Change Passive Voice to Active Voice
When a sentence is written, it can either be written in active voice or passive voice.Active voice is used when the subject performs the action stated by the verb. For example: Tom changed the flat tire.Passive voice is used when the subject is acted upon by the verb. For example: The tire was changed by Tom.In most cases, writing sentences in passive voice is discouraged because it can obscure the subject of the sentence and confuse the reader. It also creates a wordy and awkward sentence…
Argumentative Essay Writing, Argument Writing How to Guide, Topics, Rubric CCSS
Get teens excited about writing argumentative-style essays. Fresh, fun print-and-teach materials for grades 8-12. Click here!
8 Steps in writing Research paper
I am the research maniac, and just what my name says, I am a total nut when it comes to anything related to research, that may include research paper writing and tutorials. But enough about that, t…
Turkey Trot (& Reindeer Race!) Stations
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Study Tips 101 :: How to Write the Perfect Essay
As I've mentioned in multiple posts before, my schoolwork and grades mean a lot to me. I've developed various tips and tricks to enhance my performance in school, and one of them is how I outline essays. Whenever I'm assigned an essay to write, I always outline it before writing it because it's just so much easier for me. The picture above is the outline I did for a history essay. (Side note: The picture is kind of small, so let me know if you want a larger version!) I always break my…
OWL // Purdue Writing Lab
The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus.
As an university student, you'll probably write a lot of papers. We've partnered with the UBC Library to bring you tools to help take the headaches out of writing.
MLA Paper Formatting – FREE Handout to Model M.L.A. Front Page Submission Format
Help students understand the proper way to format the first page of their essays according to the Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines with this attractive reference sheet/handout that includes a detailed model and helpful tips.Want more materials to help your students become skilled writers...
Tips for Writing a Research Paper : In general terms, a research paper presents the writer’s viewpoint of a particular topic. A particular format needs to be followed while writing a research paper. The format might vary depending on the respective journal guidelines. Basic Format of a Research Paper : * Title Page * Abstract * Introduction * Methods * Results * Discussion * Conclusion
Speed Up Grading with Rubric Codes | Cult of Pedagogy
Do you have a mountain of student writing to grade? Do you wish you had more time to give students better feedback? This little trick will help.