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Parallelism

Take a few minutes to watch this presentation on “Parallelism” to see if your sentences are in parallel format. I know it sounds scary, but really it’s not.
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Language Felonies!

Check out this link for a great list of the top 10 grammar errors. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 all have to do with commas and seem to be right on target. You […]
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Argumentative Propositions and Topic Sentences

Watch this video to be sure that your paper is clearly organized and for helpful tips when writing an argumentative proposition and topic sentences!
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Predicates- You Don’t Even Know You’re Using Them!

Who doesn’t love SchoolHouse Rock?! Let them walk you through the grammar world of predicates!
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I Love Punctuation!

Ellipses help is right around the corner…
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Emphasis

There are many ways to add EMPHASIS to text. Here’s tips on how:
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Tips for Concise Writing

Recently I had to write a paper that hit between 500 and 600 words. So I wrote, and I was on a roll, and by the time I finished typing, I realized that I had over 700 words...
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MLA Cover/Title Page

If you aren’t sure how to format a paper in MLA style, here’s some information on how to do just that!
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Crafting a Strong Title

One of the hardest parts of writing an essay for me, is coming up with a good title. So here’s what I’ve discovered so far about successfully titling your essays.
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Right Brain or Left Brain?

This link talks about the interesting concept of left brains and right brains in relation to brainstorming techniques. Take a minute to read through the ideas and decide which side of the brain you feel […]
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Fresh Ideas!

Free yourself! This link mentions some helpful tips for brainstorming. Try them all, or try just one. I especially like the free writing strategy.
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Writing a Strong Thesis Statement

The thesis statement is the most important part of any academic paper and arguably the most challenging to write. When you stop and think about it, having one sentence that defines everything...
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Brainstorming

Coming up with ideas can be really hard, but that’s why brainstorming is so important. Brainstorming lets your mind sift through all your thoughts and put them on paper....
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Generalizations & Stereotypes

This resource has a great graph to help understand generalizations and stereotypes. In academic writing, it is not acceptable to state opinions as...
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The Purdue OWL

Purdue OWL is a great resource for writing, MLA, & APA citations. If you need help navigating the site, check out this Youtube channel for more help!
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“Word Choice Matters”

How can you keep your ideas clear and organized? What do you do if your sentence sounds confusing? Check your word choice!
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Argumentative Propositions and Topic Sentences

Watch this video to be sure that your paper is clearly organized and for helpful tips when writing an argumentative proposition and topic sentences!
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Scientific Writing

Here is a video that will help with scientific writing like lab reports, research papers, etc.
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