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  1. Language Arts - Dragonwings
    Anyone have the answers to the final Dragonwings test please? Here are the questions. Which of the following passages from the text best supports the story’s theme of loyalty? (1 point) "You only had to punch out the biggest and toughest of the bunch and the others would ...
  2. Civics
    Patrick Henry made this statement in his speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. The purpose of the speech was to explain why he opposed ratifying the Constitution without a Bill of Rights. A quotation by Patrick Henry at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. He says, You ...
  3. English
    A __ includes all the works an author consulted but did not necessarily cite in the actual report. a. Works Cited page b. Bibliography c. footnote d. parenthetical citation***
  4. LA
    . Which of the following quotes from "The Morning of June 28, 1948" Best describes the aversion that the public felt toward Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery?" A) “As a matter of fact, when I read it over later I decided that except for one two minor corrections, it...
  5. Language
    How would I cite "A surprising point of view" in MLA formatting? I have 0 idea who the author is... please help.
  6. Language Arts
    Time plays an important role in Act I of The Phantoms Tollbooth. At the beginning of the play, the Clock says, "Time is important, but it's what you do with it that makes it so." In an essay, explain what this reveals about the author's viewpoint. Then tell how at least two ...
  7. AP English
    The author uses the indefinite pronoun something in the first sentence because: a. he wants to hook the reader with the ambiguity b. he's imprecise in his thinking c. his style is academic and purposefully obscure d. he does not know yet what the "something" is e. he wants to ...
  8. LA
    (I need help on this, there are two options but I only chose one.) the following question asks about one or more selections from your literature textbook. You may use your textbook to answer the question. Select one question to respond to: Time plays an important role in Act I...
  9. English
    What is the thesis statement in the following passage? The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne uses different settings to help shape the novel and also the characters. The clever use of Hawthorne's settings truly makes the scarlet letter a masterpiece of literature. The ...
  10. ELA
    Hello! I just wanted to double check my answer to see if I am thinking correctly. Read this passage: The principle of the mercury boiler is the utilization of mercury between the fire and the under-boiler surface exposed to the flame — the mercury, when vaporized, going into...
  11. ELA
    1. When can you omit the author’s last name in documentation? When you introduce the author at the beginning of the quote THIS ONE When you are not plagiarizing When you misinterpret his quotes When you do not list a page number 2. What is the purpose of a research paper? To...
  12. ELA
    Tips on taking notes are Put a bunch of information on one card, put the author’s name first, and summarize everything. Take accurate notes: don’t misinterpret the words, write facts to include examples, statistics, data and expert testimony, take quick notes by ...
  13. Literature
    You have plagiarized if you have * A. No page numbers where you found the facts, no quotation marks around quotes, no source credited with providing you with the information, and no work cited page. B. Quotes around the author’s ideas, no in-text citation with the quote, and...
  14. ELA
    Volcano Forms New Pacific Island Angela Antrim 1NORTHERN PACIFIC OCEAN—Scientists have discovered a new, currently unnamed island in the northern Pacific Ocean. The small island is located in an isolated area between Hawaii and the Marshall Islands. Scientists believe that ...
  15. ss
    Hey guys im super behind in my ss work and we have a portfolio and i honestly dont understand any part of it ( probably bc im so dumb lol) and im in connexus btw idk if that helps here are the directions Migration and Immigration in the Early 20th Century Portfolio Directions ...
  16. History
    What was one emphisis of the constitution of 1845? A: Fiscal responsibility b: Freedom of former slaves C: Importince of high Texas D: increase state debt Why was the Texas constitution of 1845 twice as long as he written before it select all that apply only 2 A: it addressed...
  17. ELA
    If the author wanted to rewrite this story as a play with dramatic irony, what change would be MOST effective? A) Coach Wilkins would prepare a speech and share his feelings about retirement. B) The chorus would sing the school's fight song at the beginning and at the end of ...
  18. ELA
    Asthma Centers for Disease Control, Asthma, FAQs What Asthma Is 1 Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing...
  19. Seattle central college
    Which of the following is author’s opinion a. Olmsted - was appoint superintendent and worker began cleaning the land for construction. b. After a vote by park commissioner, Vaux and Olmsted become the officer design of Central Park. c. Calvert Vaux, a Britsh architect who ...
  20. English
    1.) Main Theme Of ''A Noiseless Flash'' Is That A. Chance Alone Determined Who Survived The Attack. B. Many Individuals Anticipated The Nuclear Holocaust. C. People Respond Methodically In Emergencies. D. All People Suffer Equally In War. This Is From The Story Noiseless Flash...
  21. language arts
    6. Poets use imagery and words with different connotations and denotations. In a paragraph, define and provide an example of imagery, connotation, and denotation. Then, explain how poets use these. Does this fit the criteria The imagery in a poem is a descriptive line or ...
  22. English
    why does the author repeat the word 'never-ending'? Life seemed to be never ending. Every day, i rush to the car, i rush to school. Lessons seemed to be a never-ending run.
  23. English
    Read the following paragraph: The election of Danielle Meyer as senior class president has been a mixed blessing. While it's true that she has tried to keep open a dialogue between students and the school administration, she has been largely ineffective in implementing change...
  24. Math
    There is a shelf in the library for the books by authors with the last names of Amster, Anderson, Axelson, Bannister, Baxter, and Bayer. The following table shows the number of books that the library has by these authors and how many of those books are currently checked out. ...
  25. help (Reading)
    This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in this unit. Support your response with at ...
  26. Reading
    The Kepler spacecraft was designed to investigate humanity last unexplored frontier the far reaches of space. The NASA space telescope looks deep into the Milky Way galaxy for the sign of habitable planet where a human can potentially thrive, in the thousands of planets it has...
  27. ELA
    A Screamingly Good Science Lesson Elizabeth Kibler 1Amusement park rides give us thrills, exhilaration, and delight. If you pay attention, these rides can give you something else—a science lesson. Roller coasters are amazing rides that can twist and veer until you scream; ...
  28. English
    News media has undergone a rapid evolution in the past few years. Social media allows anyone who has a laptop, tablet, or smart phone to disseminate the news. Although social media creates an opportunity to increase global awareness, it also makes it easy to spread ...
  29. Honors English 11 (PLEASE HELP!)
    1. Recall that a participle is a verb form that is used as an adjective. A participial phrase is a participle with its modifiers and complements used as an adjective. Read the following sentence. Frosted with gooey icing, the cinnamon rolls were impossible to resist. Identify ...
  30. English
    2. According to MLA citation style rules, when citing a book by more than one author, the authors' names should A. be listed alphabetically by last name. B. follow the title of the book. C. be listed alphabetically by first name. D. be listed in the order in which they appear ...
  31. English
    4. A _______ citation is generally used when merely citing facts or have already identified the source author. A. block B. substitute C. parenthetical D. title 4 D Verify my answers
  32. English
    4. A _______ citation is generally used when merely citing facts or have already identified the source author. A. block B. substitute C. parenthetical D. title According to MLA citation style rules, when citing a book by more than one author, the authors' names should 2. A. be...
  33. English
    1. Your instructor assigned the class to write an essay about a famous artist. What is the first step you should take to begin this project? A. Construct your thesis statement B. Decide the exact number of sources you will use C. Devise a title for your essay D. Do some ...
  34. MLA English
    1. The MLA format for citing a book has four parts, beginning with the author’s name. What appears in the fourth position? A. Place of publication B. Date C. Publisher D. Medium 2. Which of the following is a true statement about an MLA Works Cited page? A. The Works Cited ...
  35. English
     The following is an example of r​egional dialect from which author? "The feller took the money and sta​rted away; and when he was going​out at the door, he sorter jerked his thumb over his shoulder​­so­­at Dan'...
  36. ELA
    Pablo is writing a research paper about Roald Dahl, a famous children's book author. His teacher told him to include at least one primary source in his research. Which of the following is an example of a primary source? A. an interview with Roald Dahl by a TV reporter B. an ...
  37. english
    "Borders" 1. What does the mother's refusal to state her nationality as Canadian or American signify? (1 point) that she resents govenmental interference in her life the she identifies with neither country that she comes from somewhere else that she is stubborn and proud "...
  38. English
    I'm writing a personal essay about a novel. Every time I use the title of my novel in the my essay my teacher wants me to underline it. For one part of the essay I'm supposed to talk about if the author has published any other novels. I was just wondering if I should underline...
  39. Honors English 10A
    Can you please help me with a few more Ms. Sue? Read lines 5-9 from "The Olympic Swimmer." Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, blue pool; Like fish at play in Neptune's sea. Swimming relaxed, and calm, and free. These stars, like sharks, cut the waves...
  40. English
    This is all for the poem "To His Coy Mistress" They're all short answers. 1) What is the speaker trying to convince his mistress to do? 2) Why is she being "coy"? 3) Outline the author's argument in the form of a syllogism or a logical argument where the conclusion is inferred...
  41. social studies
    2. Which of the following laws would the Free-Soil Party have supported? (1 point) a) cottonocracy b) slave codes c) Wilmot Proviso d) Fugitive Slave Act 3. In what way did Uncle Tom’s Cabin change the attitude of Northerners about slavery? (1 point) a) They began to view it...
  42. English
    I have an essay to write based on this question, but I'm unsure of exactly what it wants me to analyze/write about: More than one hundred years ago, a writer for the Atlantic Monthly confronted an issue that is still timely. Read the following essay carefully. Then write an ...
  43. ELA
    Choose the meaning that best matches the word in italics. After finding several errors, the author insisted that his book be pulled from the shelves until a version that was "amended" could be published. 1)abridged 2)expanded 3) revised 4)photographed I think #3 Thanks
  44. Language Arts
    Here are all the reading roles: 1. Discussion Director As a discussion director you will think about the following: - what images come to mind as you read - if you could interview the author what questions would you ask? Why? - predict what will happen next and why 2. Word ...
  45. English
    The author's purpose is to inform the reader. Which statement best demonstrates this intent? a. a verdant rain-forest rises out of the ocean to snow capped peaks. b. Scholars are not sure about the legend but do speculate that the Maori discovered Aotearoa more than 1000 years...
  46. In-Text Citations
    I'm using a textbook that has a collection of stories by various authors, but the author of the textbook (person who compiled these stories) is a different person. If I'm trying to write an in-text citation for one of these stories from the textbook, should the author I cite ...
  47. English, Language arts
    A huge crowd of students gathers to watch the fight between John Quinn and the narrator in "The Pigman & me". Explain what mood the author creates in the scene and how he created it. Use specific examples. Use the reading selection to help you answer the questions.
  48. Algebra
    The author of a book on running receives a royalty of 75¢ per copy sold. If the royalty rate is 12% of the single copy price, how much money per copy does not go to the author?
  49. english
    uncle tom cabin What specific event precipitated the writing of Uncle Tom s Cabin? Find the information in a documented source whose author you can identify
  50. Alegbra 1
    The author of a book on running receives a royalty of 75¢ per copy sold. If the royalty rate is 12% of the single copy price, how much money per copy does not go to the author?
  51. Language
    While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. Doing poorly in schools is one ...
  52. Language
    Walking is for everyone Walking is a popular form of exercise, and it is growing more popular each year. Walking is good for every age group: the rate of participation does not decline in the middle and later years. In a national survey, the highest percentage of regular ...
  53. Language
    Let me introduce Javier Solas, who is running for president of the student council. As than Liu, last year's president, said " I can't imagine voting for anyone but Javier. He's clearly the best-qualified candidate. Nearly every other member of last year's student council has ...
  54. History
    im writing an essay on the mexican and american war how is this? The Mexican-American War was a conflict between the United States and Mexico. It commenced on 25 April, 1846 and ended on 2 February, 1848. President Polk played a large role in the United States government's ...
  55. character education
    Knowing vs. Doing Consider one particularly striking instance. Some years ago, the New York Times ran a story about an author who had his manuscript, Telling Right From Wrong, accepted by a major publishing house. The publisher considered it a “brilliant” treatment of ...
  56. Intensive Reading (CHECK MS SUE)
    Which statement best reveals an author's purpose? A.In the article, it is clear the author has talked to many people who fought for civil rights. B.The author wants readers to understand the development of voting rights in America. C.The author offers an interesting point of ...
  57. Intensive Reading (CHECK)
    Evidence to support your understanding of an essay or article should come mainly from A. articles you research*** B. biographies of the author C.fellow students D.the text itself Is it A or D?
  58. English (Literature)
    What does it mean by "How the Author writes"? I have to write how the author writes for my paragraph about my book
  59. math
    In which sentence does the author make an appeal to emotion. A. shouldn't that determination be rewarded B. not only that but Javier is an egale scout and editor in chief of the school newpaper. (this one) C as than liu last years president said I cant imagine voting for ...
  60. math
    In which sentence does the author make an appeal to authority. A. vote for Javier! ( this one) B. now he speaks English fluently C as than liu last years president said I cant imagine voting for anyone but Javier. D. not only that but Javier is an egale scout and editor in ...
  61. English
    Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in this unit. Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author of your selection. "...
  62. Art help with checking plzzzzzz
    Could someone please help me check these??? When using a green screen for filming, the 3d element Is: A) The green screen B) The actor or actress*** C) The specialized software D) The Image on the green screen How did the city of Venice Beach decide to manage graffiti A) Allow...
  63. English
    Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has already damaged millions ...
  64. English
    How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott? telling stories about rosa parks to school-age children answering the phone and delivering messages explaining the unfair laws to her neighbors driving her husband to and from church ...
  65. English
    How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott?
  66. English
    Hi! ____ 11. The author of The Call of the Wild shifts the setting from California to Alaska in order to (1 point) a) depict how Buck becomes a tough survivor. b) illustrate how money can change a character’s perspective. c) show John Thornton’s values remain unchanged ...
  67. English
    Hi! ____ Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism. The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I ...
  68. ELA (English)
    And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and they all readapted to ...
  69. language arts
    Please help!!!! I don't need the answer, i just need help understanding this. In "Life Without Gravity," the author provides many ideas and details about living in microgravity. What do you consider the most important idea in "Life Without Gravity"? In an essay, describe the ...
  70. Reading
    3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around (1)a fight between two boys at school. (2)a tree cut almost to its heart. (3)Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. (4)concerns about how...
  71. Literature and Composition
    Read the following description from The Red Badge of Courage. “As he looked all about him and pondered the mystic gloom, he began to believe that at any moment the ominous distance might be aflame. . . Staring once at the red eyes across the river, he conceived them to ...
  72. character education
    An authoritative paper is one that ____________________. The paper is based on research in the real world has an author and sources who are recognized as experts in the field of study with which the paper deals is listed on the dean list in colled where it originated B
  73. AP US HISTORY
    Could someone confirm my short analyzation of this document? I'm not the greatest in this class and I'm a little shaky on whether or not I understand this properly. DOCUMENT: Source: "Brutus," New York Journal, January 10, 1788 The power to raise armies, is indefinite and ...
  74. Language arts
    Choose the option that best completes the multi-draft reading process. First Read: Read to unlock the basic meaning of the text. Second Read: Focus on __________ Third Read: Focus on what the text means and how it relates to the world. A. what the text says. B. how the author ...
  75. English
    2. The author of "I am a Native of North America" reflects on communal living to show that It can lead to isolation and distrust It can stop conflict and war It can foster love and acceptance** It can conquer loneliness Plz help I would love all answers for quiz thx
  76. English
    How does the author of The Johnstown Flood make the order of the story understandable? by using time order signal words so the reader can follow the events by listing the actual time of events he provided a timeline at the end of the story he uses flashbacks through the history A
  77. ELA
    The author explains the "fight or flight" response by comparing and contrasting A) humans to tigers B) workers to bosses C) modern man to cavemen D) adrenaline to heart failure I thinking d or b.
  78. ELA
    What metaphor does the author use to help readers understand how the "fight or flight" response works in humans? A) a boss calling a meeting B) the body is supercharged C) a caveman running from a tiger D) the heart is an automatic weapon I am thinking it is d.
  79. ELA
    Passage: Most people outside of Farmington, Maine, have never heard of Chester Greenwood—but endless numbers of children have a fun way to play outside in cold winter weather because of his invention.  Chester Greenwood was born in 1858 in Farmington, Maine. One of six ...
  80. LA
    Choose the option that best completes the multi-draft reading process. First Read: Read to unlock the basic meaning of the text. Second Read: Focus on __________ Third Read: Focus on what the text means and how it relates to the world. A. what the text says. B. how the author ...
  81. English 1 (Check Ms. Sue)
    What is the function of non-fiction text features? A. To assist with reading fictional texts B. To assist with approaching a difficult text*** C. To assist with determining the author of a text D. To assist with writing a bibliography for a text Is it B?
  82. READING
    The press had no response for her accusation of slander. Which literary device does the author use in this sentence? 1. alliteration 2. metonymy 3. oxymoron 4. simile My answer is Number 2. B
  83. CHECK MY ANSWERS - HISTORY
    1: What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A: to write the Constitution B: to amend the Constitution C: to amend the Articles of Confederation *** D: to ratify the Constitution 2: What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of ...
  84. ELA
    7) What metaphor does the author use to help readers understand how the "fight or flight" response works in humans? A) a boss calling a meeting B) the body is supercharged C) a caveman running from a tiger D) the heart is an automatic weapon It might be b.
  85. english
    1. Which of the following are elements of a memoir? (2 points) It is a fictional story. It is a story from the author's life. It tells all of the important events of the author's life. It recalls a specific memory of the author's life. Choose one answer for each of the items ...
  86. history
    In forty seven ronin what is the author's message?
  87. Language helppppp
    1.Which question should you ask during your first read of the multi-draft reading process? 1. What is the author's purpose in writing this piece? How has this work increased my knowledge of a subject, issue, or event? What evidence does the author present to explain or support...
  88. Language Arts please help
    1)Which of the following best describes an expository essay? an essay that uses casual, conversational language an essay that tells a story about a real-life experience an essay that explains an idea by breaking it down*** an essay that uses humor to achieve the author's ...
  89. Language Arts
    What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection to a friend? Why or why not? Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author ...
  90. Social studies
    From the True Narration of the Knight of Elvas March 9, 1540 On the other bank of the river we found a province, which is called Acapachiqui (Southwest Georgia), very abundant in food... We saw some towns of the province, and others we could not because it was a land of very ...
  91. Social studies
    From the True Narration of the Knight of Elvas March 9, 1540 On the other bank of the river we found a province, which is called Acapachiqui (Southwest Georgia), very abundant in food... We saw some towns of the province, and others we could not because it was a land of very ...
  92. english 2
    Can someone please please help me!!!! 1.Read the following sentences from "Lifeguard Rules!" “That’s it, Ira and Michael,” Francesca had said. "You guys don’t get a third warning. Go spend fifteen minutes out of the water. I’ll inform you when I’m ready to see you ...
  93. English
    What does this Mean? This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in this unit. Support ...
  94. English
    What is the main conflict in the book, Leaving Home? How does the author us "Italics" in the excerpt, and what is it letting the readers know? What is the true story" element in the book, I Am Malala? What is the purpose of dialogee, and what does it let the reader know?
  95. Language Arts
    Read this excerpt from "The treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers (Greg Ridley is inside an old abandoned apartment house when he meets Lemon Brown.) 1. "You ain't one of them bad boys looking for my treasure, is you?" Lemon Brown cocked his head to one side and ...
  96. Ed Tech please help
    1. A personal narrative is like an autobiography in that it it tells your whole life from birth to present it is a story about something in the author's life written by the author*** it is written in third person it is a story about a person written by a different person 2. ...
  97. Social Studies
    Which of the following was one important contribution made by Benjamin Franklin during the constitutional convention? A.) He called for an end to the Articles of Confederation B.) He is known as the primary author of the U.S constitution. C.) He made a plea to delegates to ...
  98. Language arts
    In An Inconvenient Truth, the author uses which of the following to emphasize how humans can improve the atmosphere? A. The illustration of the suns energy as it travels to and from earth B. The content of "What Exactly Are Green House Gases" C. The subheading of Crisis=...
  99. English
    I'm fond of autumn in the countryside- it's so serene -what does serene mean? Mr. Bradford lunged at his wedding ring as it fell into the vortex of the bathtub drain - what does vortex mean? The visitor unfurled the quilt she had brought with her and began to talk about it's ...
  100. English
    What do signaling phrases in a research paper identify to a reader? The author of a source The type of source The page number of a source The publication date of a source Couldn't it be either option a or c? I can only pick one, though. Please help? Thanks
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