Here are some examples of specific types of assignments from Purdue OWL:
In an argument paper, you will pick a stance and try to convince your reader that your opinion is correct. Check out this page for information on how to create a thesis, support your argument, and formatting tips.
An annotated bibliography is a list of sources on a topic, accompanied by a short summary, an evaluation of the source, or a discussion of why the source will be useful for your project. You can view a sample annotated bibliography here.
This page has advice on how to craft a well-written response for essay questions for an exam.