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Course Materials for Dr. Schachel

Writing Handouts, Tools, and Links
  • Academic Refresher Workshop Schedule Fall 2014  (pdf)
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  • The Scream List -- Schachel's Standards  (pdf)
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  • Basics: Parts of Speech / Structure / Paragraphs  (pdf)
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  • Basic Outline Format for 5 part Structure Based on 3  (pdf)
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  • Transitional Expressions (Phrases) Handout  (pdf)
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  • Phrases, Clauses, Sentence Errors, Commas  (pdf)
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  • Clauses Examples  (docx)
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  • Passive Voice Handout -- How and Why to Recognize It and Avoid It  (pdf)
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  • Passive Voice Examples and Practice  (pdf)
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  • Hemingway App -- This is a neat little app that can help you identify passive voice.  (External Link)

  • MLA Basic Paper Template  (doc)
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  • Sample Quote Formatting  (pdf)
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  • Comma Use -- A Good Link to a Good PDF on General Comma Use  (External Link)

  • Blackboard Sign-In Page -- Valencia College  (External Link)

  • The Valencia Reader  (External Link)

  • MLA Documentation for ELECTRONIC RESOURCES & DATABASES  (External Link)

  • MLA Documentation for PRINTED MATERIALS  (External Link)

  • Types of Plagiarism Exercise (from turnitin.com)  (pdf)
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  • Answer Key for Plagiarism Exercise (from Turnitin.com)  (pdf)
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  • ENC 1101 -- Composition I
    Here are materials for my 1101 students

  • ENC 1101 Syllabus Spring 2018 -- Updated 1/4  (pdf)
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  • 1101 MW Class Calendar CLASS A Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • 1101 TR Class Calendar CLASS D Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • Transitional Expressions Handout  (pdf)
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  • Scream List -- List of things to look for in your paper  (pdf)
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  • Passive Voice Handout  (pdf)
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  • Screenplay Format Handout  (pdf)
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  • 1101 Practice/Diagnostic Essay  (pdf)
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  • Essay #1 : Comparison or Contrast  (pdf)
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  • Essay #2: Reflective Analysis Paper  (pdf)
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  • Essay #3: Causal Analysis Paper (Research Based)  (pdf)
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  • Essay #4: Personal Narrative  (pdf)
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  • Exam Review Sheet  (pdf)
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  • The OWL at Purdue University --- Online Writing Lab and MLA help  (External Link)

  • MLA documentation for Electronic Sources (VCC Libraries)  (External Link)

  • MLA documentation for Print Sources (VCC Libraries)  (External Link)

  • Character Sketch Peer Review Sheet  (doc)
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  • Classification Paper Peer Review Sheet  (doc)
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  • Causual Analysis Research Paper Peer review sheet  (doc)
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  • Personal Narrative Peer Review Sheet  (doc)
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  • Comparison OR Contrast Peer Review Sheet  (doc)
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  • A guide to Commas (external link)  (External Link)

  • Another good link on Comma Use  (External Link)

  • Comparison or Contrast Outline formats  (pdf)
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  • How to Cite Film in MLA format  (External Link)

  • Readings and Links to Readings ENC 1101  (pdf)
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    ENC 1102 -- Composition II
    Here are materials for my ENC 1102 classes

  • ENC 1102 Syllabus (Spring 2018)   (pdf)
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  • 1102 MW Class Calendar CLASS B and C-- Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • TR Calendar Placeholder  (pdf)
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  • Critial Cohort Project Assignment Sheet  (pdf)
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  • 1500 Word Paper #1 -- Assignment Sheet  (pdf)
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  • 1600 Word Paper #2: Literary Research Paper (Paper 2)  (pdf)
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  • 1500 Word Paper #3-- Assignment Sheet   (pdf)
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  • LitWeb--Norton Website and a very helpful discussion on Lit Analysis  (External Link)

  • Close Reading Handout -- Advice from Dr. David Leverenz (my mentor at UF)  (pdf)
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  • "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" handout.  (pdf)
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  • "The Storm" by Kate Chopin  (External Link)

  • The OWL at Purdue -- Online MLA guide for Quick Reference  (External Link)

  • MLA documentation for Electronic Sources (VCC Libraries)  (External Link)

  • MLA documentation for Print Sources (VCC Libraries)  (External Link)

  • Joyce, "An Encounter" Map  (jpg)
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  • Joyce, "Two Gallants" Map  (jpg)
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  • Joyce, "Araby" Map  (jpg)
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  • Joyce, "A Little Cloud" Map  (jpg)
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  • Joyce, "Counterparts" Map  (jpg)
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  • "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" Questions  (pdf)
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  • Joyce, "A Painful Case" Map  (jpg)
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  • Joyce, "The Dead" Map  (jpg)
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  • "The Dead" - Lass of Augrim Clip  (External Link)

  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce  (External Link)

  • "The Dead" -- Gabriel final Epiphany  (External Link)

  • Critical Cohort Groups Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • Conferences Sign Up Summer 2017 Round 1   (pdf)
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  • Conference Sheet for Summer 2017 Round 2  (pdf)
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  • Conferences Sheet for Round 2 Spring 2017  (pdf)
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  • Dubliners chart  (docx)
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  • Dubliners Notes  (docx)
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  • Literary Elements list  (pdf)
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  • Dubliners by James Joyce (online text in PDF)  (External Link)

  • Theory Book Link: Critical Theory and Practice: A Coursebook  (External Link)

  • Critical Theory Today: A User Friendly Guide  (External Link)

  • "The Yellow Wallpaper" Audio File  (External Link)

  • Dubliners Meme  (jpg)
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    LIT 1000 - Introduction to Literature
  • LIT 1000 Syllabus (Spring 2018) -- updated 1/4/2018  (pdf)
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  • LIT 1000 Course Calendar Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • List of Readings and Links  (pdf)
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  • Literary Trading Card Example -- Herman Melville  (jpg)
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  • Literary Trading Card Assignment  (pdf)
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  • Reaction Paper #1:Choices and Genres *new* 2/11  (pdf)
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  • "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson  (External Link)

  • "Do We Teach Students or Do We Teach Discipines" excerpt by Marshall Gregory  (External Link)

  • "The Disadvantages of an Elite Education" by William Deresiewicz  (External Link)

  • "A Diamond as Big as the Ritz" by F. Scott Fitzgerald  (External Link)

  • Selected Poems by Stephen Crane  (External Link)

  • "The Hollow Men" by T.S. Eliot  (External Link)

  • "Nonlinear Narrative in Games: Theory and Practice" by McIntosh, Cohn, and Grace  (External Link)

  • Reaction Paper #2: Thinking About Theory  (pdf)
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  • Literary Trading Card sign up sheet Spring 2018  (pdf)
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  • LIT 1000 MId-Term Master Story List  (pdf)
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  • Pattern of Romance / Pattern of Irony Handout  (pdf)
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  • OnGoing Notes - LIT 1000 (updated 11/11)  (pdf)
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  • Class Discussion -- Irony/Romance  (pdf)
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  • Genre Word Cloud  (jpg)
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  • Women's Poetry Section -- EDITING Questions  (pdf)
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  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad -- PDF Link here  (External Link)

  • Genre and Theory Cohort sign up sheet (Spring 2018) LIT 1000  (pdf)
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  • Genre Group Assignment Handout  (pdf)
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  • Theory Cohort Group Project  (pdf)
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  • Critical Theory and Practice: A Coursebook  (External Link)

  • Critical Theory Today: A User Friendly Guide  (External Link)

  • Non-Linear Narrative Questions  (pdf)
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    AML 2011 -- American Lit from Colonization to the Civil War
  • AML 2011 Syllabus (Fall 2015) updated 8/26/2015  (pdf)
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  • AML 2011 Course Calendar Fall 2015 updated 8/29  (pdf)
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  • Paper 1 Assignment -- 1850-2000 words (Early America)  (pdf)
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  • Ongoing notes  (pdf)
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  • Paper 2 Assignment -- 1850-2000 words -Antebellum America  (pdf)
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  • Close Reading Exercise  (doc)
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  • Close Reading Handout -- Advice from Dr. David Leverenz (my mentor at UF)  (External Link)

  • YouTube Video: Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution  (External Link)

  • Take Home Quiz - Irving "Legend of Sleepy Hollow"  (pdf)
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  • Reading Quiz - Emerson / Hawthorne  (pdf)
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  • Take Home Quiz - Poe "Tell- Tale Heart" and "Ligeia"  (pdf)
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  • Take Home Quiz - Stowe, _Uncle Tom's Cabin_  (pdf)
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  • William Bradford -- ""Wickedness" and "A Horrible Truth"  (External Link)

  • Benjamin Franklin -- "Advice to a Young Man"  (External Link)

  • Benjamin Franklin -- "Discussion on Farting to Royal Academy"  (External Link)

  • Benjamin Franklin--"On the Rattlesnake as a Symbol of America"  (External Link)

  • Washington Irving--"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"  (External Link)

  • Edgar Allan Poe - "The Cask of Amantillado"  (External Link)

  • Harriet Wilson -- _Our Nig: Sketches in the Life of a Free Black_  (External Link)

  • Jacob D. Green - _Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave, from Kentucky_  (External Link)

  • Douglass Fight With Covey -- Comparison Handout 1845-1855  (pdf)
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  • Literary Trading Card Example -- Herman Melville  (jpg)
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  • H.P. Lovecraft - Various short stories  (External Link)

  • Reading Quiz Melville  (pdf)
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  • Reading Quiz Thoreau / Whitman  (pdf)
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    General files
  • 0025 Paper Grader  (xlsx)
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  • 1101Excel Paper Grader  (xlsx)
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  • 1102 revised Paper Grader  (xls)
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  • AML 2011 Paper Grader  (xlsx)
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  • LIT 1000 Paper Grader  (xlsx)
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  • My Dissertation: Textual Projections: The Emergence of a Postcolonial American Gothic  (External Link)

  • comma use -- scc  (pdf)
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  • Sample format for Works Cited Page  (doc)
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  • Example Exercise of Passive Voice  (docx)
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  • 38 Grammar Issues in 9 minutes.  (External Link)

  • Link to a good article about Grammar and the Job Market  (External Link)

  • Article from Cracked.com - "7 Tips for Not Screwing Up College"  (External Link)

  • "How to Live Without Irony" -- An interesting Article about our social culture by Christy Wampole  (External Link)

  • "Thesis Hatement Getting a literature Ph.D. will turn you into an emotional trainwreck, not a profes  (External Link)

  • "The Decline and Fall of the English Major" By VERLYN KLINKENBORG  (External Link)

  • "20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get" article in Forbes Magazine that is very good.  (External Link)

  • How to use a SemiColon  (External Link)

  • "4 Ways Your Education Was a Conspiracy to Make You Bored" on Cracked.com  (External Link)

  • "4 Weird Side Effects of Learning How to Write" on Cracked.com  (External Link)

  • "Death to High School English" by Kim Brooks  (External Link)

  • "Serious Reading Takes a Hit from Online Scanning and Skimming, Researchers Say" by Michael S. Ros  (External Link)

  • "5 Things Nobody Says About College (Until It's Too Late)" by John Cheese  (External Link)

  • "New Facebook Feature Scans Profile To Pinpoint Exactly When Things Went Wrong" - The Onion  (External Link)

  • "Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?" by Mickey Goodman  (External Link)

  • "Five Creepy Types of Mind Ccontrol Hidden in Everyday Design" by Shannon Gadberry  (External Link)

  • "The decline and fall of the American university is written in 25-page course syllabi." --Rebecca S  (External Link)

  • "The Coddling of the American Mind" by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt  (External Link)

  • "Lecture Me, Really." by Molly Worthen  (External Link)

  • "Thank You For Being Late" - Thomas Friedman presentation.  (External Link)

  • "5 Fictional Characters That Should Be Studied In Schools" by Cezary Jan Strusiewicz of Cracked.com  (External Link)

  • Kahoot!  (External Link)


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    Supplemental Learning Program at Valencia
  • Application for Being an SL Leader (Google Form Link)  (External Link)

  • SL Missed Time Form  (External Link)

  • SL Leader Employee Agreement  (External Link)

  • Powerpoint Data Presentation  (pptx)
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  • Presentation Powerpoint  (pptx)
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    Writing Lab Stuff (for Dev. Ed. Insturctors)
  • Consultation Referral Sheet  (pdf)
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  • Workshop Attendance Sign in  (External Link)

  • Workshop PP #1 - Nouns and Pronouns  (pptx)
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  • Workshop PP - Subject Verb  (pptx)
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  • Workshop PP -- Sentence Errors  (pptx)
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  • Workshop PP Sentence Structure  (ppt)
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  • Workshop PP Commas  (pptx)
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    ENC 0025 -- Developmental Writing II
    Here are materials for my ENC 0025 students

  • Syllabus for ENC 0025 -- Summer A 2014 -- Updated 5/1/2013  (pdf)
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  • Calendar for ENC 0025 -- Summer A 2014 -- Updated 5/1  (pdf)
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  • Practice/Diagnostic Essay 1  (pdf)
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  • Paper #1 -- Hardest thing about College  (pdf)
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  • Paper #2 -- Agree or Disagree with Quote  (pdf)
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  • Paper #3 -- Presidential Qualities  (pdf)
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  • Paper #4 -- Best Film in a Genre  (pdf)
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  • Common Writing Pet Peeves and Issues  (docx)
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  • Interactive Grammar Quizzes -- Helpful for drilling yourself in skills  (External Link)

  • The OWL at Purdue -- Online Writing Lab and grammar guide  (External Link)

  • Another good link on Comma Use  (External Link)

  • Yet one more link on Comma Use  (External Link)

  • Transitional Expressions Handout  (External Link)

  • Parallel Structure -- Link to OWL at Purdue  (External Link)

  • Misplaced Modifiers - a useful web link  (External Link)

  • Owning the Question Prompts Practice  (docx)
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  • Review of Grammar and Writing Learned so far  (docx)
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  • Vocabulary List for Expansion  (pdf)
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  • Exit Exam Rubric for 0025  (pdf)
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    Writing Conference Presentation
    2017 Writing Conference 9/23

  • Resources for Supporting Writing Handout  (pdf)
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