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Spring Quarter 2014 Workshops

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Punctuation: A Cast of Characters

Wednesday, April 23
Room D-240H
Time: 2:30PM to 3:20PM

Marshall Period, the sentence sheriff, arrests sentences
when they're finished with their subjects.
Dr. Question Mark inquires about everything.
And the broad-shouldered security guard-for-hire, Square Brackets,
makes sure delicate changes can get through a rough-and-tumble quotation.

In this workshop, you'll meet, or become reacquainted with,
these and many other characters from the town of Punctuation!



Wednesday, April 30
Room D-240H
Time: 10:30AM to 11:20AM

Isaiah Hemmen will conduct this workshop on
when to use this oft-abused mark of punctuation.




How to Make Your Writing More Descriptive

Wednesday, May 14
Room D-240H
Time: 10:30-11:20am

Isaiah Hemmen will explore a few of the ways to put
more effective descriptions into your sentences!




Documenting Research in MLA Style

Wednesday, May 28
Room D-240H
Time: 2:30PM to 3:20PM

In this workshop we will discuss















Workshop Archive


Identifying Your Audience (PowerPoint)

Organizing Your Essay: Thesis Statements, Topic Sentences, and Transitions (PowerPoint)

Types of Essays

Argumentative Essays (PowerPoint)

Descriptive Essays (PowerPoint)

Descriptive Writing (PowerPoint)



Punctuation: Everything, including Commas (PowerPoint)

Punctuation: Just Commas (PowerPoint)

How to Correct Run-on Sentences (PowerPoint)

Articles: A, An, and The (PDF)

In this workshop you will



This page was updated on May 30, 2014