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writing
Which of the following does not belong in a conclusion paragraph? A. An attention grabbing sentence. B. A restated thesis sentence. C. A conclusion sentence. D. A summary of supporting details
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 6:58pm

English
Where can I find help in writing a paper on an article??
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:36am

writing skills
20. A disadvantage of using a sentence outline instead of a topic outline is that a sentence outline is often A. rigid. B. factually grounded. C. underdeveloped. [D. time-consuming.]
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:43pm

writing skills
18. You need to write an essay about hot air ballooning. You know you've seen a good book on this topic, but you can't remember the name of the book or the name of the author. How could you most easily find this book in the library? A. Locate the author card for the ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:35pm

writing skills
17. What do we call an idea that will make the reader take notice and want to read on? A. Summary [B. Hook] C. Card D. Point of view
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:30pm

writing skills
15. The World Almanac is a book of A. living notable Americans. [B. facts and statistics.] C. synonyms. D. articles published in magazines
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:19pm

writing skills
14. Once you acquire these two basic skills, you'll be able to transform a vague idea in your mind into a coherent piece of writing. A. Describing people and writing conversation B. Doing interviews and browsing through books [C. Doing research and organizing your ideas] D...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:11pm

writing skills
13. To make sure your reader remembers the point of your essay, which of the following is most important? A. The order in which you present your ideas B. Choosing an interesting subject [C. The ending] D. The introduction
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 7:05pm

writing skills
7. The best way to ensure parallel construction in your essay is to use similar A. paragraph lengths. [B. sentence structure throughout.] C. topic headings in your outline. D. details in each paragraph.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 6:52pm

writing skills
6. Which of the following skills is most important in learning how to write? [A. Knowing how to plan before you write] B. Knowing proper grammar before you write C. Knowing proper punctuation before you write D. Knowing how to use the Readers' Guide before you write
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 6:44pm

writing skills
3. Reference librarians are specially trained to help you A. get a library card. B. sign out videotapes. C. create an outline. [D. research a topic.]
Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 6:33pm

management
1. Regarding management and leadership, which statement is most accurate? A. Leaders can be good managers, and good managers can be leaders. B. Leaders aren’t managers, and managers aren’t leaders. C. Leadership and management are entirely unrelated. D. Most ...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:19pm

writing
i was advise not to take eng 093 just yet which is basic english and and the courses i take requires me to write papers. Please help me with learning the basics of english, like putting the commas, semi in its apprioate space. also grammar!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 9:11pm

pleeeeeeeeeese
im writing a speech about hoola hooping can you help me and give me 5 ideas. and if u want give me more.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 5:38pm

English
1. What is the title of the writing? It is "What a Great Market." 2. Where does Hojin live? He lives in Jeongseon, Gwangwondo. 3. Who is Ms. Johnson? She is Hojin's new English teacher. 4. Where are Hojin and Ms. Jhnson today? They are at the Jeongson traditional...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 2:27am

Writing
how do you start a dermon on sinners of a anger god
Monday, August 20, 2012 at 3:39pm

Child Development
• Choose two age groups from different periods in the physical development process. Give some thought to the age groups you choose, as you will focus on them in later weeks and for the final project. • Compare what you would expect to see in the classroom from each ...
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 12:00am

Spanish writing
Spanish writing - SraJMcGin, Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:49pm Just because the directions say to use the Subjunctive, it does NOT mean to use it everywhere! Your first statement is FACT and therefor there is no Subjunctive! hay muchas, etc. The 2nd sentence says what you DO...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 9:35pm

Spanish writing
Could you please check the grammar of my writing assignment. Thank you very much! Discuss your opinions and ideas about three different popular political issues. Include how you think things should be and what you wish certain people would do about it. Articulate your ideas on...
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 7:52pm

English 11
When writing an article summary i have to say if i agree with, disagree with, or qualify the main points, what does qualifying the main points mean?
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:34am

writing
I need help rewording a sentence: "Robotics is a broad field"
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:22pm

English
Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Proper B. Common C. Article D. Demonstrative Is it B?
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 10:51pm

writing
is this essay persausive and can you check and fix any mistake topic is your surroundings create who you are My surroundings create who I am. My parents help me by taking me to school picking me up from school. They also encourage me to do the best. They buy me school stuff. ...
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:01pm

writing
I am in 8th grade and I just want to see if this essay is persuasive the topic is Your surrondingss create who you are?
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 4:20pm

writing
I have a essay due in two days just got it today topic is your surroundings create who you are persuasive essay mostly 3 rd person pronouns I need ideas
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 4:45pm

Improving Your Writing
Background: Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:43am

English 11
when writing a summary of an article what are other ways to let others know that you are talking about the article besides saying the article says this______ or the article is this______?
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:01pm

english-grammar
I am writing an essay and am not sure If I should combine these two sentences with a semi colon or just leave them separate. Please help! (It may take...will be fruitful) I have found that nothing can be accomplished without hard work. It may take a large amount of persistence...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 8:58am

Improving Your Writing
Background: Ten years ago, you started working as a clerk for DMD Medical Supplies. Six months ago, Liz Jakowski, the human resources director, promoted you to office manager. You manage two employees: Jack Snyder and Ruth Disselkoen. Your office provides secretarial support ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 8:51am

English
“The Marginal World” by Rachel Carson Selection Test A Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. 1. What is Carson’s main reason for writing about nature in “The Marginal World”? A. to share the meaning and ...
Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:47pm

speech writing
Which has a subject complement? A) The day ended with many surprises B) We can't leave without seeing her. C) The nurse felt my pulse D) I felt much better
Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 4:01pm

writing sentences and paragrahs
Your favorite cousin has moved to your town and is looking for a job. Her previous experiences are working as a cashier and sales clerk at two department stores. You know she plans to apply at similar stores in your town. But you also know she is a perfect match for a job ...
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 10:51am

English
I am writing a paragraph about why I want to participate in this school counsil thing and I was wobderi if the word choice for "deticate" in this sentence makes sense: I want to deticate myself to participate in more school activities.
Friday, August 10, 2012 at 5:38pm

writing sentences and paragrahs
Background You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular ...
Friday, August 10, 2012 at 12:45pm

writing
when you write a sentence, how do you know what a verb, adj.or conjuction is?
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 5:47pm

writing
10. In which of the following sentences do you find a verb phrase? A. The crowed roared as the bull charged. B. I shall be all that I am and more. C. June was a collector of memorabilia. D. I believed every word he said
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 5:20pm

Writing
I need to write the top ten reasons I am happy to be back in school. (6th grade). What would you write?
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 5:12pm

writing project
Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. what i wrote: every monday, my aunt would come and visit me.everytime my aunt visits me, she would always have something special for me. This monday was ...
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 2:33pm

hEALTH
What should you do to uncover the number of calories you are currently eating? A. Estimate the number of calories you eat each day by memory B. Begin writing down the foods you eat and the beverages you drink each day C. Monitor how much weight you’ve lost or gained in ...
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2:59pm

writing
Im speech and psychology this semester in college. I will like to know if there is any websites that can help me with writing a good paper. Thank you in advance!
Monday, July 30, 2012 at 7:55am

business Communication
1, Which of the following is NOT something a group should do when it plans a collaborative writing project? A. Divide the work ahead of time according to how the leader thinks it will best be done B. Make your analysis of the problem, the audience, and your purposes explicit ...
Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 10:16pm

business Communication
1. Which of the following statements explains why threats are NOT effective for motivating people? A. Threats reduce tension. B. Threats ensure that appropriate actions are not abandoned. C. Threats produce permanent change. D. Threats provoke counteraggression. I think the ...
Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 9:17pm

to ms.sue- writing project
what i wrote: every monday, my aunt would come and visit me.everytime my aunt visits me, she would always have something special for me. This monday was different.when my aunt came to visit me today, she was holding a huge box. I heard strange noises coming from it.I heard ...
Friday, July 27, 2012 at 2:37pm

to ms.sue-writing project
please check: Narrative Prompts (choose only one) • Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. what i wrote: every monday, my aunt would come and visit me.everytime my aunt visits me, she would ...
Friday, July 27, 2012 at 12:49pm

writing
• Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. i need some ideas, i dont know how to start this story
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2:23pm

com/155
Review the steps in the prewriting phase of essay writing. How important do you think prewriting is to the success of an essay? Can you skip the prewriting phase? Why or why not?
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 12:48am

writing skills 1
1.How are the ideas in the following two sentences tied together? The best time I had all summer was the night of Sherry's party.The worst was the nexy day. A.sentences closely conneceted in meaning B.word pointers C.no connective D.a connective my answer is A
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 11:27pm

English help
Question 1 Marks: 1 Davey has decided to research the history of fire engines in America. To get started he's written a list of research questions. Which of the following questions is the best research question for him to ask? a. Who holds the patent for the fire engine? b...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:06pm

English help
Question 1 Marks: 1 A common theme that runs through all the sections of Song of Myself is Whitman's own — Choose one answer. a. belief in his power as a poet b. love of solitude c. inability to trust people d. failure to change the world Question 2 Marks: 1 Free ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 3:25pm

American Government
Which of the following is an example of indirect lobbying? A. testifying before Congress B. writing speeches and legislation C. grass-roots-led phone calls and e-mail D. contacting White House officials i think its c
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:48am

Science
You are a retired law enforcement officer who now teaches at a local community college in the criminal justice program. In addition to teaching ethics, you write crime novels on the side. You recently heard of a real-life case that you thought would make the basis for a good ...
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 8:19pm

to ms.sue- project
can you help me with my project now. I need to finish my writing but I dont know how to end it
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10:42am

writing
The package arrived yesterday. The package is from our Japan office. It contains the documents we need.
Monday, July 23, 2012 at 6:09am

compostition
I need a topic to Write a 150- to 200-word paragraph to explain how purpose, audience, tone, and content impact academic writing. Be sure to use the three components of a good paragraph covered in this weekâ??s readings. Underline the topic sentence and bold the ...
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 7:39pm

english
Write a 150- to 200-word paragraph to explain how purpose, audience, tone, and content impact academic writing. Be sure to use the three components of a good paragraph covered in this weekâ??s readings. Underline the topic sentence and bold the concluding sentence in the...
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 6:07pm

English
The specific subject of a piece of writing is known as a: A. topic B. subtopic C. supporting detail D. expository text I think it's C. I don't really know what B and D mean.
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 11:45am

writing
Are the following properly referenced in APA format? And if not please fix them accordingly. American Psychiatric Association(2000) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of MentalDisorders DSM-IV-TR. Barkley R.A. (2006) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for ...
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 9:38pm

english
Do you think that paying attention to your audience, purpose, and content improves the influence of your writing? Why or why not?
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:54am

english
Identify a serious error you find challenging to overcome in your own writing. What method will you use to avoid this error? Would you recommend the method to others? Why or why not?
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:46am

English
Hi, I am writing an essay about "Disneyfication" of folktales, and I searched for quotes and resources but I didn't find any useful information. I really need help in finding quotes and resources about "Disneyfication" of folktales.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 9:24am

WRITING
Examples of why city people are more educated and open-minded whereas the country people are usually illiterate?
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 5:53pm

WRITING
What skills do you learn living on a farm to living in a city ?
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 5:24pm

communication
Can you explain how purpose, audience, tone, and content impact academic writing?
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 6:52pm

Research and Writing
I am trying to write an internal memorandum and must analogize two cases first. I cannot get it straight in my head what the process it for making the analogy! HELP!!
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 2:44pm

Harvard Referencing, help please!
Hey, I have here Clinical Protocols in front of me from one of the hospitals. I'm writing up an assignment and need to reference some parts of the protocol. The system that we use in college is Harvard Referencing system but I never referenced protocols before. Any tips? ...
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 10:40am

critical thinking
Could someone double check my answers for me? Thank You! 2.) “Right. George Bush ‘won’ the election in 2000, didn’t he?” the use of quotation marks around “Won” has the effect of a a. Weaseler b. Dysphemism c. downplayer d. rhetorical ...
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 4:34pm

English 002
Why complete senteces can help us in our writing at our jobs?
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 11:50am

Humanities
I'm writing a paper for humanities class. it has to be in APA annotated bibliography format. Here's the question: Discuss the relationship between art and religion among the various different cultures the course has touched upon. Consider such media as sculpture, ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:55pm

CRITICAL THINKING
How do you apply critical thinking to someone's else writing?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 8:52pm

CRITICAL THINKING
How would you explain the relationship between clear writing and critical thinking? Can you think of times when your ability to think critically was influenced by the writing? What was the result?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 8:20pm

business english
during a group meeting when they are each eading a draft of their formal report, Madiha and Anne realize the soetimes they have used the word "there" corretly and soetime the word shoudl be "their". They use their word processor's "find" ...
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 10:27am

CRITICAL THINKING
How could you describe the difference between clear writing and critical thinking?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:40pm

CRITICAL THINKING
should writing avoid biases about race and gender? Ways to avoid biases on race and gender?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:38pm

writing skills
17. Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? A. Many young people are searching for jobs. B. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. C. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. [D. Tony ate the pizza and then went to ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:30pm

writing skills
19. In which of the following sentences do you find a verb phrase? A. June was a collector of memorabilia. [B. The crowed roared as the bull charged]. C. I shall be all that I am and more. D. I believed every word he said.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:11pm

writing skills
18. Which of the following groups of words is a sentence fragment? A. When we stopped by the garden. [B. Stop by the garden.] C. Stopping by the garden, we saw that the flowers were in bloom. End of exam D. We stopped; she didn't.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:58pm

writing skills
17. Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? [A. Many young people are searching for jobs.] B. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. C. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. D. Tony ate the pizza and then went to...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:37pm

writing skills
16. What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Infinitive phrase B. Prepositional phrase [C. Dangling modifier] D. Run-on sentence
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:18pm

Composition
When writing an essay is it ok to switch from past tense to present tense in the last paragragh
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:41pm

writing skills
15. Which sentence contains both an adverb and a conjunction? A. Don't imagine you can't do as you wish. B. Lucille was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumors. C. Do you want the shrimp or the crab? [D. Lawson crept silently up the stairs, but couldn'...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:37pm

writing skills
14. Which of the following is the best opening sentence for a business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? A. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. [B. This letter is to make you cognizant of our receipt of your order.] C. I am in receipt of your ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:30pm

writing skills
12. Which sentence contains a prepositional phrase? A. They tried, although they didn't expect to win. [B. Running all the way, he got there early.] C. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. D. They sang it, and sang it again.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:56pm

writing skills
11. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. [B. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing.] C. In formal English, we use words to say ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:51pm

writing skills
An interjection is always A. preceded by preposition. B. followed by an exclamation point. [C. related to another word in the sentence.] D. intended to show feeling.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:36pm

writing skills
9. Which one of the following sentences contains two ideas joined by a connecting word? A. Mike ran after the bus. B. Tina arrived at work earlier than usual. [C. Sally lives with her parents, although she could afford her own apartment.] D. Frank went fishing on Saturday he ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:21pm

writing skills
8. A clause from sentence (i) has been turned into a(n) _______ in sentence (ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. compound predicate B. infinitive C...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:17pm

writing skills
6. Which of these is a run-on sentence? A. You and I and the whole team will go. [B. I thought about what he'd said soon I realized he was right.] C. I went home and ate and ate. D. Before lunch, I played volleyball; after lunch I did again.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:44pm

writing skills
5. Which of the following is a complex sentence? A. I would like to visit the Kinshasa, but I understand the city is unsafe for foreigners. [B. As Jake was reading the letter from June yet again, the flight attendant coughed gently to get his attention.] C. Check out the ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:35pm

writing skills
4. Which of the following best illustrates a pair of sentences that are joined by an understood relationship? A. I don't understand a word you said. Have you taken a course in English literature? B. Luke put three dollars into the office football pool. He was looking ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:08pm

writing skills
3. Which of the following sentences has a compound predicate? A. She raced along the path to beat him to the beach. B. She placed the shells in a plastic bag while he dried himself off. [C. She washed the shells and dried them in the sun.] D. While he swam, she collected ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:03pm

Writing/BME
Strength is defined as the amount of stress a material can withstand before fracturing. Therefore, the more strength a material has, the more durable it is. Thus, a toric lens should be constructed from a material with high strength. Every time I read this to myself, it sounds...
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 10:08pm

MATH Algebra 116
is this correct? multiplying ans writing it my answer in standard form. (2*10^5)*(4*10^3) =8*10^8 =800000000 then my answer should be 8.0 I am correct?
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 5:16pm

Valedictorian Speech
I go to an Islamic private school. can you please comment on my speech i don't care you can be as harsh as you want. ----------------------------------------​----------------------------------------​ Can everyone please take out $5? … You know I should get...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 9:38am

Algebra
I have no idea how to even begin writing this out. I need help desperately. A student deposits $6,000 in a savings account with x% continuously compounded interest. How many years must he wait until the balance has doubled?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 12:30am

business
Quality Management Plan for followoing case: You are working for We Are Big, Inc., an international firm with over 100,000 employees located in several different countries. A strategic goal is to help improve the environment while increasing revenues and reducing costs. The ...
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 9:07am

to ms.sue-writing prpject
plzzz check: for my birthday, i asked for an MP3 player, but instead, my parents got me a telescope. the telescope was old and rusty, so I put it aside. when i finished dinner, I took the telescope with me to my room. i dusted and cleaned the telescope so i could look through ...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 1:45pm

to ms.sue-writing project part 1
Narrative Prompts (choose only one) • Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. • Although you asked for an MP3 player for you birthday, your parents gave you a telescope. But it’s not...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10:20am

English
I'm needing help editing a couple of paragraphs for a descriptive essay. These are the instructions I was given: --Mark up the paragraphs with specific observations and comments regarding general writing issues, but give specific comments related to qualities that are ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:35pm

writing essay
Jack was told the overall content of his paper was weak. What does this mean? A. The tone of his paper was not original B. He had to many grammatical errors C. The overall ideas in his essay were not fully developed D. The flow of his essay was inconsistent
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 4:42pm

writing essay
Catherine received a 70 on her essay because the vocabulary was basic and there was a lack if clear and active voice. Which of the following areas of her essay were weak? A. Organization B. Mechanics C. Content D. Style
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 4:39pm

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