Tutor profile: Janet G.
When writing a short essay, what are some ways you can ensure that you stay focused on the topic presented?
First, you can start by having a thesis statement that identifies what you will discussing in the rest of the essay. This is usually one or two sentences that addresses what you plan to write about. Another way to ensure you are staying focused on the topic is to dedicate one discussion point per paragraph. This way, you ensure that you are fully explaining each of your points.
Subject: Basic Math
Your mom gave you $32 to go to the movies with a friend. She said you need to give her the change when you get home. It costs $8 for each matinee ticket, and you and your friend decide to split a medium sized bag of popcorn. The popcorn costs $6.99. Assuming there is no tax on any purchase, how much change should you be returning to your mom? What is the smallest amount of bills you will give back to her? List the denominations of each bill.
$32-$16 (each ticket is $8) = $16 $16-$6.99 (popcorn) = $9.01 $9.01 will be returned to mom 1, $5 4, $1 1, penny
Subject: Early Childhood Education
Why are the first five years of a child's life so important to his development, and what are some ways that you can stimulate your child's development?
The first five years are so important because the brain is the only organ that is not fully developed at birth. However, 90% of the brain develops before a child is five. Early childhood education is imperative in helping the brain grow and develop. In order to stimulate your child's development and ensure brain growth, you can do simple things to help him learn. Singing and reading to him are great ways to help the brain develop. Talking to your child and explaining things as you do them are also helpful. For example, as you are taking groceries out of the grocery bag, you can say things like, "The butter is going into the fridge," or "The bread is going to stay on the counter."
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