PPT on genre analysis:


Below please find links and support materials to help you succeed in this course and beyond. If you don’t find the resources you’re looking for,  just ask!

ENG 1101 Tutorial sections

  • Professor Belknap needs to refer you to work with a tutor before you can attend a tutoring session. There are 2 sections:
  • Rebecca Olerich (RO): Mondays 12:30- 2:00pm
  • Rebecca Minnich (RM): Thursday 12:30-2:00pm  


3 Types of Sentence Errors:  RO, CS, Frag — short videos

Comma Splice

Run On and Fragments

Sentence Structure

Compound and Complex Sentences

Ethos, Pathos, Logos in Writing

SUMMARY for article worksheet

Summary-Two Methods_Sample



Development Writing Strategies

SUMMARY for article worksheet

How to write a SUMMARY

Sentence Structure Formulas Cheatsheet

Compound Complex Sentence practice

Sentence Errors practice

Real Student Sentences I

The Narr Essay Dont Tell — SHOW activity

Methods of Rhetorical Analysis SOAPSTone

Annotation Close Reading Strategies

How to write A Letter

How to write an Op-Ed (A Walk Thru)

A Brief List of Genres:

  • Journal Entries
  • Personal Letter
  • Greeting Card
  • Schedule/Things to Do List
  • Inner Monologue Representing Internal Conflicts
  • Classified or Personal Ads
  • Personal Essay or Philosophical Questions
  • Top Ten List/Glossary or Dictionary
  • Poetry
  • Song Lyrics
  • Autobiographical Essay
  • Contest Entry Application
  • Business Letter or Correspondence/Persuasive or Advocacy Letter
  • Biographical Summary
  • Critique of a Published Source
  • Speech or Debate
  • Historical Times Context Essay
  • Textbook Article
  • Science Article or Report/Business Article or Report
  • Lesson Plan
  • Encyclopedia Article
  • Short Scene from a Play with Notes for Stage Directions
  • Short Scene from a Movie with Notes for Camera Shots
  • Dialogue of a Conversation among Two or More People
  • Short Story
  • Adventure Magazine Story
  • Ghost Story
  • Myth, Tall Tale, or Fairy Tale
  • Talk Show Interview or Panel
  • Recipe and Description of Traditional Holiday Events
  • Classroom Discussion
  • Character Analysis or Case Study
  • Comedy Routine or Parody
  • Liner Notes
  • Picture book
  • Chart or Diagram with Explanation and Analysis
  • Brochure or Newsletter
  • Time Line or Chain of Events
  • Map with Explanation and Analysis
  • Magazine or TV Advertisement or Infomercial
  • Restaurant Description and Menu
  • Travel Brochure Description
  • How-To or Directions Booklet
  • Receipts, Applications, Deeds, Budgets or Other Documents
  • Wedding, Graduation or Special Event Invitation
  • Birth Certificate
  • Local News Report
  • Pop-Up book
  • Review and Poster for a Movie, Book, or TV Program
  • Board Game or Trivial Pursuit with Answers and Rules
  • Comic Strip or Graphic Novel excerpt
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Informational Video
  • Web Site
  • Future News Story
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Newspaper or Magazine Feature/Human Interest Story
  • Obituary, Eulogy or Tribute
  • News Program Story or Announcement
  • Tabloid Article
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