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Get help with GRAMMAR: 

 

Identifying Subjects and Verbs
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/grammar/verbsub.html

Subject-Verb Exercise
http://aliscot.com/bigdog/sv_exercise.htm

Prepositional Phrase Exercise
http://aliscot.com/bigdog/prep_exercise.htm

Phrases
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrases.htm

Sentence Fragments (frag)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/fragments.htm

More on Fragments (frag)
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/punct/fragmentcauses.html

Run-on Sentences (RO, FS, CS)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm

Subject and Verb Agreement (SV agr)
http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/subjectVerbAgree.asp

Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement (PA agr)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm

Pronoun Case (pron, case)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_proncase.html

Cases of Nouns and Pronouns (pron, case)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cases.htm

Pronoun Reference (ref)
http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/pronref.html

Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers (mm, dm)
http://ace.acadiau.ca/english/grammar/mmodifier.htm

Dangling Modifier (dm)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html

Parallel Structure (// ism)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_parallel.html

More on Parallel Structure (// ism)
http://www.getitwriteonline.com/archive/101202.htm

Grammar for the hearing impaired (Gallaudet site)
http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/grammar/main/index.htm

Grammar for ESL students
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/

Decode the rules of PUNCTUATION: 

 


 


 

Comma rules, with interactive exercises
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_comma.html

Overview of colon, semicolon, dash, quotation marks, italics, parentheses 
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_overvw.html

Apostrophe
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_apost.html

Quotation Marks
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html

Punctuation Marks
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0771337.html

 

Overcome writer’s block and organize ideas with strategies for PREWRITING:

 


Prewriting
http://www.studygs.net/writing/prewriting.htm

Prewriting
http://www.esc.edu/ESConline/Across_ESC/WritersComplex.nsf/3CC42A422514347A8525671D0049F395/CE2B510E7D9975AE852569C3006ACCCC?OpenDocument

Prewriting
http://www.humboldt.edu/~tdd2/Prewriting.htm

Writing an Outline
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/brainstorm_outline.htm

 

 Find out various ways you can DEVELOP AN ESSAY:

 


 


Process Analysis
http://www.tcc.edu/students/resources/writcent/HANDOUTS/writing/process.htm

Process Analysis
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/process.htm

Process Analysis
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/process.html

Narration
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Atrium/1437/narr.html

Argumentation/Persuasion
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_argpers.html

Exemplification
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/examples.htm

Comparison/Contrast
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/comparison.htm

 

 Master the COLLEGE ESSAY format:

 


 



5- Paragraph Model
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Atrium/1437/howto.html

5- Paragraph Model
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/five_par.htm

5- Paragraph Model
http://www.studygs.net/5paragraph_edit.htm

Thesis Statement
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/thesis_statement.shtml

Thesis Statement and Blueprint
http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic/blueprint.htm

The Paragraph
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_pgrph2.html

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/paragraphs.shtml

Topic Sentence
http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/partopic.html

 

 Get ideas for writing INTRODUCTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS:

 


 


 

Developing an Introduction from the Top Down
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/intro.html

How to Write Introductions
http://www.taft.cc.ca.us/newTC/Academic/LiberalArts/OWL/INTRO.HTML

Sample Introductions
http://www.csuohio.edu/writingcenter/introeg.html

Strategies for Writing a Conclusion
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/conclude.html

Writing Introductions and Conclusions
http://www.csuohio.edu/writingcenter/introcnc.html

 Get tips for taking an ESSAY EXAM:

 


 


 

The Essay Exam
http://www.studygs.net/tsttak4.htm

Writing Essay Exams
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_essay.html

 Learn how to EVALUATE WEB SOURCES:

 


 


 

Evaluating Website Content
http://www.studygs.net/evaluate.htm

Evaluation Criteria
http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html

Checklist for Evaluating Web Sites
http://gateway.lib.ohio-state.edu/tutor/les1/checklist.html

Comprehensive Information on Evaluating Web Pages from UC Berkeley
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html

Incorporate BORROWED MATERIAL effectively and honestly:

 


 


 

Avoiding Plagiarism

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/01/

Quoting Effectively

http://www.plagiarism.org/learning_center/how_to_cite_sources.html

See how to FORMAT THE RESEARCH PAPER correctly:

 


 


 

Format a Paper in MLA style:

http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic/mla_style.html

Format a Paper in APA style:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Sample paper in APA style with instructions for formatting:

http://valencia.cc.fl.us/lrcwest/apapaper.html

Format a Paper according to Chicago Manual of Style:

http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c10_s3.html

Format a Paper in CSE manuscript style:

http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c11_s4.html

 View sample research papers:

 


 


 


Sample paper in Chicago style:

http://dianahacker.com/pdfs/Hacker-Bish-CMS.pdf

Sample paper in MLA style:

http://dianahacker.com/pdfs/Hacker-Daly-MLA.pdf

Sample pages in CSE style:

http://dianahacker.com/pdfs/Hacker-Mart-CSE.pdf

Sample paper in APA style:

http://dianahacker.com/pdfs/Hacker-Mira-APA.pdf

 Get help with DOCUMENTING RESEARCH materials:

 


 


 

Bibliography Generator for MLA format

http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/DocMLAWorksCited.html

Bibliography Generator for MLA and APA formats

http://easybib.com/

Citing Websites in APA, AMA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian/Harvard (see menu top right)

http://www.studygs.net/citation.htm

Research and Documentation Guide with Model Entries for MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE

http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/

 Find a QUOTATION by author, topic, or keyword:

 


 


 

Brainy Quote

http://www.brainyquote.com/

Quotations Archive

http://www.aphids.com/quotes/index.shtml

Quoteland

http://quoteland.com/

The Quotations Page

http://www.quotationspage.com/

Bartlett’s Quotations

http://www.bartleby.com/100/

Look up a definition in an ONLINE DICTIONARY:

 


 


 

Dictionary.org

http://www.dict.org/bin/Dict

yourdictionary.com

http://www.yourdictionary.com/ahd/t/t0339000.html