Grammar and Parts of Speech: Useful General Resources
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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
Jane Straus generously shares instruction in grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Each page also has practice sentences with answers at the bottom.
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This site provides extensive support for sentence diagramming.
This series of podcasts provides "quick and dirty tips" for specific writing issues. Since the target audience is the general public, preview to make sure the podcast is appropriate for your classroom.
Grammar Zone from English-Zone.com
A variety of resources for both students and teachers.
Plague Words and Phrases
A list of words and phrases writers should avoid like the plague, and an explanation for each.
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Follow the navigation on the right to links to grammar handouts for college students.
The Tongue Untied: A Guide to Grammar, Punctuation, and Style
Explanations, worksheets with answer keys, interactive quizzes, and a 10-week curriculum pacing guide. This site is designed for college students but is appropriate for high school and possibly middle school.
A reference site about grammar by someone who thinks grammar is fun. Check out the Grammar Tips, the Writing page, and other references.
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