Misused Words

Date: July 21, 2016 Author: admin Categories: writing

  This is a great post about commonly misused words and how to correctly use them. As I’ve told you (my students) many times: your vocabulary is the best way to impress people!

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Excellent Blog Post

Date: September 16, 2013 Author: admin Categories: blogging, writing

I recently read a blog post by a high school student and I wanted to highlight it for two reasons. 1. He has a great blog that’s very complete and thorough; and 2. This particular post , while written specifically with teachers in mind, is interesting and rather relevant to students as well. I encourage you…

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Writing Tips

Date: September 10, 2012 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks, writing

I’ve been following Daily Writing Tips for awhile now and wanted to share it because there are some fantastic tips for writing, grammar, etc.  A couple of the most recent posts are especially relevant to all of you (my students): Five Sentences That Should Save The Best Until Last 30 Synonyms For Meeting There is…

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Writing Resources

Date: November 16, 2011 Author: admin Categories: writing

Much of the material I use in class that relates to essay writing comes from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s online writing center. I will be going over a great deal of it but there is a plethora of good information there and I strongly encourage everyone to explore it.

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Grammar? WhatT???

Date: November 1, 2011 Author: admin Categories: writing

Right, in 11th and 12th grades we don’t usually go over grammar (or spelling)… very often. However there are a few words that tend to elude (or is it allude???) most people. With that in mind I highly recommend you visit the following links and add the topics into your RSS readers (because I know…

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