Category Archives: writing

Excellent Blog Post

shutterstock_51700795I 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 all to take a look.

Writing Tips

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 a nice feature with this blog that allows you to have the posts e-mailed everyday to your inbox.

Grammar? WhatT???

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 you were all diligent in setting one up!)

Mistakes That Make You Look Stupid #1

Mistakes That Make You Look Stupid #2

And speaking (well, actually writing) of grammar & spelling…

I came across this post tonight about jailbreaking iOS 5. Extra credit for the first FIVE people who send back a COMPLETELY & PROPERLY (non-italic words) corrected version to me.