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Writing Resources: 1. Getting Started

Documents, tutorials, and links to helpful guides for every phase of the writing process

Understanding the Assignment

When an assignment is first received, you will benefit from learning more about the assignment type before moving ahead.

Be sure of requirements set by your instructor. Read more about this assignment type from other sources.

Most importantly, check out sample essays from other students to get a feel for different topic and style choices.

Organizing your thoughts

    There a few methods you might use to get thinking. Checklists, brain bubbles, and understanding your own learning style may help you think about ways to respond to an assignment most effectively.

Getting started in different writing forms

Use the documents below to get started with different forms of writing

Student essays and research papers

Click here or use the tabs above to view student examples of YCCC assignments. Examples are available for: