Here are some of the handouts we offer at The Writing Center; several other helpful handouts are available in our office (Kimpel 315).
  • Punctuation

Almost Everything About You Need to Know About Commas

The Apostrophe


  • Grammar and Usage

How to Fix 50% of Your Grammar Problems

Almost Everything About You Need to Know About Comma Splices

Paragraph Focus, Coherence, and Development

Sentence Fragments

Self-test: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences

Active / Passive Tutorial and Worksheets

Transitional Devices


  • Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature: Reviewing and Revising Again

General Questions for Analysis and Evaluation of Short Stories

Brainstorming a Poem



  • Organizing and Developing an Essay

The Thesis Statement

What a Thesis Isn't

Essay Maps


  • Types of Essays

Division and Classification Essays

Cause - Effect Analysis




  • Proofreading and Revising

Essentials in Writing Themes


  • Using Paraphrases and Quotations

Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Integrating Quotes


  • Business Writing


Job Application Letters


  • Resources for Teachers

Teaching Writing to ESL Students