Write for College
You can tell by the lack of cute and colorful artwork that adorned earlier levels that you are now entering a serious writing course. This one is designed for students who are headed for college in a year or two, and emphasizes the kinds of writing most often used in college courses: the essay, report writing, writing about literature, and persuasive writing. For writing research papers, information is included on paraphrasing, quoting sources, plagiarism, searching for and documenting information found on the Internet, using a computer, and using a college writing center. Also of value are the note-taking, test-taking and vocabulary-building sections. The student will be doing oral presentations, so a section on speaking effectively is also included. Besides all the necessary writing reference tools you would expect to find here (parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, word division, commonly misspelled words), other helpful odds and ends include a glossary of college terminology, weights and measures and related conversion factors, parliamentary procedures, the periodic table, world maps, and the U.S. Constitution. Use through college - and beyond!
The people from Great Source Educational Products are a greatsource for language programs at all levels. With good coverage of mechanics andthorough discussions on getting your ideas across, this is a top-notch programthat you can use from first grade to college prep. Most levels of the seriesconsists of a student handbook (a non-consumable reference book), a teacherguide to the handbook (a section-by-section overview of the handbook plussuggestions for activities and short lessons), student sourcebook (assignmentbook), and teacher sourcebook. Handbooks are in color, with interesting artwork(particularly the people); other books are in black-and-white.
These materials offer complete coverage of both writing and grammar.