Writer's Inc. 2016 Student Handbook for College and Career Readiness
The 2016 version of an old favorite. The reference you'll want by your side as you complete high school writing assignments, college application essays, or job applications. The Proofreader's Guide (a 100-page section) provides a complete grammar review. Other units include Writing Process, different forms of writing (narrative, argumentative, etc.), writing across the curriculum, and technology-based research. Both MLA and APA documentation style are covered. A section on reading strategies and test-taking skills completes this valuable handbook. 659 pgs, pb. ~ Janice
Writers INC. Student Handbook is thoughtfully designed with college-and-career readiness in mind, starting with all facets of writingfrom constructing sentences and paragraphs to developing academic essays. Explanatory essays and essays of argumentation are included, as are responses to literature and many narrative forms. There are also special sections on writing across the curriculum, social media, updated MLA and APA guidelines, and test taking skills to help students' master new performance-based assessments.
Every five years the Great Source publishing company puts all the components of its delightful and thoroughly comprehensive writing and grammar program into a big pot and stirs it up. Then they repackage it in a new edition. Some of these editions are more homeschool-friendly than others. The mid-90's edition was good, but some of the components are no longer available. The "turn of the century" edition was problematic. However, this newest edition has come around full circle, and its components are put together in such a way that with minimal expense (the purchase of the student book) you have a strong, easy-to-use composition course. The additional components strengthen the grammar instruction, and the teacher's book fills in around the edges.
In this edition all grade levels have been
These materials offer complete coverage of both writing and grammar.