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Writing Skills: Student Book A


Reflecting research and best practices, instruction in this student book alternates between grammar and composition. Each concept is illustrated by examples, and writing models are provided throughout.

This program is key to developing essential expository writing skills. It effectively helps educators teach essential skills in careful order, from parts of speech, to sentence structure, to paragraphs, to complete essays.

  • Exercises provide instruction and practice in the writing skills necessary for success in school and on standardized tests
  • In coordination with the Writing Skills Teacher's Handbook, the student books are ideal for differentiating instruction in the classroom
  • Aligned with state and national standards, Book A addresses sentence structure and variety, audience and purpose, and paragraph skills
  • Skills addressed include prewriting and organizing, sentence structure and variety, basic grammar, giving details, paragraph structure, audience and purpose, the types of writing, writing letters, editing and revising, and writing from prompts