University of Houston-Victoria

Curriculum and Student Achievement

Handouts and Resources: A - D

The Student Success Center has many guides, handouts, and tip sheets about writing, math, science, and general study skills. On this page, you can find handouts about APA format, understanding articles, active and passive sentences, body paragraphs, bracket use, business correspondences, cover letters, capitalization, Chicago or Turabian format, colons, comma use, comma splices, conclusion, dangling modifiers, dashes, and documentation.

These guides and tips are designed to help you navigate certain aspects of the writing process, including building grammatical skills and writing strong sentences.


Understanding Articles

Review of Verb Tense

Academic vs Business Writing

Action Verbs for Resumes

APA Format - Writing Abstracts

APA Papers - Content Notes

APA Style - How to Format a Running Head

APA Style - Running Head

APA Style - Using Ellipsis


Audience Analysis

B - C

Bad News Correspondence

Bar Graphs

Business Correspondence


Comma Use

Commentary on Source Material


Cover Letter

Cover Letter - Checklist for Cover Letters


Dangling Modifiers

Drawings and Diagrams