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LLII RESOURCES FOR EDITING (1)

These resources are to help you polish your essays.

Additionally, there are hyperlinks for grammar practice. Where there are multiple links, you should select two to work through and submit to me.

If there is yellow highlighting on your essay, this marks a spelling or mechanics error.

If there is orange highlighting on your essay, this marks a grammatical error.

If there is pink highlighting on your essay, this is a serious error which will result in a full point deduction if left unaddressed! This highlights a skill we have gone over countless times in class!

Norton Anthology of English Literature

Use this link to read from home about Anglo Saxons in England.

Click on the "Middle Ages" tab up top.

Read Introduction and Summary.

How to Use Diigo

This is a web based program that allows you to collaboratively annotate research and save it.

ACT Online Instructions

Click on this link to access online practice for ACT.

Norton MLA practice

MLA Tutorial

Resource to Read about MLA

Drag Drop Practice

Citation practice

MLA Self Assessment Quiz

Defining Plagiarism

Quiz Identify Plagiarism

DIANA HACKER ONLINE DOCUMENTATION

PURDUE UNIVERSITY ONLINE WRITING LAB (OWL)

Hersey High School's Website

COMP 101: Ethics

Additional article that may be of interest to those who FB:

Facebook is "Watching" You

Again, ethics and you: How does one decide what is right and wrong?

COMP 101: Ethics

Read this article: Sheriff Resigns

Continue to follow the story over the weekend.

We'll talk ethics on Monday.

The pdf below is a more detailed explanation of the process of ethical decision making. Please read for a deeper understanding of what is involved in your own process.

Framework for Ethical Thinking

COMP 101: Word Choice

Awesome...ness!

We watched this Ted Talk today about word choice and accuracy of meaning. Students generated a list of over-used, deflated words typically found in their own writing.

What is the author's message?

What should you avoid in your writing and why?

How does this tie in to Orwell?

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