This classic, step-by-step approach emphasizes the fundamentals of great composition writing. Students develop writing skills to prepare them to make the transition from use of simple prose to more linguistically sophisticated and complex discourse.
Books 1 & 2 focus on developing strong skills for descriptive and narrative writing on familiar, everyday topics.
Books 3 & 4 develop expository and argumentation writing skills, and build students' analytic abilities as they write for a broader, more academic audience.
Pre-reading activities and ...more
New pre-reading activities and post-reading caption-writing exercises support the readings and focus on grammar and rhetoric.
New and richly detailed sequential illustrations help students with vocabulary comprehension in both readings and model compositions.
Revised comprehension, vocabulary, gra ...more