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Forms of Writing

Write in a variety of forms, or styles.   See also:  Literature - Genres

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Ages: 15 - 18
Effective Writing Skills
From YouTube, produced by YouTube
This selection features a slide show which provides six writing tips for better business communications ( use resonant characters, choose strong action verbs, place no more than eight words between the noun and verb, link information with explicit co... [more]
July 31, 2011 at 06:11 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
Features of Paragraphs: ( An Interactive Game)
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC.Com
Students utilize their knowledge of the elements of paragraphs in this game. Students identify the way to punctuate a new paragraph, when to begin new paragraphs ( change of scenery or speaker), and identify passages correctly divided into different ... [more]
June 29, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Formal vs Informal Writing: What's the Difference and When to Use Them
From YouTube, produced by EZine Articles
This video shows the difference between formal and informal writing.  It covers when and how to use both.  This video is very efficient and thorough.  (02:53)
October 18, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Fun Writing Activities for Middle School
From ehow.com, produced by eHow.com
This video gives ideas for teaching writing in a collaborative setting.  The speaker explains many different options for lessons for middle school groups including: creating their own magazines, writing plays, and revising and editing with their peer... [more]
August 17, 2012 at 02:46 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
An Effective Communication Process
From mindtools.com, produced by Mindtools.com
There are five key elements to the communication process: the source, encoding, the channel, de-coding, and the receiver.  An understanding of each stage results in ideas being communicated in clear, meaningful ways.  Each element is explained by bus... [more]
May 31, 2012 at 11:42 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Education Powerpoint on Creative Writing
From SlideShare, produced by Nick Assaf
This slideshow that offers a quick guide to creative writing songs, sonnets, poetry, short stories, etc. (22 slides)
May 28, 2010 at 07:34 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Writing Structured Paragraphs
From YouTube, produced by YouTube
This video lecture explains the mechanics of paragraph writing and takes students through the process of constructing well-structured paragraphs.  The professor explains the elements of a well-structured paragraph ( unity, coherence, and development)... [more]
July 27, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
English Lesson: Learn (Journalism-style) Report Writing
From YouTube, produced by MEXUS Education
In this English Lesson video, you will learn how to write journalism-style reports. Report writing has certain rules and regulations. Watch the video and learn all the rules. (12:28)
January 21, 2014 at 12:42 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Mr. Freeze's Puns
From YouTube
This video includes several clips of Mr. Freeze from the movie Batman & Robin. The video can be used to examine the use of puns by Mr. Freeze. (01:07)
December 2, 2011 at 02:29 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Literary Forms Using The Great Gatsby
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery
The novel, "The Great Gatsby" is used an example of the types of literary forms. It gives examples of various types, but it too short and does not offer enough content to help all but advanced students.
April 12, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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