Helpful Materials

The Writing Center has a large selection of printed materials that address topics such as comma problems, sentence fragments, paragraph development, and so on. These are on display below and free to students who wish to use them.

Writing Process

College_Essay_Diagram.doc

Discovering_Ideas_Through_Exploring_A_Problem.doc

Fact-Idea_List_-_Blank_version.doc

Fact-Idea_List_-_Example.doc

Hints_for_Close_Reading.doc

Hooping_Paragraphs.doc

Links_and_Transitions_that_Writers_Often_Use.doc

Making_an_Informal_Outline.doc

Points-To-Make_List.doc

Proofreading_Checklist.doc

Recycling_the_Wheel.doc

Revision_-_Making_a_Function_Outline.doc

Revision_Guide.doc

Sheridan_Baker_Thesis_Machine.doc

Summarizing_an_Essay.doc

Thesis_Secrets_and_Pitfalls.doc

Thinking_about_Your_Assignment_-_A_Worksheet-1.doc

Writing_Strong_Paragraphs.doc

Personal Statements, Resumes and Business Writing

Action_Verbs_for_Resume_Writing.doc

Cover_and_Thank_You_Letters.doc

Cover_Letters.doc

How_to_Write_a_Memo.doc

Personal_Statements_for_Graduate_School.doc

Writing_Application_Essays.doc

Argumentation / Rhetoric

Argument_-_Engaging_the_Complexities_of_an_Issue.doc

Developing_Strong_Arguments.doc

Introductions_and_Conclusions.doc

Latin_Terms_for_Argumentation.doc

Overview_of_Logical_Fallacies.doc

Grammar and Syntax

Avoiding_Negative_Sentences.doc

Basic_Sentence_Forms.doc

Eliminating_Unnecessary_Wordiness.doc

Introduction_to_Prepositions.doc

Online_Resources_Handout.doc

Parallel_Structure.doc

Sentence_Structure_-_Basic_Sentence_Forms.doc

Subject-Verb_Agreement.doc

Tightening_Passive_Sentences.doc

Using_Articles.doc

Verb_Tenses.doc

Word_Forms_-_Grammar_Resource_Sheet_for_ESL_Writers.doc

Writing_and_Punctuating_Complete_Sentences.doc

Writing_with_Clarity.doc

Using and Documenting Sources

Documentation_Conventions_the_APA_System.doc

Documentation_Conventions_-_The_MLA_System.doc

Integrating_and_Documenting_Sources.doc

Quote_Integration.doc

Referring_to_Tables_Charts_and_Graphs.doc

Scholarly_Journal_vs._Popular_Periodicals.doc

Trojan_Integrity_-_Guide_to_Avoiding_Plagiarism.pdf

Writing About Specific Subjects

Review_of_the_Literature_Section.doc

Writing_About_Film.doc

Writing_About_Literature.doc

Writing_History_Papers.doc

 

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