Peer-reviewed Writing Assignment (Week 2)

Choose one of the sentences listed below to expand by adding logical additional parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases). Your sentence should be a minimum of 12 unique words.

  • The children play.

  • The woman walks.

  • The sharks swim.

  • The flowers bloom.

  • The wind blows.

  • The computer hums.

The computer hums in the background, frustratingly slow as the spy races against time to copy all its contents; even the high-stakes world of international espionage is susceptible to technical difficulties.
“I bet James Bond never had to deal with this.” the spy grumbles.

Choose one of the sentences listed below to expand by adding logical additional parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases). Your sentence should be a minimum of twelve unique words.

  • The children play.

  • The woman walks.

  • The sharks swim.

  • The flowers bloom.

  • The wind blows.

  • The computer hums.

The woman walks down a street lined with high-end shops, her reflection chasing after her in the glass facade adorning each outlet.

N.B. Questions copyright CEW Coursera/MSJC.

Journal Writing (Week 2)

Journal Writing 1

Common nouns I can see around me:-

  • cats
  • juice boxes
  • table
  • books
  • sound system

Proper nouns I can see around me:-

  • Ginger and Ale, my adorable kittens.
  • Dewlands peach juice
  • “Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siecle”, edited by Elaine Showalter.
  • Audionic V7i speakers
  • Dell laptop

Adjectives:-

  • affectionate
  • delicious
  • interesting
  • quiet
  • busy

Journal Writing 2

Verbs:-

  • purr
  • drink
  • read
  • hush
  • work

Adverbs:-

  • playfully
  • thirstily
  • avidly
  • sternly
  • concentratedly

Sentences:-

  • The kittens Ginger and Ale purred affectionately as they padded all over Fatima’s keyboard while she tried to work.
  • Then they decided to get her attention in more audible ways until Fatima finally had to hush them.
  • Having successfully completed their mission objective of disrupting her work, they promptly curled up and fell asleep.