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Friday, June 21, 2013

English Writing Resources

Your writing should be well organized and focused.  To help you do that here are some links that show how to organize your writing, so that it stays on topic and your ideas are supported. The 4 Square Writing Method  helps you make a  simple visual outline of your topic with supporting details.  It helps you formulate your ideas and stay focused on your topic.  It also helps you see if you are supporting your ideas. It keeps you from going on tangents and rambling on.

4 Square writing method powerpoint

Here an example of the connecting words you can use to connect your paragraphs.

Tips to Improve Writing

  1. Do not use contractions 
  2. Avoid there is/there are 
  3. Avoid really, very, so, and a lot 
  4. Use Active Voice instead of Passive 
  5. Use Strong Verbs
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