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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 can be a relaxing escape from the everyday pressures of life. B) What sentence is unrelated to the topic and can be eliminated? You should always be careful to avoid overexposure to the sun at the beach.

2) List four things to look for when you're proofreading?
Spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization.
Moreover, it has to be grammar errors and spelling errors, instead of grammar & spelling. Also, it should be correct punctuation & capitalization. 3) Complete the following two steps:

A) Define the term cliché.
A Cliché is something that is used or overused, by people to make a point or add emphasis to something they are saying. √ B) Write one sentence that contains a cliché
You could solve your problem by facing it now.

4) Name and explain two types of prewriting.

Prewriting is a very important part of the writing process, because it helps a writer frame their paper and to get ideas to write about. When a writer is unsure what he/she can write about, that's when brainstorming come in. Brainstorming is a process where a writer just writes down ideas as they pop into his/her head (like I do). This helps a writer freely think about anything and does not block their ideas. When a writer is done brainstorming then he/she can review their ideas and that should help them find a good subject to discuss on their paper. Another type of prewriting is free writing;, you fill a piece of paper with any idea that comes to mind about your...
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