gun Control I do not understand why people believe gun control actually works or why we need it. Guns, like other weapons, though more deadly and possibly more convenient to use, are still inanimate objects and are not the cause of violence or killings. Gun control is not ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:10pm

U.S History - Pls check my answer :)
Document E – “Have the Northern states any idea of the value of our slaves? At least, sir, six hundred millions of dollars. If we lose them, the value of the lands they cultivate will be diminished in all cases one half, and in many they will become wholly useless. ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 9:56pm

Research Project: Anatomy & Physiology 1
Could someone read this paper and tells me if this is good or do I need to change some stuff: Introduction: ALS is distinguish by insistent collapse of both upper motor neurons (UMN) and lower motor neurons (LMN) leading to progressive muscular paralysis and death usually ...
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 10:29am

Social Studies (Ms. Sue)
What does Dr. King mean by "the American dream" in his "I Have a Dream" speech?
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5:47pm

Social Studies and Literature
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence during a violent...
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 2:09pm

Literature and Social Studies--Please, help me!
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and loving ...
Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:12pm

English
Please correct!! Gulliver's Travels questions 3.) How are the people of Brobdingnag different from the people of Lilliput? Choose the best answer. A.) The Lilliputians are much more peaceful B.) A king instead of a queen rules the Lilliputians, C.) The Lilliputian ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 9:12pm

Literature--Please, help me!
How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and speaks of ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 9:09pm

Social Studies and Literature
1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so? A: 1. I think the King's speech is highly persuasive, given the fact that it influenced the Federal government to take more direct actions to more fully realize racial ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:51pm

world history
I need to find out if Obama mentions any PERMS power in this section of the State of Union 2014 Speech. I'm stuck and it doesn't seem like he mentions any political power, military power, etc. --------------------------------------- As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 6:16pm

Social Studies--Literature
I know I have already posted these question, but I am struggling to find specific aspects that make the speech persuasive. 1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 3:53pm

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was D A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:27pm

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:41am

Social Studies--Literature
What specific aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Had A Dream" speech make it highly persuasive?
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 2:58pm

english
In the sentence "What made you angry?" what part of speech is the word "you"?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:10pm

public speaking
Mandy interviewed a source who told about how she was illegally treated by the police. using her information in the speech is an example of: a. facts and statistics b. narrative c. testimony d. hypothetical example i chose b
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:46pm

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. SUDDENLY, BEFORE, OUTSIDE 1) Everyone in the cafeteria was SUDDENLY surprised by the...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 12:29am

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. YET, OH, SUDDENLY, BEFORE, THROUGH, OUTSIDE 1) The movie was wonderful, YET it was ...
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7:52pm

English
Did you eat my cookies while I was soundly sleeping? Can somebody help me with an interogative sentence with the same parts of speech as in the above sentence?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 4:42pm

Punctuation
A paradox is speech that contradicts itself but may be true nevertheless. If I do, where do I put a comma?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:43pm

english
The plane came down later than expected. In this sentence ,what part of speech is the word down?
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:08pm

English
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 5:36pm

English - help
Which figure of speech os exemplified by lines 149-151 of the excerpt from The Odyssey, Part III? The slid his right hand down the cord and plucked it, / so the taut gut vibrating hummed and sang a swallow's note. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Personification * I think it is C...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 11:26pm

Spanish Foreign Language
Hi, My current Spanish class is performing an oral presentation on advice for losing weight or being fit. I was wondering if somebody could proofread my Spanish speaking portion and point out the obvious errors? I'm terrible at Spanish so there's probably quite a few ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 11:01pm

languagge
What is reported speech? What are the different types of reported speech? Please help me A.S.A.P please and thank you :)
Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:25pm

english
What part of speech is coursework?
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:34pm

English
(1) Eric watched the news on TV. (2) His father watched the news on TV.(3) the newscaster talked about special events.(4) A police officer a firefighter and a teacher taught third graders about safety.(5) The mayor took a trip and gave a speech. 1/ what is missing in sentence...
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 5:42pm

English
Write a letter to the editor or a speech calling for a change that you would like to see in your community and reference the three works as evidence that non-violence and civil obedience are an effective method for affecting change Using these sources - Civil Obedience On ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 10:05pm

English
What does it mean by "What is the supporting idea in this part of the speech?"
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 5:26pm

the parts of speech
1. Write the verb "see" in the present perfect tense. Use the pronoun "I" as the subject. A. I am seeing. B. I am seen. C. I have seen. D. I see. A? 2. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Proper B. Common C. ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:29pm

the parts of speech
1. Choose the correct singular, third person, conjugation of the verb to be in the future perfect tense. A. You have been B. I will be C. She will have been D. They will have been B?
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:11pm

the parts of speech
1. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps. ("and" is italicized) A. Preposition B. Conjunction C. Linking verb D. Pronoun B?
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 3:47pm

Early Childhood Education
A disadvantage of large group times is: A. language is enjoyed as a group. B. children develop an understanding of being a group member. C. the difficulty of having intimate conversations. D. they are often seen as sharing times. In a study about kindergarten readiness, which ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 12:42pm

English
We soon found a step in the sand. ---------------- What is the part of speech of 'in the sand'? Is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'found,' or an adjective phrase modifying 'step'?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 3:41am

ENGLISH
A hypothetical example is: A. A false example B. not real but can happen C. an example to prove a hypothesis d. has no place ina speech
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2:08pm

english
could you please tell me the parts of speech for the given sentence : Council took a look round the court for a moment took-look-round-for-moment
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:07am

Civics
why are our rights such as freedom of speech not unlimited?
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:23am

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:56am. a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:58am...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:17am

introduction to health care
a new technology that will change the role of the transcriptionist is a.speech recognition b.desktop transcription systems c.smards cards d.personal digital assistants my answer is d
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:15am

English
a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?)
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:56am

Civics
Ms.Sue would you mind checking my answer? Question~How does the constitution protect someone's freedom of speech while also limiting their freedom of speech? Answer~ we are allowed to state our opinion as long as it-does not taken someone's rights away, doesn't ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 3:52pm

English
1. She cut it open. (Is 'open' an objective complement? What is the part of speech of 'open'? Is 'open' an adjective or a 'verb'?) 2. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. 3. Chocolate is made from cacao beans. (Which one is correct?) 4. He is ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 12:39am

parts of speech
Which verb tense indicates continuing action? A. Present B. Past perfect C. Future D. Progressive
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 2:29pm

grammar
Which part of speech is the capitalized words in this sentence? Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a NEW nation, conceived in Liberty, and DEDICATED to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil ...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 7:44pm

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Describe the dangers of binge drinking. A: There are many dangers of binge drinking. For example, binge drinking causes the area of the brain that control breathing and heart rate to become dangerously depressed. The brain and the heart may even stop functioning. This is ...
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:50pm

grammar
What parts of speech are the words "take possession" is this a verb phrase? Is take a "helping verb" here?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:48pm

Law (Ms.Sue)
Rights and Responsibilities: Find the key term that fits with it's definition: 1)A set of rights people have. They include freedom of speech and assembly A-I think it's social rights. 2)An international agreement drawn up after WWII A- I think it's UDHR 3)A court ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:12pm

English
Check the correct information on Ms. Kim's note. (What does 'on Ms. Kim's note' modify? What is the part of speech of "Ms. Kim's note"? An adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?)
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 4:55pm

English
The school nurse's sick note is on the table. (What is 'sick note'? What is the part of speech of 'sick'? Is 'sick' a noun or an adjective in the sentence?)
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:43am

English
What part of speech is expulsion?
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:53am

Can someone please help me with this history!!!!!!
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements describes the most common experience of Native Americans after encountering Europeans for the first time? (1 point) Native Americans thought the settlers had nothing to offer them in trade or knowledge. Native Americans ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:45am

Medical Billing and Coding
This is a 71-year-old female admitted with a complaint of right-sided weakness. She denies any fever, shortness of breath, cough, headaches, or chest pain. Patient has NIDDM, controlled by diet. Patient currently smokes. Mild right-sided paralysis was found on physical ...
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:45pm

reading
nelson mandela speech glory and hope what are some similes, personification allusion, anaphora, pathos,ethos,logical appeals, metaphors,hyperbole,call to action,counter argument,rebuttal,etc
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:46pm

English (parts of speech)
1)Few comic strip are really comical 2)Few attended the meeting (Few is: adjective, verb ,adverb, preposition) (the first and the second are different 3)Before the telecast, we were all nervous 4)Before you leave, let me have your address Before is in the two sentences:Noun,...
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:13pm

English (parts of speech)
1) This isnt Leslie's handwriting 2)This airoplane luggage weighs only ten pounds. Identify (This) in each sentences (Nouns-pronoun-conjunction-adjective-adv​erb)
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:47pm

English
The plane came down later than expected. 15. In this sentence, what part of speech is the word down? A. Preposition B. Adjective C. Adverb D. Conjunction I picked C, because the word down modifies the verb came, which makes it an adverb. Is this correct? 18. In which sentence ...
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 1:26pm

English
1. Woodpeckers have special eyelids that close a millisecond before each hit. (What is the part of speech of 'a millisecond' in the sentence?) 2. His eyelids closed just before the soccer ball hit his head. 3. His eyelids closed one minute before the soccer ball hit ...
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:41am

English
Can someone please check my answers? I'll write the directions above them. *Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Place each infinitive in parenthesis. 1. After dinner the guests desire to enjoy some coffee. (subject- guests verb- desire infinitive- to...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:16pm

write a summary
on bill clinton's speech. i have In William Clinton's speech, "remarks to the Convocation of God in Christ," Bill Clinton argues for a better future for American Citizens. He continuously tries to persuade American Citizens to take action and make america ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:44pm

english
Please help me. I wanna make sure if all corrects this. Thanks. Some people are so (1)ominous to living near a nuclear plant that they want the plant’s license to be (2)nullify. They say the plant infringes on every homeowner’s right to safety. Shannon is (3)endowed ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:36am

reading
"ending racial inequality" George W. Bush speech
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7:19pm

grammar
they decided that the hedge needed a trim. what is the part of speech of trim in this sentence
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:01pm

martin luther king speech "i have a dream"
the counterargument, rebuttal of counterargument, story telling(using personal experiences or the experiences of others in order to appeal to the emotions and/or logic of a targeted audience), appeals to morals or ethics(using language, imagery, personal or observational ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 12:24pm

Leads for Journalism
I'm having difficulties writing a lead for my speech. My speech story will be on the Portage City Council and mayor candidates regarding the city's challenges over the next two years. All their answers were different. My lead was going to simply be: Portage City ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 9:02pm

reading
in the MLK jr i have a dream speech the anophora "one hundred years later" how does the rhetorical device help to strengthen or advance this argument. how does King’s use of anaphora strengthen and advance this argument. Think about: The time period of his ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:36pm

figure of speech
The World is as big as....
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:02pm

Practical English
This is my second time taking this exam this is the last one so I can graduate here is what I think the answers are. If you see any mistakes please help. 1. Choose the sentence in which the verb is a linking verb. A. He works at a gas station. B. His boss pays him well. (C.) ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:00pm

English
Select the part of speech that correctly identifies the italicized word in each sentence below. The movie was wonderful, YET it was not nearly as detailed and creative as the novel. a. preposition b. conjunction* c. adjective d. interjection INDEED, it has been one of the ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:51pm

Math
A speaker has a collection of 62 jokes. He uses 3 jokes in each speech. Please help i got a is 37820 but really need help with part b (a) In how many ways can he select 3 jokes for a speech? How many speeches can he give without using a joke twice? (Round your answer down to ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:01am

Psychology
Please check my answers... 1. Asthma is associated with environmental conditions. True 2. Only one-half of U.S. children with asthma follow their doctor's advice about medication. False 3. The percentage of overweight children has increased only marginally in the past 20 ...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:43pm

Public Speeking
I need help with an attention getter speech/intro on the Buffalo Soldiers.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:11pm

history
Which laws attempted to restrict speech that directly criticized the government
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:38pm

Physics
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 9:54am

Physics ...... Science
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11:03pm

Language Arts
3 main points for a speech on the alphabet
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:37pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). How did colonialism affect the development of democracy? A: Colonialism affected the development of democracy as a government which was based upon colonialism censored the press, limited free speech, and punished dissent. It also discriminated against all who were not part...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:38pm

Special Education Setting Teachers Aide
children with a language or speech disorde are A)sometimes suffering from an aphasia.(my answer) B)always learing challenged. C)able to receive special help only after the third grade. D)unable to use communication boards. can someone please check if this is right please
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:42am

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