University of Houston-Victoria

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Handouts and Resources: Q Through Z

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 relative clauses, resumes, the rhetorical situation, scholarly and non-scholarly sources, signaling your sources, the difference between primary and secondary sources, semicolons, sentence errors, sentence patterns, subject-verb agreement, supplemental notes in MLA papers, transitioning between paragraphs, writing style, and understanding URLs.

R - T

Raw Scores

Relative Clauses 

Repetition and Redundancy

Response Paper

Resume Action Verbs

Resume Checklist

Resume Worksheet

Resume Writing

Rhetorical Situation

Scholarly versus Non-scholarly Sources

Semicolons Use

Sentence - An Introduction to Sentence Patterns

Sentence Patterns

Sentences - Active and Passive Sentences

Sentences - Body Paragraphs Topic Sentences

Sentences - Comma splices and Fused Sentences

Sources - Find and Evaluate Internet Sources

Sources Primary versus Secondary

Sources - Scholarly versus Non Scholarly Sources

Sources - Signal Your Commentary on Source Material

Sources - Signal Your Sources

Statistics Use

Subject Verb Agreement Part1

Subject Verb Agreement Part 2

Summarize - Learn to Summarize

Summarize - Practice Paraphrase Summarize

Supplement Notes in MLA Papers


Thank You Letters After Job Interviews

Transitioning Within and Between Paragraphs

U - V

Understanding Verbs Basic Types of Verbs


Using Brackets

Using Colons

Using Dashes

Using Hyphens

Using Semicolons

Using Tense Shifts

Variance and Standard Deviation

Verbs - A Review of Verb Tense

Verbs - Action Verbs for Resumes

Verbs - Phrasal Verbs as Idioms

Verbs - Subject Verb Agreement Part 1

Verbs - Subject Verb Agreement Part 2

Verbs - Understanding Basic Types of Verbs

Verbs - Understanding Verb Tenses

Verbs - Understanding Verbs Gerunds Participles

Verbs - Understanding Verbs Transitive


When to Quote, Paraphrase, and Summarize

Writing Style