Debby Ellis Writing Center

Student Resources for Writing

Writing Different Types of Assignments

Your best resource for questions about assignments is your professor.  However, here are a few links that discuss some common types of assignments.  Please remember that these are just guides, and that each assignment is different.
 

Abstract – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center  

Annotated Bibliography – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center 

Autobiographical Reflection – The Writing Studio at Duke University 

Book Review – The Undergraduate Writing Center at The University of Texas, Austin

Business Letter – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center

Close Reading - The Undergraduate Writing Center at The University of Texas, Austin 

Critique – Hobart & William Smith Colleges 

Ethnography – The Writing Studio at Duke University 

Film Review – The Writing Studio at Duke University 

Formal Analysis (Art History) - The Undergraduate Writing Center at The University of Texas, Austin 

Grant Proposal – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center  

Lab Report - The Undergraduate Writing Center at The University of Texas, Austin 

Literature Review – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center 

Oral History – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center 

Policy Memo – The Writing Studio at Duke University

Response Paper – The Writing Studio at Duke University 

Summary – Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Synthesis – Hobart & William Smith Colleges