The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
Write a research paper about Irish Traditional Music.
LinkdeIn profile summaries
What is most interesting about their profile
what from their career you might like to emulate or not, and
how you would describe yourself if you had the opportunity to introduce yourself to them either in person or in writing (for describing me: outgoing, friendly, extrovert, strong opinions, stuff an extrovert would say/do)
Write a research paper describing Jackie Robinson’s life.
In an essay of one to two paragraphs, respond to the following prompt:
In what ways does learning to write effectively support your future academic, professional and personal goals? Be specific for each of three goal-types and include a definition of “writing effectively.” Finally, make sure to include a statement or two about how you plan to work toward becoming a more effective writer this semester
Popular protests have shaken Iraq and Lebanon in the past month. Given that both states grew out of the mandate period, and have very diverse populations, sectarian violence in both countries has often been attributed to the interference of outside powers (most notably Iran, the U.S. and the Gulf states) and many historians have relied on this pattern to explain the failure in the rise of popular revolutionary movements. Yet, recent protests in Iraq and Lebanon seem to reflect an opposite phenomenon because they are inter-ethnic, inter-religious, and transcend the politics of sectarian divisions, and reflect a popular rejection against wide-spread corruption and sectarianism.
Write a focused, analytical essay that answers this question: What historical factors explain the current popular revolutionary movements and do you think they will succeed? Explain why or why not by relying on at least two primary and/or secondary sources.
Your sources may take any form and range from Twitter tweets to academic journal articles, however, you must analyze these in the context of the question and present your own personal view addressing it. You should have a thesis and main points, supporting your analysis with specific and relevant historical evidence (from the sources you have selected and/or other primary or secondary historical sources). Your paper should be 800-1000 words in length. For footnotes, use the Chicago
The introductory paragraph should be well-developed with a thesis statement that presents an solidified argument about the different works you have chosen, three advanced organizers [aka sentences of support for your thesis], and three introductory sentences that state background information about the time periods.
Use specific examples from the literary works to support your thesis statement and advanced organizers. Cite the literary work when using examples. Two examples from each literary work should be included.
Answer the prompt by discussing one literary piece from each unit.
Based on your reflection of your readings in this course about the beginning literature from 1650 through present day, write about your understanding of the diverse pieces of literature from the three different units and how it is relevant to today. Be sure to point out how the literature you discuss is derived from the culture of the time/period in which it was written. *Hint: you might pull together your social constructivist answers from the previous essay tests to help you.
Current controversial issue that has two or more positions, E.G. , immigration reform. Remember, the purpose of your paper may be more than just to persuade. It may also be to inform or entertain. Who is your audience? Are they familiar with this issue or novices leaning about it for the first time? Be specific about the relevance or significance of this particular issue to the audience. State your claim thesis clearly in one or more sentence usually not more than three. Make sure your underlying assumption belief or warrant is valid. Include the credentials attribution and appositives of any authors or sources in this issue. Be careful to pick credible sources to support your position. Acknowledge any strong argument on your opponent’s part with a counter argument or concession and refutation. Avoid any logical fallacies in your argument false analogy, hasty generalization, AD hominem, ETC. be sure your evidence is accurate, adequate, current, and fair. Balance your paper by using more than one appeal logos to support your claim. Decide on whether you want to use deductive claim first or inductive Claim last order, and if you build up to your most important support point last, that is emphatic order. Include a formal outline and copies or originals of all sources with the final paper.
Write about standardized testing and how it impacts student performance.
Read the poem Barbie Doll by Margie Piercy. Write a multi-paragraph essay which explains how this poem represents the role of women in society today. The introduction should contain an attention grabber, lead-in (bridge sentences), and a clear thesis statement at the end of the paragraph. Cite at least two outside sources to validate your point. Each body paragraph must be detailed and contain a topic sentence and supporting details.