BC: Made by April Hogsed All information from InNo Notebook. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fwi49UzcRkQrboPHhpU34kfPOatQ5o7xF6w5RkE-zzs/edit?pli=1
1: To get better sentences graph them. Then you will have sentence variety. Just count how many words are in the sentence. | Your sentences should not be consistent.
2: Use strong verbs they do many things like: show what is happening, give your writing life, and makes the reader want to read more.
3: Example: The lion ferociously ate the gazelle. The lion gobbled the gazelle (note the serendipitous use of alliteration). | Example: He uses time wisely when writing essays. He maximizes time when writing essays.
4: No dead words! Dead words kill your sentences and make it boring to read.
5: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_GPDhIuWnSnNmEwMTJiZDgtZjIxZS00MjVhLWI5ZDYtZTA0ZWQwZTdmZDFj/edit?hl=en_US Never use words like pretty change it to handsome, gorgeous.
6: Subject verb agreement must be used! Just make sure your not using your southern voice.
7: You wouldn't say " None of you claims responsibility for the accident.
8: https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0AcgV6AzyQ0HoZGZjeG16am1fMzQ1MXZjZnIzOWRt Use this link to learn about blending quotes. Always put a period after the parentheses.
9: 1. Use quotations when another writer’s words are memorable and will make your paper more interesting. 2. Use quotations when another writers words can say something better than you. 3. Use quotations when you want add authority to your paper. Basically, you are providing proof that what you are arguing is true.