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 mental escape to faraway places) 2. List four things to look for while proofreading. ( Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar, and Sentence Structure) 3. a) Define the term Cliche. ( Obvious remark)
b) Write one sentence that contains a Cliche. ( You could solve your problem by facing it now) 4. Name and explain two types of prewritting. ( Brainstorming- Jptting down thoughts and ideas. Idea Web- Creating lists and webs of related words and ideas to organize your thoughts) 5. Choose one topic and write five-sentence paragraph using chronical order. ( First, pick up one piece of bread, take a knife and spread some mayo and mustard on it. Second, take three pieces of turkey from the bag and place it on the piece of bread. Thirdly, add a few pickles, a little more mayo, and a little more mustard. Then, cut up a little bit of lettuce and place it on top of the pickles. Lastly, add some more mayo with the knife to the second piece of bread and place it on top to complete my sandwhich.) 6. Choose one topic and write an eight-sentence paragraph.
( Designated drivers have probably saved nearly 50,000 lives and spared many more thousands of people from suffering injury from drunk driving. Nine out of 10 Americans who attend social events where alcohol is served would like to see designated drivers used and the proportion of people using or being a designated driver has increased dramatically over time. Two each year over 73,000,000 Americans either serve as a designated driver or are driven home by one. People that are drunk could just ask for s ride home and not take the risk of getting behind the wheel of a vehichle. It can be stopped if people would just realize that they are putting themselves and others in risk very...
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