7.ssay 1: Person I Admire
This essay assignment is the culmination of all your previous work in this module. You have
in this module. You have already engaged in the beginnings of the writing process of this essay. You have:
Brainstormed ideas (see Chapter 11 in SMG) about the essay in the Discussion Board.
Condensed your ideas down into manageable points around a working thesis.
Displayed knowledge of Description essays from Learning Activities
Drafted a Writing Activity (WA2) about this Description essay.
Consulted with a writing tutor to find areas of strength and areas of improvement.
Finally, you will now compose the final draft of a description essay that:
contains a clear thesis
identifies clear points to support your thesis
engages in critical thought about the subject chosen
uses 2-4 main ideas (points) that support your overall essay thesis
allows you to expand on your chosen topic
This essay assignment represents the first steps in writing any written essay for any academic course. The idea of thesis and support are the cornerstones of all essays. They represent the last part of the writing process. However, you may still revise your essay before final submission. This form of essay writing is the basis for all other academic writing pursuits. This skill translates to almost all careers that require critical thinking, critical reading, and responding in writing. Practicing "how to" write an essay carries over into any field's task of "what" you need to write. This skill will help with all formal writing.
Write a 900-word essay, in MLA format, about a person or fictional character in whom you have an interest.
Select a subject (person or fictional character you admire)
Look to your Discussion (D1) and Writing Activity 2 (WA2) for your subject
The person may be current or historical
Some fictional characters have positive traits that can be identified.
Select several (2-4) traits about the person or character that you admire and write about these. These will be the essay's main ideas.
Biographical information should be used only to support claims.
Your essay should focus on the traits you admire. Do not write a biography or tell a story.
Example of what not to do: This person was born in 1979. They were born in middle Tennessee. They went to elementary school is 1985. They graduated in 1998.
Instead, follow this example: This person was born in middle Tennessee. Entering elementary in school in 1985 was hard for them. They never felt that they belonged in kindergarten. However, they persevered, learning that school was a place for them to grow and be themselves.
Focus on the "why" you admire them instead of a list of traits. In the above example, perseverance and learning to be themselves are the traits the writer of the essay admires.
Organize your main ideas to establish the essay's pattern of organization.
Your main ideas (traits you have chosen) need to be clearly organized.
Decide in what order you wish to discuss these main ideas (traits)
This organization needs to be presented in your introduction, preferably as the last sentence of your introduction in the thesis statement.
Note: your thesis is generally the last sentence in your introduction, but it not a requirement.
Follow this structure throughout the rest of the essay.
Always check to see if your main ideas/topic sentences, in each paragraph, relate back to your thesis statement.
Compose 5 well-developed paragraphs that support a clear thesis statement that is arguable.
5 paragraph minimum
introduces your essay and presents your thesis
three body paragraphs
Each paragraph contains one of your chosen admirable traits about your subject
expressed in a topic sentence in your paragraph
Each trait needs to transition to the next one in the next paragraph
look to your chosen pattern of development
rephrases your traits into one last paragraph
reflects the earlier thesis, but with the knowledge of your traits expressed throughout the essay
This essay is a basic form of an argument essay. The essay should make an argument such as that the person or character selected is worthy of admiration because of the traits selected.
Criteria for Success
A successful essay:
Meets basic requirements of the assignment
Has been written by the student submitting the essay, for this class, and for this semester,
Does not contain plagiarism of any kind
Academic dishonesty is an offense of the NSCC Student Code of Conduct, punishable by a failing grade or zero
Has a clear thesis, main ideas, and pattern of organization
Has been carefully edited and proofread to minimize grammatical and other editing errors
These can be remedied by editing and with Writing Tutor visits and peer reviewing
Follows MLA style and guidelines (spacing, indent, margins, etc. )
The essay will be graded with the Grading Rubric for Essays. Please familiarize yourself with this rubric before you submit your essay. Here is the condensed version of the rubric:
9.Respond to ALL FOUR QUESTIONS. Each question carries 5 marks. Response to each question attempted should be at least 500
ould be at least 500 words. The document should adhere to APA guidelines. Please state the question and then post your answer below the Question.
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Q2. NuVision Lens, a mail-order contact lens company has struggled to break even after being five years in the eyewear market. The company’s founders had thought that high demand would exist for mail-order supply as a low-cost alternative to purchasing contact lenses at optical outlets. However, the market share of NuVision continues to be much less than the retail stores. NuVision Lens has hired you as their marketing consultant. Outline the steps that you will take to formulate a problem statement and research objective on the above situation.
Q3. Your friend, Ms.Destiny Brown is the CEO and founder of ‘Hide and Chic’ an upscale leather goods store based in Houston, Texas. Ms. Brown is actively considering to expand her company’s product line to include sports accessories including golf gloves, premium quality leather grips for tennis, squash, racquetball, badminton rackets, leather sports bags, etc. She has hired you to undertake a marketing research study to determine whether a market exists among retail outlets and sporting goods distributors in Houston, for these specialty items under the ‘Hide and Chic’ brand name.
Define and describe the target population for this study?
Discuss the sampling methods that could be used in this study.
Recommend, with reasons, the most optimal sampling procedures for this study.
Q4. Farm Fresh Grocery’ (FFG) has always used paper bags for sacking groceries. However, management has noticed that some competitors are offering reusable bags to their customers. FFG management has asked you to find out if its current customers would prefer bringing the reusable bags every time they visit the FFG store. A) Select two projective techniques to use in your research. Give reasons for your choice. B) Describe in detail how your two chosen techniques would be applied to this research problem.
23.Macroeconomic powerpoint presentation on Inflation vs deflation. Below is the Assignment description: This course has a Final Project which is
: This course has a Final Project which is in the form of a PowerPoint presentation (you may also use Google Slides). You can choose a topic from this semester or something you come up with yourself, but your presentation must be about economics and be original (i.e. not just material verbatim that you have pulled from your text/readings or off the internet). Of course, you can still insert charts, graphs, videos, graphics and excerpts from outside sources (as long as you cite those sources!) I want to see your commentary and analysis, in your own words. IMPORTANT: Copying the work of others and representing it as your own (ex. copy and paste off of the internet or your text, OR using someone else's work and just changing a few words) is Plagiarism, a serious academic offense. I have enabled the Turnitin plagiarism checker for this assignment, to help you identify potential areas of plagiarism. Papers that are substantially plagiarized will NOT be accepted for grading. Although the format is a Power Point, I want to emphasize that this is NOT like your typical Power Point, which is basically an outline for a live presentation. Your project must be substantially loaded with content. The first slide should be your Introduction slide, the next 10-15 slides should be informational slides, the second to last slide should be your conclusion (which summarizes your presentation) and the last slide should be the reference slide. Make sure you review the rubric below BEFORE you start your project, so that you are clear on how your project will be graded. NOTE: The due date is Wednesday, 12/16. A 20% late penalty will be assessed every day for assignments submitted past this date. PLEASE contact me if you have any questions about the requirements of this project, plagiarism, citations...or any other concerns! Rubric: Final Project Presentation Criteria Ratings Pts Introduction 5.0 pts Excellent/Good 3.0 pts Satisfactory/Needs Improvement 1.0 pts Unsatisfactory 5.0 Content 35.0 pts Excellent/Good 25.0 pts Satisfactory/Needs Improvement 15.0 pts Unsatisfactory 35.0 Conclusion 5.0 pts Excellent/Good 3.0 pts Satisfactory/Needs Improvement 1.0 pts Unsatisfactory 5.0 Organization 15.0 pts Excellent/Good 10.0 pts Satisfactory/Needs Improvement 4.0 pts Unsatisfactory 15.0 References and Citations 10.0 pts Excellent/Good 7.0 pts Satisfactory/Needs Improvement 3.0 pts Unsatisfactory 10.0 Total points: 70.0
24.Hello, I have a problem calculating probability for a certain thing that happened. I'll try and make it sound like
it sound like a math problem.
The problem :
What are the chances of a 4 sided die landing on 1 twice and on 2 twice out of 4 rolls. The solution I came up with originally was (2/4) x (2/4) x (2/4) x (2/4) . Which I realized was wrong as this allowed the die to land on 1 four times in a row. So then I came up with this soultion (which i still think is wrong) (2/4) x (2/4) x (1/4) x (1/4) . So the reasoning behind this is : The first roll obviously has a 50% chance to roll on either 1 or 2. Second roll is the same. BUT, lets say both of them land on 1, and now it HAS to land on 2 the remaining two times. So my problem is with the current solution that I have is what if the die lands on 1 on the first roll, then on two for the second one. then the third roll would still have a 2/4 AKA a 50% chance of landing on either one. I'm sure the last roll is 1/4 but I just dont know if the order matters on the rolls. This has been driving me crazy the last hour. Please help if you can thanks
26.MUST access/view this website link to help me solve this one big lab question:
https://opengeology.org/historicalgeology/virtual-field-experiences-vfes/vfe-glaciers/#Continental_glaciation_in_LiDAR And go/view liDAR image map of Scandinavia below the heading “Continental glaciation in liDAR” to view the image portion of the Scandanivia map on that site. I need help for this one final question regarding this liDAR image of Scandinavia for this lab assignment I’m doing to “Identify one of each of the following geomorphic 5 features below each associated with continental glaciation (TAKE a screenshot on your PC of an example of each from this liDAR map image of Scandinavia, and send those 5 images, labeling key features of the image, and put all 5 screenshot images of these below features with their labeled annotated key features in a Word Doc or PDF to SEND to me). From accessing this website link and using the liDAR map image of Scandinavia take take these 5 key feature screenshots, HERE are there 5 required features BELOW required to screenshot with key features labeled/annotated to take one of each on your PC( press “Fn” + “PrtScr” to screenshot images on your Windows PC(don’t know how on Mac PC) or use/downloa snippet program to take computer screenshots of these 5 features):
kettles SEE attached photo file for same directions for this question as typed here, but for more better simpler clarity to read the same directions as typed here on this attached file. ALSO THIS Assignment is really due by 11:59 pm tonight 11/7, but I want it done at least by 7 or 8 pm today 11/7. Thanks, please try to help me ASAP, I’m struggling.
29.I'm stuck on this problem regarding finding the speed of a cart moving down and then up a slope from
rest. The current unit that our teacher has us on so far is centripetal motion, and I can't recall being taught how to solve this. File attached below shows my work so far, I don't necessarily need the work done for me, but I just want to be put on the right track, such as an equation to start with or what I need to look for. The answer I got was clearly incorrect for part a (which is what I need help with), so please help me get going in the right direction.
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55.I am looking for someone who is familiar with water resources engineering. I have to be able to determine size
rmine size of piping for a water, wastewater, and stormwater system for an addition to a building on our campus. I am given maps of the existing conditions. I have calculated the new water demand which has to be used to determine the size of the pipes, though I am not completely sure if I did that right. I have a lot of information which I have compiled into a one drive file that I can share. I am able to help provide any information that is necessary since I am familiar with what the files contain. I have attached a document which explains everything that I need to do. I am able to use the existing network for the most part so routing of it should be easy. The part I am unsure about is determining the size of the pipes. For the water, I believe I can use mannings equation. For wastewater, I am unsure. For stormwater, I am to use the rational method and I have an excel tool which makes that easy for someone who knows what they are doing. Please help ASAP. I have to be done with this before tuesday afternoon. I am in central time zone(11:20pm right now).
61.I have a few questions I need answered by an Electrical, Civil, or Industrial Engineer (Any Engineer would work as
would work as well). This is just a small interview I need help with. I would really appreciate it if someone could help me. Here are the Questions
Interviewee’s specific degree
Interviewee’s place of employment
Interviewee’s email address and/or phone
Please describe your engineering field.
What is your current job title?
Please describe your particular job and duties.
What is your average work schedule?
Starting with high school, please describe your educational background chronologically.
If you had it to do over, related to your career or education, would you do anything differently?
What advice would you give to me as someone interested in pursuing a career path similar to yours?
62.: There are four things that you need to do in order to successfully complete this module's discussion questions assignment.
on questions assignment. First, if you have not already done so, read pages 381-382 in the textbook. Second, complete the discussion questions that appear below. Please copy and paste the questions onto a Word document; then, type your responses after each question. To view the questions, please scroll down.
Third, in the textbook, read “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift (pages 214-222) and “How to Raise a Pimp” by Darryl L. Fortson, M.D. (pages 231-233). Fourth, complete the discussion questions regarding “A Modest Proposal” and “How to Raise a Pimp.” Again, please copy and paste the questions onto a Word document; then, type your responses after each question. To view the questions, please scroll down.
Due Date: Please see the Canvas announcement regarding this assignment.
Final Thoughts: Good luck with this assignment. You do not need to write an essay response to each question, so please do not do so. In fact, you should be able to successfully respond to each question in several sentences or a paragraph at most. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail or call me.
1. On pages 381-382, there is paragraph about tropical fish. Please quote the author’s stated claim exactly as it appears in the paragraph. (Hint: the stated claim is one sentence long.)
2. On pages 381-382, there is paragraph about tropical fish. Since this paragraph is a satire, you know that the stated claim is not what the author truly believes, so please paraphrase the author’s implied claim. (Hint: the implied claim should be one sentence in length.)
3. On page 382, there is paragraph about circuses. Please quote the author’s stated claim exactly as it appears in the paragraph. (Hint: the stated claim is one sentence long.)
4. On pages 381-382, there is paragraph about circuses. Since this paragraph is a satire, you know that the stated claim is not what the author truly believes, so please paraphrase the author’s implied claim. (Hint: the implied claim should be one sentence in length.)
“A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift
1. The author of the work is not the same individual who is making the claim. In fact, Swift assumes a persona, the persona of someone he, hopefully, is not. List some of the characteristics of his alter-ego.
2. What is the proposer’s (we will use the word proposer to identify the individual making the claims) attitude toward the beggars he describes in the opening paragraphs?
3. In one sentence, paraphrase the proposer’s stated claim.
4. In one sentence, paraphrase the proposer’s implied claim.
5. According to the proposer, what are some of the issues that need correcting?
6. How does the use of facts and statistics help to bolster the proposer’s credibility?
7. Who will be the beneficiaries of this modest proposal?
8. Identify at least four good things that will come from this modest proposal.
9. Does the proposer address any arguments that might be raised against his modest proposal? If so, how does he address them?
10. Looking at the final paragraph, why does the proposer end his modest proposal in this manner?
11. Who is the intended audience of this satire?
12. Did you enjoy this satire? Why?
13. Does this satire have any relevance for us reading it today? If so, what is it?
“How to Raise a Pimp” by Darryl L. Fortson, M.D.
1. In one sentence, paraphrase the author’s stated claim.
2. In one sentence, paraphrase the author’s implied claim.
3. According to the author, what are the four things that one must do in order to raise a pimp?
4. Who is the intended audience of this satire?
5. What is the author trying to accomplish with his satire?
6. Did you enjoy this satire? Why?
7. Do you think this satire is effective? Why?
63.Hi! I need help with my Netlogo homework, where I need to have turtles create an image of a tree.
sically, Tree 1 is just a vertical line, Tree 2 is that line plus two branches, Tree 3 is Tree 2 but with two additional branches on each of the original ones, and so on. Please help! I don't understand how recursions are supposed to be used with this and how to call a previous tree function. Below are additional instructions my teacher gave me.
draw-tree3 [ levels blen bangle]
levels : number of levels
blen : length of each branch
bangle : angle of the branches
The branch length should decrease as the function calls itself. This does NOT mean you decrease a variable, it means that just like fib(n-1) or fib(n-2) you decrease the parameter as you pass it to the next copy.
----Your slider is the STARTING value, the parameter can be changed every time your function is called.
Have the branch decay by multiplying by 0.85 before passing it to the next recursive call.
-When this works, try making the branch decay a slider from 0.1 to 0.9 in increments of 0.01
65.I Need a tutor who is experienced in teaching Core plus math course 3. Need explanation and practice of question
of question from the chapter. If the student shows progress it is very likely that we will need at least weekly tutoring.
The Topic is inequalities and linear programming.
Please find attached the material:
-cmic unit is the chapter they are studying,
- Core linear programming is questions on the chapter.
- U2 Exam. will need help in answering the questions:
Please read the material carefully and tell me how much time is needed to make the best use of this time to explain the and go over the examples.
How long it takes to have the student review her work with you.