THE GHS WRITING CENTER

The GHS Writing Center, located in lab 1126, is operated by Leslie Fowler and Arnett Holloway for students to work on homework, college essays, and test preparation:

  • at lunchtime,
  • during ShowTime, and
  • after school from 2:30 to 4:30.

In addition, Robert Harper is available in the Media Center every day except Friday until 3:30.

The Writing Center offers resource materials and conducts mini workshops on prewriting and brainstorming, thesis statements, the research paper, formal and informal writing, resume and cover letters, job applications, and college essays.

 

COMPILATION OF MATERIALS ON

WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAY

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WRITE AFTER SCHOOL

A pilot program that is separate but related to the GHS Writing Center, Write After School provides one-on-one assistance to selected students in grades nine through twelve.  Students focus on completing specific homework assignments and test preparation on Tuesdays from 3 to 4 in lab 1126.

For more information, please contact Arnett Holloway at (301) 284-4554.

  Helpful links: 

Resources for English as a Second Language Writers

Citing Sources

 

Dave's ESL Cafe

http://www.eslcafe.com/students/

ESL Resource Center

http://eslus.com/eslcenter.htm

Intensive Language Institute 

http://www.iei.illinois.edu/grammarsafari/grammarsafari.html

Wordsmyth 

http://www.wordsmyth.net/

Refworks Multilingual Guide 

http://library.unc.edu/citationbuilder/

Listening 

http://www.eslhome.com/esl/listen/

American English Pronounciation 

http://pronuncian.com/

American Idioms 

http://www.pride-unlimited.com/probono/idioms1.html

Corpus of Contemporary American English 

http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/

 

Vocabulary Practice

http://www.vocabulary.com/

APA Documentation Guide: 

http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/DocAPA.html

MLA Documentation Guide 

http://www.mla.org/www_mla_org/style/

Chicago Manual of Style 

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

Citation Builder 

http://library.unc.edu/citationbuilder/

Evaluating Sources 

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/553/01/

Searching the World Wid Web 

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/558/1/

 

 

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