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english
One is a proper noun. See it? The others are common nouns.
September 11, 2014

History
I agree with these: ~raising the retirement age ~paying Social Security benefits only to people who earn less than a certain amount of money What do YOU think?
September 11, 2014

Social Studies
Again, in what country?
September 11, 2014

writing
I've never heard of this, but I found this via www.google.com: http://www2.cortland.edu/dotAsset/122273.pdf See p. 23 for the PEEL rubric (grading scale).
September 11, 2014

Social Studies
In what country?
September 11, 2014

Social Studies
What government?
September 11, 2014

ECT
http://www.google.com/search?q=robotics+science+fair+project&oq=robotics+science+fair+project&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.6162j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
September 11, 2014

English
#3 is the passive of #1. #6 is the passive of #4. (#2 and #5 are not incorrect!)
September 11, 2014

history
http://www.google.com/search?q=transformation+in+southern+africa+1750&oq=transformation+in+southern+africa+around+1750&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l3.7354j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
September 11, 2014

English
Yes, you're right. in #1, the student (singular) has his/her own lunch box (singular). In #2, each of the students is carrying or taking multiple lunch boxes, which will be distributed to several (or many?) people at the nursing home.
September 11, 2014

Language Arts
Sounds right.
September 10, 2014

Ed. Tech
I disagree.
September 10, 2014

Lit
Yes, stiff is a good way to describe it. But check out the meaning of redundant (repetitious) because that's a large part of it, too. If you don't want to use the word "boring," use "redundant"!! http://www.answers.com/redundant
September 10, 2014

Lit
Overdone repetition = boring!
September 10, 2014

Critical thinking
See Related Questions below.
September 10, 2014

english 10
No. http://www.grammaring.com/punctuation-in-direct-speech Try again!
September 10, 2014

English
I don't know how you'd prove a statement like this. I've seen some pretty terrible "writing" on social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and most cannot be corrected once the awful stuff is posted. I've heard some absolutely terrible spoken language, ...
September 9, 2014

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

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