July 25, 2016

Homework Help: English: Writing

Recent Homework Questions About Writing

I am trying to use a transitional phrase to link the following paragraph back to the main idea. I am writing about the 3 kinds of schools, private, public and homeschooling. I just wrote about Public now I am transitioning to talk about Private. My paragraph begins: However, ...
Thursday, August 6, 2015 by Jonathon

writing skills
I am confused on how work citation is to be done.My essays keep getting return.I just need an example of how to do it.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Samantha

MLA citation
Which type of writing assignment would benefit the most from the use of outside sources? A. The first act of a play about John F. Kennedy B. An essay describing your favorite kind of automobile C. An informative essay about the transformation of a caterpillar D. An essay about...
Monday, July 27, 2015 by Daniela

MLA citation
Why is it better to rely on information from scholarly journals, not magazines, in academic writing? A. Scholarly journals are more difficult to find. B. Magazines are entertaining, which means they can't be educational. C. Scholarly journals are more entertaining, ...
Monday, July 27, 2015 by Daniela

MLA citation
Suppose that you're going to interview someone in preparation for writing a research paper on teaching techniques for macroeconomics. For this topic, who would be the best person to interview? A. A student in a macroeconomics course B. An economist C. A professor of ...
Monday, July 27, 2015 by Daniela

15. 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.
Sunday, July 26, 2015 by Anonymous

1. Which of the following movements sought to present an image without comment or interpretation? Imagism Modernism Cubism Objectivism 2. Which of the following is an offshoot of regionalism? All of the above Naturalism Realism Local color writing
Friday, July 24, 2015 by cortney

Im writing an essay on the novel The Stranger(L'etranger) and im trying to think of a good title. The themes im discussing are isolation, society and class and death. Is "Separation from the Public" a good one?
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Rose

world history
the Liao empire did all of the following exept a. create a chinese style dynasty b. conquer southern china c. adopt chinese writing d. use the civil service system my answer D
Monday, July 20, 2015 by jessy

White Collar Crime
I'm writing an essay for White Collar Crime and i'm stuck! the text book i was assigned has nothing on the 3 major areas of cost associated with white collar crime!I'm just looking for resources to use to answer the first part of the question for a 4 page essay! ...
Saturday, July 18, 2015 by Sabxo

english 2
What is brainstorming? using a type of outline for drafting making an illustration or map of a place for ideas jotting down a list of possible ideas for a topic working together in groups to polish a piece of writing
Friday, July 17, 2015 by susana

Writing Skills: A Research Project, you are asked to compose an essay responding to ONE of the prompts offered. At its base, this is a personal essay, but you must incorporate research that will support your views and opinions. The core of this essay must be based solely on ...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Simon

research paper
Can anyone help me in writing a research paper on the importance & benefits of stretching & warm-up exercises
Monday, July 13, 2015 by Kim

Why correct or proper use of abbreviations and symbols important in writing?
Monday, July 13, 2015 by sophie

why correct pronouns important in writing?
Monday, July 13, 2015 by sophie

organic chemistry
evaluate the number of carbon for the ffg. pairs by writing G if greater, L if less than or E if equal 1. butene E sym dimethylethylene sol'n: butene has 4 carbons and sym dimethylethylene also has 4 carbons so it's equal. Am i right? 2. methylbutane L isopentane ...
Saturday, July 11, 2015 by Erika

writing an equation of a line given the y-intercept and another point. It say to write an equation of the line one point is on y0 and x is on -6. Thank you
Friday, July 10, 2015 by Mary Ann

WHAT ARE THE 4 GENERAL STEPS IN WRITING? 1. Pre-Writing (planning stage) 2. ?? 3. ?? 4. revising and proofreading??
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by shiela

Hi Steve, Sorry I did not explain my self better than I did. See this is the second time taking this Statistic course,and I have no idea how to do anythings. The question is: Hi Steve, It is a graph where there is a line on point is on -3 and the other point is on +5 It says ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 by Mary Ann

impoving writting quick, Texting is convenient. Facebook has photos, videos and games. But for all the fancy, multimedia modes of communication out there, nothing beats the thrill of opening the mailbox and finding a personnel letter, written and addressed to you. Writing letters by ...
Monday, June 29, 2015 by yogita

I need help writing a résume and cover page. Here's the assignment:Write a letter to the address below. You are responding to an advertisement from the Willamette Company for a job opening as an office assistant. You did some research and learned that the person to ...
Monday, June 29, 2015 by crissy

can i say formal writing is sophisticated?
Saturday, June 27, 2015 by ella

what are the characteristics of formal writing? it's complex am i right?
Saturday, June 27, 2015 by sheena

english/research writing
what are the essentials of paragraph? And what to know if the paragraph is effective? please help me
Saturday, June 27, 2015 by darlene

Technical Communication
Which of the following elements is a characteristic of a collaborative relationship? The collaborative relationship can have as few as one individual or as many as ten individuals involved in it. Physical proximity is a necessary for successful collaborative efforts. Sometimes...
Friday, June 26, 2015 by luka

Writing expressions with variables Five less than the product of four and a number x.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Writing expressions with variables One more than the product of three and a number x
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by Anonymous

I need a sentence that will finish my descriptive writing off with a funny personification? Aiming for level 7.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by jessica

I am writing a 300 word short story(or a "'personal' narrative essay") for the prompt: lessons we learn affect one's future. So far I have a general idea: I want the lesson to be loyalty and truth and I want the effect to be that the character would learn...
Sunday, June 21, 2015 by Anna

improving writing
I have written two paragraph about the problem and solution plz tell me is it ok if any grammatical mistake or punctuation error is then plz tell me. the content of this paragraph meets the desired topic as per the exam requirements. plz, guide . below is my paragraph after ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 by yogita

writing sentences and paragraph
Respected Sir/Madam, Myself Yogita Chadha Medical Healthcare Professional. I have Diploma in pharmacy and professional certificate in medical health care services. I have a handsome experience to serve in health care industry. I work almost one and half year as a junior ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by yogita

Hello! For critical essays analyzing literature, is it better to analyze one text or can it done with more than one text? Thank you!
Monday, June 15, 2015 by Lucina

case study
Fred and Zuma Palermo contacted Colorado Carpet Installation, Inc., for a price quotation on providing and installing new carpeting and til­ing in their home. In response, Colorado Carpet submitted a written proposal to pro­vide and install the carpet at a certain ...
Saturday, June 13, 2015 by joe

Thesis Statement
I have to write a summary response essay to "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" by Gloria Anzaldua. However I do not know how to construct this thesis. The text is about Anzaldua's frustration towards having to change her accent, language, and being told how to talk ...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 by Laura

I am just about the processes of writing a short story and I am looking for a word/phrase that can properly describe a departure, without a destination(I am not going to specify anything to reflect the tone and theme of my story) that is just taken based on whim and for self ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by Anna

english please help
1. The team __ is wearing the red jerseys is the one I came to see. Which of the following pronouns correctly completes the sentence above? A. who B. whom C. that D. which 2.Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? A. A carpenter must use certain tools, ...
Sunday, June 7, 2015 by wedi

Writing Skill Test
taking a compass writing skill, can't remember how/ to figure it out.
Sunday, June 7, 2015 by Anonymous

Which one of the following statements about making your writing fun to read is not correct?  A. Direct quotations should be reserved for characters in stories. B. An anecdote or humorous quotation is often more convincing than a strong argument. C. The ...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 by Brooklyn

Language Arts
ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have been writing frantic ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Alice

research skills are fundamental to a. academic writing b. all types of writing c. education, literature, business, and other industries, d. libraries it could be a,b, or c, but i chose b. pleases help
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by tim

How did Stalin suppress his people's individuality and control their personal and economic lives? I am having trouble researching his methods of control and how his people's lives were affected. I know he initiated a great massacre to terminate anyone who disagreed ...
Sunday, May 31, 2015 by Jane

POL201: American National Government
The reason that the President is called the Commander-in-Chief in the Constitution is because the Framers wanted to provide the President with authority over the secretary of defense. CORRECT to establish the principle of civilian control of the armed forces. to establish a ...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 by apmsdt

can i get a quiz check Question 1.1. Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly. (Points : 1) =====-> Many people are afraid of bold futuristic inventions Why did you spend all your money on expensive trendy clothes that you'll only wear a month or so? Oh, no, Mom...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by jacob

what are the six questions for examining a source’s reliability?
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Sara

I am writing a research paper on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World on the topic "totalitarian perspectives on societal order, control, and social stability" and how (my thesis- my teacher's assignment)the author's depiction is not particularly accurate, ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Beth

History, Africa and AIDS
Okay so i have a few questions, because I have a report to do I'm just not very good with writing out what i'm thinking. Africa and AIDS/HIV 1.) How does this issue affect the well-being of the people that live within the region? 2.) How have leaders of the nation/...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 by mstv

The store will stay open later during the holiday season. The store will stock a variety of seasonal merchandise. The store will have many discounts available for holiday shoppers. 22. When revising the paragraph above, the writer should address which of the following? A. ...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 by jessica

Ansgar is writing a novel. He writes seven days a week. On each of those days he writes for at least 4 hours but never more than 8 hours. Last week, he wrote for exactly 46 hours. What is the maximum number of days on which he could have written for 8 hours? A. 2 days B. 3 ...
Friday, May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Language Arts
You are trying to convince your community council to install recycling bins at the local park. Which of the following types of writing could you use most effectively to try to change the situation? -A reflective essay about the fun that you and your friends had at the park -An...
Friday, May 22, 2015 by Elizabeth

English help please :)
the word forte has been borrowed from the french word fort, meaning "strong". in which sentence is the word forte used correctly? a)It is not in your best interests to have a particular forte.** b)Writing is my forte. c)My history teacher has no forte in past events...
Friday, May 22, 2015 by UMACBLACKBELT

1. I could not go to school for weeks. 2. I could not for weeks go to school. ========================== #1 is right? What about #2? In a writing test, if a boy makes a sentence as in #2, is it correct?
Friday, May 22, 2015 by rfvv

Strategies for the independent learner
1.When you approach a text, you should A. survey it, using the technique called SQ3R. B. dive right in at the first page and read the assigned section. C. skip over words you don’t know. D. read only the boldface type. 2.The proctored exams for your degree courses are A. ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Max

L A/The Giver
Which of the following elements of the book likely led to it's being banned in several schools? 1: The book put individual happiness over blind obedience to rules 2:Scientist have criticized Lowry for inaccurately describing a futuristic city 3:Many people have tried to ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Marylyn

Language Help PLZZ
1. What is the purpose of book response activities? to practice all stages of the writing process to help you determine if you want to be an author to imagine yourself as a character in the book you read to illustrate or demonstrate what you have learned from your reading* 3. ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by YOLO

The major problem in writing an argument based on inductive reasoning is the possibility of flawed or spurious: A)inference B)syllogism C)presumption D)bias Is it D?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

the major problem in writing an argument based on inductive reasoning is the possibility of flawed or spurious: A)inference B)syllogism c)presumption D)bias Is it D?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

writing a comparison contrast essay, you should be addressing any of these purposes except which one: A)expressing an idea B)informing C)narrating D)persuading I chose D. Is it right?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

Hi! I know I am asking a lot since this is a huge question, but I was wondering if anyone could help or walk me through it. I totally understand if you do not want to help. But I am really confused and any help at all would be amazing. Thank you! You are writing an article on ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Sasha

Language arts
What is the infinitive phrase in this sentence? To revise your writing carefully will improve your presentation and provide you with success. A. To revise you writing carefully B. Will improve C. Your presentation D. And provide you with success Matt hiked the trail yesterday...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Lil

I am "applying"(practicing writing resumes in english) for a leadership position at a local non profit and I am writing my cover letter, expressing why I want to serve as a president or marketing director. Though this is my first time taking on an exec position role ...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Wendy

In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, a major character, Jem's view on the world shifts drastically due to his experiences with his hometown Does this sentence sound awkward? If so, how can I make this sentence flow more smoothly? Thank you
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Lucina

A particular brand of toothpaste claims to contain 0.24 wt% sodium fluoride. What mass in grams of fluoride ion would be present in the average amount of toothpaste used to brush one's teeth, about two grams? Now this is a weight percent concentration question, I know that...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by frank

writing or computer
What is the appropriate citation method for your major or course of study? What have you learned about that citation methodology from Lesson Three of this course? Do you think you'll be able to use this citation method effectively to avoid plagiarism? plezs help me i am so...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by jill

How did the building of the transcontinental railway benefit the country? I know that First Nations were kicked off their farmland to make way for the building of the railway and for settlers(why would settlers need the land?). Why was the railway so important and does it some...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 by Lina

I am writing an essay for socials and the topic is: To what extent was the treatment of First Nations by the Canadian government justified? So far, I plan to explain both sides but lean more to the unjustified side(2 body paragraphs on that). My points are: the treaties and ...
Monday, May 4, 2015 by Lily

in lord of the flies my character is Simon. I'm writing my concluding sentence and I can't quite figure out how to end it Simon is the most unique character in the novel. with his kindness and independent personality he is............ plz help finish
Monday, May 4, 2015 by Leo

1. MLA formatting requires which of the following? A. double spacing throughout, including the Works Cited page B. half-inch margins C. a title page D. paragraphs indented one inch 2. In MLA, parenthetical references _______. A. are optional and may be interchanged with ...
Friday, May 1, 2015 by Jay

As you analyze an essay, you can use your own words to summarize the author’s key ideas and map out the organization of the essay’s key points. This is called A. critiquing. B. anchoring. C. summation. D. transcribing. B. anchoring
Thursday, April 30, 2015 by clary

Writing to Explain Yuri says that the difference between the least amount of time it takes a student to say the alphabet and the greatest amount of time is 4 1/2 seconds. Do you agree? Explain.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Mits

How did your approach differ when writing each citation type?
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Latasha

I'm writing an essay about poetry. My thesis is how literal language used in poetry create more still and concrete image, while poetry that uses figurative language proves more feeling. I just have no idea how to start my introductory paragraph. What do I first say in the ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Annonymous

English and Language Arts
Which of the following would you find in the new English and Language Arts curriculum guidelines? A: An oral language program only at the primary grades B: A phonics program at all grades C: A writing program at all grades D: A study of core literacy works only in junior high
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by Bree

I need help writing a strong on the point thesis. What is the effect exercise has on stress, health, and aging? It's for research paper. This is what I have - Although exercise may cause pain and discomfort, it benefits overall health in the long run
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Himanshu

In the following sentence, what word does the participle phrase modify? Everyone in the annex heard her screaming loudly -Everyone -Annex -Heard -Her** Which sentence contains are participle phrase? -She wants so spend time writing. -Her job is giving the attic dwellers their ...
Monday, April 27, 2015 by mayaaa

I am currently writing a compare/contrast paper discussing Flannery O'Connor's literary works and Dennis Covington's novel Salvation on Sand Mountain. My question is... Would I use present perfect or past perfect when discussing Dennis Covington's novel ...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 by Caroline

I'm writing a speech about a mythical character/legendary hero that i admire what are the reasons why i admire him or her that i could write about? thanks in advance.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 by ms.sue help

Criticism-related expressions 1. Shame on you. 2. You have no shame. 3. You're insane/crazy. 4. Have you lost your mind? 5. Are you out of your mind? 6. He must have stolen the money. 7. Your writing is terrible. 8. Your explanation is totally wrong. 9. 10. (Are they right...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 by rfvv

Social Studies
Beginning in the 1600s, the Tokugawa shoguns who ruled Japan tried to maintain stability and order by A. increasing trade with Europeans. B. conquering nearby countries to creat barriers to invasion. C. developing a new style of writing that was not related to the earlier form...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 by Shay

How were William Lloyd Garrison and the Rev. Elijah Lovejoy alike? Both lived in Boston and were Underground Railroad conductors. Both printed newspapers with antislavery messages in the North. Both used their houses as Underground Railroad stations and risked their lives for ...
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Emma

AP Chemistry
This is the question I am having trouble with: A voltaic cell consists of a strip of lead metal in a solution of Pb(NO3)2 in one beaker, and in the other beaker a platinum electrode is immersed in a NaCl solution, with Cl2 gas bubbled around the electrode. A salt bridge ...
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Sarah

1. When taking notes from your sources, you should also ________. A. revise your research question B. write the information needed for your works cited list C. format your paper and works cited list D. find a topic for your research paper 2. Academic writing involves which of ...
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Jay

I have to write a 100 word story(yes, insane) including all the key terms affiliated with the merging of Hudson's Bay Company and Northwest Company. I am thinking of writing it from the perspective of a Metis... what would I feel about this merge?
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Brielle

Strategies for the Independent Learner
When you approach a text, you should A. survey it, using the technique called SQ3R. B. dive right in at the first page and read the assigned section. C. skip over words you don’t know. D. read only the boldface type. 2. The proctored exams for your degree courses are A. ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Jessica

writting skills
1. Which one of the following comes first in an online catalog entry? A. Title of the book B. Year of publication C. Call number of the book D. Author's last name Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 2. You've located three books on a topic you're ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by TYondra

Having to do a Research Report: Theme: animal adaptations.I have no clue where or how to start. Need a bibliography. What?
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Sebastian

Have to do Research Report, theme: animal adaptations. I have no clue where to start.Asking for Bibliography? What?
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Sebastian

Writing Skills
The call number given in a catalog entry gives us what information? A. How recently the item was published B. The title and author of the item in question C. Where the item can be found within the library D. Whether or not the item is checked out I think (B.)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by TYondra

Hi, I'm writing a paper for my social problems class and am having a hard time coming up with advantages and disadvantages of increasing the number of street-patrolling police officers as a means to combat the high prevalence of violent crime within the major cities of the...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by mysterychicken

So I am studying for the Ela state exam and i am writing down some notes... but i am still not sure what does personification mean and what are the examples after searching online. Someone please tell me what does it mean...
Monday, April 13, 2015 by Mariam

Which sentence contains a participle phrase? A. she wanted to spend time writing. B. her job is giving the attic dwellers their food. C. quickly snatching up the coat, she ran to her room. D. to get along well requires cooperation. C ? please check
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by anonymous

About 200 years ago the Cherokee Indians were one tribe, or "Indian Nation" that lived in the southeast part of what is now the United States. During the 1830's and 1840's, the period covered by the Indian Removal Act, (1) many Cherokees were moved west to a...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by jimm

What are some synonyms for "appears rarely" and "often referred" ? I'm writing an essay and my teacher doesn't want us to use the same phrases over and over again: repetitive as we write our paragraphs and I'm not really good at thinking of ...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Amy

Language Arts
Which sentence contains a participle phrase? A. She wanted to spend time writing B. Her job is giving the attic dwellers their food C. Quickly snatching up the coat, she ran to her room? D. To get along well requires cooperation. Is the answer A? Thank you
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Kanani

Choosing a good reviewer for your writing means finding someone who A. is a close friend and will give you a positive review. B. concentrates on correcting your spelling and grammar errors. C. will concentrate on your ideas and how well you support them. D. knows everything ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 by Lauren

Language Arts
I had to put transition words, fix any mistakes, and make the following paragraph better. It is on a book called Tuck Everlasting. It is a paragraph saying the similarities of the book and movie version. This is the best I could do. Can u see what you can do to make it really ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by Kaashif

which sentence contains a participial phrase? a) she wanted to spend time writing. b) her job is giving the attic dwellers their food. c) quickly snatching up the coat, she ran to her room. d) to get along well requires cooperation. which sentence contains an infinitive phrase...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by dd

Yesterday my American friend asked me how long I had been learning English. I said I had been learning English since middle school. He was surprised. And he said, ¡°Why do you learn English?¡± When we travel to foreign countries, have a conversation ...
Monday, April 6, 2015 by rfvv

Writing Skills, Part 3
6. You have found an article in the Readers' Guide that you want to locate. What information would be least important in finding it? A. Subject heading B. Volume and page numbers C. Author's name D. Title of the article Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 7...
Sunday, April 5, 2015 by yes help me I'm an idiot

I am writing argumentative essay about learning in the traditional classroom. I confused what my teacher means by presenting the other side in a presentation?
Saturday, April 4, 2015 by m

personal finance
Money market funds usually offer all the following advantages except: A. higher returns than savings or checking accounts. B. deposit insurance. C. wire transfer privileges. D. check writing privileges. B?
Friday, April 3, 2015 by Ciaria

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