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Argumentation. Explains different kinds of argumentation (e.g. by authority) as well as forms of reasoning (e.g. deduction).

Checklist for evaluating your paper. Lists all the things to remember before you turn in your WRIT 100 paper.

Close Reading. Reveals steps for analyzing a text carefully and closely.

Motif Tracing. Demonstrates how to identify a motif and make an argument about it.

Thesis Templates. Lists several ways of writing a thesis statement.

Thesis Test. Tests whether you have a strong thesis argument.