Resources

In addition to writing consultations, the Writing Center also provides links to instructional videos and handouts.

Resources

Prewriting https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/

The writing process/developing an outline
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/the_writing_process/developing_an_outline/index.html

Developing a thesis statement https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/the_writing_process/thesis_statement_tips.html

Proofreading https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/general_writing/the_writing_process/proofreading/index.html

Prewriting-Breaking Through Writer’s Block
               Freewriting  https://sites.google.com/nccsk12.org/shaker-writing-center/resources

                Open-ended Writing https://sites.google.com/nccsk12.org/shaker-writing-center/resources

                Loop Writing https://sites.google.com/nccsk12.org/shaker-writing-center/resources

Sentence Tutorial Sentences Tutorial.docx

Transitions - Use transitions to show relationships between ideas and paragraphs, to show a change of
ideas, and to help your paper flow smoothly.

https://www.sinclair.edu/services/academic/tlc/resources/grammar-and-punctuation-handouts-and-worksheets/transitions

MLA and APA Style  https://www.sinclair.edu/services/academic/tlc/resources/grammar-and-punctuation-handouts-and-worksheets/

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizer –Persuasive/Argumentative Writing 

Graphic Organizer – Narrative Writing 

Graphic Organizer – Explanatory Writing 

College Application Essay Suggestions

https://apply.jhu.edu/application-process/essays-that-worked/

https://www.hamilton.edu/admission/apply/college-essays-that-worked 

Video Instruction

Simple, compound and complex sentences https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWmKnrtlTHU

Independent and dependent clauses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNT1D0JoFk8

Khan Academy Simple and Compound Sentences

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/syntax-sentences-and-clauses/types-of-sentences/e/simple-and-compound-sentences

Khan Academy Compound and Complex Sentences

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/syntax-sentences-and-clauses/types-of-sentences/v/compound-complex-sentences-syntax-khan-academy

Khan Academy Identifying the Theme in an Essay

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/storytelling-pixar-in-a-box/ah-piab-story-structure/v/video2b-fine

Khan Academy video-comma usage

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/punctuation-the-comma-and-the-apostrophe/introduction-to-commas/v/meet-the-comma-the-comma-punctuation-khan-academy

Khan Academy video-colon and semicolon    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41XNKfR56OY