Writing & Grammar 11 Web Links


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Chapter 1

  • Brainstorming—This handout contains helpful hints and a useful method for effective brainstorming.
  • Ice Sculptures—Excellent pictures to supplement the freewriting example on the topic of ice sculptures
  • Freewriting—Look specifically at the freewriting step of brainstorming.
  • Lott Carey—Additional material to supplement Gathering Information on a black Christian in history
  • Purdue OWL on the Writing Process—Information on the Writing Process (including planning, gathering information, outlining, writing a thesis statement, and revising)
  • UNC Writing Center on the Writing Process—Further information on the Writing Process (including planning, gathering information, outlining, writing a thesis statement, and revising)
  • Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.—Additional material to supplement content of paragraph illustrating chronological order
  • Paragraph Development— Helpful advice about paragraph development

Chapter 2

  • Bedford/St. Martin's A Writer's Reference Exercises—Provide practice in teaching parts of speech
  • Adjectives and Adverbs—Examples of usage and profitable exercises for adjectives and adverbs

Chapter 3

  • Essay Exams—Valuable strategies for effectively answering questions on essay exams.
  • Sentence Types—Online quiz over kinds of sentences (declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory)
  • Eric Liddell—(topic of practice the skill 3.3) Short biography, photographs, and more
  • Mary Slessor—(topic of review the skill 3.4) Various biographies and other pertinent information.

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

  • NASA—Contains many images captured by Hubble Telescope as well as interesting information, (topic of research paper illstration)
  • HubbleSite—Contains many images captured by Hubble as well as interesting information
  • HowStuffWorks—Contains many images captured by Hubble as well as interesting information
  • Purdue OWL—Writing a research paper
  • Virginia Tech—Procedures for writing a term paper
  • Subject/Verb Agreement—Includes a PowerPoint presentation and quizzes
  • Purdue OWL—Handout to help students understand the concepts behind Subject/Verb agreement
  • LanguageArts—Good PowerPoint and PDFpresentations to drill basic principles of Subject/Verb agreement
  • Wisconsin Technical College System—Excellent Subject/Verb agreement online quiz giving immediate feedback on answers
  • Big Dog Grammar—Excellent Subject/Verb agreement 10-point quiz giving immediate feedback on answers
  • Townson.edu—Teaches concepts of pronoun/antecedent agreement through use of visual aids
  • Big Dog Grammar—Comments on sexism in language and ends with pronoun/antecedent agreement self-test giving immediate feedback
  • Learning Center OWL—Online writing lab includes 2 10-point quizzes over pronoun/antecedent agreement
  • Wisconsin Technical College System—Interactive site including information on pronouns as well as agreement
  • Bedford St. Martin—Exercises covering grammar, mechanics, and punctuation from A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker with answer keys password protected for teachers

Chapter 7

  • Freelance Writing—Tips on writing a Memoir (memoir vs. autobiography)
  • NPR Books—William Zinsser discusses memoirs (audio file)
  • Purdue OWL—Handouts teaching sequence of tenses through tense consistency
  • Super Teacher—Worksheet and answer key on verb tenses
  • Voice—Information and worksheet on voice
  • Prophessional Writing Style—12 lessons and accompanying exercises on improving writing style, the first lesson of which is voice

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

 

Chapter 11

  • Writing English—Information about and Examples of Analogies.
  • Butte College—Information about and Examples of Analogies.
  • Brainstorm Services—Information about and Examples of Analogies.
  • Analogies—Information about and Examples of Analogies.
  • Word Wise—Information about and examples of good Capitalization.
  • infoplease—Information about and examples of good Capitalization.
  • Writing Center—Information about and examples of good Capitalization.

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

  • Purdue OWL—Sentence and Clause arrangement
  • Purdue OWL—Strategies for variation in syntax
  • Owens Community College—Various techniques and tips for creating variety and emphasis in sentence structure while writing.
  • MIT—Various techniques and tips for creating variety and emphasis in sentence structure while writing.
  • Pearson—Various techniques and tips for creating variety and emphasis in sentence structure while writing.
  • Sentence Variety—Various techniques and tips for creating variety and emphasis in sentence structure while writing.
  • Writer's Reference—Various techniques and tips for creating variety and emphasis in sentence structure while writing.

Chapter 15

Chapter 16


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