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Writing Help

Active versus Passive Voice (copy and paste link)  

Learn: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/02/

QUIZ: http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/blgrquiz_passive1.htm

QUIZ: http://www.rudolphacademy.com/quizzes-online/language-arts-quizzes/grammar-quizzes-online/active-vs-passive-voice-quiz/


Capitalization practice  

1. http://henryanker.com/Language/Language_Skills/Capitalization/Capitalization_Set_01.swf

2. http://henryanker.com/Language/Language_Skills/Capitalization/Capitalization_Set_05.swf

3. http://henryanker.com/Language/Language_Skills/Capitalization/Capitalization_Set_06.swf

4. http://henryanker.com/Language/Language_Skills/Capitalization/Capitalization_Set_07.swf


Dangling Modifiers  

Learn: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/597/1/ 

QUIZ: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/niu/niu9.htm


Editing your work: Also helpful with commas, spelling, capitalization  

http://mrnussbaum.com/xsurgeon1/Extreme_Sentence_Surgeons2.swf


End punctuation and Comma Practice (copy and paste link)  

1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/ks2_activities/english/activities/punctuation.swf

2. http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english/en29punc/game/en29punc-game-put-text-into-sentences/game3/game32.swf


formal essays in 3rd person  

Learn: http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/first-second-and-third-person.aspx

QUIZ: http://writingcommons.org/collaborate/common-comments/point-of-view/523-use-third-person-point-of-view-


OWL MLA formatting  

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/


Parallel Structure  

Learn: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/623/1/

QUIZ: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/parallelism_quiz.htm


POWERFUL VERBS  

http://adminsecret.monster.com/benefits/articles/170


Resume Handbook  

http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/sites/default/files/attach_download/resume_handbook.pdf


Run on Sentences  

Learn: http://www.iconlogic.com/pdf/abrams.pdf

QUIZ: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/runons_quiz.htm


SAS Writing Reviser Diagnosis  

http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/portal/#/search?searchString=writing%2Breviser&searchSubject=0&searchCategory=

type in the login: signal35copy

no password in needed.


Semi-colon Practice (copy and paste link)  

http://mrnussbaum.com/semicolonwars1/semicolon_wars.swf


Sentence Fragments  

Learn: http://aliscot.com/bigdog/fragments.htm

QUIZ: http://www.quia.com/pop/13222.html?AP_rand=1477983982


Spelling practice (copy and paste links)  

1. http://mrnussbaum.com/teacher2/Main.swf

2. http://mrnussbaum.com/sweet161/Main.swf

3. http://www.spellingbeethegame.com/swf/main.swf


Vague Words and Vocabulary builder  

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/572/01/

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/games2/matchit/matchIt.swf (copy and paste)


verb tense and subject-verb agreement  

Learn: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm

QUIZ: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/sv_agr_quiz.htm

http://media.arcademicskillbuilders.com/games/viper/viper.swf  (copy and paste)