Examination Questions 1. a. A trip to the ocean can be a relaxing escape from the everyday pressures of life.
b. You should always be careful to avoid overexposure to the sun at the beach.
2. a. When proofreading the four things you should look for are Misspelled words, improper punctuation, wrong usage of sentence structure and tense agreement.
3. a. Cliché is an expression or idea that has lost its originality.
b. The early bird catches the worm.
4. a.Brainstorming is gathering up thoughts and ideas about a topic before writing.
Idea web is making lists or webs of related words and ideas in order to organize your thoughts before writing.
5. a. Writing a paper takes patience and time because you must first decide what the paper is going to be about by using the different types of prewriting. The different types of prewriting are brainstorming, webbing, free writing, and clustering. Before you start your first rough draft you need to use a method of planning, whichever method you’re the most comfortable with you use it to organize your ideas. When you complete your first rough draft, you must check your work for errors, this is called proofreading. When proofreading you check for punctuation, spelling errors, and sentence structure and adding new sentences where they’re needed. The final step in presenting a good piece of writing is to revise your rough draft, and move onto a final draft, which is the draft you present to your audience.
6. A high school diploma is important to my future because college admissions counselors and potential employers usually won’t consider you unless you have one. Having a high school diploma well increase my image. Having a high school diploma will increase my knowledge in daily living skills and increase my knowledge in academics. Having a high school diploma will set a great example for younger children. Having a high school diploma will help me be successful and build good character. My future depends upon my ability to earn a good income. That means that I will need my high school diploma to get me into a good college so I can get a career and earn a good income