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Creative Writing
Need help describing something. I'm not good at writing horror or graphic death and such. In my story, a tree's branches basically 'come to life,' but I'm not sure what kind of details to use for the branches if they're like elastic and bend and twist ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:35pm

pyschology
I am writing a paper for Pyschology about how I have a tendency after washing my hands I have this pattern to take the paper towel or hand cloth and use it to open the door. Which psychological theory would this fall under? 1.Classical Conditioning 2. Operant Conditioning 3....
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:56pm

English
The old line goes, "It's like a skirt. It's long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting." The length of any writing depends upon its purpose.
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:19pm

English
Which is correct-- 3). or 3.)? Also, when writing a list in a sentence, in which manner is correct? For example: 1). Poverty. 2). The rebellion. (Or) 1). Poverty 2). The rebellion
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:04pm

writing
Wise quote.
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:39am

writing
As German writer Goethe said, people would be better off if they realized that "as soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:16am

Journalism
I tried writing the opening to my article on vegetarianism and this is what I got so far. [A lot of people like to sit down at night and eat a big, juicy steak – and then there are those who prefer an organic meal without any meat. Vegetarianism is not uncommon, but it&#...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 4:56pm

Journalism
I've started working on an article for my Journalism class about vegetarianism - pros and cons, and why or why not people at my school support it. I've gotten a few paragraphs in, but I'm having trouble on writing the lead. Any suggestions?
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:37pm

Geometry Letter Grammar??
Huh!??? I haven't written such a letter since I was in high school. Obviously we are not going to impersonate your mother by writing a letter. Doesn't your mom want you to drop this class?
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:57pm

English
Oh. A "line" can take more than one line of type. http://sites.google.com/site/mscollinsen​glish/7th-grade/multigenre-writing-proje​ct/a-poem-for-two-voices
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 4:58pm

Statistics
1. A simple random sample of FICO credit rating scores is listed below: 714 751 664 789 818 779 698 836 753 834 693 802 a. Find range, variance, and standard deviation. b. As of this writing, the mean FICO score was reported to be 678. Based on these results, is a FICO score ...
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 3:55pm

Biography
How do I start my biography? I am writing about my sister, but I don't know how to start.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:30pm

English
http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/lessons/​poetry-writing-lessons/ http://www.creative-writing-now.com/how-​to-write-poetry.html
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 2:53pm

psy331
Locate a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article in the Ashford University Library. This article must be an original research project published within the past five years. The study should illustrate one of the following conditioning principles: contingency, preparedness, or ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 5:04pm

Government
You may choose a specific organization that is politically active. In the report, tell the goals of that organization. Explain what they do to carry on their agenda and reach their goals. Include the opportunities available for volunteer service. Are there opportunities to ...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:58am

English !!!
Editorials are opinion pieces, usually written by an editor of a newspaper or news website. Basically, this means you need to decide on something YOU believe is a serious issue that your school or community is facing and write about it. http://www.udemy.com/blog/how-to-write-a...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:10am

english
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resou​rce/607/04/ http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Semicol​ons.html
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 9:23pm

Accounting - Writing
What in the world is UOIT? Start with a list of the stakeholders. You have to know who your target audience is before you can figure out what to include in the research and writing. Alumni All the different department or division chairs ... (what else can you think of?)
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 6:48pm

Accounting - Writing
UOIT has recently appointed you to prepare an independent consulting report to analyze the university’s current financial position and to provide some recommendations for improvement. Before you begin your analysis, you decide to identify UOIT’s various stakeholders...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 6:20pm

Psychology
Continuing... Group A gets the life skills training for 2 days. Group B meet at the same time and they plan their own activities. Group C takes part in the prison program. At the end of 12 weeks, all three groups are assessed on their ability to solve personal and ...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 3:35pm

chemistry
Nope, just working in a study group. Each person asking a question. Thanks for the help. I thought about doing something like that but I was writing them with the noble gas first and that was making it difficult to see the pattern.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 7:40am

proposal writing for high school english
well i don't have any idea about proposal writing. i had tried to find my solution trough Google search but i got more confused with different results. so can you please give me the simple structures for proposal writing. also i didn't understand how to include ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 4:56am

proposal writing for high school english
What instructions have you been given?
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 8:18am

proposal writing for high school english
how to write a proposal in brief for a 10 marks question? What structure should be followed for just 10 marks?
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 3:10am

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:05am

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds ...
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 11:52pm

Improving Your Writing
This is more a comment,I am also in this boat, its very confusing if your only responsibility is Ruth and Jack why with all the names of four other employees. Why would they give you so much info you really don't need, and want you to make-up part of the scenario. Sounds ...
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 11:49pm

English/ Writing
Wow! You're going to have to explain that better! What does that even mean?? Are you referring to compound nouns? Compound verbs? Compound sentences? Compound subjects? What?
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 9:58pm

English/ Writing
from what my notes say - this is going to be an attempt to create integration through the use of a new term/ concept that either combines disciples or some aspect of the disciplines.
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 9:29pm

English/ Writing
What is a compound concept?
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 9:18pm

English/ Writing
What are some bad compound concepts and what makes them bad?
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 9:17pm

English
http://www.wikihow.com/improve-your-writ​ing-skills
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 7:16am

englsih
Writing conventions are elements such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation. A good piece of writing is made up of several different parts. You should work on the parts you have trouble with or are weak in. When you write something, read it aloud. It is much easier to catch ...
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 1:19am

englsih
what is writing conventions and how do i improve min
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 12:38am

Pre-Calculus
If a manufacturer has fixed costs of $ 300 , a cost per item for production of $ 60 , and expects to sell at least 100 items, how should he set the selling price to guarantee breaking even? I set up the cost function by writing 300 + 60x, but I don't know what to do next...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 1:38pm

Reading Honors
1. Get rid of all "you" instances. Yes, rephrasing will be needed. 2. Get control of the difference between these two words: it's and its. 3. Organization needs LOTS of help. Re-organization is needed, along with some rephrasing. Here are the instructions I have ...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 9:43am

HEALTH HELP PLZ
No one will do your writing for you, but you may find some ideas in the following search results: http://www.google.com/#q=dialogue+about+​friends
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 11:09am

English
I am writing a personal narrative and we have to include significance like what we learned from that memory. My memory is about me getting stung by a bee in elementary school but I can't think of any significance. Help please? Thanks!
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:09pm

Math help
How is writing an equation to represent a situation involving two variables similar to writing an equation to represent a situation involving only one variable? How is it different?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 5:25pm

Grammer
If as writing Spanish Conquistadors, would it have to be capitalized? how about European Explorers?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 5:16pm

English
How would you evaluate this writing piece in terms of writing, grammar, style and content?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 1:47pm

English
This sentence needs smoothing out: Air emissions are concerning (about) as a toxic release caused ... It'd read better if you wrote this: Air emissions are troubling because, for example, a toxic release caused ... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This sentence doesn't...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 1:38pm

English
Was there any spelling or grammar mistakes in this writing piece?
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 12:40pm

English
I need help with editing these sentence structures shown below, which is used in this writing piece. For example, can we break it into two sentences. This way it would make or sense. 1). Natives get sick from eating to (too) many fish from mercury and air pollution is another ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10:50am

English
Please track the errors by editing this passage of writing. This is an exercise for my English homework. I have made a couple of changes or editing to the writing piece already, but I am not sure if there are more editing that needs to be made. Also, please evaluate the ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10:01am

English
Please track the errors by editing this passage of writing. This is an exercise for my English homework. I have made a couple of changes or editing to the writing piece already, but I am not sure if there are more editing that needs to be made. Also, please evaluate the ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:31am

English
I was humiliated when the post office called us one Sunday requesting that we pick up immediately a package of rotting food. Actually, it was just some pungent daikon (long white radish), sent by a friend who knew Papa loved eating it with rice and hot tea. But the man at the ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:31pm

8th grade reading ! please help !
Is there anything else because my cousin josh just stole that one and started writing his paragraph ?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:07pm

social studies
http://www.google.com/search?q=internati​onal+waters&rlz=1C1AVSX_enUS414US423&oq=​international+waters&aqs=chrome..69i57j0​l5.561j0&sourceid=chrome&espvd=210&es_sm​=122&ie=UTF-8#es_sm=122&q=improve+writin​g+skills
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 8:36pm

ms.sue please help
I gave you this link before, and I gave it to you so you would be able to apply the ideas here to any persuasive or argumentative paper you have read or need to write. http://www.powa.org/index.php/convince These are the most important parts on this webpage; read all sections ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 8:21pm

social studies
how to improve writing skills?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 7:49pm

EDU 490 Interdisciplinary Capstone
Shelby teaches 9th grade Social Studies at a small high school in the rural plains of Kansas. Most of her students are farm kids who will end up working their parents’ farms for the duration of their time in Kansas. In order to make use of the abundant knowledge related ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6:33pm

English
Are you really asking US to write an introduction when we have no idea what YOU are writing about??? Unreal! You need to write the body of your essay before you write the introduction. Then you know your essay well enough to provide the introduction to it.
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 3:58pm

Types of Business Writing
Delete "for" and insert "on" just before the date in the third sentence. "I would need" is very wishy-washy. Rephrase this sentence so it's more direct. A "break" is not a place, but a time. What word should be in place of "...
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 7:15pm

Types of Business Writing
Assigment: write a business letter according to the background. Background:Assume that you’ve worked for the last five years as an administrative assistant for the Human Resources Department of Broadworth General Hospital. The Director of Human Resources, Miriam Hopkins, ...
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:53pm

English
Please evaluate the writing, grammar, style, spelling as well as content. People take out oil from the sands in AB so we can drive and leave tailings ponds. This caused a lot of damage to the land and negative impacts to wildlife. Natives get sick from eating to many fish from...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 1:09pm

English
Please edit this writing. There are several errors. Also, evaluate the writing, style, spelling and content of this writing piece. The Alberta oil sands are being developed at an unprecedented rate for oil extraction. Consequently there is a great deal of environmental ...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 1:05pm

Englsih
Please edit this writing. There are several errors in this writing. People take out oil from the sands in AB so we can drive and leave tailings ponds. This caused a lot of damage to the land and negative impacts to wildlife. Natives get sick from eating too many fish from ...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 12:54pm

English writing a concluding paragraph
If you wrote your introduction right, you went from general to specific (the last sentence being your thesis statement). Is that right? So you just reverse that for your conclusion. Here are some really good ideas for writing conclusions on these webpages: http://leo....
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 9:51pm

English writing a concluding paragraph
I have to write from specific to general in my concluding paragraph and can't have any contractions, no 1st person or second person , no rhetorical questions , no in conclusion, in summary, etc
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:17pm

English writing a concluding paragraph
My essay is about conformity and rebellion. I need a really good conclusion. My intro is this: In life there will be certain situations in which we will have to stay in order or choose to make our decisions ourselves. For example there will be times when conformity will strike...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:57pm

Math
oh, wow. Prefices. First time I have ever seen that in writing. Please tell me you wipe your nose with Kleenices!!!
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:51pm

spanish
i am writing things I do on that ship. choose the correct verb based on its meaning to complete each sentence. a. toco b. nado c. almuerzo d. juego e. escucho f. miro g. abro h. hablo i. voy j. como 15._____la musica 16.______ en el comedor 17._____ la puerta con la llave 18. ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:14pm

Article-Leads
Hi I'm writing an article and I interviewed Five WMU students asking them how they feel about the new football slogan, as well as the new football coach. Would this be an ok way to start the article? Five WMU students shared their viewpoints about the new football slogan ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 1:36pm

Penn Foster Writing Assignment Writing Skills
I need help this writing skill thing is a head ache why. and i still have to pay a 1000 and something dollars for this diploma. In regular school it wasnt this difficult. i cant believe this the in structors are not paying a dime toward this diploma i still have to pay a lot ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 8:04pm

Writing: sportscast
I don't know because I haven't listened to a sportscast in years. I suggest you listen to a few sportscasts to get ideas for your assignment.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 5:51pm

Writing: sportscast
For writing, I have to write about a football sportscast. How should I start it?
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 4:59pm

Spanish 2
I am writing things that I do on the ship. Choose the correct verb (based on its meaning) to complete each sentence. A. Taco B. Nado C. Almuerzo D. Juego E. Escucho F. Miro. G. Abro H. Hablo I. Voy J. Como 1. ____ la musica. 2. ____ en la comedor. 3. ____ la puerta con la ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 4:21pm

Heeeeeeeelp
Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment and review the example of how to complete the math required for this assignment: Use the properties of real numbers to simplify the following expressions: 2a(a – 5) + 4(a – 5) 2w – 3 + 3(w &#...
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 7:22pm

Ashford university
Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment and review the example of how to complete the math required for this assignment: Use the properties of real numbers to simplify the following expressions: 2a(a – 5) + 4(a – 5) 2w – 3 + 3(w &#...
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 7:14pm

Writing
Yup^
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:07pm

health care
This week, you will create a PowerPoint presentation to help you prepare for your Final Paper. Submit a 10-slide (excluding title and reference slides) PowerPoint presentation that provides an overview of your research thus far for your Final Paper. Utilize at least four to ...
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 10:06am

Creative Writing
The first is incorrect. The second is correct.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 8:50am

Creative Writing
"I'm sorry," her voice was broken by her tears, "I'm so, so sorry!" Is that line written properly, or would you write it like [ "I'm sorry." Her voice was broken by her tears. "I'm so, so sorry!"]
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 8:47am

reading persuasive letter
The argument, the call to action: "An elective i believe that would support the mission of Parkdale is Newspaper. I am writing on behalf of students at Parkdale High School to ask that you reconsider Newspaper as a future class elective." The claims -- you'll ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:31pm

reading persuasive letter
much research has been done recently on how newspaper are becoming obsolete. the techdirt website questions whether or not it is worth it for high school to even publish newspapers since individual students can put up their own content at will on blogs, websites, and facebook ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:02pm

reading persuasive letter
OK, now ... are you reading this or are you writing this? And you're supposed to identify the different parts of the argument/persuasive essay that you named in your first post?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 7:31pm

reading persuasive letter
there still more i'm writing now.
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:33pm

reading persuasive letter
Dear Ms. Logan: as you know, the mission of Parkdale High School is "to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and values they need to become productive and honorable students and life-long learners in our technological, global society. We will help our students ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:32pm

writing?
That's a great idea. You'd need to describe the world as YOU know it today. What's important to you?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:17pm

writing?
We are putting this letter in a time capsule for it to be open in 500 years so I guess just describe what's going on NOW in the world
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:16pm

writing?
How would you like us to help you with this assignment?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:08pm

writing?
describe the world in 10 sentences
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:07pm

ENGLISH (ESL)
Please study this section of English Club's website: http://www.englishclub.com/writing/commo​n-errors.htm These are the two primary areas you need to work on: Verbs, especially using the correct tense: http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs​.htm Here's ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 12:32pm

World History
As people turned from hunting and gathering to farming, they needed to supply water for crops in dry areas. Locating near rivers provided water for irrigation as well as for drinking. The ancient Egyptians took advantage of the yearly flooding from the Nile to bring them ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 4:29pm

World History
By trade, the use of writing, and other methods of cultural diffusion. http://history-world.org/sumerian_cultur​e.htm
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 3:11pm

Writing
"Water is pouring into the boat!"
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:08pm

Writing
There a strong winds which are rocking the boat and there are some water leaking in on both sides.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:04pm

Writing
Why does Elana think they are going to sink?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:03pm

Writing
I am doing an intro paragraph of being on a pedal boat at a bay. My writing teacher said we had to make our stories interesting and make people want to read it and be fascinated with it. So, I started with: "Ahhh!!! We're going to sink," said Elana. For my second...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 5:58pm

Linguistics (Writeacher)
Does it matter what kind of dictionary (such as pocket size, trial size, or regular standard) when it comes to dictionaries? Is it alright to use a thesaurus? What type of dictionaries are you talking about like Legal, Business, Law, etc? How many definitions are recommended ...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:03am

Latin 1 Infinitives
Well, I guess I wasted a lot of time writing these. I'll remember.
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 9:41pm

us history
The LEO website advises students to write a controversial thesis sentence. You've just stated a fact. Were these changes all good? Were they all bad? Were there disadvantages to these changes? Also you don't want to use the present tense. You're writing about a ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:59pm

Improving writing assignment
Here is yet another revision. Does it work? I need to hold a meeting with the human resources director and the executive team of DMD Medical Supplies to discuss my observations and documentation of the workloads Ruth and Jack are under. I will ask them what is to happen if ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11:46am

english
The subject is all great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, but we must overcome difficulties by hook or by crook. The author’s purpose for writing is giving some information what tell us how to overcome difficulties. The intended audience is ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:14am

Improving writing assignment
Here are a couple of webpages to help you deal with wordiness and pronouns & antecedents: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​oncise.htm and http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/p​ronouns1.htm
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 8:31pm

Improving writing assignment
Much better. Here are more things that need work, though: commas - after every introductory clause or phrase, as well as in other places as needed (compound sentences, series, etc.) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​ommas.htm These sentences are wordy and too long...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 8:26pm

Improving writing assignment
Reworded: Does it work now? After careful observation and documentation of the workloads Ruth and Jack are under I need to hold a meeting with the human resources director and the executive team of DMD Medical Supplies to discuss my findings. I need to ask them about what is ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:20pm

Improving writing assignment
I'd get rid of the wishy-washy words such as "converse" and "suggest" and "making them aware." You need to use stronger verbs in those places because conversations and suggestions are not guaranteed to see that the problems are fixed. And what...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 6:23pm

Improving writing assignment
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 for the four ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:55pm

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