In this activity, you will read a persuasive essay and then write one of your own. The essay
you write will use persuasive techniques and evidence to argue for adopting a good habit.
You will evaluate a peer’s work and get peer feedback on your own essay using the provided
Dewey’s advice for correcting a bad habit work for you? How would you go about reforming one of your habits?
According to John Dewey, Habits are inevitable. We are empowered by both good and bad habits. In his essay, “Habits and Will”, Dewey states that we envision bad habits as such acts of “foolish idling...
11 October 2014
1. What is the cause or effect you are analyzing in your thesis?
My cause and effect for my essay is the effects of smoking.
2. How have you explained the cause-and-effect relationship?
I have explained the effects of smoking on saying why people start and how to quit...
“ Discuss the relationship between stress, anxiety, habits and phobias and
describe how you would treat these issues with hypnotherapy ‘’
In this essay i will describe individually stress, anxiety, habits and phobias and share
their symptoms. I will go on to describe how i would treat these issues with ...
Personal Responsibility Essay: First Step to Success
Personal Responsibility Essay
People face different challenges everyday and most of them shuffle things around to get things done. Everyone have responsibilities, if it is family, career, school, and even to themselves. Personal responsibility...
Essay on Old Major’s Speech
The novel Animal Farm by George Orwell begins with Old Major’s famous speech, which incites the other animals to form a rebellion; similar to the events leading up to the Stalin era and the rise of Bolshevism. The actual story is the most famous satirical allegory...
A: Causes and Effects Essay Topics
1. The effect of a parent, teacher, or friend on your life
2. Why you selected your major
3. The effects of cramming for an examination
4. The effects of peer pressure
5. Why some students cheat
6. The effects of growing up with a personal computer
7. The effects...
University of Greenwich
School of Business Masters in Transformational Leadership and Change (MTLC)
LDRP 501 Theories & Practices of Leadership Essay on: Leadership and Spirituality: A Transcendental approach
By: Tesfaye Mamo Woldesemayat
The theory of Leadership...
Beliefs on Political Society in the
Of the Principal Causes That Make Religion Powerful in America
How the Enlightenment, Habits, and Practical Experience of the
Americans Contribute to the Success of Democratic Institutions
That Laws Serve More to Maintain the Democratic...
Critical and Creative Thinking in Society Essay
January 5, 2015
Critical and Creative Thinking in Society Essay
Describe a situation of public interest in which critical and /or creative thought not used for a better outcome. Describe why it is important to think critically and...
Have you got a mobile telephone? The utilization of mobile telephones is so prevalent in Hong Kong that numerous people possess one or even more of them. Most people think that it is useful, convenient and timesaving. However, do we realize that mobile telephone is the most annoying...
Lifetime Personal Nutrition and Exercise Plan
In this essay I will discuss high cholesterol and the effects it can have on daily activities such as diet and nutrition needs as well as exercise. I will incorporate a plan to make changes in my current diet and exercise...
Dominique Young Block: 3A
Essay December 12, 2013
In my opinion after being obese for the majority of my childhood, I firmly believe obesity if the fault of each obese individual. There are of course exceptions to this for example, the person who suffers from medical issues...
are writing essays. Free writing is a huge asset for writing creatively. When I started, free writing really helped me out. Free writing is really easy to do too; almost anyone can do it. Another bonus is that the more information you have, the more you will have to work with in your essay.
Select a bad habit you would like to break or a positive behavior you would like to encourage and explain how you might use a behavioral or cognitive behavioral technique to alter your behavior.
Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension, tension, or uneasiness related to the expectation of something...
Good habits students should have
Students go to school to get an education for a better life. However, many of the habits needed to truly be successful are learned outside the classroom. Developing good habits that will help students of all ages succeed can never start too early. These routines will...
Types of Media
Uses of media
Positive Effects and Negative Effects
The popular definition of media can be defined as:
“ It is a link between two things”.
It is often said that world has become a global village....
For the revision of one of my essay's, I choose to do my Illustration essay. For my illustration essay I choose to do the topic “Bad Habits While Driving.” Before some of the essay was wrong and supposedly copyrighted but I rewrote it into my words again so therefore this time...
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considerate and more self centered? Are rude clerks and customers also another symptom? This essay will discuss how to reverse those trends into more considerate trends to deal with these habits.
The biggest rise in bad habits is talking loudly and rudely on cell phones. For most people they don’t realize they’re...
allegory. The symbolic representation of modern English as being bad English because of the spread of bad habits and imitations.
2- George Orwell uses cause/effect method of development in his essay. He states the causes of what makes a bad writing and its effects on the language. He argues that the...
Expository Essay 1
Axia College of University of Phoenix
Expository Essay 2
Healthy Eating to Prevent Chronic Illness
Proper nutrition starts at an early age and children should receive the proper amount of nutrition when they are younger to...
Introduction A survey on teenager life style bad eating habits was conducted last month. The purpose of the survey is to study the bad eating habits of teenagers in Hong Kong. Questionnaires were distributed to students of 3S and they were all returned. This report will summarize and discuss the result...
ENC1101 – Fall Term 2012
Miami Dade College West Campus
Society has been experiencing an unusual phenomenon. Nowadays, more and more people are driving without paying enough attention to what they are...
Obesity in America
Is eating fast food a guilty habit of yours? Are late nights and early mornings a routine? Do you find yourself often choosing the elevator over the stairs? These are just a few reasons for the outstanding rate of obesity in America. Over the past two decades, the rate of obesity...
The focus of this essay is to explore the stages in producing a good college essay to the academic standard required. The essay will indicate the following points, the importance of analysing the title, the planning of the essay, the way in which to layout a good college essay, why time...
universally prevalent habits. That itself is the biggest argument against any such bans. Why then would any lawmaker try to wipe it out?
The main motive behind such moves seems to be a paternalistic one † to protect others from harming themselves. As adults our personal habits are chosen by us and...
Metamorphosis- Eating Scene Essay
In Kafka’s afflicting yet accepting novelette, Metamorphosis, Grete enters Gregor’s bedroom to find that he has not finished the fresh milk and bread that Grete brought in the day before. She returns to Gregor...
My Study Habits & Skills - Relating to the SQ3R Method
As I recall and I assume like most people, the development of my study habits and skills became more evident as I went through my school days and more school work was given and required to be completed. With this said my study habits and skills...
Jonathan Yuanji Yin
Essay # 3 Draft #1
June 6, 2010
Bad effects of smoking for teenager
Smoking is only one bad habit, which is worse thing in the world and has only bad effects. Around the world, almost all countries people are smoke every day, but different only some countries people...
Bad Impacts of Watching Television for Children
Watching television has been a necessity for several people. Besides it is used for information, television is also used for recreation. Yet, however, most of television programs are not useful, especially for children. They can attract viewer interest...
Professor Ne Jame
Writing 1100 L
WRI 1050 English Fundamentals for me was a turning point in finding out more of myself as a writer as well as the do’s and don’ts of college writing. This writing course has contributed and enhanced...
of the older people in my family have died at young ages, I'm not sure if it might be because of bad eating habits, but I hope eating healthy will decrease my chance of following that same path.
The bad things I eat are mainly sweets and I need to find a way to stay away from them. My parents themselves...
movie. Three topics, namely family relation, peer relation and inspiration, are considered as the main theme of it all the time. Here, in this short essay, I would like to talk about these three topics and recommend some funny, good and typical American teen movies to you.
Let’s start with the family...
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30 Simple 5 Paragraph Essay Prompts
Essay Writing Prompts for Practicing College Writing
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IELTS Writing Writing Story
Oct 5, 2009
This essay will discuss the importance of eating healthy. Everyone in today’s society is
influenced by what they do and don’t eat. Food is a great essential to the human lifestyle. Food
can easily be abused and have fatal outcomes. Living isn’t possible without eating so there is
only one way around...
has enriched the average human mind. This essay takes a look at both the schools of thought and draws conclusions from the respective arguments made.
Nicholas Carr starts his essay with the observation that his own book reading and long article writing habits have suffered immensely due to lack of concentration...
Old habits die hard
When I heard that one of the quotes for today's essay was "old habits die hard " some of Mick
Jagger's lyrics came to mind "I'm not an addict ,it's just a habit". It takes a long time to develop a bad
habit and as much or longer to stay away from it...
Both source A and source B talk about alcohol being bad for the people and how it should be banned.
Both of the accounts agree about prohibition but one is judgemental and biased and talks about on reason, while that other account is not biased and gives 5 points to prove its point. Source A is the...
Running head: Tipping Position Essay.
Argument against Tipping
According to Merriam Webster dictionary, tipping is an act of bestowing a gratuity. In general, a tip is considered as an optional reward for good services. The average amount offered varies from location...
wealthy and wise." Quoted by Benjamin Franklin. So it’s true that they have big benefits on the human health but the big question is, how? In this essay I will talk more about healthy foods, cleanliness and physical activities.
Eating healthy is known to be the backbone of a healthy lifestyle. Eating...
In the essay, “The Iks” by Lewis Thomas, the author addresses the behavior of the individual Iks compared to the behavior of groups of people in nations and cities. Thomas writes about an essay written by an anthropologist. It describes that the Iks had changed into selfish, rude, and careless individuals...
contentious one. Many people think that this is the most effective for the children to learn. However the opposites are not few in numbers. In this essay I’ll discuss some argument for and against of the given topic.
The behavior of the adults plays a significant role in shaping children’s inclination...
How to make essay writing enjoyable
For many students writing an essay is the most difficult component of a school’s curriculum requirement. How can we like something if we associate it with strain and anxiety? Students not only detest the act of writing itself, but also they are afraid of it. This...
Great Writing 4: Great
Activity 1, pages 5–8
Answers will vary.
1. The story of Cinderella, her cleaning tasks, and
how she felt about them
2. Answers will vary.
3. Ironing clothes, washing dishes, and cleaning
The reason why for the purpose of this essay is to give detail on the effects and long term consequences of smoking , with mentioning the illness that are very well possible to develop , personal hygiene , appearance , and the expense of a habit that can do bodily harm to you in the long run...
I am a Chinese girl born in the year 1988. There are ten person in my family-my father, my mother, two sisters, three brother and myself. My parents always tell me the importance of a good education and future plans are being made to see me through in my university education. My...
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English Composition II
October 31th, 2014
Writer and journalist Florence King tried to show smoking world with eyes of smokers. In her essay she is not afraid to speak her mind.
At the beginning of the essay King explains how smoking appeared in her life and how...
is usually something online from websites such as ESPN.com. I read things that are interesting to my mind like sports. Some fictional pieces aren’t bad too. When I am reading about sports I soak up the information and stories like a sponge with water. This happens because I have loved sports since...
Littering Reality TV Annoying Habits
Two party political system Homelessness Media Bias (Fox News, MSNBC)
Obesity in America Student Apathy Texting while driving
Public Nuisances Breaking up with a girlfriend/boyfriend
Politicians’ bad habits (corruption, bad grammar, addictions, sex scandal...
How to Kick a Bad Habit
I believe everyone has at least one form of a bad habit. They come in all shapes and in all sizes. It varies from person to person and age to age. There are many types of habits but for this essay we will speak about how to kick a bad one. Whether you smoke, drink or maybe...
butts are not biodegradable and according to the California department of transportation cigarettes make up 34% of total waste in California. In the essays "Waste Not, Want Not" by Bill Mckibben and "Eating Green" by Margret Lundberg they both agree that an individual can make a great impact of the well...
Why smoking isn’t all that bad
Everyone’s always talking about how bad the habit is. However, these people just have it all wrong. There are so many perks that come with smoking. There are endless limits when it comes to picking up a pack. Plus it’s not bad to enjoy yourself every once and a while.
September 17, 2012
Summary Response essay
Facing Poverty with a Rich Girls Habits
I always thought about what would wealthy people feel if they were in poor people’s shoes. To see how middle class people struggle with money instead of assuming everything is easy. I...
September 15, 2016
In life there is more to achieve than receive. By this I mean, to go out and help others will do far more for yourself than to actually have everything self-centered towards you. I can say this from personal experience: I was...
shape that lead them to a unhealthy diet or habit such as fingering your throat to vomit out your food forcefully.
Eating disorder is dangerous. I might say fatal to those who are still not aware they are having this syndrome and continue the unhealthy habit. Most cases involve women since women are...
Is Obesity a Disease or Due to Poor Eating Habits?
Nowadays, the prevalence of obesity has increased drastically and dramatically. Obesity is nothing but a condition where excess fat has accumulated in our body that may cause some negative effect on our health. Since it has reached the proportions as...
Habits are either good or bad. Even good habits, if given free play, may turn into bad ones. For example, reading is a good habit. It helps in acquiring knowledge, in meaningful use of leisure time and healthy entertainment. But excess of reading books, magazines etc., is harmful. It would soon tell...
A habit can be many things, some good, some not so good. Everyone has habits that they would like to change and maybe improve upon. I believe the majority of habits I have are good ones but some are not. These bad habits are the ones I will talk about.
Under phrase “bad habit” people usually means...