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Writing an Essay

“This handout provides definitions and examples of the two main types of abstracts: descriptive and informative. It also provides...
This page describes how to write great body paragraphs that include transitions, topic sentences, evidence, and a brief wrap-up sentence.
"This handout will explain the functions of conclusions, offer strategies for writing effective ones, help you evaluate your drafted...
This page describes how to strengthen your thesis statement for your paper and provides several examples.
Explains what should be in an introduction and gives an example introduction paragraph.
Focuses on pre-writing strategies. It talks about making a plan based on the assignment and when the due date is. 
This page describes how to make a reverse outline of your essay to help you when making revisions for your organization, flow, and strength...
Shows the "umbrella" visual for thesis statements and also has pages on: "What is a thesis statement, How to write a thesis statement,...
Describes different parts of the writing process with pages on: pre-writing, thesis, paragraphing, organization, grammar & mechanics,...
Gives a detailed list of the words that can help transition between ideas in an essay.
Shows how to revise choppy transitions between paragraphs into smooth transitions that show your reader how the ideas of each paragraph...
Avoiding Repetitive Paragraphs: This contains just a few ideas to help a writer avoid repeating thoughts within their work. This list is...
This handout can help you narrow the topic for your essay to be more specific and arguable.
This page provides various methods for organizing and structuring a paper. It describes how to organize your thoughts, sketch and outline...
This page provides a style sheet, displaying a brief description of how to organize your paper,based on the discipline you are in. It...
Words all carry their own definitions and connotations. They can make up many different parts of a sentence based on placement and function...