Organization and Structure

  • Dealing with Organizational Problems
    In your writing you must make your ideas not only clear for yourself, but also for your readers. Being organized is a matter of balancing your ideas and how you convey them to your readers.
    Determining a Thesis
    A thesis statement requires understanding your subject and its importance. Learn how to a solid thesis statement can direct the rest of your paper.
    Writing Strong Introductions
    Good writing is like fishing: in order to catch the prize fish, a captivated reader, you have to bait your hook with the juiciest worm. In writing, the most alluring bait may be the introduction.
    Writing Strong Conclusions
    Good writing is like fishing; in order to catch the prize fish, you have to bait your hook with the juiciest worm. In writing, the most alluring bait may be the introduction and the conclusion.
    How the Writing Center Can Help You Organize
    Here are some things you can expect when you work with a tutor to help you organize your paper.
    Using Transitions
    Transition words or phrases are needed in writing to guide the reader through your discussion or argument.
    Creating an Outline
    Creating an outline is a beneficial step to take before and while writing a paper. This page will show you how to get started.
    More Information on Structure and Organization
    Looking for more information on organizing your writing? Here are some helpful websites.