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Handouts

Our handout page is under continuous construction.

WRL handouts are created by our tutors during their down time.  More and more handouts will be posted over the next few months, so check back regularly for updates!

Also, if you have ideas for handouts you’d like to see, contact us.

Essay Structure

Prewriting Strategies
Introductions
Conclusions
Revision
Proofreading
Self-Editing Checklist
MLA
APA
Essay Types
  • Abstract
  • Argumentative
  • Analytical
  • Narrative
  • Book Review
  • Literature Review

Miscellaneous

Active Reading
Critical Reading
Writing a Summary
Performing an Analysis
Gender Neutral Language
Cover Letters
Resumes
Business letters and Memos
Personal Statements
Tips for Approaching College Applications
Portfolio Cover Letters
Timed Writing
Timed Writing for the WPE
  • General Tips
  • Getting Started
  • Time Management

Punctuation

The Four Basic Rules for Comma Usage
Internal Punctuation
Commas vs. Semicolons
End Punctuation