English Writing Web Links


Lessons on grammar and style of writing.

Understanding the parts of speech.

Parts of speech, fragments, run-ons, comma splices, dangling and misplaced modifiers, parallel structure, active/passive constructions, reference.

Identifying parts of speech, sentence structure, paragraph structure, essay structure, spelling rules.

Commas, fragments, run-ons, gender-sensitive language, "I": When to Use It, passive voice, proofreading, Quotations: How to Use Them, word choice.

Definitions, examples, interactive quizzes.

Definitions, exercises, handouts, tips.

Excellent site for students and teachers. Guides to book reports, children’s literature, critical thinking, drama, grammar and mechanics, journalism, literature and prose, mythology and folklore, poetry, Shakespeare, vocabulary, young adult fiction, many additional links.

Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and composition, email questions about grammar, sentence structure, research, formatting, etc. (does not proof entire papers), MLA style, APA style, lessons on parts of speech, lessons on a variety of writing types.

Elements of a paragraph: topic sentence, first main point, second main point, third main point, conclusion.

Identifying parts of speech, sentence structure, paragraph structure, essay structure, spelling rules.

30 Spelling lessons each covering 20 new words including exercises using those words, answers included.

Basic spelling rules, suffixes, prefixes, printable worksheets.

Merriam-Webster dictionary of medical terms.

Dictionary of medical terms which includes hot link words within definitions to define those words also.

Creating outlines and the benefits of creating an outline.

Excellent site for students and teachers. Guides to book reports, children’s literature, critical thinking, drama, grammar and mechanics, journalism, literature and prose, mythology and folklore, poetry, Shakespeare, vocabulary, young adult fiction, many additional links.

Writing the Paper: brainstorming, college writing, conclusions, paragraphs, plagiarism, reorganizing drafts, reading to write, thesis statements, transitions, writing anxiety. Specific Writing Assignments: business letters, exams, reviews, speeches, abstracts, bibliographies, research, literature. Writing for Specific Fields: anthropology, art history, communications, drama, history, literature, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sciences, sociology.

What to write, organizing, revising, editing, writing different types of essays.

Steps on how to write a five paragraph essay, basic structure, getting started, types of essays, proofreading, editing.

Tips on overcoming the difficulties of essay and report writing.

Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and composition, email questions about grammar, sentence structure, research, formatting, etc. (does not proof entire papers), MLA style, APA style, lessons on parts of speech, lessons on a variety of writing types.

How to write well organized essay answers, patterns of development, transition words.

Guidelines for preparing for written exams, handouts on a variety of exam types.

Distinguishing between and writing summaries and paraphrases, avoiding plagiarism.

Writing, revising, editing summaries, read with summarizing in mind.

Critical reading for purpose of writing an analysis, sample outline.

Explanation, purpose, and phases of a literature review,

Introduction and components of a literature review.

Genre, topic, scope, thesis, research, outline, first draft, revisions, proofreads, additional resources.

Writing guidelines, research, structure, additional links available.

Lessons on writing style and grammar.