A resource for learning about misplaced/dangling modifiers and finding and correcting them in your writing. Complete with examples and revisions.
A very good reference for spelling that outlines the rules for EI/IE and the exceptions, and provides exercises for understanding. L.11-12.2b Spelling
This lesson offers suggestions to help you fix short, choppy sentences, combine sentences with the same subject, and revise sentences that sound the same. L.11-12.3 Language Functions/Style
Online resource from Purdue on business and technical writing. Details how to write positively through embedded position and effective use of space.
A good resource that clearly outlines the differences, uses, and purposes of the active and passive voice, both in writing and in verb construction. Includes charts and examples. Click through all the sub-topics for the complete resource. A printable version is available at the end.
This lesson presents information on the use of the comma and semicolon in a compound sentence. A link will take you to an interactive exercise that applies the mechanics content. L.9-10.2a Punc/Indep Clause
This tutorial focuses on the use of commas in nonessential elements whether they are words, phrases, or clauses. Links to practice exercises are provided.
This lesson contains strategies for proofreading your assignments. Use the links on the left for a step-by-step method for proofreading and editing for grammar and mechanics. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5
This resource discusses some terms and techniques that are useful to the beginning and intermediate fiction writer, and to instructors who are teaching fiction at these levels. W.11-12.3a Narratives
This helpful resource details the process of writing, including how to plan, write, and revise. Content also includes the different types or genres of writing, and exercises in grammar and mechanics.
A great reference when writing business messages or letters. Discusses the most important issues involved in business writing and an organizational system for them.
A good resource that lists many ways to improve upon the clarity of a sentence. Includes examples and exercises for students.
This online writing lab offers definitions of the two main types of clauses as well as related concepts. It provides examples and offers instructions for avoiding common mistakes with clauses. L.9-10.1b Phrases/Clauses
Provides a detailed explanation of the fundamentals of logic, including brief definitions of key terms and sections on fallacies and improprieties, as well as examples and practice exercises. Click on additional subtopics in the side menu to work your way through the resource. RI.9-10.8 eval argument/reasoning