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The Poor, Misunderstood Semicolon

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Wait a second. Did you just hear that? Pick meeeee... There it is. You heard it, too. Don't try to tell me you didn't. That was the sound of a semicolon in the throes of a self-esteem battle.
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Don't Upset the Punctuation Police!

Don't Upset the Punctuation Police! | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Hello... and welcome back to ME! Sorry that I've been away for a little bit, but once again, that RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB is keeping me about as busy as my next two books are, and that is extremely...
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Critical thinking skills. Clean, concise writing. | Kudu!

Critical thinking skills. Clean, concise writing. | Kudu! | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Critical thinking skills. Clean, concise writing. - #entertainment #music #gossip http://t.co/OyNeL4QBVD
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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with the colon?

Yo, Grammar: What’s up with the colon? | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
The most important thing to know about colons is that the statement before the colon has to be a complete sentence, i.e., an independent clause.
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Column: A list of grammar peeves - Carmel in Westfield

Column: A list of grammar peeves - Carmel in Westfield | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Column: A list of grammar peeves Carmel in Westfield I have a few pet peeves about frequent grammar errors I see and would love for you to clear them up for either me or the rest of the world. Here they are.
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When Is "W" a Vowel?

When Is "W" a Vowel? | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Get Grammar Girl's take on when w is a vowel. Learn what a dipthong is and what it has to do with w. (When Is W a Vowel? A student ask this question today. Here's an answer.
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Grammar Pop HD Review - 148Apps

Grammar Pop HD Review - 148Apps | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
148Apps Grammar Pop HD Review 148Apps Fortunately, Grammar Pop HD gradually introduces the concepts to the player with introductory text as well as a fairly generous time limit (early on).
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The Best Apps for Any Kind of Writing - Lifehacker

The Best Apps for Any Kind of Writing - Lifehacker | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
The Best Apps for Any Kind of Writing Lifehacker Writing is a very personal practice, and as a result you have a million writing-focused apps to choose from.
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When to Use "Like" vs. "As" | Grammar Lessons

Watch more Grammar Lessons videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515781-Active-vs-Passive-Voice-Grammar-Lessons Learn when to use "like" vs. "as" from Gotham...
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27 Argumentative and Persuasive writing prompts -

27 Argumentative and Persuasive writing prompts - | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
In keeping with my recent post on evaluative writing prompts I have made another infographic to support literacy in my classroom that I would like to share.
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Ten words to cut from your writing

Ten words to cut from your writing | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don’t need – such as the 10 included in this post: (RT @globebusiness: Ten words you use all the time that need to be to cut from your writing http://t.co/lhxE9HhPhX...
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English Grammar – Inversion: “Had I known…”, “Should you need ...

English Grammar – Inversion: “Had I known…”, “Should you need ... | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Should you need help understanding why the subject in this sentence comes after the verb, I can show you. In this English grammar lesson, we will look at sentences in which the subject and verb order is inverted, and the ...
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9 Résumé Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make - Forbes

9 Résumé Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make - Forbes | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Forbes 9 Résumé Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make Forbes ... number of grammatical errors,” says executive recruiter Hargett.
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English Grammar - Present Simple tense - YouTube

http://www.engvid.com/ Learn about the present simple tense and how to speak about your daily routine. An excellent lesson for beginners who want to gain con...
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Ten words to cut from your writing

Ten words to cut from your writing | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don’t need – such as the 10 included in this post: (Ten words to cut from your writing http://t.co/MFKpBqSlZm This is useful!
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Oops! 7 Awkward (But Common) Grammar Mistakes

Oops! 7 Awkward (But Common) Grammar Mistakes | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Check out some common grammar mistakes digital marketers are guilty of making. (We all agonize over the grammar in our #grants.
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The 4 Stages of Writing and the 3 Mistakes We Make – Trevin Wax

The 4 Stages of Writing and the 3 Mistakes We Make – Trevin Wax | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
I recently came across the HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, a book that has a chapter on the four stages of the writing process. Reflecting on my experience writing blogs and non-fiction books, I recognized these stages ...
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Resume Writing Tips: Matching Your Skills To A Job - GPB (blog)

Resume Writing Tips: Matching Your Skills To A Job - GPB (blog) | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
GPB (blog) Resume Writing Tips: Matching Your Skills To A Job GPB (blog) Jessica Holbrook Hernandez is an expert resume writer, and a career and personal branding strategist who contributes to Careerealism.com.
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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “a” and “an”?

Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “a” and “an”? | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Part 1 of the answer is simple: almost every word that begins with a consonant (e.g., cat, dog, monkey, giraffe, hamburgers) requires the indefinite article “a.” The exception to this rule is a word that begins with “h.” If the “h (Do you...
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The Short Guide To Writing a Thesis Fast

The Short Guide To Writing a Thesis Fast | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
A PDF guide to writing a thesis fast. How to write your thesis fast and enjoy the process (RT @JamesHaytonPhD: Sample from the short guide to writing fast...
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"End Punctuation" | Advanced English Grammar with Educator.com

"End Punctuation" | Advanced English Grammar with Educator.com ▻Watch more at http://educator.com/language/english/advanced-english-grammar/hendershot/ Brush...
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9 Resume Mistakes That Might Cost You A Job - Fast Company

9 Resume Mistakes That Might Cost You A Job - Fast Company | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Fast Company 9 Resume Mistakes That Might Cost You A Job Fast Company ... number of grammatical errors,” says executive recruiter Hargett.
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Excellent iPad App for Learning English Grammar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent iPad App for Learning English Grammar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Excellent iPad App for Learning English Grammar http://t.co/7Nh13OqwRM
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Punctuation: Another Language Problem

Punctuation: Another Language Problem | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Punctuation–the Other Pesky Problem I’ve written about confusions with words and writing clearly, but I have yet to address punctuation. Now I will. Some people may think it is an unimportant detail, but it is... http://allaboutmodifiedcars.com/2014/04/11/punctuation-another-language-problem-2/
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Grammar lesson: Setup vs. set up | Nitpickers' Nook

Grammar lesson: Setup vs. set up | Nitpickers' Nook | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Setup is a noun or adjective meaning “the way something is organized, planned or arranged.” Example: “The setup of the conference room was conducive to a productive meeting.” Set up is a verb meaning “to place, raise, ...
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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “who” and “whom”?

Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “who” and “whom”? | Adult Literacy Language Arts Writing | Scoop.it
Although some people (including teachers) claim that “whom” is no longer relevant (i.e., no one uses it, and no one knows how to use it properly), standardized exams include questions that test whether you know the difference between the two!
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