Grammar Guide and Student Tools
This is an easy-to-use reference for common questions and issues in student writing. It covers grammar, style, and MLA/APA information. Look here for examples and helpful links!
This is a comprehensive, user-friendly site that offers explanations, examples, and quizzes (scroll all the way down) with immediate feedback. Select from the drop-down menus on the topic you need help with: word/sentence level, paragraph level, essay and research paper level. Great for grammar review!
This site’s friendly design makes it appealing and easy to use; it is designed primarily for ELLs (English Language Learners). Choose your topic from the alphabetical list, and click start; you will receive immediate feedback on your answers.
P.I.E. (point, illustration/information, explanation)
This a great handout on P.I.E., a handy method for developing paragraphs. P.I.E. shows you how to introduce information, present it, and follow it with your explanation and comments—the essence of college writing!
This site is a great tool for creating your MLA or APA citations for research papers. Follow the prompts, fill in the required boxes, and your citation is created for you. Then copy/paste onto your document; remember that when you copy/paste, the format (hanging margin, spacing) is altered, so you will need to tweak it! Easy as pie!
How to Write An Essay: 10 Easy Steps
Having a hard time remembering all those steps to producing a quality college-level essay? This website will walk you through it, step by step!