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Ch 10: Conventions in Writing: Usage: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Conventions in Writing: Usage chapter of this 12th Grade English Homework Help course helps students complete their writing conventions and usage homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your writing conventions and usage homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your writing conventions and usage homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Active and passive voice
  • Logical sentences
  • Faulty comparisons
  • Quality writing
  • Diction
  • Idioms and phrasal verbs
  • Clarity in sentences
  • Sentence structure

11 Lessons in Chapter 10: Conventions in Writing: Usage: Homework Help
How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good?

1. How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good?

From great ideas to great execution, learn what makes writing 'good' and how to transform your writing from 'okay' to accomplished through the use of specific examples, great ideas, and organization.

How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View

2. How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View

Developing a good writing style starts with developing good diction. You can't craft an essay or story the way you want without being able to choose the right words first. Here's how.

How to Write with Idioms or Phrasal Verbs

3. How to Write with Idioms or Phrasal Verbs

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify idioms and phrasal verbs. Once you can recognize these parts of speech, you will be able to use them yourself in your writing.

Active and Passive Voice

4. Active and Passive Voice

You may have heard your teachers toss around the terms 'passive voice' and 'active voice'. But if you've never really understood what it means to write actively or passively, stick with us -- and learn how to turn to awkward passive sentences into bright, active ones.

How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons

5. How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons

Your sentences may not always make as much sense as you think they do, especially if you're comparing two or more things. It's easy to let comparisons become illogical, incomplete, or ambiguous. Learn how to avoid making faulty comparisons on your way to writing a great essay.

Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences

6. Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences

Just because you know a good sentence when you read one doesn't mean that you think it's easy to put one together - forget about writing an essay's worth. Learn how to write clear sentences and turn rough ones into gems.

Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences

7. Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences

A mixed structure sentence is a common error that occurs when a writer starts a sentence with one structure but switches to a different structure in the middle of the sentence. This video will teach you how to spot and avoid this type of error.

Clause: Definition & Examples

8. Clause: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what a clause is and how to use different types of clauses to make your writing more interesting. Take a look at some examples to help understand the types.

Concluding Paragraph: Examples & Format

9. Concluding Paragraph: Examples & Format

A concluding paragraph is an important part of an academic essay. There are several different kinds of concluding paragraphs, and we'll learn about the most common examples in this lesson.

Steps to Writing a Book

10. Steps to Writing a Book

Are you ready to write a book? Then follow these steps to writing a book in order to make the project easier to complete. Breaking down the writing process into manageable tasks means you'll finish what you start and have a work to be proud of.

Writing a Character Witness Letter: Template & Example

11. Writing a Character Witness Letter: Template & Example

In this lesson, we will discover types of character witness letters, how candidates obtain them, and how referees compose them. First, we will explore the purposes for these letters. Then, we will learn about what kind of information goes into them.

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