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- 11 Rules of Writing: A concise guide to some of the most frequently violated rules of writing, punctuation, and grammar.
- ABC's of the Writing Process: Tips for each of the five stages of the writing process.
- Anthony’s Workshop: Helps learn all about parts of speech and punctuation through exercises.
- Assorted Ham: Features online story writing activity where young writers can writer their own stories or contribute in existing stories.
- BombDiggity: Forum for young writers to exchange knowledge on various types of writing and seek help to publish their own work.
- Center for Writing: Quick Tips: A series of suggestions for effective and correct composition. Covers punctuation, style, grammar, plagiarism and specific writing tasks. Each topic can be downloaded as PDF.
- Creative Writing Process: Step by step approach to writing essays and stories. Includes tips for brainstorming, web mapping, outlining, editing, draft copy. proof reading, final copy, references, and worksheets.
- Effective Writing: Writing guidelines that show you how to make readers understand and feel your thoughts.
- English Online - Writers' Window: Provides guides to writing stories, poems, reviews, and research papers. Also publishes the writings of children and teenagers.
- For Kids: Secrets and Surprises about Writing: Children's book author Pamela Jane tells how she gets ideas for writing.
- Grammar King: Offers basic information about English Grammar through quizzes, rules, puzzling words and other online resources.
- H.W. Fowler: The King's English: Authoritative text on grammar, syntax, punctuation, writing techniques, and style.
- Haiku for People: Tells what Haiku is, explains how to write it, and gives numerous examples in English.
- Judy Reeves - Writer: Includes hints, tips and ideas.
- Kid Quotes Wanted: Greeting card publisher that holds a semi-annual kid quote contest. Student writers submit quotes that might be used in future greeting cards. Prizes are awarded.
- Kiddie Thoughts: Offers kids and teens a chance to share their thoughts in the form of stories and poetry.
- Kids' Place: English: An interactive way of improving written work, with ideas for practice sessions and an explanation of the drafting and revision process.
- License 2 Write: Teaches students how to structure a paper and improve their proofreading skills.
- Message in a Bottle: Read what kids from a 6th grade class wrote to go in a bottle which was thrown into the Mediterranean Sea.
- Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales: Resource for learning about and writing in these genres.
- N2Arts: Online community and magazine for those who are involved in writing.
- Official Flat Stanley Project: A journaling project in which schools create a paper doll, write a journal for a few days, and send it on to another school. Includes a list of partner schools and how to get involved.
- Oswego High School Online Writing Guide: Need help in getting started on that book report or term paper? Learn how to create outlines, to organize writing, and construct well-organized paragraphs.
- Paragraph Builder: Step-by-step directions for organizing and writing a good paragraph.
- Paragraph Organizer: Offers paragraph writing help, composition of a paragraph and instructions for writing.
- Potluck Children's Literary Magazine: Children's magazine that publishes poetry, short stories, book reviews and artwork by young writers/artists ages 8-16. Includes educational articles to enrich writing skills.
- Scatty Thoughts: Resource for teenagers to post, read, and review their thoughts in form of articles, stories, lyrics etc.
- Science Fiction Writing Activity: Use nonfiction science to create a science fiction story.
- Sen10ce Maker: Provides sentence making tips, techniques of how to structure a sentence and clarification on confusing words and verbs.
- Swords of Writing: Pictures, stories, poetry, and a chatroom intended to provide motivation for writing.
- The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996: Practical and authoritative guide to contemporary English. Provides a detailed look at grammar, style, diction, word formation, gender, social groups, and scientific forms.
- The Claremont Review Literary Magazine: Solicits and publishes teen writings; also offers writing tips and a manuscript/mentor service.
- The Elements of Style - William Strunk: Principal requirements of plain English style. Focuses on the rules of usage in literature, composition and grammar.
- The Five Paragraph Essay: Basic information, writing prompts, and examples.
- The Magicouol's Nook: Publish your writing, get writing tips, enter contests, and recommend books for other kids to read with this middle schooler's e-zine.
- The Writing Pot: Offers help to young writers in publicizing their writing in a small community.
- Topics for Informative or Persuasive Speeches: Topics submitted by students. Can be used for ideas for essays as well. Users may submit suggestions to add to the list.
- What Makes a Good Story?: Interactive exhibit takes visitors on a literary journey through the classic short story and examines the elements that come together to create a good story.
- Words etc.: Introductions to poetical forms, book reviews, poetry and stories by 16-year-old Sonya Hallett.
- Writing Den: Offers resources for students and teachers to improve their English reading, comprehension, and writing skills.
- Writing Skills: A comprehensive guide to researching information and producing well structured written work. Includes sections on paragraphs, punctuation, essay writing, and using references.
- Young Scottish Poetry Library: Poetry writing activities and workshops for children and young people.
- Young Writers' Clubhouse: Encouragement for young writers by Deborah Morris, author of the Real Kids, Real Adventures series. Includes answers to frequently asked questions and tips for getting started.
- paragraphpunch.com: An online writing tutorial; takes students through the actual steps of writing a paragraph online.