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Grammar Girl : What Is Point of View :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Grammar Girl : What Is Point of View :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™ | writing et alia | Scoop.it
When you’re writing fiction, you need to know more than just the basics of point of view. You need to know the nuances of first and third person.
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Purdue OWL: Establishing Arguments

These OWL resources will help you develop and refine the arguments in your writing.
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Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide

Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide | writing et alia | Scoop.it

Via reuvenwerber, Dennis T OConnor, Judy O'Connell
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This website adds insight into the proper way of referencing and avoiding plagiarism. This website is necessary for any written assessment.

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Peer Review Checklist

Each essay is made up of multiple parts. In order to have a strong essay each part must be logical and effective. In many cases essays will be written with a strong thesis, but the rest of the paper will be lacking; making the paper ineffective. An essay is only as strong as its weakest point.

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Poetry Foundation

Poetry Foundation | writing et alia | Scoop.it
Find poems, poets, poetry news, articles, and book reviews. Browse for poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Gwendolyn Brooks, Billy Collins, Maya Angelou, John Keats, or search through 100 years of Poetry magazine in the archive.
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Avoiding Plagiarism: Quoting and Paraphrasing

When using secondary sources in your papers, you can avoid plagiarism by knowing what must be documented.

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Reading, Writing, and Wikis: Nurturing a Sense of Wonder Across the Curriculum

Reading, Writing, and Wikis: Nurturing a Sense of Wonder Across the Curriculum | writing et alia | Scoop.it
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Using Wikis with Student Research Projects and Portfolios | ELTWorldOnline.com

Using Wikis with Student Research Projects and Portfolios | ELTWorldOnline.com | writing et alia | Scoop.it
by Celeste Scholz Abstract A wiki is a powerful, free Internet tool that allows users to quickly create web pages organized into websites without special...
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About Fuzzmail

WHAT IS FUZZMAIL? Fuzzmail records the act of writing and lets you send it as an email. Dynamic changes, typoes, pauses and writeovers are captured and communicated.

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Using Thesis Statements

Writing at the University of Toronto provides advice files answering student questions about academic writing, news about writing courses and writing centres at U of T, and teaching resources for faculty and TAs.
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Purdue OWL: Creating a Thesis Statement

This resource provides tips for creating a thesis statement and examples of different types of thesis statements.
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13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using - Mental Floss

13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using - Mental Floss | writing et alia | Scoop.it
13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be UsingBecause sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won\'t do.
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You're invited to join OhLife! It helps you remember what's happened in your life.

You're invited to join OhLife! It helps you remember what's happened in your life. | writing et alia | Scoop.it
OhLife sends you emails asking "How'd your day go?" All you have to do is reply to them, and you end up with a pretty neat journal of your days.
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It's My Participle, and I'll Dangle It if I Want To!

The dangling participle creates ambiguity--or simple nonsense. A careful writer learns to avoid dangling his participles.
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Free Plagiarism Detector Tools for Educators

Free Plagiarism Detector Tools for Educators | writing et alia | Scoop.it

This post is about free Plagiarism tools that teachers can use to deter students from cheating on assignments, which raises the quality of work for your course. Instructors can see at a glance assignments that are original and ones that contain content copied from the Internet. I have assembled all these tools in a guide below for you to download and share. Let 's first start with a little introduction.

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MLA Style Page Format

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When revising your essay, make sure your paper follows MLA style format. This page contains some general guidelines for the physical arrangement of your pages.

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