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Supplemental Course Materials


Acrobat icon Course Syllabus (PDF)

Acrobat icon The Basics of Writing (PDF)

Acrobat icon Talking about Reading (PDF)

Acrobat icon Adding to a Revision (PDF)

Acrobat icon Formal Requirements for Written Work (PDF)

Acrobat icon Developing an Essay (PDF)

Acrobat icon Preparing for Peer Review (PDF)

Acrobat icon Looking at Introductions (PDF)

Acrobat icon Putting Together Your Portfolio (PDF)


Acrobat icon Editorial on Texting and Driving (Los Angeles Times editorial for Essay #5 (PDF)

Acrobat icon Editorials on Community College Fees and the DREAM Act

Writing and Rhetoric

Everything You Should Have Learned in English 101

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Use of Text (MLA Citation)

MLA Citation Examples

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Notes to Style

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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Last Update: 01/12/2016