Diagnostic Writing Assignment
August 23, 2017
Persuasive Writing and Research, ENGW 103, Sections 4/5/6/7
Write a clear, focused, organized and well-developed introductory paragraph to the question that
follows. Your paragraph should include
The era we live in is one known for its technology and its ability to facilitate the
way we communicate, how we entertain ourselves and the way we go about our daily
lives. Every day we have a certain routine. You wake up, brush your teeth, get some
The Power of Art
It has been scientifically proven, that we are most vulnerable to the influence of external
factors during early adolescence, peaking around age 14 to 15, and declining much thereafter.
Over the past decades, the era we live in has experienced a rapid increase in
advanced technology and its ability to facilitate the way we communicate, how we entertain
ourselves and the way we go about our daily lives. Every
The Media and Social Perceptions
In a world run by media, how do we maintain our own sense of identity? Its harder than one
would think. So many young women are affected by the hold that social media
1. What is the theme? Different kinds of love.
2. What is the overall pattern of organization of the reading? Cause and effect
3. Quote an example of figurative language from the reading.
Prof. Patricia Osterman
Why should marijuana be legalized? One of the reasons allow marijuana to be employed
inside the medical field. Dr. Marta Duran, clinical pharmacologist in the
Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the cemetery of lost books, a labyrinthine
library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man
brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945. Dan
PART ONE: LESSON 3.04
Directions: First, choose which part of the narrative you are going to write.
Next, complete the graphic organizer by adding details to each section so that you are planning
the details for your Narrative Essay.
November 13, 2016
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is home to a place called the Palm Beach Country Estates.
I moved here when I was four years old, and Ive called it home ever since. So many memories
My First Extended Stay Away From Home
It was the summer of 2016 and I planned a cross country road trip to California with my
friends Riley, Brock, and Ridge. We were going to drive 8,000+ miles co
October 30, 2016
The Myth of the Latin Woman by Judith Ortiz Cofer
(PA question 1) I believe Cofers thesis is, My goal is to try to replace the old
stereotypes with a much more interesting set of realities.
November 28, 2016
Do We Really Need More Guns on Campus? by David Shorten and Glenn Altschuler
(PA 2) The essay could definitely benefit from more information about the school gun
laws in each state. More specific e
November 23, 2016
The Myth of the Student Loan Crisis by Nicole Allan and Derek Thompson
(Style 1) This infographic helps the reader understand the advantages of investing in
college. However, it lacks creativity an
October 31, 2016
My First Conk by Malcom X
(PA question 1) This selection was written as a process explanation instead of a set of
instructions because Malcom X does not believe conking is something that pe
20 November 2014
Thesis- Gratuity should be included in every check regardless the amount of people.
January 1, 2014 was a very sad day in the restaurant world
The IRS rule- the automatic gratuity 18
16 December 2014
Thesis- The driving age should be raised to a higher age for safety reasons.
Explain how teen drivers should not be driving
Explain how teenagers increase car wrecks
Letter from Birmingham Jail (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
1. King says he seldom answers criticism. Why not? Why, then, does he decide to do so in this
2. Why do the other clergymen consider Kings activities to be unwise and untimely?
1. Who is the writer?
Justin Anthony Knapp
2. Who is the audience?
3. What is the writers purpose?
The writers purpose is to spread the word about Wikipedia and how
it needs to work.
4. What is the overall issue, problem, and/or subject?
1. In this passage, Maria Stewart is fighting for the rights of servants, in a time
where African Americans (especially females) were treated in a horrible and
2. Jefferson is very direct. He does not use many alliteratons, me
There are 6 parts to this question, 2 identify and 2x explain for two things (so 4). That
means a maximum score of 6.
MY POST: Sample 1 identifies two forms of participation: protesting and writing letter,
so that's two points.
Next he gave 2 ad
Every event in the US and throughout the world shapes the lives of people in
America. Because of the freedom of speech we all can develop our own opinions
about an event and we can communicate those opinions to the people that surround
us. I think ha
1) Who is running for mayor?
Republican Higgins and Democratic Fletcher.
2) What does +/- 5 mean? Discuss the concept of margin of error in detail.
Margin of error is a mathematical equation that explains patterns that
AP English Literature and Composition Terms
Study online at quizlet.com/_amzd8
The emphasis or stress given a syllable in
Narration or description representing specific
abstractions or ideas
Pleasant to the
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016!
For 100 years, the National Park Service has been engaging communities
through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs.
The Centennial will celebrate the achievements of the past
A NEW GENERATION OF
Background of Zika
Zika is a disease most commonly spread through mosquito bites
Other ways Zika can spread are:
Possibly blood transfusion
Zika can cause very serious birth def
Periods 4 & 5 * Lesson Plans * Mrs. Ernst * Algebra I * August 15 19, 2016
Periods 4 & 5
Periods 4 & 5
Student Goal: to get to
know each other and