Another good overview, with suggestions.
An interactive guide to essay writing.
Excellent! Same format as I teach you... well organized with samples
5-paragraph essay sample:
a sample, with explanations, and a blank outline
Analytical Essay Format
This is the backbone of the writing
we will do this year, and will help you for years to come!
Parents, go through this with your child, and work with
them on it... the shell notes can be downloaded from the handouts
Grammar & Proofreading
This site gives suggestions, exercises, and will help proofread your paper
Ignore the gorilla. Very cool site.
What's up with grammar and gorillas? Weird. Still, a decent exercise.
Go here and assess your skills, then sharpen up
This has a sentence that's fully labeled, with explanations
Guide to Grammar and Writing:
Well organized, thorough site - give it a look!
Big Dog's Grammar:
Another good site that tries to take the groan out of grammar
General Writing Help
Writing Tips How-To:
Help with writing fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
Links for advice on writing,
from tips on getting started to getting published, a MASSIVE site.
When Teens Write:
tips from other teens,
writers' chat areas, and more
All Experts: Ask
an expert for help with your writing...
Center: Help with all types of writing
Research Paper Tips
- Go here to see how to set up your
bibliography for ANY source - MLA 2009 format
A site that builds entire bibliographies - just make sure you give
it the right info...
at Purdue - The updated bibliography format!
researchpaper.com; A great resource for writing papers
A+ Research and Writing:
Excellent tips for creating great research papers
The Writers' Workshop:
From grammar to the MLA format, lots of good info here.
How to write a research paper:
includes info on taking notes on a Mac (from the web, etc.)
Creative writing tips, ideas, and contests
The Short Story Group
- Submit your writing, and get editing tips from other writers!
Interactive Poetry form Finder:
This site gives great interactive forms for creating many poem types
- acrostics, "I am" poems, diamontes...
- this interactive graphic organizer will help you design your poem.
Shape Poems: A basic interactive introduction to these.
Diamonte Poems - an interactive graphic organizer for creating
The I Am poem: A good basic outline of how to structure this
I Am poem handout: This walks you through it, line by line
to write a found poem
Examples of found poetry
Writing with Writers:
Scholastic.com offers you the assistance of a poet... well done
An online poetry magazine by and for teens.; Submit
your work here!