Doug's Reading Corner
1. Place a comma before F A N B O Y S (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, and So).
2. When typing, leave one space after commas and semicolons.
3. When typing, leave two spaces after periods, colons, question marks, and exclamation points.
4. Title page: Place title in the
center of the page. Place your name, the date, the teacher's name and the
course name in the lower right corner of the page as follows:
5. Bibliography Example:
Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Dear Benjamin Banneker. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994.
Some other helpful tips for writing are included in:
Rules of Thumb, A Guide for Writers, Fourth Edition
Silverman, Jay. Elaine Hughes. Diana Roberts Wienbroer. Rules of Thumb, A Guide for Writers, Fourth Edition. The McGraw-Hill Companies, 1998.
The book is good for 16 to 90 year olds. It's a good reference for parents when helping their children with reports or with their own writing. I found the Third Edition to be helpful in College.
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