Words of Wisdom:

"Reguardless of his looks, he isn't such a bad guy." - BIGWAVE01

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Kaitlin Lash
                                                                                                    Student # 21419179

Answer Questions 1–4 in one or two sentences.
Question 1 is based on the following paragraph.
A trip to the ocean can be a relaxing escape from the everyday pressures of life. A sailboat glistening
on the horizon provides a mental escape to faraway places. The rhythm of the ocean beating against
The sand is sedating music to a troubled mind. A slow, gentle breeze can relax your tensions. You
Should always be careful to avoid overexposure to the sun at the beach.

1. Type the sentences that answer the following questions:

a. What sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph? A trip to the ocean.

b. What sentence is unrelated to the topic and can be eliminated? A sailboat glistening on the horizon provides a mental escape to faraway places.

2. List four things to look for when you’re proofreading.
  ~Is everything spelled correct?
  ~ Are there correct punctuation.  
  ~ make sure there are no run on sentences.
3. Complete the following two steps:

a. Define the term cliché.
A phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.
b. Write one sentence that contains a cliché.
One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

4. Name and explain two types of prewriting.
Free write – to free write you fill a piece of paper with any idea that comes to mind about your topic.
Brain storming – make a list of every idea that comes to mind.

5. Choose one of the topics listed below and write a five-sentence paragraph using chronological order
To arrange the details of the paragraph

A. Signing on to my homepage is simple.

b. Writing a paper takes patience and time.

c. Let me explain how to make my favorite sandwich.
    How to make my favorite sandwich. As I start with the provolone cheese as my bread.
Then I put mayonnaise on...


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