College Readiness Skills and Resources: Writing Skills

This guide contains resources and tools for high school students, teachers, and librarians related to writing, research and study skills that will help ease the transition to college.

Topic Development

Annotated Bibliography

Web English Teacher

The Research Process

Writing Skills

WRITING SKILLS are an essential part of academic success.  This page provides links to resources, handouts, and tutorials focused on all parts of the writing process--topic development, organization, outlining, citation style and proofreading. 

KU Writing Center - Free writing advice and help

Books on writing nonfiction and conducting research

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Logo - Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.