Engaging Strategies for Teaching Revising and Editing

Engaging Strategies for Teaching Revising and Editing

Revising and editing is an important part of English class, but it's often hard to teach in a fun way. Here are some engaging strategies for teaching revising and editing.

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ProWritingAid For Deep Edits

ProWritingAid For Deep Edits

Deep edits involve fine-tuning your manuscript for one type of mistake at a time. ProWritingAid has several tools that help you polish your novel for stronger, clearer writing.

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Everything You Need to Know About Idioms

Everything You Need to Know About Idioms

Idioms can be difficult but when used properly, they are a powerful and fun literary device. Find out everything you need to know about idioms.

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3 last-minute ProWritingAid fixes that will make a huge difference in a short time.

3 last-minute ProWritingAid fixes that will make a huge difference in a short time.

These three ProWritingAid reports will help you do swift and snappy edit when you are down to the wire.

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10 Places to Find Free Grammar Help Online

10 Places to Find Free Grammar Help Online

There are dozens of places to find free grammar help online. In this article, we take a look at ten of the best.

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What is the Best Salutation for an Email?

What is the Best Salutation for an Email?

How you open an email, especially to someone you don’t know, is your only chance to make a good first impression. In this article, we explain the best ways to start off a cold email.

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Should I use 'Yours Sincerely' or 'Yours Faithfully'?

Should I use 'Yours Sincerely' or 'Yours Faithfully'?

What's better? "Yours sincerely" or "yours faithfully"? It depends on which side of the pond you fall.

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Should Book Titles Be Italicized or Underlined?

Should Book Titles Be Italicized or Underlined?

Back in the day, people taught students to underline the titles of books, magazines, plays, songs, movies, and other titled works. Now, in most instances, you italicize book titles, songs, and other full-length works like movies. In this guide, we'll cover what to italicize and when.

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Are Your Adjectives Powerful?

Are Your Adjectives Powerful?

An adjective is a word that names an attribute of a noun. Some are strong and paint clear, specific pictures of the thing they are describing. Some are weak and vague and don’t tell us much. Let’s start with an example...

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What is an interjection? And when should you use one in your writing?

What is an interjection? And when should you use one in your writing?

Zoinks! Humbug! Bada bing! Ruh-roh! Holy Hole in a Doughnut, Batman! An interjection is like a word bomb used to get someone's attention. In this piece, we examine what interjections are and when to use them.

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What is an Apostrophe? And When Should You Use One?

What is an Apostrophe? And When Should You Use One?

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Most Common Mistakes with Homonyms and Homophones

Most Common Mistakes with Homonyms and Homophones

Hung up on homonyms? Learn the top five most common word confusions and how to be precise in your meaning.

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The Best Oxymorons

The Best Oxymorons

An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two words with contradictory meanings are placed side-by-side. Here's a list of 25 of our favorites.

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How Can I Edit my ProWritingAid Dictionary?

How Can I Edit my ProWritingAid Dictionary?

Want to edit the words in your ProWritingAid dictionary? Now you can! We'll show you how it works, where you can do it, and why it's a feature everyone's excited about.

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Am I Getting English Plurals Wrong?

Am I Getting English Plurals Wrong?

Are you getting these tricky English plurals wrong? In this post we cover plurals of all kinds, including regular, irregular, Latin, Greek, invariant, and more.

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