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English - Descriptive Writing
I have to get a rough draft of my descriptive writing assesement done by tomorrow. Approximately one page long, what can i write about ? I can describe a place, event, object etc. I do have a passion for basketball so i might write about that. Do you have any suggestions, ...
September 9, 2009 by PurpleAndrew

Josie wrote a newspaper advertisement about the school cafeteria's meatloaf. She wanted everyone to try it, so she explained how delicious it was and why they should eat it.Was her advertisement an example of descriptive,persuasive, narrative, or expository writing? Is this an...
February 4, 2007 by Tyra

We are working on descriptive writing and right now I have to do a whole description on a Old House. Sounds: Screams Howls Whispers Touch: slimy doorknob sticky path dusty windows Sights: broken steps Spider webs on door damaged rooftop Colours: Brown door grey pathway Blue ...
February 8, 2010 by Sara

I am doing descriptive writing how can i describe a shooting scene in a school? it needs to be detailed, chaotic and interesting
January 30, 2014 by Anonymous

PLEASE HELP! I am stuck on writing A descriptive essay 500-750 world, My Topic An elderly person
March 19, 2010 by Lori

English 10th Grade
Descriptive writing (300-500words) 'by the waterside' Describe some of the people and activities that make place there.
October 29, 2013 by Asley

Essay writing
Do you suggest any sites I can search for effective narrative/descriptive writing. Thanks
August 25, 2008 by JIYA

which is less likely to be the prupose of descriptive writing? to call people to action, entertain readers with a funny sotry or recount events of a historical date.
September 7, 2011 by ron

the assignment is to write a paragraph explaining the key differences between the four types of writing. I need clarification on whether the four types of writing should be summary,analysis,synthesis,evaluation or narrative, descriptive, comparative, expository. I know the ...
March 21, 2011 by Tara

I'm terrible at describing things. My prof wants me to give a visual/sensory description of this Child care center I wrote a profile story on... What's some advice on writing descriptive?
April 9, 2013 by Blaze

writing goals
how can i achieve my writing goal which is to be more descriptive in my writing can u give me some ideas to achieve this goal?
September 14, 2011 by kayla

English- Help Ms. Sue
Which of the following is less likely to be the purpose of descriptive writing> A. to call people to action B. to entertain readers with a funny story******* C. to recount the events of a historical date I think it is B....can you confirm?
August 13, 2014 by Cassie

February 11, 2014 by PETER

I am having some trouble with prescriptive and descriptive rules. I have to decide whether the following sentences are prescriptive or descriptive. 1.) I will talked to you tomorrow about our plans this weekend. 2.) Joe and her love to watch Spartan football every Saturday. ...
September 5, 2014 by Molly

Should I use a comma or colon after as in this sentence? The sentence is not complete that I posted here I have learned many things in this class I will list a few such as different writing styles, write descriptive paragraphs,
March 18, 2013 by Bernice

i starting to write a descriptive story and i have to switch on and off from reality like in Walter Mitty story. so I think of writing about childhood having flashbacks of past. but i not know how starting it off.
February 1, 2012 by Mohammad

English ms. sue
ms. sue i writing narrative story on topic that every generation hve something valuble to give. that you learn from everyone. i thought of writing story on my cousin who pass away from cancer, and i going to write in third person and mention how that cancer totally traumatize ...
November 21, 2012 by Mohammad

y921f: Descriptive essay
I cant find the post I intended to add to, so I am here. Descriptive essays take many forms, and you can do much with it. It would do you great advantage to just stop a second and read two of my favorite, by great authors. Each is different, and accomplishes different things ...
October 20, 2009 by bobpursley

Descriptive Writing
Colby gave her Romeo a lecture for the mean comment he made about her in front of his friends. Is this a simile, metaphor, personification or hyperbole?
September 11, 2008 by sAMANTHA

12th English
Can a descriptive essay rhyme?
August 25, 2008 by SENiOR '09

Intervention English
what does descriptive paragraph mean
September 12, 2011 by landon

Creative writing
More descriptive ways to explain the color red instead of just saying it? I already compare it to the color of blood. Any other ideas?
May 4, 2013 by Millie

Would anyone mind looking over this persuasive essay? I need to pass in a sample of writing for my petition to move into an advanced English class, and I've decided to revise this one. The writing is sort of mechanical, but I suppose that's how English teachers want it. It'll ...
February 11, 2008 by Anonymous

1. I want something for writing;any pen or pencil will be OK. 2. I want something for writing with;any pen or pencil will be OK. 3.I want something for writing. 4. I want something for writing with. (Are they correct? If I remove the latter part, are they correct? Check the ...
May 6, 2009 by John

need help to write a descriptive paragraph on food
January 21, 2008 by sydney

Can you help me with details for descriptive essay for the Eiffel Tower?
September 28, 2009 by Rose

I need to describe a little bunny for my English class. What are some adjectives, figurative language, and descriptive pharses which I could use to describe it? Thank you :)
February 12, 2011 by Isa

What is the purpose of prewriting in the writing process? A) to help polish your writing B) to find details to complete paragraphs C) to organize your thoughts within a draft D) to help develop a topic for writing
April 3, 2014 by Mike

Can a descriptive essay be like a poem?
August 25, 2008 by SENiOR '09

what is a good thesis statment for a descriptive essay about a horror film?
July 26, 2011 by Akeelah

English First additional language
Descriptive or write an essay about a love sweet?
April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

How does the medium in which you are communicating your message influence your writing and editing styles? I think it means medium of writing is what type of writing the person is doing. But I am not sure help please :-) I am a little confused.
July 14, 2011 by Ellie

August 23, 2008 by SENiOR '09

i have an assignment and i have already finished it. which is on writing a film review and there are 5 paragraphs to it so i already wrote the 4 paras but in the last paragraph it says you have to write two sub points and 2 descriptive evidences on how this connects to the ...
April 21, 2014 by lisa

1. Provide three questions in regards to descriptive epidemiology based on the available data in any graph figure preferably relating to each aspect of descriptive epidemiology: person, place, and time. 2. Provide answers to questions you pose.
September 21, 2008 by Anonymous

I need ideas to write an introduction about Positive Discipline for Childern in the Descriptive Pattern of development? Thanks
July 14, 2010 by Shawna

Need help writing a descriptive paragraph about my sweet scented bathroom My bathroom is very special. It has a lively decor of flower print wallpaper and a fragrence of Rocky Mountain wildflowers. Here is the secret of how I accomplished this: Now you finish it...
August 17, 2006 by charnelle

writing skills
11. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. [B. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing.] C. In formal English, we use words to say ...
July 2, 2012 by jake

Early childhood
School-age children generally develop writing skills in which sequence? A.Expressive writing,expository writing,story B.Exposity writing,story writing,expressive writing. C.Expressive writing,story writing,expository. Story writing,expository writing,expressive writing
March 15, 2011 by kim

Which of the following refers to when a researcher gathers data from a sample and uses the statistics generated to reach conclusions about the population from which the sample was taken? inferential statistics holistic statistics conclusive statistics descriptive statistics is...
May 20, 2010 by Thara!

I am doing descriptive writing I am currently constructing a weather scene, which is a bad rainy day. This will end up building more tension to my story. Here is what I got so far... Out the window next to me, the rain was pouring heavily, from the overcast of thick clouds. ...
February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Write a 75-150 word essay detailing your previous writing experience. Use the following questions to help you to think about your role as a writer: •In what type of environment do you do your best writing? •How would you characterize your writing? Has it been better? Has it ...
April 9, 2013 by Kisha

Which of the following parts of speech is most often used with a noun to create a descriptive phrase? A. pronoun B. preposition C. adverb D. conjunction
May 5, 2010 by Judy

Which of the following parts of speech is most often used with a noun to create a descriptive phrase? A. pronoun B. preposition C. averb D. conjunction
April 20, 2011 by lindsay

How do you describe someone's personality? I need to write a very descriptive personailty on a character in a novel I am reading and all I've gotten so far is that he's brave.
May 3, 2009 by Lena

When your writing any type of research paper are you writing in past or present tense?
November 4, 2009 by Carla

I need ideas for writing a story with the themes/writing style of Hemmingway
September 23, 2010 by Ada

What do you believe differentiates academic writing from other types of writing?
October 9, 2008 by Lin

English writing
Hello, would you let me know where I can find the abbreviated words for writing rapidly? For example, b/c = because
October 23, 2007 by John

Writing errors, such as those identified in the readings for this week, may influence the way a reader interprets your writing. A résumé that is marred by grammatical errors, for example, may prevent a job candidate from progressing to the interview stage. Do you think it is ...
September 16, 2010 by Anonymous

English Comp
Discuss your approach to the writing process in planning, organizing, and writing the essay you submitted.
May 3, 2009 by Tammy

What are some tips on writing in an embarrassed tone?
January 11, 2015 by Anonymous

I'm not a native speaker of English so I have grammar problems. What are some ways that I can improve my grammar? Do reading grammar book help? Also, is there any way to improve my writing beside writing more? Thank you
December 17, 2012 by Shadow

explain how content purpose and audience and tone impact academic writing. not good in writing papers
January 11, 2013 by Tracey

English 7- Extra Credit Project
I'm writing a letter to my favorite author (Rachel Renee Russell) explaining why I love her book and why she is my favorite author. I'm doing this for extra credit for english plus I'm really writing a letter to her. Is there any helpful formate about writing a letter to your ...
December 29, 2011 by Lauren

Good and famous writers just don’t fall from sky rather acquire their art of good writing from this very world. Explain in detail how world teaches them to create writing master pieces by avoiding certain frequent writing lapses and problems.
January 17, 2012 by hamid

In addition to the Center for Writing Excellence, what other writing tools might you rely on for revising a research paper?
August 25, 2012 by Devin Matthews

develop two or three descriptive paragraphs 250-500 words that vividly describe your favorite room or a particular place where you spend a great deal of
December 25, 2008 by Anonymous

IGCSE help !!
Hello My IGCSE English language exam is after 2 hours. May a grateful person in this website , help me with my Summary. By means , some advice on writing summaries of given texts. I have an appalling atitude towards writing summaries , due to my long essay writing Thankyou
May 16, 2008 by QA

1. I want something for writing;any pen or pencil will be OK. 2. I want something for writing with;any pen or pencil will be OK. 3.I want something for writing. 4. I want something for writing with. (Are they correct? If I remove the latter part, are they correct? Check the ...
May 6, 2009 by John

English Essay Writing
I posted my English essay homework on March 17,2008 and no one has answered my question yet. I understand that every question may not be answered but I was just wondering If anyone that was good at Eassy writing could take a look thanks very much
March 18, 2008 by Lucie

7th Grade English
Ok I need help writing my intro. for my essay for the first sentence Im writing whats diversity means but what else should I right ?
November 11, 2011 by Laruen

1. Research skills are fundamental to: A. academic writing. B. all types of writing. C. education, literature, business, and other industries. D. libraries. is it B
March 26, 2013 by Amy

Instructions in procedural texts should appear in the form of __________. a. descriptive phrases with adjectives b. commands with active verbs c. questions and answers d. complex sentences and paragraphs
July 30, 2013 by laura_chavez

write a paragraph explaining how you can apply writing elements such as evaluation, summary, synthesis, analysis to enhance your academic and professional writing.
June 13, 2011 by tt

english literature
hi i can't find any information on the author's writing style of The English patient who is michael ondaatje and a farewell to arms by ernest hemmingway. i need to know what writing structure they use and ideas they used for writing these books. can you please lead me to some ...
July 30, 2006 by Anonymous

ana wants to write a descriptive essay about a place tha is important to her 1-which of these would best help ana prepare to write aboute her plkace a-reading stories about places she has not visited b-closing her eyes, picturing her place and listing details c-Listing places ...
April 14, 2013 by jake plzzz

in general on what stage of the writing process should you spend most of your time a. analyzing your audience b .writing your first draft c prewriting d.revising your material
August 13, 2014 by jennifer

atthew interviews the director of computing services to get information for the company newsletter. What part of the writing process does this activity represent? Writing Editing Revising Planning
November 17, 2009 by Ray

If I am writing the following as a poem, how would I punctuate it- We are room 204 Check out our door It is clear to see We choose to be drug free
October 20, 2011 by Mattie

English-Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue the A-z story I did on the Ugly duckling was a rough draft. Now I have to polish it, and these are the postive and negative comments I recieved from some classmates. Postive ones: -Cute -Descriptive -Good ending -Good grammar Negative ones: -No exciting point in story...
May 31, 2010 by Sara

what's the difference in writing style between a history paper and an english paper? i use the same style for both classes and in english i get great grades and history not so much.
February 28, 2008 by Tash

o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author’s writing. o Focus on the writing rather than the opinions presented. o Underline your topic sentence. Did I do everything ...
December 8, 2010 by Jen

Is this a descriptive study or an inferential study. I say descriptive...... The table below shows the average income by age group for residents of a small mid-western town in 2001 based on a sample of 200 individuals from each group. Age Group Average Income 18 – 25 $ 19,256 ...
March 1, 2010 by carmen

Hi, I'm writing about this movie and we have to pick from specific categories: writing, cinematography, editing and acting. I'm writing about the sound of the movie because it's a musical. Of which of the 4 categories would sound fall under?
November 14, 2011 by Jon

18 workers at a large assembly plant were asked the time it took to commute to work. The data was analyzed in Minitab and the Descriptive Statistics for the data appears below. Descriptive Statistics: Minutes Variable N Mean Median TrMean StDev SE Mean Minutes 18 30.06 29.50 ...
December 9, 2012 by Anonymous

1. Reviewing word choice is a good strategy for the Proofreading phase of the Writing Process. True or False? I think it is False as reviewing word choice should be in the revision phase, right? 2. It is easier to determine the form of one's writing if the purpose of writing ...
June 27, 2010 by Anna

Which of the following is a pitfall that students often making when writing about literature? analyzing summarizing to support a point including needed information writing a plot summary
April 22, 2010 by christopher

English Essay Writing
Ok I have a huge paper in which I have to compare the writing styles of 2 authors in two of their books. I'm going to compare their use of capitalizations, personification, and similes. I just dont know how to WRITE the paper. I have 3 quotes from each book on each writing ...
April 6, 2008 by I need ENGLISH help

7th Grade Language- Arts Ms.Sue
1. Descriptive writing features (1 point) arguments intended to persuade the reader. a predominance of facts over opinions. the use of sensory details. 2. Which of the following sentences contains sensory details? (1 point) It rained all day and all night. The rain tapped on ...
April 18, 2013 by Gabby

I'm writing an essay about sexist advertisements. When writing on such brands like Andrew Marc, Dolce & Gabbana, Geico (insurance), or Mustang (Ford car), do I italicize? Thanks!
August 29, 2012 by Bee

composition writing
• Imagine that you are teaching English in a local high school. • Imagine that you are the parent or friend of a student having to write a series of essays for a high school English class. • Imagine that you are a teaching assistant for a high school English class, and you ...
December 16, 2011 by george stanza

I'm needing help editing a couple of paragraphs for a descriptive essay. These are the instructions I was given: --Mark up the paragraphs with specific observations and comments regarding general writing issues, but give specific comments related to qualities that are relevant...
June 21, 2012 by Anonymous

english writing
how would you say "as a result" in other words? Im writing a report and I cant repeat all the time as a result of the meeting...
October 26, 2010 by Viola

What is the underlying message of all of Arthur Jarvis’s writing? How does reading his son’s writing affect the behavior of James Jarvis?
March 10, 2012 by john

English writing
I am writing an essay on the topic Discuss some practical ways in which each of us can help to conserve natural resources. What is a good thesis for this topic?
June 30, 2008 by Daisy

Okay I figured out my question that I posted before. But can you please explain to me what this means? Style is not applied to writing. It is the writing. I don't understand what that means. Thank You
October 9, 2010 by Lauren

1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics? b) "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement ...
November 16, 2013 by kitty

what could be the image of someone writing very bad, i mean we can give him the image of what exactly? because for sombody whose writing is good i will personally see him as an athlet
March 28, 2008 by sanae

Subject and verb. Writing was an outlet for Charlotte and Emily Bronte. Is the verb was ot Writing?
September 1, 2009 by Hunter

english-creative writing
I really want a list of strong words; nouns, adjectives, and verbs. For my creative writing class I really want strong, concrete words to place emphasis on the right spots in my writing. Thanks. P.S.I'm in high school so please keep that in mind when providing list!Thanks so ...
November 28, 2007 by elise

Review the video titled Writing Process. Read the Short Form Axia Writing Style Handbook. What are the two most helpful suggestions in each? If you were to propose one additional suggestion to include in each what would it be?
March 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Before writing a recommendation report to the CEO, Dee and Carlos distribute a survey to everyone in their company to determine which new benefits employees are most interested in. What part of the writing process does this activity represent?
September 22, 2011 by Donna

English II
Use the text box below to do a five-minute free-writing session. Time yourself. If you would like to try again, give yourself another five minutes. Remember, this is free-writing. You may type whatever you like. This section of your submission will not be graded, but you are ...
May 7, 2013 by Carlos

8th grade
okay, heres the deal tomorrows my english exam in which i need to write a DESCRIPTIVE paragraph. i reaaaallllllly need a BROAD topic to write about, anyone got any ideas?
June 8, 2010 by Amanda

English 1
We have to write a paragraph in the boy's point of view from a excerpt of a story we read in class. He is a Jewish boy being hung from whatever he did. It doesn't say. How can I write how he felt and be descriptive? Help!!
March 11, 2014 by Victoria Mueller

english help asap
hi I have to do an essay analyzing themes, symbols, and the authors' writing style of two books: A Farewell to Arms and The English Patient. I need help writing the introduction. How do i start my intro paragraph explaining about the two book without saying too much and ...
July 25, 2006 by david

In the following question, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" ...
November 16, 2013 by kitty

English... Cry, The beloved country
What is the underlying message of all of Arthur Jarvis’s writing? How does reading his son’s writing affect the behavior of James Jarvis? Write at least five sentences.
April 4, 2012 by Xander

Hello. I will be very grateful if you check the sentences: 1)"Do you think students are not allowed to use dictionaries while writing tests?" 2)"Do you think using dictionaries is not allowed while writing tests?" Do they sound natural and standard English? I'm especially ...
May 21, 2014 by Nalmi

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