i before e

except when you run a feisty heist on a weird beige foreign neighbor (THIS is why I love the English language.

I so needed this haha

I may be a grammar nazi, but I still need help with these from time to time. :P the whole lay/lie thing is one of the most complicated inventions in the English language.

A Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism via Kate Hart

Kate Hart: Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism. Harry Potter characters give examples of what is/isn't plagiarizing :) This would look great in my classroom

Determined to Succeed

Ah, May . for seniors, it's the month of graduation, but for the rest of the collegiate classes it's finals time! Here's a handy infographic to help. High school & college/university professors, please take notes.

"Stop clubbing, baby seals!" Once again, punctuation makes all the difference.

Stop clubbing, baby seals! Stop clubbing baby, Seals! Clubbing baby seals (and I can't make you a sandwich right now). Punctuation makes all the difference.

Swoon -- if only!

A little Ryan Gosling meme for homeschoolers

Hey girl, I'd love to hear the difference between a direct object and an indirect object. Thank you Ryan.

"A Picture of Language" - NYTimes.com    A great article about the history of diagramming sentences.

A Picture of Language

Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com

15 punctuation marks in order of how much they do and how hard they should be to learn. - also includes functions of each, which will be great for punctuation mini-lessons!