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Understanding a Writing Assignment--Title, Author, and Audience (5) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Pre-Writing
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--Author, Audience, and Purpose
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Writing Workshop 2
Sentence Construction--Subject, Verb, End Punctuation, and Development with Prepositional Phrases (12) Launch Playlist
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Subjects and Verbs
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Noun Phrases and Verb Phrases
NROC English Unit 1 Worked Example Video--Subjects and Verbs
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--Subjects and Verbs
NROC English Unit 1 Worked Example Video--End Punctuation
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--End Punctuation
NROC English Unit 1 Worked Example Video--Prepositional Phrases
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--Prepositional Phrases
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Action, Linking, and Helping Verbs
NROC English Unit 2 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Writing Workshop 2
Identifying Phrases versus Clauses, Sentence Transitions, and Commas (16) Launch Playlist
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Noun Phrases and Verb Phrases
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Using Transitional Words and Phrases
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Clauses and Phrases--Independent and Dependent (Adjective and Adverb Subordinate)
NROC English Unit 6 Worked Example Video--Commas with Relative Pronouns
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Commas with Relative Pronouns
NROC English Unit 6 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Commas with Introductory Phrases
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Commas with Introductory Phrases
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Commas with Transitions
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Commas with Transitions
NROC English Unit 4 Presentation Video--Pre-Writing
NROC English Unit 4 Presentation Video--Writing Workshop 1
NROC English Unit 4 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 2 Worked Example Video--Sentence Fragments
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Sentence Fragments
NROC English Unit 2 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Identifying and Correcting Run-on Sentences, Comma Splices, and Developing Four Sentence Types (12) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 2 Worked Example Video--Run-on Sentences
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Run-on Sentences
NROC English Unit 2 Worked Example Video--Comma Splices
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Comma Splices
NROC English Unit 2 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 6 Worked Example Video--Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions
NROC English Unit 6 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--The Four Types of Sentences
NROC English Unit 5 Worked Example Video--Understanding the Four Sentence Types
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--Understanding the Four Sentence Types
NROC English Unit 5 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Agreement--Person, Number, and Tense (9) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 3 Worked Example Video--Subject-Verb Agreement
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Subject-Verb Agreement
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Subject and Verb Agreement, Verb Tense Consistency, and the Active Voice
NROC English Unit 3 Worked Example Video--Past, Present, and Future Tense
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Past, Present, and Future Tense
NROC English Unit 3 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 5 Worked Example Video--First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
NROC English Unit 5 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Using an Active or Passive Voice and Adding Enlivening Writing (5) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 7 Worked Example Video--Active and Passive Voice
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Active and Passive Voice
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Observing Details--Give Your Idea Life
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
Identifying and Fixing Faulty Parallel Structure (3) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Faulty Parallel Structure
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Faulty Parallel Structure
NROC English Unit 4 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Troubleshooting and Developing Thesis Statements (11) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Developing a Thesis Statement and Supporting Ideas
SIATech Interactive Activity--Writing Thesis Statements
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--The Elements of Argument--A Working Thesis
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--The Elements of Argument--Building an Argument
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Refining a Thesis--An Arguable Thesis
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Refining a Thesis--Developing a Thesis
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Developing an Implied Thesis Statement and Topic Sentences
NROC English Unit 1 Foundation Lesson--Fact and Opinion
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--The Elements of Argument--Choosing the Right Tools
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Refining a Thesis--Quick Tip Thesis Troublemakers
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Persuasion Essay Using Evidence
Strengthening a Thesis (9) Launch Playlist
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Refining a Thesis--Developing a Thesis
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Developing a Thesis Statement and Supporting Ideas
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Refining a Thesis--Evolution of a Thesis
Dallas Learning Solutions Video-Refining a Thesis--A New Direction--Researching the Thesis
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--The Elements of Argument--A Good Counterargument
Dallas Learning Solutions Interactive Exercise--Learning to Observe, Help a Writer, Peer Review
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation--Supporting Details
NROC English Unit 2 Presentation Video--Post-Reading
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Annotating a Reading
Analyzing, Organizing, and Supporting Writing with Details (7) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Supporting Details
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--The Editing Process, Punctuation, Spelling, Commonly Confused Words, and Capitalization
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Developing a Thesis Statement and Supporting Ideas
NROC English Unit 1 Presentation Video--Writing Workshop 1
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Essential College Skills--Organizing a Paper
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Outlining an Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Logical Fallacies and Analysis
Descriptive Details (6) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Figurative Language
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Pre-Reading
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Post-Reading
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Writing Workshop 2
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--Quick Tip--Using Details
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Supporting Details
Coherence (2) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 3 Worked Example--Coherence
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Coherence
Commas, Semicolons, and Colons (13) Launch Playlist
SAITech Interactive Activity--Fundamentals--Other Punctuation Marks
NROC English Unit 5 Worked Example Video--Comma Use in a Series
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--Comma Use in a Series
NROC English Unit 5 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Commas with Introductory Phrases
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Commas with Introductory Phrases
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Commas with Transitions
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Commas with Transitions
NROC English Unit 4 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 8 Worked Example Video--Semicolons
NROC English Unit 8 Worked Example Video--Colons
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Semicolons, Colons, and Commas
NROC English Unit 8 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Compare and Contrast AND Cause and Effect (5) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Introduction
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Identifying a Comparison Made in a Reading
NROC English Unit 8 Presentation Video--Pre-Writing
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Logical Fallacies and Causal Relationships
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Listing Causes and Effects in a Reading
Identify Elements in MEAL (4) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Developing Support in an Analysis Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Worked Example Video--Creating Concise Sentences
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Creating Concise Sentences
NROC English Unit 9 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Capitalization, Numbers, Agreement, Tense, and Person (13) Launch Playlist
SIATech Interactive Activity--Writing Strategies--Sentence Structure
NROC English Unit 8 Worked Example Video--Numbers
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Numbers
NROC English Unit 8 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Crafting an Effective Writer Video--Subject and Verb Agreement, Verb Tense Consistency, and the Active Voice
NROC English Unit 3 Worked Example Video--Subject-Verb Agreement
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Subject-Verb Agreement
NROC English Unit 3 Worked Example Video--Past, Present, and Future Tense
NROC English Unit 3 Foundation Lesson--Past, Present, and Future Tense
NROC English Unit 3 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 5 Worked Example Video--First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
NROC English Unit 5 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Modifying Writing with Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, and Figurative Language (10) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 4 Worked Example Video--Adjectives and Adverbs
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Adjectives and Adverbs
NROC English Unit 7 Worked Example Video--Mistakes with Modifiers
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Mistakes with Modifiers
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Figurative Language
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Post-Reading
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Dallas Learning Solutions Interactive Activity--How Many Details?--Vitality
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Introduction
Dallas Learning Solutions Video--The Elements of Argument--What Are You, Nuts?
Blending Source Material into an Essay Using Paraphrasing or Direct Quotes While Avoiding Plagiarism (8) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 9 Worked Example Video--Blending Source Material Into an Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Blending Source Material Into an Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Using Effective Evidentiary Support
NROC English Unit 10 Worked Example Video--Avoiding Plagiarism
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Avoiding Plagiarism
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Paraphrasing Reading Passages
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Paraphrasing vs. Direct Quotations
Editing a Final Stage Paper (12) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 7 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 7 Worked Example Video--Parenthetical Expressions
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Parenthetical Expressions
NROC English Unit 10 Worked Example Video--Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
NROC English Unit 10 Worked Example Video--Quotation Marks
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Quotation Marks
NROC English Unit 10 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Understanding Reading and Writing Differences Across Disciplines
NROC English Unit 6 Worked Example Video--Apostrophes
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Apostrophes
NROC English Unit 6 Presentation Video--Grammar in Context
Writing an Unbiased Summary and Effective Introduction (6) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Summary
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--Creating an Effective Introductory Paragraph for an Essay
NROC English Unit 2 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Summary-Response
NROC English Unit 4 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Multi-paragraph Essay
NROC English Unit 10 Worked Example Video--Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
Writing and Revising a Multi-paragraph Definitional Essay (4) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 5 Foundation Lesson--Writing and Revising a Multi-Paragraph Definition Essay
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Creating an Outline for an Analysis Essay
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Developing Support for an Analysis Essay
NROC English Unit 6 Foundation Lesson--Creating an Effective Conclusion for a Multi-paragraph Essay
Developing an Outline for Compare-and-Contrast Essay or Cause-and-Effect Essay (6) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Developing an Outline for a Compare-and-Contrast Essay
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson---Developing a Thesis for a Compare-and-Contrast Essay
NROC English Unit 7 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Compare-and-Contrast Essay
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Responding Effectively to Essay Assignments
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Creating an Outline for a Cause-and-Effect Essay
NROC English Unit 8 Foundation Lesson--Writing an Essay Showing Cause-and-Effect Pattern
Creating a Thesis and an Outline for Critical Analysis Essay Using MLA or APA Citation (5) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Creating a Thesis and an Outline for a Critical Analysis Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Multi-page Critical Analysis Essay
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--Creating Concise Sentences
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--MLA Citation Styles
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--APA Citation Styles
Developing a Thesis and Outline for Persuasive Essay (2) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Developing a Thesis and Outline for a Persuasion Essay
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Writing a Persuasion Essay Using Evidence
Using MLA or APA Citation (4) Launch Playlist
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--MLA Citation Styles
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Formatting a College Essay MLA Style
NROC English Unit 9 Foundation Lesson--APA Citation Styles
NROC English Unit 10 Foundation Lesson--Formatting a College Essay APA Style
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NROC English Foundation Lessons

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Unit 1: Introduction to College Reading and Writing


Unit 2: Identifying Main Ideas

Unit 3: Discovering Implied Meaning

Unit 4: Interpreting Bias

Unit 5: Analysis through Definition

Unit 6: Learning Across Discipline

Unit 7: Exploring Comparative Elements

Unit 8: Informed Opinions Through Causal Chains

Unit 9: Applied Critical Analysis

Unit 10: Using Sources in Critical Reading and Writing

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How to Make a Playlist on HippoCampus:
A four-minute tutorial video
Course Reader for "Crafting an Effective Writer -- Tools of the Trade":
English Grammar Playlist--Capitalization and Punctuation in Titles and Parenthetical Expressions:
English Writing Playlist--Understanding a Writing Assignment--Title, Topic, Author, and Audience:
English Writing Playlist--Identifying Phrases versus Clauses, Sentence Transitions, and Commas:
English Writing Playlist--Using an Active or Passive Voice and Adding Enlivening Writing:
English Writing Playlist--Modifying Writing with Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, and Figurative Language:

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