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Subject: Nancy Verb: burned
Subject: I Verb: always keep
Subject: He Verb: has been looking
Subject: Manager Verbs: was hired, fired on
Subject: Grandfather Verbs: is often, troubled by
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When writing essays, I always try to first locate a main idea that I know there will be plenty to
write about. Once that is decided, I start to make an outline, so that it will better assist me in my
essay. Ill divide it into three sections, the introduct
Journal Entry 6
The material that I have learned in these past two months have given me a better understanding on
writing. During this course, I had taken notes on all the material that was covered and I will save them so
if there were to ever come a time
Journal Entry 3
I believe I would focus on Step one: Getting started through Prewriting. I feel its the most important
because that will be the foundation of creating my essay. There are quite a few prewriting strategies to
choose from. The one that I alw
Slang and clichs
Journal Entry 5
In my day to day activities, I find my using slang more than anything. I
sometime use clichs, but the slang is more noticeable. Not only in writing,
but speaking as well. I never thought of it as a bad habit until now. Rea
Journal Entry 7
When viewing my writing from now to before, I notice a huge difference. I never thought my writing was
bad until I started taking this course. I dont know if Im embarrassed of my writing or the fact that
nobody ever corrected me. Its a sad
In this conference, I want you to read and analyze a cause-effect essay. I dont want comments posted to
the conference; please send them via e-mail.
The essay I chose belongs to a blog; the essay is considered an opinion piece. I chose it because its a
1. Believe the essay is more of an effect, because the writer is explaining how over the years the
treatment towards women have changed.
2. Openly sexist in todays culture, online, women bloggers, vicious verbal abuse, rape and death
threats, female polit
In order to be an effective writer, my most challenging goal
to achieve would be writing error-free sentences. Not everyone
in life is perfect, no matter how hard they put an effort into it.
There is always room for error in life. Making mistakes and
Review Test 1 Page 97
Before leave work, turn off the lights.
When the game show came on, everyone was quiet.
Since I have to gain some weight, its important I still exercise.
While I was looking in the store window, I reali
EDCP 103 Final Exam
Section I: Multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank
Each question in this section is worth 1 point.
Three passages out of the four in each question contain sentence fragments or run-on
sentences. Choose the one cor
Diagnostic Grammar Quiz
Objectives of this diagnostic grammar quiz:
Students and professor will recognize students strengths and weaknesses in
Students will practice navigating their textbooks for grammar information
POST YOUR ANSWERS IN YOUR ASSIGNMENTS FOLDER.
Each question is worth 5 points.
1. Following are a topic sentence and a concluding sentence. Use these sentences and
additional sentences with supporting details to write a well-developed para
Quiz 3: Thesis statements
Select the best answer for each item below.
Choice (a) is for effective thesis statements.
Each question is worth 10 points. If you answer correctly, you will receive 10 points. If
you choose one of the ineffective choic
Kinds of Drivers
University of Maryland University College
September 8, 2013
Virginia Drivers are the Worst
I have lived in Virginia for the past four years and can sum up Virginia drivers and three
classifications. The first is e
University of Maryland University College
September 1, 2013
My brother and I are so much the same in many different ways. Take our jobs for
instance; I am in the United States Navy and he is a local pol
The purpose of this paper is to identify and examine my career path and occupation I plan
to pursue after I graduate from college. Right now, I am focusing on majoring in Accounting. I
plan to be an accountant or auditor after I complete my degree. I will
1. Learning styles are different methods or ways of learning. It could be visual, auditory,
kinesthetic, tactile, etc. Every individual has their own alleged way to learn best.
2. Prior to discussing learning style in this class, I have defin
Chapter 8 (Read) is one of the things I was looking forward to reaching as it is my
biggest problem in my academics! In college there is a massive amount of reading to be done
and I tend to run away from it. Simply because Im a slow reader and i
The readings for this week on understanding higher educations role in society and its
impact on going forward made me sit and evaluate where I am at this point and how important
liberal education is. I always hate writing assignments because I a
If she passed her board exam. Leah will become an accountant.
Leah will become an accountant if she passed her board exam.
Talking on the phone. The reporter received information about the oil price hike
that will begin on
Part A: Editing and Rewriting.
Harry and his friend Susan got stuck in an elevator. Another man was stuck with them. Harry
turned to Susan and asked, "Has this ever happened to you before?"
Once, she said, about ten years ago in a department store. We
After studying the Langan chapter on End Marks, please complete the following:
A. Please write two sentences each illustrating the use of periods, question marks, and
I was late for work this morning.
He plays the guitar well.
A. COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS
Review Test 1
1. It seems whenever you're at the doctor's office, your symptoms disappear.
2. The boss asked his assistant to rearrange the insurance files, placing each in its proper
3. You'll get your share of the pi
Please read the Langan chapter about Capital Letters and do the following:
A. Do A,B, and the Reflective Activity found on pages 278-80.
Part A: Editing and Rewriting
The morning that I visited the Lincoln Memorial, it was raining. It was a quiet Thursday
After reading the chapter in your Langan text on Other Punctuation Marks and studying Module
4, Lecture 2, complete the following:
A. Complete Review Test 2 on page 338.
Review Test 2
On separate paper, write two sentences using each of the following punc
"It is better to wear out than to rust out."
Richard Cumberland 1631-1718
To wear out is like failing. To keep trying until we think that we cant do anything more. Grabbing
every opportunity that comes and doing everything we can to be better in life e
A. Complete Parts A, B, and C on pages 329-331 of the Langan text.
Part A: Editing and Rewriting
On Tuesday, May 4, 2004, my husband and I were unable to sleep because of the loud
music coming from your apartment. When I first heard the music
After reading and studying the Langan text chapter Sentence Variety II [pages 251-264], please
complete the following:
A. Please complete Review Test 1, page 262. You will post a total of 10 sentences for this
exercise. Please proofread each sentence care
After reading and studying your Langan text chapter on Misplaced Modifiers, please complete
A. Write five sentences with misplaced modifiers and then five sentences correcting those
1. The food on the table was eaten by