For Students

SCAA Tutors, GWAs, and SI Leaders create handouts on an annual basis on topics they believe best serve student needs. Please feel free to download and use our handouts in your own tutoring practices and classrooms.



Algebra of Lines by Lawrence Shang

Basic Algebra Rules by Tomee Luu

Basic Rules for Algebra by Olivia Fan

Domain Handout by Jie Hu

Factoring Trinomials by Alex Cheng

Parent Functions Handout by Brennan Loy

Standard Vertex by Matthias Fisseha

Transformation of Functions by Matthias Fisseha


Tangent Lines Handout by Emily Muhu

Basic Derivatives by Olivia Fan

Derivatives by Matthias Fisseha

Derivative of Trig Functions by Alex Cheng

Integration by Parts by Richa Taluja

L’Hopital’s Rule by Lawrence Shang

Word Problems:

Word Problems by Tomee Luu

Solving Applications or Word Problems by Richa Taluja

Trigonometry & Geometry:

Conic Sections by Alex Penaflor

Basic Geometry by Ariel Li

Triangles Handout by Jie Hu

Unit Circle by Alex Penaflor

Statistics and Advanced Math

Basic Probability Handout by Ariel Li


Studying for a Math Exam by Ariel Li


Articles by Yana Huo

Basic APA by Valerie Viray

Basic Verbs Handout by Yana Huo

Chicago Style by Luis DeGuzman

Citing Electronic Resources by Julian Medina

Close Reading Strategies by Dale Bass

Comma Splices Handout by John Cervantez

Developing a Paragraph by Gabrielle Brown Wing

First-Tier Portfolio Contents

In Class Writing by Daniel Chagoya

Interactive Argument Handout by Ty Davidson

Lab Reports by Gabrielle Brown Wing

MLA by Daniel Chagoya

Modifiers Handout by Lovelyn George

Phrasal Transitions by Wendy Fu

Proofreading and Editing by Christine Day

Proofreading by Yana Huo

Shape of an Essay by Luis DeGuzman

Subject Verb Agreement by Lovelyn George

Transitions by Christine Day

WST FAQ by June Barber and Sally Baxter

Working with Social Sciences by Valerie Viray

Writing the Introduction Essay for Writing Proficiency Courses in English 3000 and English 3001

The SMART Alex Feature to Microsoft Word by Allen Jang