The Jefferson Writing Workshop Series: Sentence Structure

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Room 501
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For more information, contact Sarah Cox at or Elliott Freeman at

In this refresher, we’ll be covering the sentence structure: what it is and why it matters.

The Jefferson Writing Workshop series is free and open to all students who want to improve their writing. No sign-up needed. FREE lunch for the first ten students. We meet every week, usually on Tuesday, in Room 501 from Noon to 1 p.m.

And don't forget to check out the other upcoming sessions in this series:

  • Sept. 9 | Punctuation 101
    Semicolon or colon? Conquer comma confusion with this workshop covering what you need to know about punctuation.
  • Sept. 16 | APA for Beginners
    In this workshop, we’ll explore and demystify APA style, formatting, and citation.
  • Sept. 23 | The “P” Word
    What is plagiarism, and how can you avoid it? In this workshop, we’ll explain plagiarism and share strategies for paraphrasing.
  • Sept. 30 | The Essential Thesis
    Every paper needs one, but what is a thesis, anyway? We’ll help you understand and develop stronger theses.
  • Oct. 7 | In the End
    Learn strategies for creating a strong conclusion that ties everything together without sounding repetitive.
  • Oct. 8 | APA Redux
    A repeat performance of our Sept. 16 APA workshop; if you missed the first, this is your chance!
  • Oct. 15| Basic Professionalism
    Learn how to communicate effectively as a professional—we’ll cover everything from e-mails to cover letters and beyond.
  • Oct. 21 | Academic Argument
    We’ll discuss rhetoric—the art of academic argument. Learn how to prove your point without raising your voice.
  • Oct. 28 | Reading Like a Writer
    Good writers are good readers—we’ll share strategies for active reading to improve your own writing.
  • Nov. 4 | The Red Pen
    In this workshop, we’ll build your skills as an editor and proofreader with techniques for finding your own errors.
  • Nov. 11 | Working in Drafts
    What does “revision” really mean? We’ll cover how to reimagine your entire paper to make it practically perfect.
  • Nov. 18 | The Literature Review
    What’s a literature review? In this workshop, we’ll answer that question and help you understand how to put one together.