Bid4Papers (Website: Persuasive Writing)

Read this page to learn how to write a persuasive essay. Try tackling one of the Persuasive Essay Topics for Beginners!

Loudoun County Public Schools (Webpage: Printable Graphic Organizer Template: Thesis)

This guide lets you practice writing your own thesis.

Bid4Papers (Website: Narrative Essays)

Read this page to learn how to write a narrative essay. Try tackling one of the topics to choose for your next narrative essay!

Howcast (Video: Active vs. Passive)

Do you know what the active and passive voices are? Watch this video for a quick review of what they are, and why active voice is better to use in writing.

IXL (Practice: Editing)

Editing is just as important a skill as writing itself. Can you read these sentences and suggest how they can be improved?

Columbia College (Database: Citing)

Using evidence to back up your writing is great, but it is important not to plagiarize by accident. Read through this website to understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. There are five different pages to go through, and you should make sure to click on some of the very useful links in the Citation Style Guides on the last page, especially OWL Purdue, to learn how to cite in MLA format.