Welcome to the Thinking and Writing Web Site
is a free site that provides a complete course in essential
difficulty getting your ideas on paper? Do you want to
improve your writing skills? Are
you looking for tips on writing paragraphs and essays?
site can help you refresh writing skills that have become rusty
and give you some new writing ideas.
will learn about different methods of organizing and developing
your writing. And you
will learn how to select an appropriate writing topic, generate
ideas, develop a topic sentence or thesis statement, organize your
thoughts, and edit and proofread your work.
Like any other skill, writing improves with guidance and practice. It’s
hard work, but gaining an understanding of writing techniques can
help you avoid “writer’s block” and help you become a
confident and effective writer.
Sample student compositions are included which demonstrate how many everyday
topics can be crafted into effective paragraphs and essays.
You can read all the materials online or work from a printed version.
Click here for printer friendly version (PDF file: Requires Adobe
Reader) of entire writing guide. (Approximately 60
Student writing samples used by permission.