Comm 156 Week One DQ one
Review the information provided on pp. 5153. Explain the
initial steps of writing an essay. Identify how your audience,
purpose, and content will influence your approach.
Whether for an essay, article, thesis, paragraph, or novel,
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Week 8 DQ 2
Compare and contrast essays are explained in Ch. 16. Please describe and
provide examples of two situations where a compare and contrast essay would
I think compare and contrast essays would be appropriate when
attempting to de
Week 8 DQ 5 Comm 156
What are the two types of organization used in compare and contrast essays?
What are the steps of organization? What happens if you skip a step?
The two types of organization in comparison/contrast essays are point to point and
Jerry Fensterman effectively persuaded me to believe that whether I would consider
assisted suicide for myself or not, it should be a legal option for the incurably ill. Mr.
Fensterman states that until he was diagnosed with kidney cancer in April of 1994
Week 5 DQ 4
According to the reading, an introduction should capture your readers'
interest and present the main point. It should present te essay's thesis
statement and should give the readers an idea of what the essay will
cover. It suggests using a sur
It is important to be objective when receiving feedback because getting upset over every
negative comment will cause you to miss the benefits of what is being said. By the same
token, getting too puffed up over positive comments may cause you to become
Week 5 DQ 2
Feedback can help me determine which areas to focus further on in my writing by
showing me where the reviewer had questions about the content of my paper. If the
reviewer is questioning content or needs clarification on certain points, it is q
Assignment: Become a Critic
Watch a movie or television show with a critical eye.
Write a 350- to 750-word review of the movie or television
show. The review must include a thesis statement, introductory
paragraph, and at least two supporting paragraphs.
Week 4 DQ 1
To make supporting points it is important that one finds relevant, accurate,
and reliable sources. What should you consider when looking for helpful
sources? What are some red flags that indicate you should avoid a particular
Week 4 DQ 2
Review Ch. 21 to learn about finding and using sources. What types of sources
will you use to help support your topic sentences? Why do you believe they are
effective choices to support your point of view?
Various sources fill the arsenal for
Week 3 dq 2
The steps included in the prewriting phase of essay writing are
freewriting, asking yourself questions about your topic, making a list or
brainstorming, discussing your topic with others, using the clustering or
mapping technique, or researchi