Answer questions 1–4 in one or two sentences. Question
1a–1b 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.
paragraph? b.What sentence is unrelated to the topic and can be eliminated?
2. List four things to look for when you’re
3. Complete the following two steps: a. Define
the term cliché. b.Use a cliché in a sentence that you create.
4. Name and explain two types of prewriting.
5. Choose one of the prompts listed below. Write
a five-sentence paragraph using chronological order to explain the steps that
you would take to complete the task you select. Describe the steps you would
take to: a. prepare for a test. b.prepare to host a party or an event. c. get
ready for work. d.clean your room or your home. e. build a snowman, sandcastle,
or sculpture. f. create a budget.
6. 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.