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Writing Studio: Essays
Handouts and resources from SPC writing tutors
Essay Structure and Writing Handouts
Basic Essay Structure and Reverse Outline
Use this mini lesson to review the basics of organizing a formal essay. This is helpful for students who are 'stuck' early in the writing process.
Basic Paragraph Structure
A handout that helps students understand where research fits in with the rest of their essay as well as reviewing basic essay structure.
Keyhole Structure for Developing an Essay
A detailed explanation of essay structure and how to parts of an essay relate to one another.
Outlining an Essay
This handout explains why an outline is beneficial, gives an example outline, and includes a template.
Parallelism and Parallel Structure
Use this handout to explain the dos and don'ts of parallel structure
Thesis Statement Guide
Use this guide to help students understand both how to write a standard thesis statement and how a thesis statement connects to their essay as a whole.
Tips for Writing Formally
This handout reviews 14 tips to help students make their writing more formal.
Writing in Third Person
This detailed guide explains first and second person, and gives tips to help students convert their writing into third person.
Sep 2, 2020 8:14 AM
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