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Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook You

Our list of some of the best Writing Skill books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond (2014)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouHone Your Writing Skills for Success in College and in Life!Every student knows that writing a successful college paper is no small undertaking. To make the grade, you need to express your ideas clearly and concisely. So how do you do it? In Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond, you’ll learn down-to-earth strategies for organizing your thoughts, researching the right sources, getting it down on paper…and earning an A. College writing may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. No matter what your major or field of study,…
Author(s): C.M. Gill

2. Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer) (2012)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouTraditional principles. Contemporary methods. Unparalleled results. This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques―the imitation and analysis of great writers―with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature.Skills Taught:      • One- and two-level outlining      • Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum      • Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry      • Researching and…
Author(s): Susan Wise Bauer

3. Writing Skills (2004)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouBook 1, for grades 7 and 8, teaches parts of speech, parts of the sentence, agreement, and punctuation. A logical sequencing of English principles builds a solid foundation that unites often isolated…
Author(s): Diana Hanbury King

4. Writing Skills: Grade 2 (Flash Kids Harcourt Family Learning) (2006)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouThese workbooks are designed to help students express themselves through written language, both inside and outside the classroom.  By studying writing samples and practicing different styles, young writers will build the ability to complete any writing projects with confidence. Harcourt Family Learning Workbooks are a comprehensive line of workbook developed through a partnership with Harcourt, a leading educational publisher. Based on national teaching standards, these workbooks provide complete practice in math, reading, and other key subject areas….
Author(s): Flash Kids Editors

5. Writing With Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer) (2013)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouTime-tested classical techniques–the imitation and analysis of great writers–combined with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature The Student Workbook encourages independent composition, while the Instructor Text contains easy-to-use supporting information for the teacher, rubrics for grading, sample compositions, and dialogue to use while teaching. Together, the Student Workbook and Instructor Text provide a full year of middle-grade writing instruction, preparing students to enter high-level rhetoric.Skills Taught: Features of the program:…
Author(s): Susan Wise Bauer

6. Writing With Skill, Level 1: Instructor Text (The Complete Writer) (2012)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouTraditional principles. Contemporary methods. Unparalleled results. This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques―the imitation and analysis of great writers―with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature.Skills Taught:      • One- and two-level outlining      • Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum      • Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry      • Researching and…
Author(s): Susan Wise Bauer

7. Building Writing Skills Level 2 – Using a 5-Step Writing Process to Teach Writing (Grades 6-7) (2017)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouThis highly-effective 104-page book teaches narrative (personal and story), opinion, and informative/explanatory writing as a 5-step process. The 5-step process is made up of Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing. The step-by-step lessons use examples and easy-to-understand concept maps that teach brainstorming, planning, editing, and revising. Each lesson is followed by practice that includes a simple, time-saving scoring rubric….
Author(s): Noreen Conte

8. Writing Skills: Grade 1 (Flash Kids Harcourt Family Learning) (2006)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouThese workbooks are designed to help students express themselves through written language, both inside and outside the classroom.  By studying writing samples and practicing different styles, young writers will build the ability to complete any writing projects with confidence. Harcourt Family Learning Workbooks are a comprehensive line of workbook developed through a partnership with Harcourt, a leading educational publisher. Based on national teaching standards, these workbooks provide complete practice in math, reading, and other key subject areas….
Author(s): Flash Kids Editors

9. Writing Skills Book A (2003)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouReflecting 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…
Author(s): Not Available

10. Writing First with Readings: Practice in Context (2011)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouBest-selling authors and veteran college writing instructors Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell believe that students learn to write best when they use their own writing as a starting point. In Writing First with Readings: Practice in Context, designed for the paragraph to essay course, Kirszner and Mandell take seriously the ideas and expressive abilities of developmental students, as well as their need to learn the rules of writing and grammar. Visual writing prompts that open every chapter get students writing immediately. By moving frequently between their own writing, writing models and instruction, and workbook-style…
Author(s): Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell

11. Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills (2012)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouLike its predecessor, the third edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres; includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; shows how to write summaries and critiques; features Language Focus sections that address linguistic elements as they affect the wider rhetorical objectives; and helps students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities.Among the many changes in the third…
Author(s): John M. Swales, Christine B. Feak

12. Writing With Skill, Level 3: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer) (2014)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouThis third volume of the groundbreaking writing series prepares students for advanced work in rhetoric and composition. Straightforward, detailed instructions lead students through brainstorming, researching, and constructing original compositions. Building on the first two levels of Writing With Skill, Level 3 reinforces skills in original composition and introduces new skills in researching, organizing, and writing expository essays. Models from great writers provide inspiration; assignments in history, science, biography and literature expand the student’s horizons. This third level is…
Author(s): Susan Wise Bauer

13. College Writing Skills with Readings 10th Edition ()

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouISBN: 9781260092028 is an International Student Edition of College Writing Skills with Readings 10th Edition by John Langan and Zoe L Albright This ISBN 9781260092028 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code (if required by your instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260030204 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. College Writing Skills with Readings 10e highlights the importance of writing with a purpose by focusing on four bases of writing, unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills. The four bases provide students…
Author(s): NA

14. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction (2006)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouOn Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sold, this volume has stood the…
Author(s): William Zinsser

15. Writing Skills Book 2 (2003)

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook YouGrades 9-10 This second book, for grades 9 and 10, provides a complete grammar course, with structures arranged by function, not form. More complex issues of agreement, usage, pronoun case, and st…
Author(s): Diana Hanbury King

Best Writing Skill Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some writing skill books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

International Perspectives on Teaching the Four Skills in ELT: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

Author(s): Anne Burns, Joseph Siegel (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2153286

Programming Skills for Data Science: Start Writing Code to Wrangle, Analyze, and Visualize Data with R, First Edition

Author(s): Michael Freeman & Joel Ross [Michael Freeman]
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional, Year: 2018, Size: 14 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2290503

Better Physician Writing and Speaking Skills: Improving Communication, Grant Writing and Chances for Publication

Author(s): John Gartland, Mithilesh Lal
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2016, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1628391

Writing for University

Author(s): Godfrey, J.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2395313

An Introduction to Research, Analysis, and Writing: Practical Skills for Social Science Students

Author(s): Bruce Oliver Newsome
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc, Year: 2015, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2372799

Ielts Advantage: Writing Skills

Author(s): Brown, Richard; Richards, Lewis
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 71 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2071145

Creative Writing - From Think To Ink: Learn How To Unleash Your Creative Self and Discover Why You Don't Need 1000 Writing Prompts To Blast Away Your Writer's Block and Improve Your Writing Skills

Author(s): Lindstrom, Simeon
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 160 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2091063

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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