Grammar and Writing Sites
Grammar Bytes, a visually stimulating site containing grammar rules and explanations plus writing tips.

The following sites contain multiple links to other sites, including writing labs, online resources, and exercises.
An alphabetical list of links to definitions and examples of every writing concern

Perdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This is the most comprehensive university writing site online. It contains handouts for every  grammar skill and suggestions and examples essay and research writing, and links to other online writing sites and centers
This page contains links to some other university online writing centers.

Garbl's Writing Center
This site includes resources on writing, research, style, grammar, spelling and vocabulary, and includes links to contemporary essays about language use in respected popular magazines and journals

Grammar errors to avoid in English Composition classes

Webster/s Guide to Grammar and Writing

The University of Illinois online grammar handbook
This site includes tips and exercises on prewriting, essay writing, and grammar and includes quizzes,7987,822594-,00.html

Punctuation exercises from the Little, Brown Handbook companion website,7987,822588-,00.html

Interactive grammar exercises from the Litte, Brown Hanbook companion website.

A site with grammar tips and varied information.

This is a comprehensive site with lessons and activities in grammar and writing covering the word level, the sentence level, the paragraph, and the essay.


For ESL Students: Use of the Article

This University of Toronto site gives all of the uses of articles for students whose first language is not English

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Essay Sites:

This site contains links to lessons on grammar and composition principles, including overcoming writers block, prewriting, , diction,† proofreading, revising).,7987,822572-,00.html

Writing process exercises from the Little, Brown Handbook companion website.


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Essay Format Paragraph Essay.ppt Writing Process-6.ppt

The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant gives instructions on selecting a topic to organizing, editing, and revising.



Thesis Statements

The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant guide to thesis statements.

The University of North Carolina writing labís guide to constructing thesis statements.


Introductions and Conclusions:

This university writing lab handout gives advice on titling papers and writing introductory and concluding paragraphs.

This gives student friendly advice on opening and closing the essay.

Arizona State University guide to writing ntroductions and conclusions

Master template gives excellent strategies for writing introductions and conclusions

with examples.


A good site showing original and revised passages.

A questionnaire to guide the writer through the revision process
A revision checklist






Strunkís Elements of Style


This page contains a directory of online dictionary resources plus links to translation sites, word games, and writing resources

American-English Dictionary and Thesaurus

Research Papers

Guide to Writing Research Papers
Capital Community College web site covers all areas of research including gathreing materials, taking notes, quoting, plagiarism, formatting thepaper, and MLA documentation style.  It includes a link to Capital'sAPA research paper guide as well.
A Students' Guide to Research with the WWW

This Saint Louis University web site offers tutorials for collecting research materials online and covers such topics as understanding the anatomy of a web page,  evaluating sources, and citing online sources

Exercises for avoiding plagiarism

Companion Textbook sites with interactive exercises

The Little, Brown Handbook Companion Website with links to interactive exercises in writing, grammar, research.

Grammar exercises covering all of our major errors, and then some!

Actual composing exercises including purpose and audience, main idea, thesis statements.


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