Grammar and Writing Sites

http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm
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.

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/
An alphabetical list of links to definitions and examples of every writing concern
.

http://www.english.udel.edu/wc/handouts/index.html

Perdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
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

http://www.ume.maine.edu/~wcenter/
This page contains links to some other university online writing centers.

Garbl's Writing Center
http://garbl.home.attbi.com/index.htm
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

 

http://vc.wscc.cc.tn.us/engl1010/errors/default.htm

Grammar errors to avoid in English Composition classes

 

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/cws/wworkshop/

Webster/s Guide to Grammar and Writing

The University of Illinois online grammar handbook


http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm
This site includes tips and exercises on prewriting, essay writing, and grammar and includes quizzes

 

http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_9/0,7987,822594-,00.html

Punctuation exercises from the Little, Brown Handbook companion website

 

http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_9/0,7987,822588-,00.html

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

 

http://www.grammardoctor.com/

A site with grammar tips and varied information.

 

http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

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.



http://jcomm.uoregon.edu/~russial/grammar/grambo.html

 

For ESL Students: Use of the Article

http://www.utoronto.ca/writing/l2the.html

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

Power Point

 

http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/powerpoint.htm

 

 

Essay Sites:

 

http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/composition.htm

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

 

http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_9/0,7987,822572-,00.html

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

 

Power Point Presentations

 

Essay Format

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/

 

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/Five Paragraph Essay.ppt

 

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/writingtheessay.ppt

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/Writing%20Process-5.ppt

 

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/The Writing Process-6.ppt

 

http://www.powa.org/discover/index.html

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

 

 

Thesis Statements

http://www.utoronto.ca/writing/thesis.html

 

http://www.powa.org/

The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant guide to thesis statements.

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/thesis.html

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

 

Introductions and Conclusions:

http://www.gmu.edu/departments/writingcenter/handouts/introcon.html

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

 

http://www.csuohio.edu/writingcenter/introcnc.html

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

 

http://www.asu.edu/duas/wcenter/introconc.html

Arizona State University guide to writing ntroductions and conclusions

 

http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/writing/introconslu.html

Master template gives excellent strategies for writing introductions and conclusions

with examples.

 

Revising:

 http://uwc.tamu.edu/handouts/revise/pitfalls.html\
A good site showing original and revised passages.

.http://www.trincoll.edu/depts/writcent/reveditq.html
A questionnaire to guide the writer through the revision process

http://uwc.tamu.edu/handouts/revise/revisingchk.html
A revision checklist

Powerpoint:

http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/comp/powerpoint/REVISING.ppt

 

 

Style/Usage

http://web.uvic.ca/wguide/Pages/DictionUsageToc.html

 

Strunkís Elements of Style

http://www.bartleby.com/141/

 

Dictionaries

Dictionary.com

http://www.dictionary.com/
This page contains a directory of online dictionary resources plus links to translation sites, word games, and writing resources

American-English Dictionary and Thesaurus
http://www.wordsmyth.net/

Research Papers

Guide to Writing Research Papers

http://webster.commnet.edu/mla.htm
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
http://www.slu.edu/departments/english/research/

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

 

http://www.ablongman.com/lezap/

Exercises for avoiding plagiarism

Companion Textbook sites with interactive exercises

 http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_9

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

http://dianahacker.com/bedhandbook/subpages/gm_menu.asp

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

 http://dianahacker.com/bedhandbook/subpages/wr_menu.asp

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

 

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