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Mini-Lessons

tutoring sessionThe following tutor-produced Mini-Lessons cover almost any topic you might need for perfecting your grammar and style elements in a paper.

These handouts can be downloaded in MS Word (.doc) format for easy printing.

Colons

Dashes

Hyphens

Quotation Marks

Possessive Nouns

Case

Italics

Which or That?

Pesky Pairs

Coordinating
 Sentences

Quoting Poetry in an Essay

Quoting Prose in an
Essay

Proofreading

Synonyms for Said

The pronoun You

MLA Documentation

The Ellipsis

Relative Clauses

Politically Correct Use of Language

Semicolon

Words to Coordinate & Subordinate 

Passive Voice

Transitional Words

Sentence Structure

Reading Tips and Strategies

Making an Outline

Commas to Combine Sentences

Thesis Statements

Studying for the GSP test 

  Selected APA Resources

More mini-lessons and guides are available at
Literary Education On-Line from St. Cloud University and the
Purdue OWL's Handouts Listed by Topic.