Reading the Assignment Sheet

Reading the Assignment Sheet

Understanding the Assignment Sheet
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/general/essay-topics

This website from the University of Toronto’s writing centre talks about how to understand the different requirements that are often asked of students when writing essays. By keeping in mind these key terms when reading the assignment sheet, students can gain a better understanding of what the instructor is asking and have a clearer understanding of how to begin the assignment.

Breaking Down Recurring Terms Used in Assignments Sheets
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~wricntr/documents/Assignment.html

This website from the writing centre at Harvard University, breaks down key terms, such as ‘discussion’ and ‘analysis’ which are often used in assignment sheets. Breaking down these terms allows students to better understand what is being asked of them. Helpful examples are also provided to help explain these often complex terms.