Additional Resources

Read an informative article about outlines and get a sample outline template.

This Writing Tutorials site from John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers a menu of tools for composing a thesis statement, an outline, well-constructed paragraphs, and more.

This page offers a compendium of different resources for English grammar and usage.

Read an article on avoiding bureaucratic language by marketing strategist David Meerman Scott.

Garbl’s Wordy Phrases presents a list of bureaucratic phrases to avoid and their standard English alternatives.

This University of North Carolina site provides a handout on writing arguments.

Read about logic in argumentative writing on Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL).