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The first step to drafting a document-based essay is analyzing the prompt. As writers revise document-based essays, they should make sure relevant facts and have been included. details A student made this graphic organizer to help write an informative essay. What does the organizer imply …

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The “Read Books, Share the Love” advertisement effectively convinces people to read more books. The advertisement targets parents of young children. In the ad, a mother and father are reading a book to their two young children. Most parents certainly would want their children to …

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Read the rough-draft paragraph. Since popcorn is a whole grain, it is high in dietary fiber, which helps in the regulation and maintenance of the digestive system. To maximize the healthful benefits of eating popcorn, be sure to only munch on either air-popped popcorn or …

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8/2013 Thematic: Foreign Policy (Cold War) Following World War II, the threat of communist expansion led the United States to take diplomatic, military, and economic actions to limit the global influence of the Soviet Union and China. These Cold War actions met with varying degrees …

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Dark humor and paranoid characters 1. Unlike modernist literature, postmodern literature was characterized by Responds to the work and develops his own ideas about it 2. During literary analysis, the writer reads a work and then Interrogative Read the sentence. How many national parks are …

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The movie is an invented story about the jazz scene, but it is interspersed with archival footage and photographs of famous poets and singers of the time. In this context, what is the meaning of “archival”? authentic Yet the Philadelphia clubwoman is ashamed to say …

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An essay that effectively compares two editorials must include a description of why the author chose each editorial. In a compare-and-contrast essay, a strong argument must provide support in the form of details and relevant facts. An argument based on logic and reason rather than …

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The tempo in this example… Starts fast, slows down, then picks up again The following excerpt is not an example of triple meter. t The following piece is an example of triple meter. f The Italian term that describes very fast tempo is: presto The …

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Read this claim from an argumentative essay about zoos. Zoos help to protect endangered animals, and they are necessary for animal conservation. Which statement best represents a counterclaim to this claim? Removing animals from the wild and placing them in zoos can contribute to the …

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Write a few sentences explaining what you think makes someone a hero. Sample Response: Heroes are people who improve other people’s lives without asking for anything in return. Heroes often make sacrifices for others and may risk their own safety to make the world a …

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absolute monarch a ruler with unlimited authority, having no checks on his or her power by law or constitution armada a large fleet of warships boyar a powerful Russian noble and landowner divine right the belief that God had created a monarchy and had chosen …

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To create the proper style for an argumentative essay, writers should delete personal “I” statements. Which question can help a writer analyze a prompt and develop a claim for an argumentative essay? An effective claim for an argumentative essay is precise and knowledgeable. Which statement …

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The introduction of an argumentative essay must include a claim. What is the last step to creating an argumentative essay? revising To create the proper tone for an argumentative essay, writers should focus on the evidence. Which statement is an example of an effective claim …

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Advice Words of advice that will make an impact on your reader. Example: “When you want something from someone, give them something instead.” Anecdote A short and amusing story about an incident or a person, usually famous. Example: “As a teen, Bill Gates use to …

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Mary Kay Ash wanted to write a book about women in business. Instead, what transpired was a business plan for Mary Kay, Inc., a cosmetics company. In a free enterprise system, people like Mary Kay Ash have the opportunity to make their own economic decisions …

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querulous tending to complain; whining quantitative relating to quantity; measurable nonchalant indifferent, calm, and unconcerned promiscuous demonstrating or applying and undiscriminating or unselective approach anthropomorphism attributing human characteristics to non humans feign pretend something, invent something assuage relieve something unpleasant futile in vein, having no …

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The texture of this example is (Play :17) Polyphonic Léonin and Pérotin were two composers associated with Notre Dame and the development of polyphony. True Who is credited with the creation of plainsong? Pope Gregory I Which of the following factors most strongly suggests that …

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Many American writers, lots of times, talk about the topic of American personality. American authors often write about the topic of American identity. The speaker of Okita’s poem likes to eat American things like hot dogs. The narrator of the poem likes hot dogs, which …

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues a warning when a foodborne illness breaks out. The agency informs the public about foods to avoid on their website and in public statements. The FDA also tells consumers what to do if they become sick. Which detail …

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In “from The Diary of Samuel Pepys,” what conclusion can you draw about Samuel Pepys from his account of The Great London Fire? He maintained relations with all social strata. For which of the following types of writing would first-person point of view be least …

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