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ENG 121 Week 1 Pre Quiz ENG 121 Week 1 Quiz Grammar Assessment ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 1 Reading Strategies ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 2 Generating Ideas for Writing ENG 121 Week 2 DQ 1 Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing ENG 121 Week 2 DQ 2 Outlining and Planning the Personal Essay ENG 121 Week 1 Assignment aPractice Essay ENG 121 Week 2 Journal Quotes ENG 121 Week 2 Quiz (3 Sets) ENG 121 Week 3 Journal Paraphrasing ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 1 Explore Persuasive, Personal, and Expository Writing ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 2 Peer Review ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz (4 Sets) ENG 121 Week 4 Journal Summarizing ENG 121 week 4 Discussion 1 Revision Versus Editing ENG 121 Week 4 Quiz (2 Set) ENG 121 Week 4 DQ 2 Revision Checklist ENG 121 Week 3 Assignment Personal Essay Draft ENG 121 Week 5 Discussion 1 Two Options ENG 121 Week 5 DQ 2 Editing Checklist ENG 121 Week 5 Final Essay Personal Essay ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 Assignment Practice Essay


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Practice Essay. This writing exercise will help your instructor discover who you are as a writer. The essay will be used to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses as a writer, and it will allow the instructor the opportunity to identify grammatical, stylistic, and mechanical problems specific to each student. Do not fret over the idea that grammar, style, and mechanics will be evaluated in this assignment. This writing exercise is merely one way to take a look at any particular patterns that exist in your writing. You will earn full credit for completing this assignment as long as you follow instructions. A personal essay is about a life experience, person, or object that has significance to you and that you tell to an audience for a reason. Use one of the ideas for a personal essay that you came up with in the Generating Ideas for Writing discussion. Your essay should stir readers into thinking about and remembering their own experiences. The essay should be 550 to 800 words in length. For the purposes of this essay, please do not worry about incorporating any external sources. For more information about how to write a personal essay, please review the major elements that define personal essays in Chapter 6 of ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 Diagnostic Essay

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Diagnostic Essay. The diagnostic writing exercise will help your instructor discover who you are as a writer. The essay will be used to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses as a writer, and it will allow the instructor the opportunity to identify grammatical, mechanical, and stylistic problems specific to each student. You will earn full credit for completing this assignment, as long as you follow instructions. Word Range: 400-500 Estimated Time on Task: 1hour


Please select one of the topics below as the subject of a short essay. Topic 1: Favorite Location Think of a specific location that means something to you, such as the ocean, front porch of a favorite family restaurant, or perhaps a favorite room in your home. Convey that meaning to the reader by describing the location as it impacts three of the five senses – sight, sound, touch, taste, or smell. Topic 2: Healthy vs. Happy? Is taking care of your health—watching what you eat, exercising regularly, etc.—a big waste of time? Isn’t life too short to worry about these things? Shouldn’t we just eat and do what we want? Explain your position. Topic 3: Work Preference Some people prefer to work for themselves or own a business. Others prefer to work for an employer. Would you rather be self-employed, work for someone else, or own a business? Use specific reasons and details to explain your choice. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 1 Reading Strategies

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Reading Strategies. After studying the active reading strategies described in Chapter 2 of Essentials of College Writing, read Chapters 1 and 2 and the “Instructor Guidance” for Week One, apply the survey-question-read-recite-review (SQ3R) strategy as you reread the materials. In your initial post: Discuss how this reading strategy is similar to and/or different from the way you read course material previously. Explain how using SQ3R improved your comprehension of the course materials. § Be sure to use specific examples. You can also explore how you might apply this strategy in your everyday life. § How might SQ3R affect the way you read the newspaper or online articles, for example?


§ If using the strategy did not improve your comprehension of the course materials, explain why. Ask a question you have about this week’s assigned reading. **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 1 Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing

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Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing. In Chapter 1 of Essentials of College Writing, you reviewed a comprehensive list of typical college writing tasks, and you had the opportunity to identify three tasks as strengths and three tasks as weaknesses. Identify and share these strengths and weaknesses, citing examples from past experiences. Then, tell specifically how you plan to resolve the three weaknesses you identified. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 2 Generating Ideas for Writing

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Generating Ideas for Writing. Read the Final Essay assignment instructions in Week Five of your online course or in the “Components of Course Evaluation” section of this guide. Review the techniques for generating ideas discussed in Chapter 4 of Essentials of College Writing. Develop three to five ideas for your


personal essay. The draft is due in Week Three, and the Final Essay is due in Week Five. In your initial post: a. Provide your three to five ideas (in list format) and a paragraph explaining how you used the techniques in Chapter 4 to come up with those ideas. b. Share what you think the key elements of a narrative are (i.e., what makes a good story work). ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 DQ 2 Reading Strategies

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Reading Strategies. After studying the active reading strategies in Chapter 2 of Essentials of College Writing, read Chapters 1 and 2 and the “Instructor Guidance� for Week One again, applying the Survey-Question-Read-Recite-Review (SQ3R) strategy as you reread the materials. Discuss how this reading strategy is similar to and/or different from the way you read course material previously. Relate how this strategy improved your comprehension of the course materials in just the first two chapters. Do you think this strategy will be helpful to you in other college courses? Explain with support from your reading. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 Pre Quiz

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ENG 121 Week 1 Pre Quiz Which one of the following is indicative of formal, as opposed to informal, language usage? 2. Although writing can be difficult, becoming a better writing can help you do all of the following EXCEPT: 3. Which of the following is a type of reference book that provides essential information and standards for clear and consistent writing? 4. One of the reasons to use Ashford's Writing Resources is to avoid plagiarism. What is plagiarism? 5. Which of the following is NOT one of the common fears or misconceptions about writing? ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 1 Quiz Grammar Assessment

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Question 1. Question : Please choose the sentence that is free from punctuation errors from the options below.
 Some students could not download the mobile application, the rush of traffic crashed the site. The students rushed to download the mobile application; it was designed to help them keep track of deadlines in their classes.


Question 2. Question : Please choose the sentence that is free from punctuation errors from the options below. The students’ wanted to use their mobile phones in the classroom, but the faculty member had a “no cell phone” policy. The instructor’s mobile application allows students to receive notification of new discussion postings on their devices.

Question 3. Question : Keeping style in mind, please select the correct sentence from the options below. Samuel enjoyed racing his motorcycle, joking with his friends and a good game of golf. Before she could leave the house, Suzanne had to search for her keys, pocketbook and shoes.

Question 4. Question : punctuation errors.

Please choose the sentence that is free from

Reality shows depict the worst of human nature so they should be replaced with better programming. Reality shows depict the worst of human nature, so they should be replaced with better programming.

Question 5. incorrect:

Question :

The following sentence is grammatically

The findings from the study completed thirty years ago agrees with the results of our more recent experiment.


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Strengths and Weaknesses in Writing. In Chapter 1 of Essentials of College Writing, you reviewed a comprehensive list of typical college writing tasks, and you had the opportunity to identify two tasks as strengths and two tasks as weaknesses. In Week One, you completed the Practice Essay and Grammar Assessment. In your initial post for this discussion: Describe at least one task that you believe you did well on when writing the Practice Essay in Week 1.


Describe one task that you believe you need to work on based on your experience writing the Practice Essay. Describe three grammar errors that you had the most difficulty with on the Grammar Assessment. To be able to do so, go into the Gradebook and click on your quiz score. When you see a question with a red“X” next to it, this signals that it was answered incorrectly. Share what you plan to do to further maximize your strengths and resolve your weaknesses. Use specific examples. Ask a question about this week’s assigned reading.\\ ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 DQ 2 Elements of Narration

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Elements of Narration. After reading the essay “The Death of My Father” by Steve Martin in Chapter 5 of Essentials of College Writing, identify at least three elements of narration in Martin’s essay and analyze the effectiveness of those elements by describing what made those elements effective. You should also be able to state the author’s purpose for writing the narrative, determine the intended audience, and identify the thesis statement. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 DQ 2 Outlining and Planning the Personal Essay

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Outlining and Planning the Personal Essay. Review Chapters 5 and 6 of Essentials of College Writing before beginning this post. Next, review the Introduction and Outline Worksheet (available in the online course). After reviewing the required documents, use the handout to create the following for your personal essay: A comprehensive outline Statement of purpose An introductory paragraph Post your outline, statement of purpose, and introductory paragraph to the discussion board. You can also upload it as a word document. Your initial post must be 200 to 300 words in length and posted by Day 3. Respond to at least two classmates. In each response: a. Suggest an improvement to the organization of your classmate’s outline. State whether your classmate’s purpose is clear. If it is not clear, explain what is confusing. State whether the introductory paragraph gets your attention and whether the purpose is clearly conveyed in the introductory paragraph ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 Journal Quotes

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Week Two Journal - Quotes. This week, you begin writing your journal entries. This journal is designed to give you practice in academic writing, which is very different from the personal essay writing that you have been practicing. Academic writing entails making a point and supporting that point with information from a


reputable source. There are three ways to support a point with information from a source: quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing. This week, you will practice quoting a source and citing that source in your journal entry. Please be sure to read and review the “Example Journal Entry – Quotes” document, which describes how to integrate quotations. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 Narrative Essay Draft

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Narrative Essay Draft. The body of the essay draft must be 500 to 600 words in length (approximately two body pages), and it must have a title page. The essay must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course. Choose one of the following topics: a. Draft a narrative about returning to school. You may explore the issues regarding why you decided to return to school, the benefits of obtaining a college degree, changes in your lifestyle required for you to pursue your degree, obstacles to successful completion of your degree program, strategies you will use to overcome these obstacles, or any other subject related to your educational pursuits. b. Draft a narrative about a singular experience you have had within the last few years that strikes you as particularly significant and has changed the way you are or the way you think about things. Note: This essay should recount and examine one experience only (not several). Yes: The day your car broke down. No: The car troubles you have had all year. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 Quiz (3 Sets)


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ENG 121 Week 2 Quiz Set 2 1. Question : All of the guests _____ gone to the concert in the park. 2. Question : The house on the corner lot. 3. Question : When you finally take the test. 4. Question : The demonstrators had taken no part in the riot. 5. Question : The movie starts at 8:30 make sure you’re there before 8:15 6. Question : Select the sentence in which the word, usually, appears in the appropriate position. 7. Question : Perplexed by the rising rates of inflation and alarmed by the decline in major construction projects. 8. Question : Some of the students working in the science laboratory last semester. 9. Question : Our solar system has eight major planets only one is known to have intelligent life. 10. Question : Television is entertaining, _______ it can be instructive.+ ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 2 Quiz

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ENG 121 Week 3 Assignment Personal Essay Draft

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Personal Essay – Draft. For this writing assignment, you have two choices. Please select one of the following options for your essay: Describe a person, place, or object that has special meaning in your life. Describe a particular moment or occurrence in your life that had special meaning to you. Use the techniques described in sections 6.3 and 6.4 of Essentials of College Writing and expand upon the prewriting done in the discussion forum for the past three weeks to provide specific details about the person, place, object, or event so that readers can visualize the subject and/or feel present in the story. Your description should be specific and appeal to the five senses. This rough draft needs to be at least 550 words, and it should have a thesis statement that clearly states what you are going to be writing about. For more information about writing thesis statements, visit the Ashford Writing Center and review Chapter 5 of Essentials of College Writing. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 1 Explore Persuasive, Personal, and Expository Writing

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Explore Persuasive, Personal, and Expository Writing. Review Chapters 6, 7, and 8 of Essentials of College Writing. Thus far in the course, you have been working on a personal essay of your own, and you have been writing journals that analyze the work of professional writers in their personal essays. In your initial post for this discussion: Describe how point of view, structure, and tone differ in the three different types of essays explained in the textbook. Explain which of the genres the journal entry most closely resembles and why. Ask your peers a question you have about this week’s assigned reading. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 1 The Qualities of an Editor

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The Qualities of an Editor. A good editor often pays close attention to detail, practices patience and self-discipline, demonstrates good organization, and seeks to correct issues in content without losing the original intent of the work. Select two qualities of an editor that are likely to prove important to your editorial work in this course and explain why they will be instrumental in improving the quality of your written work as you go forward. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 2 Peer Review

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Peer Review. As part of the writing process, you are expected to reflect on your work and revise and edit accordingly. It is also useful to establish a community of learners in which you help edit and proofread each other’s papers. This reciprocal process will help you identify areas of strength and weakness in others’writing as well as reflect on your own work and perhaps discover similar mistakes. For this week, you will be performing a peer review on your Personal Essay – Draft before you submit it to your instructor on Day 7. For this discussion, please either (a) upload your paper (.doc format) as a new thread with your name and title of paper, or (b) create a new thread in which you copy and paste your essay into the body of your post. The draft you share with your peers needs to be at least two double-spaced pages in length. After posting your draft, you will perform one peer review in which you will complete the “Peer Review Template” (available in the online course) and upload it as .doc file. Please review a paper written by a classmate who has not yet received feedback. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 DQ 2 The Importance of Grammar, Mechanics, and Style

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The Importance of Grammar, Mechanics, and Style. You have received feedback on the Diagnostic Essay and Diagnostic Quiz from Week One as well as your Narrative Essay Draft from Week Two. You have also read about and explored common writing problems after visiting the Writing Center. Review the feedback you have received; then, identify and discuss three errors noted in grammar, mechanics, or style. Explain why you think the errors occur, how you plan to correct the errors (specifically), and how you might avoid the errors in future work. *******************************************************


ENG 121 Week 3 Final Narrative Essay

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Final Narrative Essay. After reviewing instructor feedback from your Narrative Essay Draft, revise, edit, and proofread your draft to produce a polished narrative essay. The body of the Final Narrative Essay must be 500 to 600 words in length (approximately two body pages), and it must have a title page. The essay must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course. Your revised, Final Narrative Essay must: a. Demonstrate effective techniques of narration as outlined in your textbook. b. Support your thesis statement by utilizing effective evidence and details. c. Demonstrate logical order. d. Be proofread for grammatical, mechanical, and stylistic errors. e. Incorporate feedback provided by your instructor or teaching assistant. f. Meet the requirements outlined in the “Course Grading� section, found in the left navigation of the course, for preparing and formatting papers. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 Journal Paraphrasing

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Journal Entry - Paraphrasing. This week, you continue writing your journal entries. This journal is designed to give you practice in academic writing, which is very different from the personal essay writing that you have been practicing. Academic writing entails making a point and supporting that point with information from a reputable source. There are three ways to support a point with information from a source: quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing. This week, you will practice paraphrasing a source and citing that source in your journal entry. Please be sure to read and review the “Example Journal Entry – Paraphrasing” document, which describes how to integrate quotations. Please note that the journal assignment should not be confused with a personal journal. This activity requires organization, effective stylistics and grammar, and proper source incorporation. It is not a free-writing or reflective writing exercise. Both of the personal essays we have read this week, “How to Say Nothing in 500 Words” and “Life Under the Chief Doublespeak Officer,” use narrative and/or descriptive elements (sections 6.3 and 6.4 in the text), and each has a clear purpose. Choose one of the essays assigned this week to write about. In 250 to 500 words: State the purpose of the essay. ******************************************************* ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz (4 Sets)

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ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz 1. Question : All movie reviews reveal the prejudices of ___________ author. 2. Question : The congregation was delighted with their new bus and sang its praises at the Wednesday night supper. 3. Question : The town felt cheated when the council spent their money on a new street light in their neighborhood. 4. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 5. Question : When they found the cat in the woods, Shirley asked her mother Doris if she could keep it.


6. Question : Every company strives to keep _________ brand positive. 7. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 8. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 9. Question : Tom went to the store because ________ wanted to buy some milk. 10. Question : Tom was exhausted from working out at the gym. It left him hungry and ready for bed. ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz Set 2 1. Question : The car at the end of the street is missing ___________ front fender. 2. Question : The police, on the hunt for a gang of thieves, thought they had been clever by hiding in an ice cream truck. 3. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 4. Question : Cats are easier to care for than dogs because ________ are very independent. 5. Question : The town felt cheated when the council spent their money on a new street light in their neighborhood. 6. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 7. Question : Albert took his son to the ball game where he caught a fly ball. 8. Question : Vicky was torn between her friend, Tanya, and her sister. 9. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 10. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz Set 3 1. Question : All movie reviews reveal the prejudices of ___________ author. 2. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 3. Question : Jane and Tom danced all night to ______________ favorite tunes. 4. Question : At the famers’ market, they give out samples of everything on Saturdays. ENG 121 Week 3 Quiz Set 2


1. Question : The car at the end of the street is missing ___________ front fender. 2. Question : The police, on the hunt for a gang of thieves, thought they had been clever by hiding in an ice cream truck. 3. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 4. Question : Cats are easier to care for than dogs because ________ are very independent. 5. Question : The town felt cheated when the council spent their money on a new street light in their neighborhood. 6. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 7. Question : Albert took his son to the ball game where he caught a fly ball. 8. Question : Vicky was torn between her friend, Tanya, and her sister. 9. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. 10. Question : Choose the sentence that correctly matches verb tenses. *******************************************************

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Descriptive Essay (Draft). The body of the essay draft must be 500 to 600 words in length (approximately two body pages), and it must have a title page. The essay must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course. Choose one of the following topics: a. Have you ever felt drawn to a work of visual art, such as a photograph, painting, mural, or sculpture? If so, consider taking the art work as the subject of your descriptive essay. In your essay, you will need to help your reader visualize the art work while explaining what features of the art work compel your attention and/or provoke an emotional response. You will also need to explain why your response to the art work is meaningful to you and is likely to be meaningful to others. **************************************************** ENG 121 week 4 Discussion 1 Revision Versus Editing For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

ENG 121 week 4 discussion 1 Revision Versus Editing Revision Versus Editing. Your first post for this discussion thread is due on Thursday, Day 3 of this week. Your responses to your classmates are due on Monday, Day 7. Prepare: As you prepare to write your first discussion for this week, take a few moments to: • Read Chapter 9 of Essentials of College Writing. • Review the Grading Rubric for this discussion. Reflect: Take time to reflect on writing as a process—how ideas develop through the use of language, and the changing of that language. Reflect on the differences between revising and editing as described in the textbook.


Write: In your initial post for this discussion • Discuss the key differences between revising and editing. • Provide an example of what a writer does when revising, and what a writer does when editing. • Explain how much time you believe a writer should spend on each task and why. • Include a question you have about the content of the assigned reading for the week. Your initial post must be 200 to 300 words in length and posted by Day 3. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 4 DQ 1 Elements of Description

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Elements of Description. After reading, “Good boy, Beau. Stay,” what did you notice about the way Anna Quindlen uses description and the way she organizes her essay? What point is she trying to make? What sensory details stood out for you and why? Be specific in your explanations. **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 4 Journal Summarizing For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com


Journal Entry – Summarizing. This week, you continue writing your journal entries. This journal is designed to give you practice in academic writing, which is very different from the personal essay writing that you have been practicing. Academic writing entails making a point and supporting that point with information from a reputable source. There are three ways to support a point with information from a source: quoting, paraphrasing, or summarizing. This week, you will practice summarizing a source and citing that source in your journal entry. Please be sure to read and review the “Example Journal Entry – Summarizing” document, which describes how to integrate quotations. Please note that the journal assignment should not be confused with a personal journal. This activity requires organization, effective stylistics and grammar, and proper source incorporation. It is not a free-writing or reflective writing exercise. Both of the personal essays we have read this week, “Fish Cheeks” and “Consider the Lobster,” use narrative and/or descriptive elements (refer to sections 6.3 and 6.4 in the text), and each has a clear purpose. ****************************************************  ENG 121 Week 4 Quiz (2 Set)

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ENG 121 Week 4 Quiz 1. Question : Charlotte Bronte begins her novel Jayne Eyre with the following sentence: “there was no possibility of taking a walk that day” (p. 1). 2. Question : John asked his assistant, What time is our meeting with the sales team? 3. Question : In The Writer in All of Us, author June Gould (1989) tells writers that the process of revising an essay allows them to “see with new eyes.” (p. 121). 4. Question : In his non-fiction book On Writing, Stephen King writes, “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” (2000). 5. Question : In Strength to Love, Martin Luther King Jr. (1963) writes, “the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of


comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”. 6. Question : In “Twelve Time Management Habits to Master in 2013,” Pat Brans (2013) suggests “set aside time to think about what lies ahead, and face all problems as soon as you can.” 7. Question : The assistant asked Louise, “will you attend the dinner on Friday?” 8. Question : Noted stock analyst Chicken Little announced, “The sky is falling”. 9. Question : “To thine own self be true”, says Polonius to Hamlet in Shakespeare’s tragic play. 10. Question : In the textbook, Essentials of College English, Kathy Sole and Christine Connell (2010) assert that “good writers are generally not born; they are made,” and she offers helpful strategies for approaching the writing process. ****************************************************ENG 121 Week 4 Quiz

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ENG 121 Week 4 Quiz **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 Discussion 1 Two Options For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com


Describe the main areas of your paper that you need to work on as well as areas that your reviewers felt you did well on? How will/did you remedy any weakness in your paper Did your reviewer feel you did a solid addressing your purpose in the personal essay? **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 DQ 1 Appeals to Logic and For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

Appeals to Logic and Reasoning. In Chapter 7of Essentials of College Writing, appeals to logic and reasoning are important components of persuasive writing. Take a moment to review one of your own problems of grammar, mechanics, or style that you have been able to remedy as a result of working through this course. Your job is to convince others to avoid this error before revising, editing, and proofreading their final descriptive essays. Use examples from your own experiences, evidence from your own essays, and good old-fashioned logic and reason to persuade people to avoid the pitfalls of the grammatical, mechanical, or stylistic error you have chosen. **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 DQ 2 Editing Checklist

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Editing Checklist- Your first post for this discussion thread is due on Thursday, Day 3 of this week. Your responses to your classmates are due on Monday, Day 7. Prepare: As you prepare to write your first discussion for this course, take a few moments to • Read over the numerous quizzes you’ve taken, starting with the “Grammar Assessment.” • Review the feedback you received from your instructor. • Review the Grading Rubric for this discussion. • Review section 9.4 of Essentials of College Writing. • Download the “Editing Checklist” handout. HelpNow!: Please view the video Downloading a Document for guidance on accessing “Editing Chechlist” handout. Reflect: Take time to reflect on what errors continually recur in your instructor feedback and quiz results. Write: Create a list of your five most frequent errors. • Add your list of five errors to the “Editing Checklist” handout. • Next, choose two proofreading strategies from section 9.4 of **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 DQ 2 Looking Back and Looking Forward

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Looking Back and Looking Forward. As you near the end of this course, reflect on what you have learned about English composition over the past five weeks. What are the most important concepts you learned from this course? Which chapters in your reading were the most valuable for you and why? What guidance provided by your instructor or TA was most useful? What areas of your writing do you think have improved the most? Going forward, what areas will you focus on to continue to improve your writing skills?


**************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 Final Descriptive Essay

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Final Descriptive Essay. After reviewing instructor feedback from your Descriptive Essay Draft, revise, edit, and proofread your draft to produce a polished descriptive essay. The body of the Final Descriptive Essay must be 500 to 600 words in length (approximately two body pages), and it must have a title page. The essay must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course. Your revised, Final Descriptive Essay must: a. Demonstrate effective techniques of description as outlined in your textbook. b. Support your thesis statement by utilizing effective evidence and details. c. Demonstrate logical order. d. Be proofread for grammatical, mechanical, and stylistic errors. e. Incorporate feedback provided by your instructor or teaching assistant. f. Meet the requirements outlined in the “Course Grading� section, found in the left navigation of the course, for preparing and formatting papers **************************************************** ENG 121 Week 5 Final Essay Personal Essay

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In Week Three, you wrote a personal essay draft in which you · Described a person, place, or object that has special meaning in your life; or · Described a particular moment or occurrence in your life that had special meaning to you. This week, you will complete this draft and turn in your final personal essay. Be sure to utilize one of the writing patterns described in Chapter 6. The personal essay must be at least 1000 words (not including the title page). Your essay must include: A clear thesis statement in the introductory paragraph. Specific details about the person, place, object, or event so that readers can visualize the subject and/or feel present in the story (i.e., your essay should be specific and appeal to the five senses). A conclusion paragraph. As you are writing this essay, please pay attention to the areas that you struggled with in the Grammar Assessment and Practice Essay. Please also incorporate your instructor’s feedback on your journal assignments, your Week Three draft, and from throughout this course. When submitting your Personal Essay, make sure to: Proofread your work for errors in grammar, mechanics, and style. Check that the essay is at least 1000 words. Include a title page with the following: a. Title of paper b. Student’s name c. Course name and number d. Instructor’s name e. Date submitted Begin the essay with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Address the topic of the paper with critical thought. End with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Format the essay according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Save the document as a Microsoft Word or compatible .doc or .docx file. Use a naming convention that includes your last name, week number, and the assignment number (e.g., smith_w5_a1.doc). *******************************************************

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