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Ages: 16 - 18
Beware of Nominalizations (aka Zombie Nouns)
From ted.com, produced by TED education
Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns.  'Zombie nouns' transform simple and straightforward prose into verbose and often confusing writing. Keep your nouns away from elongating nomina... [more]
November 13, 2012 at 03:19 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
The Power of Simple Words
From ted.com, produced by TED education
Long, fancy words designed to show off your intelligence and vocabulary are all very well, but they aren't always the best words. In this short, playful video Terin Izil explains why simple, punchy language is often the clearest way to convey a messa... [more]
July 24, 2012 at 09:27 AM
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Ages: 16 - 18
How to Write a College Paper: The Revision Process
From YouTube, produced by Jason Sager
This video explains how to revise your college paper, whether it's for a thesis, essay, or story. (02:01)
December 7, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
The Writing Process: Revise
From YouTube, produced by East Tennessee State
This video includes excellent information to help writers as they prepare to revise.  The video was made for University students (probably freshman writing), but would be beneficial to any young writers.  It thoroughly explains what revision is and g... [more]
August 14, 2012 at 04:23 PM
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Ages: 6 - 11
Adding Details
From YouTube, produced by The Word Chef
In this episode, The Word Chef compares making pancakes to adding interesting details to your writing. Writing tips for elementary school kids. (02:52)
May 24, 2010 at 09:05 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
How to Fix Run-ons and Fragments
From YouTube, produced by expertvillage.com
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May 14, 2010 at 06:36 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
Parenthetical Expressions, Nonessential Phrases, Essential Phrases
From YouTube, produced by Mooselodge Productions
Learn what parenthetical expressions, nonessential phrases,  essential phrases are in this video. Comical example sentences with movie footage is shown to go with the sentence. The narrator discusses editing that needs to be done to the sentences.  (... [more]
February 9, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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