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Making an Argument   •  Organization   •   Topic Sentences   •  Citations   •   Avoiding Plagiarism   •   Integrating Evidence   


 

 

Making an Argument

 

Getting Started  [HTML]   Getting Started [PDF]

Developing a Thesis Statement [HTML]  Thesis Statement [PDF]

Strength of Claim [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

Parts of an Argument [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

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Organization

 

Introductions [HTML]  Introductions [PDF]

Conclusions [HTML]  Conclusions  [PDF]

Introductions and Conclusions [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

Paragraphs [HTML]  Paragraphs [PDF]

Body Paragraphs [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

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Topic Sentences

 

Strong Topic Sentences (Introduction) [PDF]

 

Strong Topic Sentences (Methods Chapter) [PDF]

 

Sample Sentences (Results Chapter) [PDF]

 

Sample Sentences (Discussion Chapter) [PDF]

 

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Citations

 

Annotated Bibliography [HTML]    Annotated Bibliography [PDF]

 

PDF icon APA Reference Guide Handout [PDF]

 

OSU Libraries APA Citation Guide

 

OSU Libraries CSE Citation Guide

 

PDF icon Chicago Style Reference Guide Handout [PDF]

 

OSU Libraries Chicago Citation Guide

 

MLA Citations (Updated 8th Edition) [HTML]  MLA (8th) [PDF]

 

OSU Libraries MLA Citation Guide

 

Research Citation Practices [HTML]  Research Citation Practices [PDF]

 

PDF icon Citation Software Chart

 

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Avoiding Plagiarism

 

Plagarism [HTML]   Plagarism [PDF]

 

Defining Plagiarism [video] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

Summarizing and Paraphrasing [HTML]  Summarizing and Paraphrasing [PDF]

 

Paraphrasing [video] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

Summarizing [video] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

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Integrating Evidence

 

Maintaining Your Writer's Voice [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

Reporting Verbs, Signal Words, and Quotations [video] [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)

 

 

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