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April 23, 2014

Homework Help: English: Writing

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english
There's a difference between showing a student how to do a few math problems and doing a reading, thinking, and writing assignment. We assume you know how to read, write, and think, so we give you some ideas, but we don't do the entire assignment.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:10pm

english
Nope. We don't do your thinking or writing for you. If we teachers did that, we'd be depriving you of vital parts of your education.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:00pm

Paper Writing
There are two ways to do in-text citations in this situation. One is to incorporate the information into the sentence itself, and the other is to add the reference information in parentheses at the end. The former is easier and usually reads more smoothly. Here are examples, ...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:25pm

Paper Writing
I've looked through that, but it doesn't say the proper way to differentiate between each lecture. I was thinking maybe the date or the title of the lecture, but I'm not sure and I didn't see it specifically stated.
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:41pm

Paper Writing
Sorry. Here's a live link: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resour​ce/747/01/
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:35pm

Paper Writing
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resou​rce/747/01/ Click on MLA In-Text Citations: The Basics (in the column on the left), and read through "Basic in-text citation rules" first. Then scroll down to "Miscellaneous non-print sources." Let me know what...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:34pm

Paper Writing
MLA
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:30pm

Paper Writing
MLA? or APA?
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:28pm

Paper Writing
I am writing a paper where I cite multiple lectures by the same professor. How do I format the intext citations?
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:01pm

English Please Help!!
I am trying add the tone to this passage to my essay. The "tone" is admiring her mother. I am drawing a blank and don't know what or where to add the tone. Passage: Lastly, Schultz shares that for a long time she was unable to look at the shells and that she ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:11pm

Math
The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample of 90 test takers will...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:07pm

Statistics
The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample of 90 test takers will...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:04pm

writing
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:47am

writing
Hello! aefgdfc interesting aefgdfc site! I'm really like it! Very, very aefgdfc good!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:46am

statistics
The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample of 90 test takers will...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:02pm

English
Kristen is a prolific writer. She __________ a couple books of poetry and about a hundred short stories. Someday she __________ as famous as Edgar Allen Poe. A. was writing; will be B. has written; would be C. had written; would be D. has written; will be B
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:21pm

english/vocabulary
can you please help me on word study with writing with idioms ? 1. sick as a dog 2. the best of both worlds 3. under the weather 4. nest eggs 5. when pigs fly 6. slip through the cracks 7. go to seed 8 . thorn in your side 9. turn over a new leaf 10. fifth wheel 11. pitch in ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:21pm

english
1. Look up the meaning of each of these words. http://www.answers.com or http://www.onelook.com 2. You try writing a sentence for each word, and someone here will check your work for you.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:37pm

reading
Identify a serious error you find challenging to overcome in your own writing. What effect would making this serious error have on a document that you might have to write as part of your future career?
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:26pm

statistics
The College Board reported the following mean scores for the three parts of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (The World Almanac, 2009): Assume that the population standard deviation on each part of the test is = 100. a. What is the probability a sample of 90 test takers will...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 5:15pm

English
1. Imagine you are writing a research paper on social networking sites. Which of the following thesis statements would be the most effective? A. Social networking sites have become incredibly popular in recent years and have millions of members. Many of these sites are now ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:28am

LA
In all of recent American history, there has been no worse river flooding than what occurred on the Mississippi River between late June and the middle of August in 1993. Record flooding affected communities from Minnesota to Missouri. Iowa and Illinois joined those states as ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 2:00pm

Ed tech- Plz, plz help
The Second Industrial Revolution was not just marked by new inventions. New business practices were invented that transformed America’s economy. Between 1869–1910, the value of American manufacturing rose from $3 billion to $13 billion. The steel industry produced ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 4:28pm

English III
Lesson 6.07 Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:37pm

English
Thank you. That's all I needed. I was not asking for my writing to be done, I was just stuck on this one.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:08pm

English
Well thank you very much for assuming that I wanted you to write it for me!!! I re posted it under English instead of Business because I though there were different people for each subject and this is more of a writing assignment. Obviously I know the outline of what I need ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:07pm

Business
Use the writing process for anything you write, long or short. Brainstorm first. Make five lists, one for each of the cost categories you've named. 1. raw materials and components 2. plant 3. labor 4. inventory 5. distribution Once you have a list for each category, you&#...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:35pm

English 9R - Civil Disobedience Essay Check (PLZ!)
Please check my essay for any grammar errors and anything, because my English teacher grades HARD and I really want a 100 on this essay. I spend HOURS writing this and I really appreciate if you check. Thank You! :) here it is: Civil disobedience is "refusal to obey laws ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:38pm

Reading Honors
Geepers. When writing, it is a usually a good idea to restate the question in the opening paragraph, then follow with your thesis. Example: In Poe's "The Cast of Amontillado", the author created suspense for the reader by using first person......and the use of ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:28pm

Reading Honors
I really am confused on the purpose of this piece, and related, what is your thesis? Is this supposed to be a descriptive essay on the story? Or critique of writing techniques? I am really confused on the purpose of this writing. Is it good? depends on what you are trying to ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:15pm

Algebra
I may not be writing this right... What is the simpliest form for the product? [(x + 1) / (x^2 – 25)] * [(x +5) / (x^2 +8x +7)]
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:50pm

Educational tech-1 question
Use the text below written by Connections Education in 2012 to answer the following questions. The Second Industrial Revolution was not just marked by new inventions. New business practices were invented that transformed America’s economy. Between 1869–1910, the ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7:23pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
I don't know if what you wrote has been accepted by your teacher or if you got a good grade or not. Here's how I would have cut all this down: Freedom has always been one of my favorite things about summer. For ten weeks, I am free of schoolwork, poor grades, and ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:58pm

english
1. A. objective test. B. written test. C. subjective test. D. academic writing. 2. A. communication. B. assessment. C. objective test. D. free expression. 3. A. key. B. directive. C. instructive. D. interpretation.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 12:39pm

English
1. Stop at the red light. 2. Stop on the red light. (Which preposition should we use?) 3. Turn slightly right. 4. This is a one-way street. (Are both grammatical?) 5. Fill it up with regular unleaded, please. 6. Fill her up with regular, please. 7. Fill it up with the unleaded...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:02pm

Theology
Describe in writing what it feels like to be given another chance (unlimited chances from God), and the transformation and hope that can accompany that moment.”
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:14pm

Single Room, Earth View by Sally Ride--Help!
This regards the story "Single Room, Earth View" by Sally Ride. Choose one of the following quotations; then in a few paragraphs, discuss how Sally Ride's observations support or refute the quotation. Quotations: 1. "Observation is a passive science, ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:07pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
I tried to eliminate as much wordiness as I could. What final revisions do you suggest? "Freedom has always been one of my favorite things about summer. For ten weeks, I am free of schoolwork, poor grades, and disappointment. Thus, my freedom in the summer lessens stress...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 8:05pm

English
1. How is paraphrasing different from summarizing? A.) Paraphrasing uses quotation marks B.) Paraphrasing only contains the most important details C.) Paraphrasing expresses the same concept with different wording I think it is B or C..? 2. You are writing a paper about ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 8:05pm

healthcare
We DO NOT do the work for you here. Try writing the paper yourself and we can check it for you.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 1:50pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
Both Bob Pursley and I have told you the same things, over and over, and I see little improvement. When I see writing by a student who is not addressing what has already been advised by two VERY different people, my best advice is that you turn in what you have and see what ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:52am

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
Second and third paragraph: "Leisure time is another one of my favorite things about summer. My free time in summer brings me happiness beyond belief. It enables me to spend time with my family and to take part in the things they wish to do. It enables me to live life ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2:00am

English (essay help)
No, I can't do that because that would be writing the paragraph for you. I'm suggesting you ditch your first sentence because it's simply a repetition of your thesis. If you cannot read and get information from websites that have helped countless other students, I ...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:04pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
"Free time is another one of my favorite things about summer." "Not being preoccupied by some kind of assignment or curricular activity brings me happiness beyond belief." "The ability to do everything and nothing at any given time brings life into ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 5:38pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)(All)
This is my entire, revised essay. "A strong sense of freedom is one of my favorite things about summer. My freedom in summer lessens stress. It protects me from the pressure of incomplete schoolwork. It shields me from the worry of disappointing grades and shoddy ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 3:55pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
Third paragraph: "Nevertheless, despite my love for summer freedom, there are a couple of things I missed about school. Learning new and self-improving information, for instance, is one of them. How relieved I remember feeling when my teacher, Mrs. Pfiefer, told me ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 3:54pm

english writing
Some of the best papers of this type I've seen have used the in medias res technique. That is, the writer starts the story in the middle of things and then flashes back to write about what led up to it all. Here are some other ideas: http://www.google.com/#q=how+to+write+a...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9:59am

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
How disappointing to open Jiskha this morning and find that you haven't tried to simplify your writing. Here's one sentence to get you started: Yours: "It rids me of the stress and worry of assigned and uncompleted schoolwork, of poor grades and disappointing my ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9:56am

english writing
what is the best way to start a memoir about my first job experience? thank you
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9:53am

Sentence Completion
Which word best completes this sentence? 1. Although the biographer claimed to admire his subject, his writing had a ______ tone. A. Tumultuous B. Sentimental C. Condescending D. Poignant I think the word that best completes this sentence is either a. or b. but I'm not ...
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:09pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
I must receive an excellent grade from this, though. I did think about what both you and Bob said but I don't know how to truly improve my writing from my obvious pattern of mistakes.
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:04pm

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
If I revise/rewrite this, it becomes my paper, not yours. Then when you're given a writing assignment to be completed on the spot, you'll revert to your normal writing patterns. Did you read and understand what Bob Pursley wrote earlier today? Did you think about and ...
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7:58pm

English II B
That's my choice, but you could be right. It depends upon how your book describes a free writing assignment. However, the question states that you explored the general theme of war and literature. You'd certainly need to narrow that topic drastically to write an essay ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:19pm

English II B
A student has completed a freewriting exercise. The result is a paragraph exploring the general theme of war in a literary text. What is the next step in the writing process? 1.gathering details 2.beginning an outline 3.writing an introduction 4.narrowing the topic Need help ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 10:56pm

English
What is the purpose of prewriting in the writing process? A) to help polish your writing B) to find details to complete paragraphs C) to organize your thoughts within a draft D) to help develop a topic for writing
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:53pm

english-poetry
I assume you're writing a traditional 17-syllable haiku. Our school lunch bell rings Our change clinks in our pockets It's striving for food.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:35pm

computer science
My experience with younger students, to teach them to write is to first teach them to tell stories. Experience in developing cohesive stories, with enhaning descriptive tales, puts them into the mode of development of ideas. once this is mastered, they can now put ideas on ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9:11am

computer science
I have no idea what the gobbledegook letters mean, but here are some websites that may help you re teaching children and teenagers how to write good essays. http://www.angelfire.com/wi/writingproce​ss/ http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/wr​iting/menu.html http...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8:53am

English
How to Write a Poem (with 3 Sample Poems) - wikiHow http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem̴​6; wikiHow How to Write a Poem. Writing a poem is all about observing the world within or around you. A poem can be about anything, from love to the rusty gate at the old ... &#...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:45am

english
embed a portion of the following qoute by writing your own introductory phrase and properly citing your source at the end of the sentence. "If you are considering a career in law, English is actually one of the best majors to consider as an undergraduate. The skills you ...
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2:50pm

English
http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+em​bed+quotations+correctly+in+your+writing​&oq=how+to+embed+quotations&aqs=chrome.2​.69i57j0l5.6683j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv​=210&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 1:59pm

Persuasive Writing help
I'm writing a persuasive request but English is not my native language. I've done many drafting and revising, but still not sure. so I would be grateful if you could show me what I did wrong and the correct way to revise it. Thanks "Dear xxx, I would like to ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 9:29pm

Technical writing
How to rewrite..Revise an explanation to eliminate density. Read the following dense paragraph and revise it to make it more coherent. You may separate the material into shorter paragraphs, use lists, and add or delete material. This information was part of a memo informing ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:41am

Composition
If you stop writing to go make observations, you have stopped the writing process, at least temporarily.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8:18am

Composition
How does taking observations obstruct or halt the writing process
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 2:48am

english essay
* I need help writing research essay. The topic is to write about an issue or problem that you want to change. Well, I am mostly interested in Science, particularly Chemistry and Nature.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6:09pm

English/Social Studies
I'm writing an essay and need help coming up with economic reasons to to be against Caps on Punitive Damages. Google is not turning up what I need. I need how will implementing this program be bad economically?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 2:36pm

Chemistry
Write the reactions that occur for the benzoic acid/sodium benzoate buffer when you react it with HNO3 and KOH. How would I go about writing it? Thanks.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:20pm

english
i have a question say you're writing a sentence such as "I ate apples, bananas, oranges, and grapes." is there a comma before 'and' or no?
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:49pm

How-To Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
You need to have at least an introductory sentence and a conclusion sentence!! When I start reading your first paragraph, I have A VERY MUDDY IDEA what you're really writing about. Here's why ~~> We don't shoot bows! We use bows to shoot arrows!!
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:28pm

Treaty of Paris, quick question, thanks! ☺
The Treaty of Paris in part included returning to where exactly? I cannot remember and I am writing a paper for school in which I need to know where they went to. Thanks! ☺ ~katt
Monday, March 24, 2014 at 5:39pm

Plays
When I'm writing the list of characters in a dramatic scene, are the names of the characters capitalized?
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 6:00pm

Dramatic Scene
When writing a script for a dramatic scene, are the characters listed horizontally or vertically?
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 3:07pm

reading
Closing sentence??? That's one of the last parts you should write? Have you finished your outline and writing the body of the essay??
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:18pm

reading
ok so im lost in my essay i don't know what to do i can't find one that i like i cahnged my subtopic to how the maycomb disease influenced the arrest, testimony, and verdict in Tom Robinsons trial. but when it comes to writing the body paragraph im lost becuase i don...
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1:48pm

Basic Spanish
My grandson need tutoring in basic Spanish to improve translate from Spanish to English in writing assignments, &grammar . Do you have review , similar to Khanacademy ? He needs tutoring to improve basic Spanish , has no tutoring in his school. Thank you
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 8:46am

English
I'm writing about hearing a certain song can take you back to a moment in your past. I know that the 1st paragraph is thesis and the 2nd is explain what song reflects on past and why. I don't know what i should in include in the 3rd paragraph
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:08pm

literacy
im in grade 10 and if i do the osslt literacy practice tests. will someone on here mark my writing tasks? i can mark the multiple choice questions on my own but i just need someone to mark the writing stuff
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:41pm

math
Are you supposed to write a letter about your best math teacher? To whom are you writing this letter?
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:38pm

reading
so i'm writing an essay what could be three subtopic i could write about of Atticus that deal with influence like how does he influence the townspeople and the kids? like respect for people what else?
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 7:07pm

writing
OK, so if you have a thesis, and you have 3 supporting details (topic sentences) for that thesis, and then your whole paper will consist of 5 internal (body) paragraphs (plus introduction and conclusion), how many supporting details do you think each of those 5 topic sentences...
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 6:12pm

writing
My research reports have often asked for three supporting details in each body paragraph. But I don't know if this helps.
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 5:21pm

writing
I don't know that there's a specific number. What does your text say?
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:53pm

writing
None, apparently.
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:50pm

writing
How many supporting details should you develop to back up your thesis?
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:45pm

writing
Which of the following does not belong in a conclusion paragraph?
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:43pm

Language Arts
Why is the statement "The bill will be too harsh" an opinion? a. it can be proved b. it can be supported with evidence c. it is someones belief ** d. it is true. Which statement is an appeal to emotions? a. The bill unfairly targets one group for unusually harsh ...
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 12:57pm

Language arts help!!
1–6, read the play excerpt below and answer the questions that follow. Jaws of the Water ACT TWO At rise we see DAD, TINA, and MARK rushing in and out of the living room. Each enters carrying important items—such as sleeping bags, rain gear, and gallons of water—...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8:20pm

english
I'd start by writing a draft thesis sentence. The second step is to write an outline of the arguments that support the thesis. Third, I'd write the body of the paper. My fourth step is to write the introduction which includes the "grabber sentence" and the ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:01pm

English??
I am writing a recommendation paper on the type of medication to treat ADD/ADHD.. does anyone have an interesting idea for a title?? maybe something joke-ish? i cant think of anything and my teacher said it has to be something to 'draw the audience in'
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:28am

Term Paper question
I've started writing a term paper and wondering if there is anyone or any place that I could submit my paper and get feedback before it's graded? It's worth a large portion of my grade & I'd like someone to review it when I'm done.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:52pm

english-essay writing topic
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/th​esistatement.html
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:20pm

english-essay writing topic
i dont have a dog and what is a thesis?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:18pm

english-essay writing topic
What about your dog? Write about your dog. He's meaningful to you, right?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:15pm

english-essay writing topic
whats a thesis? i forgot
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:11pm

english-essay writing topic
Don't wait to start writing...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:09pm

english-essay writing topic
thanks for the help! :)
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:09pm

english-essay writing topic
Great idea!
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:06pm

english-essay writing topic
i was kinda thinking of writing about procrastination and how i keep things till the last minute. since it has to be about a particular event i could write about a time that i have learnt not to keep things till the last minute. this is something that i've learnt myself ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9:55pm

english-essay writing topic
What do you know that you can teach others? Do you know how to -- play a musical instrument? -- ace tests? -- get siblings to do chores for you? -- play basketball or other sports? -- embroider? -- play a computer game? -- sew?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9:48pm

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