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Review the patterns of development that you’ve learned and used in your essays and journal entries in this unit. Explain how each of these patterns of development or organizational methods will be useful to you in your upcoming courses and your future career. (Length open
Brainstorm: List the causes that made you decide to return to school. Then add the short-term effects your decision has had on your life in the present. Finally, include the long-term effects that you hope your decision will have on your future.
Organize: Review the graphic organizers on pages 466–467 in your Successful College Writing textbook. Choose the organizer that you think would best present the information you brainstormed to an audience of your fellow Penn Foster classmates and arrange your content using that format. Remember to include a thesis statement in your graphic organizer. (No minimum lengtTitle: Types of Food
Topic announcement: Restaurants
Introduction Background: It is easy to choose healthy options when eating out.
Thesis statement: Most restaurants, including fast food, casual and fine dining, make it easy for patrons to eat out without sacrificing a healthy diet.
Body Paragraphs
Fast Food
Characteristic 1: not known for healthy choices but they are on the menu; light or low-calorie choices
Example 1: plain burgers – no cheese; side salad rather than fries
Characteristic 2: There are options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Example 2: McDonald’s has Egg White Delite, oatmeal, salads, grilled chicken
Characteristic 3: Menus list calorie counts and other nutritional information
Example 3: McDonald’s, Panera
Casual
Characteristic 1: more variety, wider menu, allow substitutions for healthier options
Example 1: choice of sides – baked potato instead of French fries; salad rather than cream/bisque soup
Characteristic 2: look up nutritional information online if it’s not listed on the menu; other indicators for healthy options.
Example 2: Long Horn Steak…