University of Nebraska High School Writing Skills: U. of Nebraska High School online program
 
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Writing Skills

TypingExcellent writing skills allow you to convey your thoughts in a clear and concise way. These skills will be beneficial for you in high school, college and beyond.

Quick Tips

  • Read through the requirements.
  • Form the thesis statement.
  • Develop 3 to 5 statements that support your thesis.
  • Find facts from the literature or quotes that back up the support statements.
  • Write an outline.
  • Write a draft.
  • Proof read several times.
  • Read out loud as this will help you find issues your eyes are skipping over.
  • Ask someone to review.
  • Always cite sources for ideas that are not your own.
  • Triple check spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Ensure the requirements are met.

UNHS Resources

Formal Writing  Basic Writing Rules

External Resources