English composition essay

 Due: Oct 6 at 11:59pmCalendarEnglish Composition 1Details
Assignment 3.1- Writing in Active Voice
In chapter 5 of your textbook, you learned about the different ways writers organize information. On page 46, you see that some writers choose to organize their information by time, or chronological organization. In other textbooks, this type of time-related organization is called process analysis. In chapter 38 of your textbook, you learned about active and passive voice.  
This week you will write one paragraph that that is organized chronologically (see p.46). For the paragraph, imagine that you are writing a medical report related to your health-related profession. The following is an example of a report a paramedic wrote:
This crew responded to a call for a 58 year old male that was dispatched by phone call from a local resident for chest pressure. Unit responded immediately with lights and sirens to the scene. The chief complaint for the patient is CHEST PAIN. The primary problem appears to be CHEST PAIN WITH NAUSEA AND VOMITING. Upon arrival to the scene we found the patient sitting on a chair at his residence. The general impression of the patient was moderate distress. Fire department personnel were on scene. FD assisted with placing patient onto ambulance cot. FD has provided a driver due to severity of patient. FD placed patient on oxygen via a mask. Patient was assisted up, pivoted, placed onto wheeled stretcher. Patient was secured to stretcher using stretcher straps and stretcher was secured into ambulance. Patient was positioned on stretcher in semi-fowlers position. History was obtained from patient. This problem began 30 minutes before. This is occasional problem for the patient. The last time this occurred was 2 months ago. This is a chronic problem that is severe now. Before our arrival, the patient had taken nitro x3. Nitro has provided no relief. The patient was sitting watching TV at his residence and began to notice numbness and pain to left shoulder into his arm. He took his nitro but the pain persisted. He decided to call 911, but contacted his local ambulance service instead. Patient requests transport to Emergency Department for evaluation. The paramedic has performed a complete head to toe ALS assessment on the patient. Patient is conscious and alert. Patient is oriented to person, place and time. This is normal for the patient.
Notice how the writer in the above report mixes active and passive voice (p.402) as he documents his experience. When you write, your writing should be in the active voice to help the reader identify the ‘doer’ of the action. In the past, it was common for medical personnel and police officers to use the passive voice. However, writing in passive voice creates problems. See the following article (Links to an external site.) to see why the use of passive voice sentences in police reports creates problems. 
For Week 3, write a paragraph that serves as a medical report in your field. Make sure to use active voice as you delineate a process from beginning to end. The goal of this writing is to be informative, not creative. If you would like to read an example of a process analysis paragraph that is organized chronologically using first person, check out this essay. 
Step 1: Review chronological order (p.46) and active voice (p.402)
Step 2: Write a one-paragraph process report in the active voice. Imagine that you are writing a report regarding a medical situation related to your health-related field. 
Step 3: Submit the paragraph to the instructor dropbox. 

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
English composition essay
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay
Order a unique copy of this paper
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Order your essay today and save 25% with the discount code: THANKYOUPlace Order
Live Chat+1(978) 822-0999EmailWhatsApp