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Os pobos. More Answers Than Questions. Τέχνηo. Eironeia. INDEX to the Guide to Grammar and Writing. This index includes 427 references to both the Guide to Grammar and Writing and Principles of Composition. It does not, however, include references to the interactive Quizzes or to the Grammarlogs (posted responses to ASK GRAMMAR queries). The Frequently Asked Questions page and the Guide's Search Engine will also help you find help on grammatical issues, tips on composition, and advice on English usage. The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. If you feel we have provided something of value and wish to show your appreciation, you can assist the College and its students with a tax-deductible contribution.

For more about giving to Capital, write to CCC Foundation, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy | Center for Teaching & Learning | UNC Charlotte. Various researchers have summarized how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy. Following are four interpretations that you can use as guides in helping to write objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy. From: KC Metro [old link, no longer functioning?] Bloom’s Taxonomy divides the way people learn into three domains. One of these is the cognitive domain, which emphasizes intellectual outcomes. From: UMUC From: Stewards Task Oriented Question Construction Wheel Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy Task Oriented Question Construction Wheel Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. ©2001 St.

From: GA Tech According to Benjamin Bloom, and his colleagues, there are six levels of cognition: Ideally, each of these levels should be covered in each course and, thus, at least one objective should be written for each level. Below are examples of objectives written for each level of Bloom’s Taxonomy and activities and assessment tools based on those objectives. Attachment: Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy [PDF, 323 KB] Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories and Good News vs. Bad News. “The truth is, we know so little about life, we don’t really know what the good news is and what the bad news is.” This season has been ripe with Kurt Vonnegut releases, from the highly anticipated collection of his letters to his first and last works introduced by his daughter, shedding new light on the beloved author both as a complex character and a masterful storyteller.

All the recent excitement reminded me of an old favorite, in which Vonnegut maps out the shapes of stories, with equal parts irreverence and perceptive insight, along the “G-I axis” of Good Fortune and Ill Fortune and the “B-E axis” of Beginning and Entropy. The below footage is an excerpt from a longer talk, the transcript of which was published in its entirety in Vonnegut’s almost-memoir A Man Without a Country (public library) under a section titled “Here is a lesson in creative writing,” featuring Vonnegut’s hand-drawn diagrams. Brain Pickings has a free weekly newsletter. 7 Habits of Serious Writers. Image credit: aless&ro With thanks to Michael Pollock for the article suggestion and title. I’ve been writing, on and off, since my early teens – but it’s only in the last three years that I’ve really taken my writing seriously.

It’s made a dramatic difference. I write far, far more. I write better. I finish things – something which, at one point in my writing life, was pretty much unheard of. In the past few years, I’ve been lucky enough to work alongside all sorts of great writers, during my MA in Creative Writing, and in my freelancing. Habit #1: Writing To be a serious writer, you have to write. Yes, that’s obvious. Maybe you’re one of them.

Unfortunately, you won’t get any better at writing unless you actually write. I know it’s tough. You can do it. Writing “regularly” is key here. Get Serious Write. Habit #2: Focus Maybe you’ve planned to write for two hours on a Saturday morning. Writing is hard work – and you’ll come up with all sorts of distractions to keep you from it. Writing In Public. Writing in Public: A Year (or two) In the Life of a Professional Fiction Writer On this page, if you would like for some reason to go back through all the posts on Writing in Public, here are some of the totals to figure out which month you would like to look at. Make sure you read the comments on the posts as well.

Great questions on writing. I will put up the monthly total and summary here at the bottom, including the projects finished and where you can find them. I haven’t updated all the information at the bottom, but the totals are updated through November. And the challenge is still going on. And there are topics of the night now, so stay tuned. Monthly Totals Nonfiction: August: 1,000 wordsSeptember: 2,900 wordsOctober: 2,000 wordsNovember: 1,950 wordsDecember: 1,700 wordsJanuary: 1,400 wordsFebruary: 6,550 wordsMarch: 7,800 wordsApril: 2,500 wordsMay: 7,100 wordsJune: 14,700 wordsJuly: 2,100 wordsAugust: 2,300 wordsSeptember: 4,600 wordsOctober: 00 wordsNovember: 1,700 words.

Getting Started: Clustering Ideas. Clustering Clustering is similar to another process called Brainstorming. Clustering is something that you can do on your own or with friends or classmates to try to find inspiration in the connection between ideas. The process is similar to freewriting in that as you jot down ideas on a piece of paper or on the blackboard, you mustn't allow that ugly self-censor to intrude and say that your idea (or anyone else's) is dumb or useless. Write it down anyway. In Clustering, you jot down only words or very short phrases.

Use different colored pens as ideas seem to suggest themselves in groups. Below is a finished example of Clustering. The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. For more about giving to Capital, write to CCC Foundation, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103.

Wordcraft Home Page. Ilys. Idea Generator. The World's Greatest Book - The Professional's Resource for Self-Publishing. “Can you recommend a good book on writing?” MFS Modern Fiction Studies, Volume 43 - Table of Contents. New Learning.