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November 27, 2014

Posts by Writeacher


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Essay
#1 -- Turn off that Caps Lock key. If I receive papers that are done in all caps, it gets returned immediately. #2 -- Start here: http://www.wikihow.com/Write-an-Autobiography #3 -- Focus only on the part of your life that you are instructed to, not your whole life.
September 9, 2014

English
You must be working with the difference between active and passive voice. Active voice indicates action (someone does something). Passive voice indicates a state (something was done to something/someone). 2. There are many boxes in the room. (being) There were made by a ...
September 9, 2014

English
I agree.
September 9, 2014

English
See below.
September 9, 2014

English
That's not a question. Write it as a question and someone here will check it for you.
September 9, 2014

English
Use an adverb in your second sentence. Were they eager to see her? Were they dreading to see her? Were they curious ... ? What?
September 9, 2014

English
I took Breaking Dawn with me on vacation, and I could hardly put it down, it was so exciting.
September 9, 2014

I dont understand this
Does the bone have soft, brown fur?
September 9, 2014

English
It's not a sentence, but yes, keep the comma there.
September 9, 2014

English/Grammar
"old" and "excellent" are adjectives, but "innovation" is a noun. What will you change to make them all adjectives??
September 9, 2014

Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, and Verbs
What is YOUR thinking?
September 9, 2014

Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, and Verbs
What do you think?
September 9, 2014

English 11
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cadence http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alliteration http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assonance http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhyme%20scheme
September 8, 2014

Spanish 2
Big beach hats
September 8, 2014

social studies
See related questions below.
September 8, 2014

To Matt
What did you decide on for #10? 10. Which word is not derived from the Latin verb meaning "to place"? A. compound B. exposition C. extraneous D. imposter
September 8, 2014

English
Yes
September 8, 2014

History
http://www.google.com/search?q=matrilineal+cultures&oq=matrilineal+&aqs=chrome.2.69i57j0l5.10724j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 Check out several of these and see if any can help you figure this out.
September 8, 2014

economics
Read through the Related Questions below.
September 8, 2014

CORRECTIONAL PRACTICE AND POLICY
Right.
September 8, 2014

History
I don't think it works that way in landforms!! Notice that the places in our country with the hottest temps at various times of the year are those with the lowest elevations: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Valley http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coachella_Valley (just two ...
September 8, 2014

English
... each branch has its own ... Get rid of all instances of "you" -- those sentences will need to be rephrased. Semicolons are used primarily to separate independent clauses. When a semicolon is used incorrectly, it can most often be corrected by replacing it with a ...
September 8, 2014

Ed. Tech
If choose B ... or even easier, I'd hit the Tab key.
September 7, 2014

English
This is a narrative, and it's a good one. Read this about narrative and descriptive essays, and let me know what you think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/narrative.htm
September 7, 2014

7th grade LA
What are the question marks for? Infinitive phrases are fine, except I'm not sure about #4. You might need to add the "that" clause to the second infinitive phrase. All the appositive phrases are fine.
September 7, 2014

Quick English check
#9 is correct. Use the links I posted here: http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1410134880 Then try again.
September 7, 2014

Quick English check
1 and 6 are correct. Did you even read what I posted before? http://grammar.about.com/od/grammarfaq/a/What-Is-The-Subject-Of-A-Sentence.htm http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/subjectVerb.asp http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/directobject.htm
September 7, 2014

english
new changes? as opposed to old changes?? =) learn to be what without your parents? How is being ___ without your parents different from being independent?
September 7, 2014

english
The pronouns in the sentence are the following: anyone his he Who is 'he'?
September 7, 2014

history
Go to www.google.com and enter this: major settlements of the 13 colonies Read, read, read ...
September 7, 2014

English check
For 2, how does anyone 'boat' something? Do you need help identifying simple subjects, verbs, and direct objects?
September 7, 2014

English check
Correct: 1 and 4.
September 7, 2014

child care
What do YOU THINK the answers are for these questions?
September 7, 2014

Geography
Make sure this city is on your list: http://www.google.com/search?q=capital+city+of+canada&oq=capital+city+of+canada&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.4414j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
September 7, 2014

Geography
List the capitals of the provinces, to start. Then which will you list? http://www.google.com/search?q=canadian+provinces+capitals&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&client=safari
September 7, 2014

check and see if correct
Mouth is incorrect. Be sure to check out the first linked Related Question below.
September 7, 2014

Marketing
Correct
September 7, 2014

English
See your other post.
September 7, 2014

english
Read a few and watch the videos: http://www.google.com/search?q=lear+%22two+old+Bachelors%22&oq=lear+%22two+old+Bachelors%22&aqs=chrome..69i57j0.7993j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 Read several: http://www.google.com/search?q=the+man+he+killed+by+thomas+hardy&oq=the+...
September 7, 2014

english
I'll correct it this once. After this, please work harder on correcting errors before you post, OK? There seem to be two different conversations going on -- one about travel and one about work. John asked Lee what he had said to the travel agent about their journey to ...
September 6, 2014

english
Have you read this story? I haven't.
September 6, 2014

American Constitution Law
Well, doesn't it depend on what the person was being tried for? Not all crimes are subject to the double-jeopardy rule, are they? Read, read, read ... http://www.google.com/search?q=when+can+case+be+retried+after+hung+jury&oq=when+can+case+be+retried+after+hung+jury&aqs=...
September 6, 2014

English
A comma is needed. Can you tell where?
September 6, 2014

English/Grammar help
See your other post for #5, and then re-think 6, 8, and 9. Correct are 7 and 10. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/directobject.htm
September 6, 2014

English
http://www.wikihow.com/Write-an-Autobiography
September 6, 2014

English
So you are saying that this is the main idea of the sentence? He removed [the] wall. ??
September 6, 2014

English
1 - 4 are all correct. 5 is close. What's the ONE WORD to be circled as the direct object.
September 6, 2014

geography
If you ask specific questions, you're more likely to get help.
September 6, 2014

English 10
What poem? What stanza in bold? What do YOU think?
September 6, 2014

foreign language
Such rubrics must come from your teacher. None of us is teaching that class or grading your paper.
September 5, 2014

English
I don't think the second sentence is even needed. "Yes, I have" is all you need to answer that question.
September 5, 2014

English
Yes. The first is the better one.
September 5, 2014

English
You need to include the exact sentence for anyone to be sure.
September 5, 2014

English 10
I think these questions make up YOUR assignment, which no one here will write for you. http://www.google.com/search?q=%22What+Was+Told%2C+That%22&oq=%22What+Was+Told%2C+That%22&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l3.7440j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/...
September 5, 2014

History
http://www.google.com/search?q=1569+Mercator+World+Map&oq=1569+Mercator+World+Map&aqs=chrome..69i57.1943j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 Be sure to read several of these articles ... and then let us know what you decide.
September 4, 2014

language
First find the verb. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm Then let us know what you decide.
September 3, 2014

Reading
We won't do your assignment for you, but once you write what YOU THINK, someone here may be able to critique it for you.
September 3, 2014

4th grade grammar
No. Find the verb first. What is the action in this sentence? Then ask yourself who or what is DOING that action.
September 3, 2014

writing
3/4 = between half a page and a full page. 1/4 = one-fourth, not one-half
September 3, 2014

History
I searched on the following terms and a whole bunch of articles popped up. Plains Woodland cultures social hierarchy http://www.google.com/search?q=Plains+Woodland+cultures+social+hierarchy&oq=Plains+Woodland+cultures+social+hierarchy&aqs=chrome..69i57.5399j0j7&sourceid=chrome...
September 3, 2014

History
If you cannot find the answer in your textbook, then use www.google.com or www.bing.com to conduct searches. Search with each culture's name.
September 3, 2014

Medical Billing and Coding
There are no tutors here who have expertise in this subject area. Please use your textbook, study materials, and a good search engine or two to find your answers. 1. Go to http://www.google.com or http://www.bing.com 2. Type in cpt codes (or whatever search terms you need). ...
September 3, 2014

History
Take that question apart: Paleo-Indians found an abundance of wildlife in Oklahoma to support their needs. They were VERY successful in their hunting. Which of the following factors led to large populations of wildlife in Oklahoma during the time of the Paleo-Indians? Which of...
September 3, 2014

History
What following??
September 3, 2014

Social Studies
http://www.slideshare.net/lovelylibrarian/5-regions-of-georgia?related=1 Yes.
September 3, 2014

English
All are grammatically correct. #s 1 and 3 are probably most likely to be used in normal speech. #s 2 and 4 are slightly awkward even though they're grammatically fine.
September 3, 2014

Social Studies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chattahoochee_River I agree.
September 3, 2014

Social Studies
You're welcome!
September 3, 2014

Social Studies
I agree.
September 3, 2014

English
I'd refer to "it" as impersonal, for two reasons: 1. There is not just one noun that is its antecedent. 2. It doesn't refer to a person.
September 3, 2014

English
I thought I already answered this ... as did PsyDAG. It's an impersonal pronoun, which seems to refer to the whole idea of "visiting our nursing home" or simply to the visit itself.
September 3, 2014

English
1. The following is the birthday gift list which Tom gave. Write down <~~delete "down" about what he gave to whom. 2. What did he give to whom? - He gave Sam a birthday cake. (Are they all grammatical?) Yes 3. He showed me a picture. (In this sentence, does 'a...
September 3, 2014

English
All are grammatically correct, but I have to tell you -- if anyone "demanded" a present of me, I'd tell them to develop some manners! (Presents or gifts are supposed to be given out of the goodness of one's heart!)
September 3, 2014

English
It's an adverbial phrase, telling when the "great fun" happened. Seems odd, I know, but sometimes colloquial speech is not easily explained by the rules of standard English!
September 3, 2014

English
"It" is one of those impersonal nouns, but yes, it seems to modify "visiting..." (the whole phrase). The phrase "last weekend" is adverbial, telling when the action happened.
September 3, 2014

history?
... a winner of what??
September 3, 2014

English
Look at the following sentences, which use the passive voice. [Not all these sentences are in passive voice! Then rewrite each sentence in the active voice, and decide which version you prefer and why. 1. Mistakes were made. a. I made mistakes. I agree. 2. Musical legends such...
September 3, 2014

English
1. While shopping for a new computer for school, I noticed that a laptop costs much less that they used to. a. While shopping for a new computer for school, I noticed that a laptop costs much less than it used to. I agree. 2. Congress usually resists a president’s ...
September 3, 2014

Root Words
"I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!" Oh, my!!! I'd like to see that!
September 3, 2014

English
This is a run-on. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
September 3, 2014

English
I have no idea what the reference is, but I've always taught students to look for the RESULTS of something (action, law, whatever), and then work backwards to figure out what made those results. RESULTS = effects what made results happen = causes
September 2, 2014

L.A
Right
September 2, 2014

L.A
No. Read that sentence again and identify the nouns -- how many and which kind.
September 2, 2014

Language Arts
You're welcome.
September 2, 2014

Language Arts
yes
September 2, 2014

history
No one is going to write your paper for you. No one here knows what you have already written. Post your entire essay (NOT in rough draft form) and someone here may be able to critique it for you.
September 2, 2014

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION
http://www.google.com/search?q=verbal+bromide+definition&oq=verbal+bromide&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l2.3265j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
September 2, 2014

psychology? physiology? sociology?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_(human_classification) Let us know what you decide.
September 2, 2014

Archetypes
You're welcome.
September 2, 2014

Archetypes
I agree with you.
September 2, 2014

English; Punctuation
No comma is needed before 'pureNRG' and no, you don't need any quotation marks around that. It's a band's name ... not a title of a story or book or artwork.
September 2, 2014

No correct English
Here’s the way this website works: You post a question you have about your assignment, and then tell us what you think about it all so far. Then we can tell what help you need and work with you on your answers. Please write in understandable English if you truly want help...
September 2, 2014

English
3. a. The instructor grabbed her coat, while running out of the room wondered why the substitute late. There's a word missing in here. Read it aloud, and you should figure it out! 5. a. In my previous job, I was given the sales of excellence award for selling the most ...
September 2, 2014

Geography
Read, read, read ... and take good notes. http://www.google.com/search?q=landforms+and+plate+boundaries&oq=landforms+and+plate+&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l2.9043j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
September 2, 2014

English
Q: What can you do for the school? 1. I can clean the floor of my classroom. 2. I can clean the floor in the hallway outside of my classroom. 3. I can clean the stairs with a mop. 4. I can pick up trash around the flower beds and on the playing field. 5. Our team can win first...
September 2, 2014

English
"1. I was in prison for seven years," said Mr. Easton. "What for?" asked Miss Fairchild. Mr. Easton answered, " Actually, I made fake money and was arrested by the police officer." "Really? What a pity!" said Miss Fairchild. The ...
September 2, 2014

???
What is this? Math? Physics? What?
September 2, 2014

AP English 11
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1409508105
August 31, 2014

English 11 AP
Carrot = reward No carrot = punishment Follow the instances of "as" -- not "as if."
August 31, 2014

English 11 AP
"As if" is not, but "as" (used twice in this sentence) is an indicator of a simile. What are the comparisons made?
August 31, 2014

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