Freshmen: Analytical Writing

All freshmen, regardless of level, are expected to cover and know these writing concepts when writing an analytical essay. Click on each item on the list for further explanations, or for exercises to reinforce the concept.

Plagiarism and (Identifying Plagiarism, how to avoid it)

FIRST SEMESTER: Paragraph Structure
PIE Paragraphs
MLA Formatting
How to Use (and format) Quotes

SECOND SEMESTER: Creating a Full Essay
Thesis Statements: An Introduction
Adding Detail to your Explanations
Transitional Phrases
Intro & Concluding Paragraphs: The Basics

Use Present Tense
Avoid Personal Pronouns (I, you, my, etc)
Avoid Contractions
Avoid It, This, & Thing

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