This guide contains links to readings for ENG 115R: Research and Writing. You may want to print the resources so you can bring them to class.
University of Chicago - "Argument: A key feature of college writing" (section near the top of the page)
University of Chicago - "But what's a good point?" (section near the bottom)
"Muscle Reading" from Becoming a Master Student
"Identifying an Audience" from Purdue Owl