Writing Workshops

We offer a free, three-hour workshop every month the WPE is administered to give you practice in exam and writing strategies.  The Workshop is offered the Friday afternoon the week before all WPE sections scheduled on Banner.  If you have any questions or wish to register for the workshop, contact the Director at nabbas@ltu.edu or 248.204.3555.  The workshop materials can be downloaded below:


WPE Preparation Workshop Agenda

WPE Scoring Rubric

Sample Student WPEs

Five Prompt Analysis Questions

Sample Prompts for Analysis

Answer Sheet for Practice Prompt Analysis

The Importance of Brainstorming

Blank Cluster Diagram for Brainstorming

Simple T-Chart for Outlining Essay

Sample (former) WPE Prompts



Some problems with writing cannot be addressed in an afternoon. If you have difficulty organizing, developing, supporting, beginning or ending essays, and especially if you have problems with sentence structure and fluency, you can also attend free weekly Writing Practice seminars on __________________________________  in ____________ at ____________. Plan to attend regularly most or all of the weekly sessions for maximum benefit.

The text for Writing Practice is Pam Altman, et al., Sentence Combining Workbook, 3rd Ed. Wadsworth Cengage, 2011, ISBN 978-1-4282-6380-2, available at the LTU Bookstore and online.