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September 3, 2015

Posts by Writeacher


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english
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/thesistatement.html Read through all the examples here -- the bad and the good -- and focus on the far better ones (the second one in each pair). Then try again.
February 6, 2015

English
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/scarlet/ Study the sections called Analysis of Major Characters and Themes, Motifs & Symbols. http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/writing/style Then study the different devices linked here and see which ones are clearly used in this book.
February 6, 2015

English
It would be far better to write or say any of these: You really need a room of your own. You need a room for studying much more than she does. She needs a room of her own more that her brother does.
February 5, 2015

english
Yes, your sentence is fine.
February 5, 2015

ENGLISH
All your sentences need correction to make parts of each sentence parallel. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm Click on Parallel and read and study. Then correct your sentences, and someone here will check them for you.
February 5, 2015

English
The sentence is basically saying, "Stop!"
February 4, 2015

English
1 is fine, but 2 and 3 don't make sense. 'More' is a word used when making comparisons. 'Much' is an adjective used to indicate quantity.
February 4, 2015

~MATH~
Girls, do NOT treat this website as a chat room.
February 4, 2015

Social Studies - what?
The answer choices don't make sense with that question.
February 4, 2015

History
And you think ... ?
February 4, 2015

child development part 2
right
February 4, 2015

child development part 2
Re-read the question ... "which is not a reason ... "
February 4, 2015

Social Studies
Marija ... are you going to explain yourself? Your statement means nothing unless you can clearly state why.
February 4, 2015

Social Studies
"legal differences" It's either a or d. You should do some research on education for women in Saudi Arabia just to be sure. http://www.google.com
February 4, 2015

Social Studies
And you think it's ... ?
February 4, 2015

social studies
"c" is also correct, I think.
February 4, 2015

social studies
I agree.
February 4, 2015

social studies
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asnewzzz.gif West is to the left. East is to the right. North is toward the top. (See the Arctic Circle up there?) South is toward the bottom. Please re-think.
February 4, 2015

Spelling
A circle is flat (2-dimensional). A sphere is 3-dimensional. Which of the choices has a 2-D figure (flat) followed by a 3-D figure?
February 4, 2015

english
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm#articles
February 4, 2015

Language Arts
Which of those pronouns is a direct object in the sentence?
February 4, 2015

Language Arts
If this poem is set in Alaska, very northern Canada, or any other part of the world that is near or above the Arctic Circle, then it's probably C.
February 4, 2015

English
No. How will you correct it?
February 4, 2015

Language Arts
Yes, A.
February 3, 2015

english
I hope Kendal actually read the Wikipedia article Ms. Sue posted. The answer is right there! Pallas Athena was the goddess of _______. And the speaker in the poem was looking for answers to his questions.
February 3, 2015

math
Subtract 17 from both sides of the equation. What do you get?
February 3, 2015

english
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1410285715
February 3, 2015

Social studies
Were there canals and railroads in the South in the 1860s? There cannot be a shortage of something if it's not there in the first place.
February 3, 2015

HSM/230
Why did you post this here?
February 3, 2015

ela
Try reversing the words and using synonyms, and then rephrasing. ... to understand ... better ... to comprehend ... ... to get the author's message ... (And any others you can think of)
February 2, 2015

ELA
The villanelle is probably the most difficult type of poetry to write. http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/poetic-form-villanelle Example: http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/do-not-go-gentle-good-night I have no idea what topics are "easy" to write about. Only you can...
February 2, 2015

Poetry
boom room heard bird to you clear fear night flight claw raw How do those words reflect whatever the theme is that you've identified? If you cannot put the theme into a few words (no more than 5), you cannot adequately answer the question.
February 2, 2015

Poetry
How did you clarify and restate the theme?
February 2, 2015

Poetry
Once you have clarified the theme, read only the last word in each line aloud, one right after the other. Yes, these are the rhyming words. Read just those words aloud ... more than once. What do you hear in them that support the idea stated in your theme.
February 2, 2015

Poetry
Re-state the theme in about 3 or 4 words.
February 2, 2015

Poetry
A Barred Owl BY RICHARD WILBUR The warping night air having brought the boom Of an owl’s voice into her darkened room, We tell the wakened child that all she heard Was an odd question from a forest bird, Asking of us, if rightly listened to, “Who cooks for you?”...
February 2, 2015

language ela a
What sentence?
February 2, 2015

georaphy
Google is a wonderful thing! http://www.google.com/search?q=map+20+degrees+north+latitude+and+160+degrees+west+longitude&es_sm=119&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=PKTPVPHlHJaQsQSt_4CQBw&ved=0CB8QsAQ&biw=1440&bih=712#imgdii=_&imgrc=5k13ec1rper4tM%253A%3BWHVNcy3I2AzhwM%3Bhttp...
February 2, 2015

english
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/parallelstructure.htm See your other post.
February 2, 2015

english
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/parallelstructure.htm Read the information on that webpage at least 5 times. Memorize it. Understand it. Then rewrite that sentence.
February 2, 2015

Spanish Homework Help
I'll send this to our Spanish expert. Please check back.
February 2, 2015

english
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ Study this website. Use the list at the left as the table of contents.
February 2, 2015

english
You're guessing ... and incorrect. Make sure you don't post these questions again.
February 2, 2015

english
It would really help if you numbered the questions and the answer choices! ----------------- Which of the following is NOT true of an in-text citation? A basic in-text citation consists of the source author’s last name and page to show the source of the direct quote The ...
February 2, 2015

life sience,geography,maths litracy,tourism
Ask your school counselor for help. What are your grades in those classes? If they're high, then you have more choices. What do you want to do? Try these interest inventories to help you focus on your interests. http://www.iseek.org/careers/clusterSurvey http://www....
February 2, 2015

Criminal Law
You're planning to go into some kind of law career, but you want someone here (with no background in law or law enforcement) to write your assignments for you? I think you need to find a different field of study.
February 1, 2015

English
Hmmm! I'm not sure. There may be a device where you live that's not available in the US. iHome and other charging stations enable you to play music, podcasts, etc., when you phone is plugged in. https://www.ihomeaudio.com/ Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire TV Stick are ...
February 1, 2015

English
1 and 2 are not the same. 2 is the correct parallel for the * definition at the top. With this meaning, the verb 'move' is transitive.
February 1, 2015

English
Yes. #2 is correct.
February 1, 2015

English
Simply use this: I wish I were good at jazz dancing. (Don't use "dance" or "dances" in this context.)
February 1, 2015

writing
Get rid of all passive verbs. Put a REAL thesis statement at the end. Do NOT keep saying what you will do in the paper. Here are some ideas/websites for writing a really good introduction, as well as writing a really good thesis statement: Thesis statement: http://leo....
February 1, 2015

Not a subject for course-off topic question
You would have better luck if you sent a thank-you note to the teacher but in care of the principal. You can put your own contact information in your note, and if the teacher wants to contact you, he'll have the information. But the principal is right not to be giving out ...
February 1, 2015

English
The best way to describe a room is to choose a direction. ~ Start at the right of the door and work your way around, counter-clockwise. or ~ Start at the left of the door and work your way around, clockwise. Be sure it is written in complete sentences, not just phrases and ...
February 1, 2015

What?
Title and author? These questions begin with the paragraph starting with "Now was heard again the clangor of music ...."
February 1, 2015

writing
Please go over your paper with the following in mind. Thanks to PsyDAG for the following: After writing your material, put it aside for a day — at least several hours. (This breaks mental sets you might have that keep you from noticing problems.) Then read it aloud as if...
February 1, 2015

english
No one here will write your paper for you, but once you get some ideas started and a thesis written, someone here might be able to help.
February 1, 2015

essay
See your other post.
February 1, 2015

essay
Here's how to write an essay: Follow the writing process, whether you're writing a paragraph, an essay, or a research paper … for science, history, English, or whatever: Prewriting: Brainstorm, research, plan, outline, thesis statement Writing: Write first draft ...
February 1, 2015

English, Business English, Communications
It reads well to me, but then I have no idea what "you-attitude" is!
January 31, 2015

georgia state history
Which Europeans? When? Where? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_European_exploration
January 31, 2015

Anthropology
Read this whole article, and think carefully about what the quoted paragraph indicates about the kinship system among Navajos. http://www.pbs.org/indiancountry/challenges/navajo.html When traditional Navajo people greet each other, they will recount their dinnehih or clan ...
January 31, 2015

Anthropology
Here are three ... among many! Hopi -- http://www.google.com/search?q=hopi&oq=hopi&aqs=chrome..69i57.3864j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 Navajo -- http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=navajo Pueblo -- http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=pueblo+american+indian
January 31, 2015

Writing comparison/contrast paper
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. Write all the information about one of your topics on one page. 2. Write all the information about the other topic on ...
January 31, 2015

Pure math,Life science,Geography and History
Ask your school counselor for help. What are your grades in those classes? If they're high, then you have more choices. What do you want to do? Try these interest inventories to help you focus on your interests. http://www.iseek.org/careers/clusterSurvey http://www....
January 31, 2015

General Paper
You have written an introduction for a paper that isn't planned or written yet?? That's backwards. Follow the writing process. Do you have a thesis yet? Have you done your brainstorming (and maybe research) yet? Have you written an outline? http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/...
January 31, 2015

anthropology
Read lots ... and then think! http://www.google.com/search?q=hopi&oq=hopi&aqs=chrome..69i57.3864j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=navajo http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=pueblo+american+indian and http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q...
January 30, 2015

English
No, in that sentence, the word 'moved' means the speaker made the audience feel great emotion about his topic. Usually, that emotion leads to compassion and maybe action to help people in need, such as after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan a few years ago.
January 30, 2015

environmental science
Humans can do nothing about a drought. Either the rains come or they don't. Humans CAN control their consumption of water, though, and must do so during a drought.
January 30, 2015

ELA FAST HELP URGENT
What limerick?
January 30, 2015

reading
"due to" is misused in that sentence. The phrase "because of" is far better. So if you read the sentence making that substitution, what choice will you make?
January 30, 2015

Constituion
For 1. http://www.google.com/search?q=Jones+v.+Clinton+(1997)&oq=Jones+v.+Clinton+(1997)&aqs=chrome..69i57.1923j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8 That should also help you answer #2, also.
January 30, 2015

Constitution
I agree.
January 30, 2015

English
Your original 4 is fine. Take another look at 5. The others are fine.
January 30, 2015

English
1 is fine. 4 seems a bit odd, but needs that comma to separate the intransitive verbs from the transitive one.
January 30, 2015

English
Rethink #s 2, 3, and 5.
January 30, 2015

Mowat Park High School
You mean psychology? ---------------- Ask your school counselor for help. What are your grades in those classes? If they're high, then you have more choices. What do you want to do? Try these interest inventories to help you focus on your interests. http://www.iseek.org/...
January 30, 2015

Language Arts
Yes, D.
January 30, 2015

English
Your examples for guilt and for choices one makes are fine. On second thought, the prodigal son story is probably not good to use here since, strictly speaking, it's not a real life example. But if you know of anyone who has been estranged from his or her family for a long...
January 30, 2015

LA Check please
You're welcome.
January 30, 2015

LA Check please
I agree.
January 30, 2015

ela
Out of context, it's hard to tell. You'll need to included several lines before and after this line.
January 30, 2015

Social Studies
Right ... B.
January 30, 2015

Social Studies
Someone here will be happy to check what you think the answer is.
January 30, 2015

Sorry
We can't delete it now. There are too many posts since then, and that particular post is now off the control page. In the future, if you want a post deleted, you need to let us know within an hour or two of when you posted it.
January 30, 2015

English
I'm not sure, but I'd say it like this: nee koom I wouldn't pronounce the "b" but I could be wrong.
January 30, 2015

English
All are correct, but I wouldn't use this phrasing. I'd change the beginning of each sentence to "There's no use worrying ... "
January 30, 2015

English
1 means you used to study it, but don't study it anymore, and are not good at it. 2 means that you studied math in the past and are still studying it, but still are not good at it.
January 30, 2015

ENGLISH
1. I'd choose something else here unless you know hundreds or thousands of returning soldiers who demonstrate this. 2. You could refer either to the story of Nathan and David from the Old Testament or the story of the prodigal son from the New Testament. David: http://www....
January 30, 2015

Criminal Law
http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=how+do+lesser+included+offenses+not+violate+double+jeopardy+protection
January 30, 2015

Criminal Law
http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=legal+concept+of+lesser+included+offenses
January 30, 2015

Criminal Law
Yes.
January 30, 2015

Criminal Law
Google is a wonderful thing!! http://www.google.com/search?q=Which+amendment+to+the+Constitution+prohibits+double+jeopardy%3F&oq=Which+amendment+to+the+Constitution+prohibits+double+jeopardy%3F&aqs=chrome..69i57.1233j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
January 30, 2015

Art
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1422544452
January 29, 2015

Poetry
You're welcome!
January 29, 2015

Poetry
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/179529 It has 2 stanzas. Its rhyme scheme is this: aabbcc ddeeffgg
January 29, 2015

Poetry
It is neither. http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/poetic-form-villanelle Ex: http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/do-not-go-gentle-good-night http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/poetic-form-sonnet Ex: http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/37.html
January 29, 2015

anthropology
See Related Questions below ... read several of them.
January 29, 2015

English
Change "dance" to "dancing" and it'll be fine.
January 28, 2015

grammar
You're welcome. =)
January 28, 2015

grammar
Sixteen people are/is hard to seat at Thanksgiving. Is it the verb 'is' used because sixteen is one thing like three-fourths? Is it 'are' used because the noun of the preposition is plural? I'm leaning towards "Sixteen people are hard to seat at ...
January 28, 2015

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