Instructions : Exam Name: DEVELOPING IDEAS Exam Number: 700138
Answer each of the following questions according to the instructions given. Question 1 (a–b) is based on the following paragraph.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.a. Write the sentence that is the topic sentence of the paragraph.
b. Write the sentence that is unrelated to the topic and can be eliminated.
List four things to look for when you’re proofreading.
Complete the following two steps:
a. Define the term cliché.
b. Use a cliché in a sentence that you create.
Name and explain two types of prewriting.
Choose one of the prompts listed below. Write a five-sentence paragraph using chronological order and including a topic sentence to explain the steps that you would take to complete one of the following tasks.
a. Preparing for a test
b. Preparing to host a party or an event
c. Getting ready for work
d. Cleaning your room or your home
e. Building a snowman, sandcastle, or sculpture
f. Creating a budget
Choose one of the following topics. Write an eight-sentence paragraph that fully develops the topic.
a. Following instructions is very important.
b. Job training programs (such as Job Corps) are valuable to both employers and potential employees.
c. Advances in technology are making people less social.
d. A high school diploma is important to my future.
e. College is not for everyone.
f. Drunk driving can be stopped.
Ask yourself these questions after you answer the questions for your exam.Did I answer all six questions and follow the instructions for each one?
Did I answer all questions on my own, without help from the Internet?
Did I select a topic for question 5 from the list given in the instructions?
Is question 5 ONE paragraph?
Does question 5 contain five sentences?
Is question 5 written in chronological order?
Did I select a topic for question 6 from the list given in the instructions?
Is question 6 ONE paragraph?
Does question 6 contain eight sentences?
Is my work saved as a Microsoft Word document or in Rich Text Format?
HS150 World Civilizations I
Directions: Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.
What major changes in political structures, and social and economic life, occurred during each of the following?
The Sui dynasty
The Tang dynasty
The Song dynasty
(Refer to chapter 14 of your textbook and additional references.)
Text Book: Connections: A World History, Volume 1
HS150 World Civilizations I
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.
Describe the conquests of Alexander the Great and analyze the legacy of his empire. (Refer to chapter 7 of your textbook and additional references) Be sure to mention his impact on Persia, India, and Egypt as well as the cultural implications of his conquests.
As our culture evolves, the language we use to express ourselves changes too. To fully understand the world in which we live, it’s important to fully comprehend the depth and breadth of the words that we use to describe it. Words that have more than definition or more than one meaning enrich not only our vocabulary, but also our lives.
Write a 1,500–1,700 word extended definition friendessay using either the word friend or the word family that analyzes the word’s historical, social, and/or cultural evolution
1. Topic: Aftermarket Competitiveness (20 marks)
Describe how aftermarket parts manufacturers and distributors can increase their efficiencies in the market. Consider the following.
a) What are the challenges and opportunities?
b) What changes or practices could be implemented?
c) What could be the possible implications or outcomes of these implementations?
d) What specific ideas could “mom and pop” aftermarket companies consider and implement in order to remain competitive?
2. Topic: Consumers interaction and experience with new technology (25 marks)
Describe the implications for both aftermarket companies and their consumers when consumers interact and experience new technology. How will this affect the following?
a) Effect of new technology trends on the ability for the aftermarket to provide ongoing support to the customer
b) Aftermarket inventory selection and forecasting
c) Aftermarket provider human resource issues
d) Aftermarket provider approach to specific consumer demographics
e) Customer response and reaction towards aftermarket provider
A Stance Essay
A stance essay takes a position on a topic and argues and supports that position with evidence. Consider your topic: Deciding to Relocate
Start of the Thesis:
When deciding to relocate, the children need to be included in the decision-making process because blank, blank and blank.
• What possible positions/arguments are there?
• What position resonates with you? (Which position do you believe is correct?)
• What are your main points?
• What are the counterpoints? Are you ready to dispute them?
• Do you have enough evidence to effectively support your argument?
For the stance essay, your personal voice (your perspective) should come through. This is just like assignment 1, except
you should maintain a formal tone. And just like assignment 2, you will need to support your points with credible sources.
You’re ready to take a position on the topic you have been writing about and to be persuasive!
Compose a three-four (3-4) page paper in which you do the following:
1. Use third person point of view (POV) and the appropriate voice and tone throughout your paper.
a. Did you use third person pronouns? (he, she, they, their)
b. Does your personality carry over in your writing? Are your word choices personal and consistent?
c. Is the tone formal? Does it express your atitude about the topic?
2. Write an introduction paragraph, which includes your thesis statement. It is suggested that this paragraph contain 5-7
a. Does your introduction include solutions or approaches on the topic?
b. Does your thesis statement include three supporting reasons that clearly express your stance on the topic?
c. Is your thesis statement clear and concise?
d. Does your introduction provide a preview of the rest of your essay?
3. Write a supporting/body paragraph for each of the three (3) points/reasons from your thesis statement. It is suggested
that each paragraph contain at least 5-7 sentences.
a. Do your body paragraphs support each point of your thesis with relevant examples or statistics?
b. Do you address the opinions or concerns that your audience might have?
c. Did you paraphrase, quote, or summarize properly to avoid plagiarism? Did you comment on each quotation?
4. Write with logic and with transitions throughout your paper.
a. Are your ideas consistent and well-organized, i.e., chronological order or order of importance?
b. Do your ideas flow from one sentence to the next and one paragraph to the next, in the order presented in your
5. Write a conclusion paragraph. It is suggested that this paragraph contain 5-7 sentences.
a. Did you paraphrase or restate the thesis in a new way?
b. Did you leave a lasting impression, so that your readers continue thinking about your topic after they have
6. Apply proper grammar, mechanics, punctuation and APA formatting throughout your paper.
a. Did you check your grammar?
i. The way words are put together to make units of meaning: Sentence structure, pronoun-agreement,
b. Did you check your essay for mechanics?
i. All the “technical” stuff in writing: Spelling, capitalization, use of numbers and other symbols, etc.
b. Did you check the punctuation?
i. The “symbols” used to help people read/process sentences the way you want them to be heard and
understood: Periods, question marks, commas, colons, etc.
d. Did you format according to APA style? (See requirements below.)
APA FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS:
Your assignment must follow these general APA formatting requirements:
• Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. It should
also have a running header, short title headers, numbered pages, indented paragraphs, and a References List
with hanging indent(s).
• Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the
course title, and the date. Note: The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length of
three-four (3-4) pages.
• In-text citations follow APA style, using attributive tags and signal verbs.
• Did you cite at least four (4) sources (no more than two (2) of the provided sources in the webtext)? Are your sources credible?
Write a 5-7 page paper on the history and evolution of Community Colleges. Include information on organization, core mission, and the role they play in contemporary American society. Specifically, address the following questions:
Length: 5-7 pages
References: 3 resources in addition to Cohen, A. M., & Brawer, F.B. (2008). Include peer-reviewed published journal articles and other current periodicals in higher education.
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.
Race as a Cultural Concept and the documentary Race: The Power of Illusion (Episode-1)
Based on the information in the documentary Race: The Power of Illusion( In combination with our lecture and the reading on this subject) answer the following three question.
Point Assessment :Question 1 = 4 Point : question 2=4 points : question 3=2 points