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Civics/writing
We were motivated to research and write about Miranda rights when we were learning about rights and responsibilities.
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 3:17pm

Civics/writing
Can someone please help me with a sentence? this is what i have so far~ We were inspired to use the Miranda rights as our topic when in school learning about rights and responsibilities.*****sentence I need help with****.
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 2:38pm

Elementary Math
You are correct. Any time you need to divide, you can always multiply by the reciprocal. That is, dividing by 2 is the same as multiplying by 1/2 (or 0.5) In this case, I'm surprised that the question of division even arose, since you knew how many miles you could go on 1 ...
Friday, January 3, 2014 at 5:33am

Writing
You're welcome! One thing I had forgotten when I ran that first search is the power of the word "not" in a search string. It's one of several boolean operators that we need to remember to use in order to come up with more focused search results! http://www....
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 5:07pm

Writing
Well, I guess assassins track people down, by interrogating people. (Trust me. It wouldn't be obvious. Assassins are smart.)
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 5:02pm

Writing
...Well that would've made more sense for me to search. Thank you!
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 5:01pm

Writing
http://www.google.com/#q=detective+work+​not+technology <~~hot link
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:59pm

Writing
I ran a search for detective work without technology and got mixed results! http://www.google.com/search?q=detective​+work+before+technology&oq=detective+wor​k+before+technology&aqs=chrome..69i57.67​75j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=11​9&ie=UTF-8 So...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:59pm

Writing
I'm writing a story from the point of view of an assassin. I'm comfortable with writing the parts about killing and all of that other stuff, but I have no idea how to go about this assassin's main job: tracking. How can he track down a person (in a world where ...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:52pm

There you go
Go back and re-read the first link I gave you above about writing introductions. Get rid of that first sentence, keep the other two, and build your intro on these, keeping the thesis for the end. Next time you post, include the intro (redone) and the 3 interior paragraphs ... ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 5:04pm

There you go
Don't even THINK about writing any conclusions until you have the interior paragraphs and the introduction as perfect as you can make them.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 3:00pm

There you go
Yes, the content and development are fine. Now you need to work on the introduction, making sure it ENDS with your thesis statement (which does NOT include a dictionary definition!!). Study these before you try writing your real introduction: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:46pm

Creative Writing
Thnx a lot.....hope it helps me
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:33pm

There you go
The content is fine. Now make sure there are ~ no fragments http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/f​ragments.htm ~ no run-ons or too-long sentences http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/r​unons.htm ~ that commas are in all the right places http://grammar.ccc....
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:19pm

writeacher
Then use "murderer" not "homicide." The words are not synonyms. Be sure to look up EVERY word you are not 100% sure of. I'm finding too many words in your writing that are off the mark. Foreshadowing is better than chronological structure. Once you get ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1:20pm

English
I'm writing a poem about a day when I don't know what to do. In my above sentence, I intend to say that I finished all my chores and that I don't avoid any difficulty or responsibility. Does this sentence imply this meaning?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:24am

Wriitng
What would be the reaction of a teenage daughter after rescuing her parents after their kidnap? so this is for a story I'm writing. basically, my main character finds her parents and is finally there after a lot of hard work and struggle. she's seen a lot of things she...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 8:51pm

Creative Writing
This article might help give you ideas, too: http://www.nytimes.com/1994/10/11/scienc​e/peak-performance-why-records-fall.html​?pagewanted=all
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 3:28pm

Creative Writing
Read the first paragraph here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnegie_Ha​ll#Carnegie_Hall_joke Then decide if you want to write a paragraph (without copying anything from anywhere!) about #4 as a negative or a positive.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 3:04pm

Creative Writing
I dnt hve any idea how to write it so I jst need an idea.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:59pm

Creative Writing
Which topic interests you most? Once you have written your paragraph, please post it, and someone here will check it over for you. Please note: We do not do students' work for them.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 8:28am

Creative Writing
Write a small paragraph on any one of the topic..... 1. Greatness comes with sacrifice 2. There is science in every art 3. Religion ennobles a human being 4. Musicians are born and not created
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 8:15am

writeacher is this a good start?
For the beginning of your introduction? I don't know! Remember ... don't bother trying to write the introduction until the interior paragraphs are pretty much finished. Then read and study this about what to do and not do when writing introductions: http://grammar.ccc....
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 3:53pm

math
I'm not understanding and writing the following proportion: 8 is to 64 as 2 is to x, can somebody explain how to solve this problem.
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:03am

office finances
when writing a check which portion should be filled in first s.date b.stub c.amount d.signature my answer is a
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10:14am

writeacher or ms.sue help
so thats my thesis statement. when i'm writing my paper it will go like The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as “a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen.” In “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:49pm

Writing - Verb confusion
Oops! I goofed! Steve, of course, is right.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 11:53am

Writing - Verb confusion
Of course it sounded funny. "like you" is just a prepositional phrase. The real clause is Scum ... isn't worth my time.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 6:16am

Writing
Read and write. Write and read! My husband was a writer and published 9 nonfiction books and many magazine articles. He didn't have anything published until he was in his late thirties. He believed that writing was a craft. Craftsmen practice and hone their skills. Even ...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 9:20pm

Writing
I just want an opinion here. I've been writing for about ten years, and I've improved greatly. Though, now I'm beginning to feel like I've reached a standstill. I still read a lot to expand my knowledge and vocabulary, and I bounce back and forth between ...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 9:10pm

Writing - Verb confusion
You're welcome.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 7:25pm

Writing - Verb confusion
I would've said "aren't," but for some reason when I read it out loud, it sounded funny! Thank you!
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 7:20pm

Writing - Verb confusion
Would you say?. -- You is smart. or You are smart. I hope you said You are smart. The correct verb with you is are. So -- "scum like you aren't worth . . ." "
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 7:04pm

Writing - Verb confusion
I'm having a hard time going with this sentence here, because I'm not sure which verb I should use...or if I should just reword the whole sentence...? "I won't hit you because scum like you (isn't, aren't, or something else...?) worth my time."
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 6:58pm

math
how do you write word name for the decimal. 0.3517, I'm having trouble writing it. Can somebody help me.
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 11:15pm

Writing
You're welcome.
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 8:23pm

Writing
Thank you!!
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 8:17pm

Writing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Icarus
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7:43pm

Writing
I'm on a plane that only goes up. . . I'm Icarus, flying higher and higher . . . I'm an eagle soaring higher and higher . . .
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7:20pm

Writing
what would be another way to phrase "i'm on a rollercoaster that only goes up". like is there another metaphorical or symbolic sentence like it which we can say. just to erase some confusion--i'm talking about using other words that portray the same meaning. ...
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7:10pm

SP180-Assignment 6_06 and7_07
ASSIGNMENT 06 SP180 Principles of Public Speaking Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar...
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:23pm

SP180-Assignment 6_06 and7_07
ASSIGNMENT 06 SP180 Principles of Public Speaking Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar...
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 6:56am

English
We are writing this Character Analysis and I am stuck on how the author's personality affects him towards others. His Personality is selfishness/Shy/worthless.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:33pm

need help so bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm writing a response to literature for the story Nadia the Willful and I was wondering how this sounded. And I need a quote from the story for paragraph 3 what would be a good quote. Coping with death isn’t easy in fact death of a loved one is one of my number one ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 7:41pm

ela 9
I have no idea. What are you writing about? What are you asserting about that story? What is your thesis statement? Have you written an outline? ------------------------ DON'T start any paper's first draft by writing the introduction or any part of it! How can you ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 10:51am

language arts
I'm writing a response to literature for the story Nadia the Willful and I was wondering how this sounded. And I need a quote from the story for paragraph 3 what would be a good quote. Coping with death isn’t easy in fact death of a loved one is one of my number one ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:04pm

English - help
Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism.The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I was sure it ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:11am

English: please look. I put my answers.
1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline *D. a literary movement 2. Which literary movement began just after the Civil War? A. Romanticism *B. ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:49pm

8th Grade Writing
Haven't read the original post, but he could designate that the money be left in a particular spot and send a flunky to pick it up, while he watched from a distance. He could also have the money sent electronically to an out-of-country account.
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 12:23pm

Lit
Here is the best website I know for learning about the parts of persuasive and argumentative writing: http://www.powa.org Go to the Convince menu ... and read about Stating your Proposition. That's the claim.
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:55am

Writing
We have to pick a song we really like and break it apart to write a story on it. Well, my favorite song is actually fairly easy to break apart, I guess, but I just want to see what else you might pick up from it? Here are the lyrics, and I apologize for any errors. I typed ...
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 1:06pm

8th Grade Writing
oh that's a great idea!!! i love it thank you!!
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 6:01pm

8th Grade Writing
he pretends to be him. Goes to the bank and emptys his account. Into his own
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 5:42pm

8th Grade Writing
That's great! that was my main idea but how would he be able to get the money from his brother anyway? so far i have made it so that the guy kidnaps his brother and his brother's wife. the daughters going to save them but how would he take the money?
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 5:28pm

8th Grade Writing
That's great! that was my main idea but how would he be able to get the money from his brother anyway? so far i have made it so that the guy kidnaps his brother and his brother's wife. the daughters going to save them but how would he take the money?
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 5:18pm

8th Grade Writing
Money is the usual motive for kidnapping. Maybe one brother has a lot more money than the other.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 4:42pm

8th Grade Writing
Hello, I'm writing a story adn was wondering if someone could give me realistic reasons as to why a brother would kidnap hid brother? thats kind of what happenes in my story. the brothers are like 50 years old though. thank you!
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 3:24pm

math
I need help writing 57/18 as a mixed number. Can somebody show me how to do it .Because I'm not understanding what to do.
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:31pm

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

Business English
I need help writing this: 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 ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:42pm

Journalism
There's lots of information out there: http://www.google.com/search?q=typhoon+y​olanda&oq=typhoon+yol&aqs=chrome.1.69i57​j0l5.8582j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&e​s_sm=119&ie=UTF-8#es_sm=119&espv=210&q=t​yphoon+yolanda&tbm=nws Write what YOU THINK ...
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:50am

writing skills
participial phrase
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:32pm

writing skills
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. relative pronoun B. infinitive C. ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:21pm

english
Whenever you are writing a comparison/contrast paper (paragraph, essay, research paper), you need to plan it out very carefully on paper first. Try this: 1. List all the information about one of your topics on one page. 2. List all the information about the other topic on ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:17am

English (HELP)
I need an example of a regular writing scene portfolio and of a dramatic writing scene portfolio??????
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:06pm

English
Are the pronouns I put down right? My answers are the ones in parentheses 1. The trip led to an argument between Helen and _____. (I) 2. It was ____ who demanded an apology from the newspaper. (us) 3. We appreciated ____ writing a personal letter to explain his stand on the ...
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:33pm

math
Tom Schriber, a director of personnel of Management resources, Inc. is in the process of designing a program that its customers can use in the job finding process. Some of the activites include preparing resumes, writing letters, making appointments to see prospective ...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4:16am

Comp and communication
I think the point is that YOU WRITE 200 WORDS (probably about 2 paragraphs) in which you address these elements of a piece of writing. purpose = why are you writing this? audience = for whom are you writing? tone = what is your attitude toward your subject? content = if you ...
Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 9:15am

Comp and communication
What are 200 words to explain the importance of purpose,audience,tone,and content in academic writing?
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 11:50pm

English
1.the trip led to an argument between Helen and ____ a.I b.me 2. It was ____ who demanded an apology from the newspaper. a.we b.us 3. We appreciated ____ writing a personal letter to explain his stand on the issue. a.his b.him 4. The most outspoken critics were my sister and ...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:34pm

English
two hundred thirty dollars When writing numbers, "and" means a decimal point. Example: $2.30 = two dollars and thirty cents No -- no dash between two and hundred.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 7:23pm

chemistry
I am having trouble understanding what the concept is for writing these out. Write a balanced nuclear equation for the alpha decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes: curium-243, 22589Ac
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:40am

Writing Skills
You're very welcome.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:20pm

Writing Skills
Thank you so much ^_^
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:17pm

Writing Skills
Yes, they are all correct.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:16pm

Writing Skills
i think 1 is 2 2 is 2 3 is 2 are they correct?
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:10pm

Writing Skills
I'll be glad to check your answers.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:03pm

Writing Skills
1) Frequently their renovation need to be completely redone. 1 need 2 needed 3 were needing 4 will have been needing 5 needs 2)If we were teenagers at the time these licenses signified our passage to adulthood. 1 time these licenses 2 time, these licenses 3 time; these ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 8:00pm

Help important
She said A novel by that author which is often termed her masterpiece. The novel even introduced a new style of writing
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:46pm

English
Writing letters that will never be read frees you to say anything at all. You can write to those people whose petty meanness stung you or whose significant cruelties really hurt you. It’s open season on expressing as much rage or sadness or wonder as your heart can desire...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:51pm

Philosophy
Can we attain certainty about our beliefs about reality? If so, how? If not, why not? Be sure to define certainty carefully. This is not psychological certainty (feeling ‘sure’) but logical certainty: knowing and being able to prove that you cannot be wrong. You ...
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 9:42pm

Civics...a few more questions
Let us know what YOU THINK, and someone here will be able to comment on your thinking and writing.
Friday, November 29, 2013 at 3:03pm

Newspaper Article Writing
That comes down to the style used by the publication.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 2:13pm

Newspaper Article Writing
Okay, so it goes on the left side in the next line? The thing is that I am doing this in Microsoft Word, so I put the headline in the center. When I put the byline, it will be on the left side of the document, so it will not be directly under the title, as shown in the images...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 1:36pm

Newspaper Article Writing
Check these images. http://www.google.com/search?q=byline&es​pv=210&es_sm=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=​X&ei=deiUUuTQC8afyQHHjYGwAg&ved=0CAkQ_AU​oAQ&biw=1366&bih=642
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 1:30pm

Newspaper Article Writing
I have a project which asks me to write a newspaper article and I'm kind of confused about where the byline goes. The directions say that the byline appears "under the headline." I've never seen a byline go directly under a headline and that is probably not ...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 1:25pm

hemingway
Hemingway once said, “For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck...and write BETTER than I can.” What does this quote say about what Hemingway thought of his writing? A. His writing allows the reader to make ...
Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:19pm

english essay
Hemingway's fashion of writing evolved from being simply a way to report news to a way to share his stories with the world. From his memories of the places he's been and the things he's seen, he draws realism and shapes it into fictional and factual stories that, ...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 9:04pm

english essay
can someone critique my essay, please? :) here's my instructions: Prompt 1: Considering what you have learned about Hemingway, his journalistic style, and how his experiences influence his writing, write a prediction for The Old Man and the Sea. Who is the old man? What ...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 8:51pm

Math-Algebra 1
Part 1: When writing linear equations, how do you determine which form of a line to use? Part 2: Choose 1 set of points from the choices below. Then, solve the problem and post your solution, showing your steps. Write an equation in point-slope form for the line that passes ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 2:28pm

rhetoric (essay writing)
I went to www.bing.com and entered egypt black racism, and here are the results: http://www.bing.com/search?setmkt=en-US&​q=egypt+black+racism You can enter the same search words in www.google.com and see what else pops up.
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 9:07am

rhetoric (essay writing)
I just need a few ideas of what are the causes of racism in EGYPT and things that I can talk about relating to social class for my research paper please. Im focusing on "black" racism. Thanks :)
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:01am

language arts
We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ended trembling in the...
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:49am

English II - Concluding an essay!!!
1. Need: Use the right prepositions: ~ ... create a strong contrast with the virtuous and innocent Desdemona ... ~ Use something other than "toward" in the third sentence of the conclusion. 2. Suggestion: Use the term "foil" in the second sentence of the ...
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:09am

English
I'm writing a paper on globalization and my thesis is that American fast-food restaurants are finding its way into countries in the eastern hemisphere. I'm having trouble coming up with analyzed content that this is able to be argued against. Are there any specific ...
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:50am

math(check answers please)
Can you please help me with writing fraction as decimal because im clueless with it! ------------------------- write the fraction as a decimal.28/15 A. 1.6 B. 1.86 C. 2.86 D. 28.15 ------------------------- Write an equivalent expression for 4g+2 using distributive property. A...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:10pm

Phsycis/Math (please help)
first, figure the friction on the inclined block,and the weight down the incline. weight down the incline=mgSinTheta friction on the incline: mg*mu*CosTheta. Net force=total mass*a writing net force along the string, clockwise is +. force pulling-forces regarding=ma +16g-...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 2:18pm

Social Studies (History)
It is ok, but the first sentence, it is hard for me to think of an immigrant writing in his own journal stating My family is made up of italians,
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 5:40pm

Child Develpoment
I'm writing an essay/interview on my partner. Is the word neglected a right way to describe how you would think she felt. By the fact that she was dressed as a boy. I was the first girl after my brothers. My mom went crazy with the dresses that she had sewn herself. In the...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:58pm

math
If anyone has "For All Practical Purposes" I am stuck on page 680, Writing Project # 2. It is just to long to post.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6:14pm

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