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December 22, 2014

Posts by Writeacher


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Struggling in Writing
PS -- All through high school and college, I needed more time than my friends did to get reading done, whether assignments or research or whatever. Don't worry about time; just make sure you are understanding what you read. That's more important than speed.
December 4, 2014

Struggling in Writing
http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=how+to+become+a+better+writer Skip the ads, and read many of the other linked articles. You'll find lots of good ideas in here. One hint ... "self-diagnosed myself" is repetitive. How could you rephrase that thought without ...
December 4, 2014

Great Expectations
Did you read through the descriptions of the characters??
December 4, 2014

Great Expectations
Have you read it? http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/greatex/
December 4, 2014

English
Here's some general information about writing a comparison and 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 ...
December 4, 2014

English
In what timeframe?
December 4, 2014

IT
Read, read, read ... http://www.google.com/search?q=enhanced+security+features+Microsoft+Corporation+provides&oq=enhanced+security+features+Microsoft+Corporation+provides&aqs=chrome..69i57.8331j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 4, 2014

ELA
You're welcome!
December 4, 2014

ELA
Read several of these. The examples will help you understand this better than mere definition. http://www.google.com/search?q=litotes&oq=litotes&aqs=chrome..69i57.1562j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 4, 2014

English
... and ... You all need to use correct capitalization, punctuation, and spaces!
December 4, 2014

English
First, speak and write in complete sentences -- and that includes questions.
December 4, 2014

5th grade math
http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions-menu.html Scroll down to the section called How to Simplify... Read carefully and follow directions.
December 4, 2014

English
All are grammatical, but 2 is the very best phrasing.
December 4, 2014

Improving Writing- REVISED VERSION
among both teams It's better to use "between both teams" because "both" means two. Generally, you should use "between" when referring to two people or entities (in this case "teams") and "among" when referring to three or ...
December 4, 2014

ENGLISH
You've corrected all the runons just fine, and either your first corrections or your second ones will work well. I think you mean "parents" in there, though, not "parent," right?? Plural?
December 4, 2014

child dev
Are you supposed to guess?
December 3, 2014

Language
Is that a statement? Or a question?
December 3, 2014

english 9 1
The question also centers around what "This" is referring to in the second sentence. What is "This"?
December 3, 2014

English
1. It's a fun city to visit. -------------- The infinitive "to visit" is adjectival, modifying "city." Better phrasing would be this: It's fun to visit that city. (Then "to visit" is adverbial, modifying "fun.") ================ ...
December 3, 2014

English
"What about him?" = What [have you heard ... or ... do you know] about him? You can also say or ask any of these: No, I haven't. Tell me what's up. No, I haven't. Tell me what's going on. No, I haven't. Tell me what the problem is. No, I haven'...
December 3, 2014

English
You can use either one.
December 3, 2014

English
The book Bobpursley mentioned: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?kn=how+to+say+what+you+mean+in+plain+english&sts=t&x=0&y=0
December 3, 2014

English
If you don't have time to write the first draft of the essay, then at least have a decent outline BEFORE you write the thesis.
December 3, 2014

English
Bobpursley is correct.
December 3, 2014

English
PS -- This is another comma splice! ... storybook material, some travel ...
December 3, 2014

English
You need to make this shorter. Study the changes made on this webpage, and try again. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/thesistatement.html
December 3, 2014

English
...general, yet ... That's a comma splice. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm#splice ... material; some ... It would be far better to have two separate sentences here.
December 3, 2014

Improving writing
... in contrast to Jack ... Due to the burden ... Because of the burden ... http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plague.htm (See #7 here.) ... Ruth for instance: cuts ... Re-think your punctuation here; there are two errors. ... has a poor work quality ... Delete "a&...
December 3, 2014

ENGLISH
I certainly do wish you luck!! =)
December 3, 2014

ENGLISH
Again, this one makes no sense to me. I'm sorry. =(
December 3, 2014

ENGLISH
Make sure you're clear on the meanings of ALL words: http://www.answers.com/therapeutic http://www.answers.com/emotion http://www.answers.com/physical http://www.answers.com/appearance http://www.answers.com/intellectual I have no idea about #8. The whole poem actually ...
December 3, 2014

English
The - article Saturn rocket - noun, subject made - verb travel - noun, direct object to - preposition the - article moon - noun, object of the preposition possible - adjective Let me know what you decide.
December 3, 2014

Practical English
Remember that the verb/predicate is telling you what the ACTION is in the sentence. So ... is the rocket travelling somewhere? Is that exactly what this sentence is saying? See your next post.
December 3, 2014

English
12/234 1. twelve over two hundred thirty-four ---------------- Yes, that's right. ============= 12/34 1. twelve over thirty-four 2. twelve-thirty-fourths 3. twelve thirty-fourths --------- Which one is right? 1 an 3 are correct.
December 2, 2014

English
It depends on the context, but mostly, the first two work fine.
December 2, 2014

ELA
Go to www.google.com and enter these search words. Read, read, read. gods goddesses save humans in iliad
December 2, 2014

Rick
" ... to my pears." What??
December 2, 2014

Some kind of math?
??
December 2, 2014

ART
Read lots and let us know what you decide. http://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=rococo+artists and http://www.google.com/search?q=naturalist+painters&oq=naturalist+painters&aqs=chrome..69i57.11438j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 2, 2014

Health
Those are weird answer choices. Over 20% of what? Equal to 20% of what? Etc. Read lots ... or reread your text. http://www.google.com/search?q=percent+of+people+reporting+driving+under+the+influence+in+us&oq=percent+of+people+reporting+driving+under+the+influence+in+us&aqs=...
December 2, 2014

impact of energy use
And you think the answers are ... ?
December 2, 2014

English
What is underlined?
December 2, 2014

English
What's the question?
December 2, 2014

English
If you think the description is vivid (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/vivid?s=t ), then choose D. If you think the description is there to name the different things in the yard, then choose A.
December 2, 2014

English
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/participlephrase.htm
December 2, 2014

English
There is one subject (It) and one verb (looms) ... so yes, it's a simple sentence.
December 2, 2014

Social studies
What time period does your text consider to be the "golden age"? Fifth-century BC? http://www.google.com/search?q=importance+5th+century+Greece&oq=importance+5th+century+Greece&aqs=chrome..69i57.9376j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 2, 2014

Social studies
What does your text say?
December 2, 2014

Social studies
"What do you believe ... ?" Your teacher wants YOUR opinion, not ours. Read lots, and let us know what you think. http://www.google.com/search?q=effects+euclid%27s+work&oq=effects+euclid%27s+work&aqs=chrome..69i57.4782j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 2, 2014

management
This doesn't make sense. Please revise and rewrite to make your question clear.
December 2, 2014

English
#2 is incorrect. #1 will be correct when you add the -s to the fraction: three-fourths ...
December 2, 2014

English
#2 is factual. The others are possibilities. All are grammatically correct.
December 2, 2014

English
Yes, 2 is the passive of 1.
December 2, 2014

English
To write Haz's answer correctly: #4 is the passive of #1. #2 and #3 are not.
December 2, 2014

language arts
Yes. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conditional.htm
December 1, 2014

language arts
Yes
December 1, 2014

Social studies
In Colonial America and after the new nation was formed, the founding fathers in all the colonies/states were usually highly educated men ... and being highly educated meant they had studied lots of Latin and Greek literature and ideas. Thus there was great influence by the ...
December 1, 2014

Social studies
http://www.answers.com/veneration
December 1, 2014

Social studies
http://www.allanstime.com/Government/socrates_democracy.htm
December 1, 2014

American History
And you think ... ?
December 1, 2014

english
If it takes a direct object, it's transitive. If not, it's intransitive.
December 1, 2014

History Help?
Don't confuse Austin with Houston! (The men, I mean!) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_F._Austin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Houston
December 1, 2014

english
Yes, it's transitive ... it has a direct object!
December 1, 2014

History
Yes
December 1, 2014

Language Arts
Look up the definition of each type of mood, and re-think. www.answers.com/indicative www.answers.com/subjunctive www.answers.com/conditional www.answers.com/imperative
December 1, 2014

government
Read lots: http://www.google.com/search?q=tripartite+view+of+political+parties&oq=tripartite+view+of+political+parties&aqs=chrome..69i57.1142j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
December 1, 2014

English
Ms. Sue is right. The verb "burned" is mostly used in American English, while "burnt" is mostly used in British English. Both are correct, though.
December 1, 2014

English Essay Advice
We don't deal with email on this website.
December 1, 2014

english
... about the structure of the poem ...
December 1, 2014

aliteration
There is only ONE of these in which two successive words have repeating consonants.
December 1, 2014

aliteration
Which one has repeating consonant sounds?
December 1, 2014

Policing
A = their version of going on strike C = ??
December 1, 2014

Policing
I disagree. Remember, this question is focusing on due process in criminal justice.
December 1, 2014

Policing
And you think it's ... ??
December 1, 2014

English
Both are correct, and both are used about evenly, I'd say.
December 1, 2014

English
Yes and yes! =)
December 1, 2014

English (Reunion by John Cheever)
I've never read this story, but you may get some ideas here: http://www.litro.co.uk/2013/01/reunion-by-john-cheever/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reunion_%28short_story%29 https://upthebarestairs.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/reunion-by-john-cheever/ Remember NOT to copy and ...
December 1, 2014

art
Why not? What's an alternative?
November 30, 2014

English (Reunion by John Cheever)
I've never read this story, but you may get some ideas here: http://www.litro.co.uk/2013/01/reunion-by-john-cheever/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reunion_%28short_story%29 http://upthebarestairs.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/reunion-by-john-cheever/ Remember NOT to copy and ...
November 30, 2014

English
1 and 2 -- remove "at" 1-1and 2-2 are fine.
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Pericles believed everyone should be able to vote. Was everyone able to vote in 5th-century Athens?
November 30, 2014

Social studies
We have been trying to help you. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/help We will NOT, however, do your work for you. If you aren't willing to read, comprehend, and think, there's not much more help we can give you. Be sure to pay attention to these directions on the Post...
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Have you read the thesis statements? Make two lists, one for each of those statements. Each list should include ONLY their similarities. I'll get you started: #1 - Athens does not live up to Pericles ideal democracy ... (What else will you add to this list?) #2 - Athens ...
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Sure. Do you?
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Read that linked article carefully. Who could vote? Who could not vote?
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Now ... that's what he believed democracy SHOULD BE, right? Are you clear on what democracy really was in 5th century Athens? http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/kapparis/AOC/SocialHistory.htm
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Possibly. First of all, though, I need to know what YOU THINK Pericles' definition of "ideal democracy" was.
November 30, 2014

Social studies
Daniela/Nicole ... don't switch names. It's not necessary. First of all, let us in on the secret! What do you understand Pericles' "ideal democracy" to be?
November 30, 2014

English Poetry(response to writeacher)
Exactly!! Keep this in mind, though: The word "elderly" is an adjective, not a noun. Be sure to use it as an adjective! an elderly woman those elderly men elderly people an elderly person ...
November 30, 2014

English Poetry(response to writeacher)
*Any work of art ... *
November 30, 2014

English Poetry(response to writeacher)
Any works of art -- poetry included -- is up to each of us to interpret. Each of us interprets different works based on our individual experiences. If I had read this poem 6 months ago, my perceptions and reactions would have been quite different from how I perceive this poem ...
November 30, 2014

English
This paper needs to include what YOU THINK. I gave you lots of information here about how to write this paper: http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1417285528 Now it's up to you. If you're having trouble reading the original Shakespearean English, go here, and read, ...
November 30, 2014

government - incomplete
Not enough information here.
November 30, 2014

English
1. Go to http://www.google.com 2. Type in quotations deepest fear (or whatever search terms you need). Press Enter. 3. Read different search results until you find what you need. 4. Re-search with different search terms if you don't find all you need.
November 30, 2014

Physical Education
http://www.google.com/search?q=traditions+around+baseball&oq=traditions+around+baseball&aqs=chrome..69i57.6226j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
November 30, 2014

English
Read this very carefully and let us know what you think. http://literarydevices.net/theme/
November 29, 2014

HUNGER GAMES!!!
Have you read this work?
November 29, 2014

english 9!! (hunger games)
Have you read this work? These are "surface level" questions, which means they require no deep thinking. If you have read it, these things should be obvious.
November 29, 2014

poetry
Is this the poem? http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173665
November 29, 2014

poetry
And you think the answer is ... ?
November 29, 2014

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