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    Introductory Writing Practice Quiz

    Introductory Writing Practice Quiz This quiz contains 30 questions that will test your knowledge writing. The test should take about 30 minutes to complete. It will provide you with an accurate sense of your existing knowledge of grammar and ...

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    The Big Four Parts of Speech Practice Exercises

    Review the lesson for The Big Four Parts of Speech: Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs, and Adverbs Study Guide The Big Four Parts of Speech ...

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    Mapping Your Subject and Essay Writing Study Guide

    Mapping Your Subject and Essay Writing Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie. - JOHN LE CARRÉ (1931–) BRITISH SPY NOVELIST This lesson introduces techniques for organizing ...

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    Getting Ready to Write Study Guide

    Getting Ready to Write Have common sense and stick to the point. - W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM (1874–1965) ENGLISH NOVELIST In this lesson, you will learn how to save yourself time in the end. By reevaluating your thesis statement and doing ...

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    Writing to Essay Prompts Study Guide

    Writing to Essay Prompts If I can say something honest about my feelings and thoughts and problems as a minority of one, then won't it be meaningful to all the other individual minorities of one? - DORY PREVIN (1929– ) AMERICAN SINGER AND ...

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    Writing a Strong Conclusion Study Guide

    Writing a Strong Conclusion Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them. - JOHN RUSKIN (1819–1900) BRITISH CRITIC AND ...

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    Evaluating Your Thesis Statement Study Guide

    Evaluating Your Thesis Statement Things aren't magically better, if that's what you're hoping for. It's not that simple. - RANDAL K. MILHOLLAND (1975– ) INTERNET COMIC AUTHOR Once you've written a first draft, it's time to begin the ...

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    Revising the Body of Your Essay Study Guide

    Revising the Body of Your Essay Detail makes the difference between boring and terrific writing. It's the difference between a pencil sketch and a lush oil painting. As a writer, words are your paint. Use all the colors. - RHYS ALEXANDER (1978– ) ...

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    Writing Terms Glossary Study Guide

    Writing Terms Glossary action verb a verb that expresses thought or activity adjective a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun; adjectives answer what kind? which one? how much? how many? about a ...

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    Capitalization: Writing Skills Success Study Guide

    Exercises for this concept can be found at Capitalization: Writing Skills Success Practice Exercises. Words have a longer life than deeds. —Pindar, Greek poet (522 B.C.E.–443 ...

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Reading Screening Quiz

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