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    Constructing a thesis on childhood obesity

    Hello, Could you please help to produce an outline of a research paper, for a technical communication class, on obesity, including some topic ideas. In addition to the outline could you please provide a guide explaining how to construct a research paper and a thesis statement; a sample thesis statement would be very helpful.

    Scaling: Buildings, Warm Blooded Animals, & Missing Children

    1. Write a paper of approximately two pages discussing the limits of scale in the height of buildings and the size of warm-blooded animals. 2. Consult http://www.enotes.com/forensic-science/facial-recognition/. Describe the use of scaling to project the appearance of missing children after several years of growth and maturat

    Practical use of statistical methods

    - Essay Assignment Select one of the statistical methods described in these four chapters, and write a one-page essay describing a practical use of the method. -Internet Research Assignment Review http://www.gallup.com/ and summarize its discussion of how polls are conducted. You can find the article on How Polls are C

    Case Study: Making Claims

    Read: "99.9% of Proper Grammar is Obsolete" by David Wertheimer (from Digital Web Magazine). The case assignment asks you to read and identify claims made by the author. The idea is for you to practice finding claims or arguments that the author makes. To prepare yourself to make your own claims, it is imperative to experien

    Writing a Negative Message

    As a customer service supervisor for a telephone company, you're in charge of responding to customers' requests for refunds. You've just received an e-mail from a customer who unwittingly ran up a $500. bill for long-distance calls after mistakenly configuring his laptop computer to dial an Internet access number that wasn't a

    Routine/Positive Messages: A Congratulations Letter

    Task: You're congratulating a former co-worker for her selection as CEO of PepsiCo, Inc. This is a big deal as she's a big deal! Therefore, you should assume that you, too, are a big deal. So, your letter to Indra Nooyi would take into account your important status as well. Write a brief letter (no more than one page) con

    99.9% of Proper Grammar is Obsolete

    Read: "99.9% of Proper Grammar is Obsolete" by David Wertheimer (from Digital Web Magazine) here: http://www.digital-web.com/articles/999_of_proper_grammar_is_obsolete/ Identify claims made by the author. Pretend you are working for a news station and just reporting what the article says.

    Mastering Verb Tense and the Five-Paragraph Essay

    My instructor says that I need to work on my verb tense. I'm also having a difficult time with paragraph structure. Can you provide me with an example of what my teacher might be looking for? This response is going to help you combine everything that you should know about grammar upon completion of your first year of college;

    Example of an Autobiographical Essay

    The author of this piece of writing provides a vivid account of her experience on election day to show readers how to craft a good autobiographical essay. The reading relates to how she felt when visiting another city and closes by tying in information about her aspirations and dreams.

    Grammar and Punctuation Errors

    1. Walter Adams created all the cartoons for the school magazine. He has been interested in drawing since he was six years old. Walter Adams created all the cartoons for the school magazine; He has been interested in drawing since he was six years old. Walter Adams, who has been interested in drawing since he

    essay outline

    I need an example of a detailed outline for an essay on illegal immigration. I am not sure how to exactly tackle this one.

    Descriptive Essay steps are presented.

    Take a moment and tell me how you got where you are today. You need not get too personal, in fact, please don't, but, How did you get to be who you are today in terms of your work skills? What story do you tell when asked about a new job? Notice, those two questions are not the same. What actually happened to a

    the four standards that measure a paragraph and essay writing

    Please help answer the following questions. 1. What are the two essay development techniques? 2. What are the four standards that measure a paragraph and essay writing? 3. When one part of a paragraph or body does not match with the rest, the result is what? 4. In an essay about a short story or novel, what s

    English Questions

    Question 1 When you are thinking about audience when considering the writing situation, which of the following questions might you not consider? a. What misconceptions might readers have of my subject or my approach to it? b. What are my readers' expectations for the kind of writing I am doing? c. Who

    Short Story and Film Comparison; How to Write a Compare and Contrast Essay

    Description: You will write about a short story of your choice. You may select a story from Perrine's Literature or you may select another classical story. Select one of the following options: Option 1: Write an essay in which you compare a short story to the film version or to another form of visual media. You may select an

    Essay Styles

    Explain why using one type of essay would be more beneficial than another would, depending on the writing situation.

    Exemplification essay help

    I need some help with this. This lesson, write a well-developed 1-2 page Exemplification essay on one of the following topics: A computer/tech invention that will probably shape this century A business concept that has changed history An unusual study technique Ethical practices in business Sustainable development

    Run-ons and other grammar rules

    Please help answer the following questions about grammar and essay writing techniques. 1. Explain how you decide when to stop a sentence or add on to a sentence. 2. Identify three (3) rules of grammar that writers should learn in order to help their readers understand their ideas.

    Essay - Public v/s Private Schools

    Need help with this. I am lost!! In this assignment, you will work to create an informative and dynamic introduction. A dynamic introduction is important to grab your readers' attention, and it also sets a tone for your essay. To write an effective introduction, writers use many different types of patterns of development to

    Argument essay help

    I wrote about private vs public schools- test scores? However, I need help. The paper should be your original synthesis of ideas in support of your thesis. Explain your reasoning by integrating supporting expert views and evidence (facts, statistics, case studies, etc) from your sources. Sources should be appropriately paraph

    Subject/Verb/Prepositional phrase

    Please answer the two questions below based on the following sentence: "The next step in the process--making sunglasses chic--was the result of a clever 1960s advertising campaign by the firm of Foster Grant." 1. Identify the subject, verb, and prepositional phase, and how does the subject and verb appeal to you? 2. H

    Simple Sentences/Subject/Verb/and Prepositional Phrases.

    Please use the attached essay to help me identify simple sentences, subject, verb, and prepositional phrases, and answer the following questions. What writing techniques does the writer use? How are topic sentences and supporting sentences used to organize idean in this essay? Identify a topic sentence and a supporting se

    Professional Business Writing flaws

    Use an search engine on the Internet to find examples of images or Web sites with images of bad grammar used in advertising, company Web sites, or news articles. For example, you can search "bad grammar in advertising" or "bad grammar examples" and â?¢A description of the grammatical errors you found in each of your exampl