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Guidelines for Designing Paper Topics

Ten Steps to Help Students Write Successful Papers

Designing Assignments

Sequenced Paper Assignment

Key Tems for Paper Topics and Essay Questions 

Questions to Help Students Analyze Paper Assignment

Traci's* 34th List of Ten: Ten Tips for Designing Writing Assignments


*Traci Gardner is an educator and writer currently working as Online Resources Manager for the National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Illinois, where she manages web pages and other educational Internet resources for teachers and educators. The complete "Lists of Ten" is available at








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