Photo credit: Shmoop This video dynamically describes why a solid conclusion is so important, and how to construct one. Mr. T Sallee also has a short video that describes how to put a good conclusion together.
Photo credit: Rebecca Malone This short video describes the rules for punctuating dialogue.
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Photo credit: Brett Underhill Comma usage can be difficult for many. Here is a TedEd video tutorial from Terisa Folaron with some guiding tips on how to use commas. For more on FANBOYS, click here. Save Save
Photo credit: Odegaard Writing & Research Center Here are some suggestions for organizing an argumentative essay, from the Odegaard Writing & Research Center of the University of Washington. One difference between an argumentative essay and a persuasive essay is that a persuasive essay can focus on evoking an emotional response, while an argumentative essay uses […]
Photo credit: Citation Machine Citation Machine makes citing sources much easier. In science classes APA is typically used, and in humanities or language arts classes MLA is typically used. Here is the structure and examples for citing websites in APA format. Save Save
Photo credit: ReadWriteThink Check out this tool to organize and map out your essay. Save
Photo credit: BYU MCOM See the video above, to see how active voice is achieved by keeping the subject and verb close to each other within a sentence. Photo credit: BYU MCOM Watch this video to see how to use strong verbs in active voice. It helps to clarify, by first knowing who is doing […]
Photo credit: BYU MCOM The short video above teaches students about how to identify when commas and periods should be used. To learn more about the FANBOYS (coordinating conjunctions) click here. Save
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC The Sticky “i” is a short video that teaches students why “tion”, “cian”, and “sion” create the sound /shun/. It also teaches a spelling strategy to help students remember which of the three is used most frequently in words. Save