Chapter 4: Three Ways to Respond
Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein: They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic
Writing. 3rd ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2013. Print.
Planting A Naysayer In Your Text
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines
Humanities and Social Sciences
This course, the second in a series o
Teacher: Quinn Mclaughlin
Farewell to Manzanar written by Jeanne Wakatsuki,a famous Japanese-American Author,
recount her story and experience of the pearl harbor bomb attack that occurred during
World War Two, ca
Teacher: Christina Hare
Are Same Sex Relationship Morally Permissible?
Same sex relationships a re defined as relationships between two people of the same
sex. Something is morally permissible whenever it c
Is Adultery ever morally permissible?
Marriage is an institution that most people gravitate towards. Marriage is defined as the
legally recognized union of a man and a woman. Marriage is sacred and was instituted
BEING A HERO
What is the attention getter of the speech?
When I was a kid, my favorite super hero was Superman. The main reason why I like
Superman is because he helps people no matter what.
2. What was the full thesis statement of the speech?
How to Grow a Crystal
By: My Mac
General Purpose: To demonstrate
Specific Purpose: To demonstrate to my audience how to grow a crystal using copper sulfate
I. Have you ever wondered to grow your own crystals at home?
II. Growing cr
A few weeks earlier, as a chemistry tutor, I was trying to explain the structure of an atom
and how molecules form to a tutee of mine. The communication channel was the vocal channel
since I spoke directly to my tutee. Face-to-face conversation may give a
Unit 4 Review Worksheet
Read each sentence below for meaning. On the blank, write the coordinating conjunction that best expresses the
relationship between the two ideas.
1. Gail will work in her father's business, _ she will attend Montclair State Colleg
Each topic sentence is followed by several examples. Circle the letter of the example that does not clearly
illustrate the topic sentence.
1. Although many people still pursue traditional hobbies like gardening and golf, others seek out more unusual
JOURNAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING RUBRIC
Journal entries will not be assigned on a daily basis. It is your responsibility to pace yourself for
each journal entry. There are 8 weeks in the semester, but your journal is due on the 7th week, so
Choose the correct singular or plural noun:
1. Many (people, peoples) consider Glacier National Park to be the best in the nation.
2. Tom introduced his friends to his two (brothers-in-law, brother-in-laws).
3. Another (dog, dogs) got into the trash last
Name _ Grade _
On the blank, write the plural form of the noun.
Write the correct singular or plural noun on the blank.
6. His boss made an (example, examples) of him. _
7. Both (instructor, instruc
WRITING ASSIGNMENTS (GRASSGROOTS PAGE 388)
Topic: Malcolm Xs inner life changed completely because of the dictionary he copied. Write
about a time when a book, a story, a person, or an experience changed your life.
Most experiences in our lives are diffic
In his recent speech with Republicans, Mitt Romney, one of the candidates running for
president said that he believes humans are responsible for climate change, particularly in the face
of global warming. "I believe the world is getting warm
Answers for Mid-term Review Book
Answers will vary (if you would like me to check yours individually, e-mail me, Pronto me, or
message me from Moodle with your answers. I will respond back as quickly as possible).
Chapter 2 Recognizing Subjects
MID-TERM REVIEW WORKSHEET
For each topic sentence, write a supporting-detail sentence.
Staying healthy and fit is important to me.
Although most people still think of the iPod as a digital music player, others are using these
Write four prepositional phrases.
In this paragraph underline the prepositional phrases.
North Carolina waterfalls are just a few hours from the Triad area. The cooler mountain air
provides a respite from the hot days in the
Journal Entry #16: Free Writing - People do many different things to stay healthy. What do
you do for good health?
Having a good health is the most important thing for living happily. People do many
different things to stay healthy. Personally, I think th
Journal Entry #15: Assigned
If I have a chance to visit a famous place in the world, I would like to visit Florida, which
is the place has many beaches along the sea. I have not been there yet, but I have heard about a
lot of beautiful things in Florida,
Journal Entry #14 : Assigned Topic
Nowadays, cell phones have become a part of our daily life. They have affected the social
life, as well as the way people communicate. These days, it seems everywhere someone is
chatting or texting on their cell phones.
Journal Entry #13: Assigned Topic
Many people find that certain situations make them nervous or anxious such as giving a
speech, taking a test, offering a presentation, or teaching a class. Theres nothing worse than
feeling embarrassed and nervous, especi
Journal Entry #12 : Assigned
When I first started reading last summer, at least half a dozen people suggested I read
The Notebook. I admit this is my first Nicholas Sparkss book, and also my favorite one. Without
a doubt, I believe this is the kind of nov
Journal Entry #11 : Free Writing - Technology has made the world a better place to live.
Nowadays, technology has played an important role in our daily lives. People use
technology in almost aspects of their lives. And as a result, it has become part of o
Journal Entry #10 : Assigned
Most experiences in our lives are difficult at the time, but it becomes necessary for the
future. There are two kinds of experience which is bad and good. No matter it is bad or good,
there is always a valuable lesson that we
Journal Entry #9 : Free Writing - Some people prefer to live in a small town. Others prefer to
live in a big city. Which place would you prefer to live in?
Some people prefer to live in a small town, but others prefer to live in a big city.
Journal Entry #8: Assigned
The place where I grew up is a dynamic and animated city. It is called Ho Chi Minh city.
It is not only the biggest economic city in Vietnam, but also a city with the highest population
throughout the country. When I think back
Journal Entry #7: Free Writing - How does television influence peoples behavior?
Nowadays, movies and television have become a part of our daily life, and they have an
insidious influence on our behavior. Entertaining media has affected on people's behavi
Journal Entry #6 : Free Writing Why many students choose to attend schools or universities
outside their home country?
Nowadays, although students can get a good education in most subjects at their countries,
many students choose to attend schools or univ
Journal Entry #5: Assigned
Body image is one of the popular issues that currently exist in our daily life. I believe that
everyone has at least one time in their life struggling with their image, especially their body
image. What is the average weight? Ho