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Writing
For ACT or SAT?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:44pm

Writing
"Everything comes if a man will only wait." -Benjamin Disraeli, Tancred "Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." William Jennings Bryan, Memoirs Assignment: Should we ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8:40pm

writing
Corey wrote the first draft of his essay. What is the next step before he revises it? i got B am i right ? plz help
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:20pm

writing
plz help
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:11pm

writing
Catherine received a 70 on her essay because the vocabulary was basic and there was a lack of clear and active voice. Which of the following areas of her essay were weak? i think it is A
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 5:06pm

writing
And please note the correct spelling of the author's name!!
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:46pm

writing
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​omposition/endings.htm Please read this webpage very carefully. It'll give you plenty of ideas you can use. The one thing you DON'T want to do is just rephrase your introduction!! Please post your conclusion once you'...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:45pm

writing
How can I rewrite this introduction paragraph as a CONCLUSION paragraph? Tuesdays with Morrie is a very meaningful and powerful novel. In the novel the author Mitch album is recapping on the last few weeks he spent with his dear friend and college professor Morrie Schwartz who...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 3:10pm

english
aspirations means hopes Curriculums in English includes grammar, literature, and writing.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:20pm

writing
Tuesdays with Morrie is a very powerful and meaningful , that expresses the importance of "Acceptance through detachment" meaning, in order to know you want something let it go.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:30pm

writing
Your thesis statement needs to be written BEFORE you write your paragraphs or AS you write your outline. What do you want your readers to learn from your paper? Write ONE sentence answering that question.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:21pm

writing
well, that's what I'm asking. What would i write as my thesis Statement.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:02pm

writing
What is your thesis statement? Everything in your intro needs to lead up to it. Everything in your paragraphs needs to give SPECIFIC DETAILS AND EXAMPLES and explanations to support it (to prove it's true). Without your thesis statement, you don't really know what you...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:48pm

writing
yes i have written an outline. INTRO:(you already read that) PARAGRAPH 1: Mitch Album “If you hold back on the emotions - if you don't allow yourself to go all the way through them - you can never get to being detached, you're too busy being afraid. You're ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:45pm

english
I am writing a paper on a novel (Tuesdays With Morrie) and in the novel one of the themes/messages were acceptance through detachment. Acceptance Through Detachment In his quest to accept his impending death, Morrie consciously "detaches himself from the experience" ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:35pm

writing
DON'T start any paper's first draft by writing the introduction! How can you introduce a paper that you haven't written yet? Follow the writing process, whether you're writing a paragraph, an essay, or a research paper … for science, history, English, or ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:33pm

writing
How do i finish this introductory paragraph? So far I have So far I have: Tuesdays with Morrie is a very meaningful and powerful novel. In the novel the author Mitch album is recapping on the last few weeks he spent with his dear friend and college professor Morrie Schwartz, ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 5:32pm

Sociology
You must be kidding. Do you really think any of the tutors here has that particular textbook?? If you'll write up what YOU THINK for this question, re-post and someone here will critique your thinking and writing. Keep in mind, though, that no one here has that book.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 12:15pm

english
1. Achieving goals you set is greatly helped by: writing down your long-term goals. your learning style. managing your time efficiently. getting good grades. is it A 2. To actively read means to: read aloud. concentrate on understanding. read fast. minimize note-taking. is it ...
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 9:31am

Sentences and Paragraphs
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 experience you&#...
Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 8:49pm

English
I've finish it! I believe it's done. I checked/fixed the mistakes. Check once last time? Thanks. To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine began writing a children's Bible, and now just finished it. He wanted to write a children's Bible to help kids, ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 12:27pm

English
Hey. I rewrote and fixed a lot of it and want you to check what I have so far! To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine began writing a Children's Bible, and now just finished it. He wanted to write a Children's Bible to help kids, even new Christians ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:50am

English
You don't have to help me.I was writing on what I believe in.Are you Christian? I'll just write about something else!
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 9:49am

English
Imagine that you are an agent who is interested in publishing new authors. Choose any book you like and present the book to a publisher in New York. How's this; To whom it may concern, A very great friend of mine decided to begin writing the bible for kids. He just ...
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 2:17am

English
Variety! If you use the same ol' words over and over in your speech and/or your writing, you'll bore people pretty fast! And besides ... better, more precise verbs and adjectives give more detail and help your reader understand you exactly!
Friday, August 16, 2013 at 6:34pm

Science
I need help writing a 10 page pager from these questions. I do not know how to start so I need help answering those questions, so I have some idea for my paper. If you don't mind. Thanks
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:30pm

World History
http://www.google.com/search?q=indus+val​ley+civilization&oq=indus+valley&aqs=chr​ome.0.0j69i57j5j0j69i62l2.2972j0&sourcei​d=chrome&ie=UTF-8 There were specific ways in which some civilizations rose above others in terms of development ... and most were ...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 2:54pm

English
I need help writing 2 paragraphs for one of the below. -a job report -your most unforgettable character -an analysis of the causes for some phenomenon or event -the consequences of a new discovery or event
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:36am

Writing/Essay
Write a 75-150 word essay detailing your previous writing experience
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1:45am

poetry
You've told us your assignment, but you haven't said what kind of help you are looking for. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you need help with the writing process itself? http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.ht​ml#org from http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.ht​...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9:14am

Math
Need help on writing an equation. the question is let H represent the stack height. Write an equation that represents the height of a stack of medium lampshades in terms of the number of lampshades, s, in the stack. # of lamp shades stack height med 1 8 2 10.5 3 13 4 15.5 5 18...
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8:39pm

Math- combinations
I need this for a story I'm writing for one of my classes: how many different number combinations can you get using 3 different spaces. (I.e, 000, 001, 002, and so on?)
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8:29am

EN 110
Achieving goals you set is greatly helped by: a writing down your long-term goals b. your learning style c. managing your time efficiently d. getting good grades I think it is c or d but I am more thinking d. Help asap please
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8:01am

CIS
Chocolate Delights Candy Company manufactures several types of candy. Design a flowchart using Visual Logic for the following: A program that accepts a candy name (for example, “ chocolate-covered blueberries”), price per pound, and number of pounds sold in the ...
Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 3:45pm

Writing
Have you ever ignored someone who needed help and felt guilty afterward? Once there was a man who ignored an injured dog as everybody else was doing. He assumed that it was not injured, but he later found out that the dog had been injured. Fortunately, a lady took it to the ...
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 12:55pm

Writing
I'd find better words to replace these: excerpt (whether it's spelled correctly or not) -excerpt--> anecdote impede -impede--> prevent regret (which needs a direct object after it) -regret--> regret IT The verb tense and word choice in this sentence need ...
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:51am

Writing
Better! Could be a low 4. I'd find better words to replace these: excerpt (whether it's spelled correctly or not) impede regret (which needs a direct object after it) The verb tense and word choice in this sentence needs fixing. It's an example of non-standard ...
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8:57am

Writing
I decided to rewrite the essay regarding to the prompt about individual responsibility. Essay Have you ever ignored someone who needed help and felt guilty afterward? This exercp talks about a man who ignored the dog like everybody else, for he assumed that it was not injured...
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 12:50am

Writing
Yeah, I agree with you that I am too general. Specific details are important. I just need to practice and work on grammar. I feel better that you encountered other kids like me... Thank you for pointing out my weaknesses. Have a great day/evening! :)
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 11:06pm

ECE311 Early childhood curriculum
1. Primary-grade teachers should encourage students to __________ a.downplay the importance of grammar and spelling. b.experiment with invented spelling. c.use critical thinking skills when writing. d.read more picture books.
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:15pm

Writing
Oh, many. Yours are not the worst essays ever ... otherwise, I'd be telling you they would get scores of 1 or maybe 2! Let's focus on the description of a score of 4: http://www.actstudent.org/writing/scores​/guidelines.html (I'll put my comments in ALL CAPS...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7:17pm

English , reading & writing process
helps you summarize the topic. it ensures active reading it makes it easier to study later -- you study just the highlighted bits http://www.justanswer.com/law/2jpgm-one-​benefits-highlighting-key-points-that.ht​ml
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 4:57pm

Writing
Since you are a teacher for 30 years, have you ever encountered any essay that is as poor as mine?
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 4:19pm

english , reading & writing process
One of the benefits to highlighting key points is that
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 4:14pm

Writing
Really, it is obligated everywhere we go. <~~What does that mean?? - This means that whenever we go somewhere and see that others need help we are obligated to help them. The phrasing “it is obligated” is both vague (what is “it”?) and includes ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 12:32pm

Writing
Please check. Really, it is obligated everywhere we go. <~~What does that mean?? - This means that whenever we go somewhere and see that others need help we are obligated to help them. taking his responsibility <~~ odd phrasing, non-standard - correction: he is not ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 11:41am

English
This looks like TWO assignments to me, yes? 1. The first composition should be about making a decision. Since this will be a narrative piece of writing, chronological order will probably work best. So ... what decision will you be writing about? Are you to state what situation...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 9:49am

English
Need help with this assignment. Please and thanks. The first composition should be about making a decision. Since this will be a narrative piece of writing, chronological order will probably work best. The second composition will be about the American way of life. In it, ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 9:33am

eng
Notice that these instructions are asking what YOU would grab, what YOU would have to leave behind, if YOU are sad ... So break this down and make some lists: 1. List what specific items you would grab in 5 minutes. (Consider what you would need in order to put your life back ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7:33am

Writing
Really, it is obligated everywhere we go. <~~What does that mean?? taking his responsibility <~~ odd phrasing, non-standard Thus, an individual should be responsible regardless whether the circumstances require it or not. <~~ What??? The man in the excerpt was not ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 4:47pm

Writing
Prompt: " A man walking down a crowded street noticed a dog lying by the side of the road that looked like it might be injured; but since everyone else just passed by, the man was satisfied to assume that the dog was fine. The next day he learned that the dog had been hit...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 3:15pm

English
Start with one of your choices. Follow the writing process, whether you're writing a paragraph, an essay, or a research paper: Prewriting: Brainstorm, research, plan, outline, thesis statement Writing: Write first draft by starting with section II of your outline; write ...
Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 11:11am

writing
=)
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:59pm

writing
Was it you or your backpack that was rappelling?
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:56pm

writing
http://www.answers.com/topic/repel http://www.answers.com/topic/rappel
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:50pm

english , reading & writing process
Why do you keep posting the same incomplete stuff? If you don't provide the answer choices you've been given AND tell us what YOU THINK, you'll get nowhere.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:46pm

writing
Explain what is wrong with the following sentence and revise as needed to correct the problems: " While repelling from the cliff, my backpack slipped and fell to the canyon floor."
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:44pm

english , reading & writing process
One of the benefist to highlighting key pounts is that .
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:42pm

English , reading & writing process
What are your choices?
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:35pm

english , reading & writing process
One of the benefist to highlighting key pounts is that .
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:31pm

english , reading & writing process
They stand out from the other words.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 8:28pm

english , reading & writing process
One of the benefist to highlighting key pounts is that .
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 8:26pm

Writing
http://simonysstuff.weebly.com/uploads/8​/7/8/0/8780153/act_writing_prompts_for_p​ractice4.pdf http://testprep.about.com/od/act/tp/Act-​Writing-Sample-Essay-Topics.htm
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 12:53pm

Writing
Please give me an ACT prompt.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 12:50pm

Writing
You did not answer the questions.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 12:48pm

human services
These questions require YOUR OPINION based on YOUR STUDY of your text or other course materials. Write up what YOU THINK, and someone here will be able to critique your thinking and writing for you.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:08am

Writing
Do you know how "censure" and "censor" are different from each other: http://www.answers.com/topic/censure http://www.answers.com/topic/censor Somewhere between 1 and 2: Still far too general: "The essay may include excessive repetition of the writer&#...
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 8:49am

Writing
This time I hope I improve. Writing is a skill that must be practiced. In order to be good at writing I must read a lot, right? I won't survive in college if I am not able to write superfluos essays,right????? *Thank you,Writeacher for your patience. I know you might be ...
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 12:53am

Writing
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=137​5826928
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 8:42pm

Writing
Yes, absolutely. And work on avoiding all opinions, and generalizations.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 8:36pm

Writing
So I need to clarify my thesis statement and work on the introduction?
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 6:51pm

Writing
So I need to clarify my thesis statement and work on the introduction?
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 6:08pm

Writing
I agree with writeteacher. An essay such as this will not reflect well on your thinking or writing ability. Your introductions stinks. Your logic stinks. You generalize everything, without justification. You continually offer opinions, without groundwork (not everyone agrees ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 3:27pm

Writing
How to write an introduction: http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/in​tro.html and http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/i​ntros.htm How to write a thesis statement: http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/th​esistatement.html Now let's take a look at ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 2:49pm

Writing
Did you understand my thesis because I meant that families and not the communities should impose curfews because it is more flexible ( freedom or not)?
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 2:08pm

English
I need help writing 1 expository paragraph and 1 persuasive paragraph.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:24am

Writing
Read these and start working on including these strategies in your writing: http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/act-​preparation/1137654-act-essay-guide-how-​get-12-a.html http://tutorsfortestprep.com/2009/perfec​t-act-essay/
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 8:13am

Writing
Why are you always taking only one side or another on these questions? Why can't you write a paper in which you state that you don't believe curfews are a good idea in general, but there may be times when they must be set in place. Stretch your thinking. Whenever you ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 8:01am

Writing
Prompt: Many communities are considering adopting curfews for high school students. Some educators and parents favor curfews because they believe it will encourage students to focus more on their homework and make them more responsible. Others feel curfews are up to families...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 1:50am

Writing
The prompt is bad. It led you to write an either/or response ... and so the essay had very flawed thinking, too. Sorry.
Monday, August 5, 2013 at 8:42am

Writing
This is regarding to the tenure prompt. So you are saying that my essay is incorrect...or the prompt? Please clarify.
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 11:55pm

Writing
I completely agree with Writeacher. As a tenured teacher, I taught in middle and senior high schools in Michigan for 32 years. Good administrators can get rid of a poorly performing tenured teacher -- if they document and prove their charges against the teacher. Find another ...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:40pm

Writing
I taught in 2 high schools in California for 30 years, and I was tenured. This is a flawed question for at least two reasons: High school teachers in most (or maybe all) states already can earn tenure. and Any statement that assumes "all" or "none" or "...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:28pm

Writing
Please grade, correct,and give feedbacks. Prompt: Colleges reward professors,who have significant research and teaching experience, with tenure. Once tenured, a professor holds his or her job without review and with little danger of being fired or replaced. Some people believe...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 7:27pm

Chemistry
What mass of hydrochloric acid (in grams) can be neutralized by 2.3g of sodium bicarbonate(Hint: Begin by writing a balanced equation for the reaction between aqueous sodium bicarbonate and aqueous hydrochloric acid.)
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:52am

Writing
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resour​ce/544/2/ This is one of the best websites around for explaining what outlines are used for and how to write a good one.
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 7:52am

Writing
This is far better than that last one! It'd probably be a 4 for the ACT people. There is no predictable time when I'm able to get to Jiskha.
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 7:47am

Chemistry
Ga3+ The atomic number of neutral Ga is 31. Atomic number is equal to the number of electrons if the atom is neutral. Since it has a charge of 3+, it means it lost 3 electrons. Therefore, 31 - 3 = 28. Writing the e config: (recall aufbau principle) Ga : 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 6:07am

Writing
How can you create an outline for an essay?
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 12:29am

Writing
Writeacher,when is the best time for me to post this so that you are available? Prompt: New laws are being proposed that would require schools to accommodate students who wish to transfer to a different school if the school falls below a certain level on statewide standardized...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 12:28am

Writing
This webpage has a really good set of instructions about how to write a good essay. There are others, but start here: http://esl.about.com/cs/writing/ht/ht_es​say.htm
Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:22am

Writing
In the description of level 3, I've put in bold the areas you need to work on ... to correct. I've already told you about your need to use transitions, but I saw no changes in your last two practice essays. I've told you about your need to have SPECIFIC examples, ...
Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:19am

Writing
http://www.actstudent.org/writing/scores​/guidelines.html ACT score of 3 - what you're doing now: The essay shows some understanding of the task. The essay takes a position on the issue but does not offer a context for discussion. The essay may acknowledge a ...
Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:03am

Writing
"things" and "this" are very vague words. What "things"? To which exact word does "this" refer? Whose loss of decision making? Making decisions about what, exactly? Do you mean "reader's" or "readers'"?? (...
Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7:26am

Writing
Writeacher, I need you to tutor me on writing essays. It is really important in college and as a high schooler it is extremely important to be solid at writing. I am struggling and need tutoring. What will the first lesson be? Thank you for your help and support. Have a great ...
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:08pm

Writing
You let grammar errors slip...even though this is supposed to be a draft, ...<<things like this get the readers attention "Cheating leads to the loss of decision making and mistrust.>> How is that sentence wrong?
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:03pm

Writing
Bob Pursley is right. http://www.actstudent.org/writing/scores​/guidelines.html Be sure to study the differences between a 3 and a 4 or 5.
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 7:30pm

Writing
I give it a 3 on the ACT scoring criteria. You did not cite any authority, thus, your writing is opinion only, but you wrote your opinions as if true fact. At least you could have said, "in my opinion",or "based on my experience". You tend to write in ...
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 7:03pm

Writing
Please correct,give feedback,and grade. ACT Prompt Most schools have established honor codes or other rules to prevent students from cheating on exams and other school assignments. Many students admit to cheating, arguing that the practice has become so common--and is so ...
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 6:26pm

english
If you go to the Internet and do a research for statistics to back up your argument for a speech you are writing for your Communications class, it is considered: A. primary research. B. investigative research. C. systematic research. D. secondary research.
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 4:57pm

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