Essentials in Writing (EIW) aims to help produce confident writers who enjoy the study of language. The reason we study language/writing is so we can apply what we learn in everyday situations. The students learn how to effectively communicate with readers and are able to use this knowledge in real life applications. The study of language and writing is much more than dissecting sentences and committing a list of grammar rules to memory. It includes learning rules for writing, but it also encompasses learning the concepts that are critical to effective written communication.
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This workbook is an excellent foundation for developing creative writing skills. Topics covered include the tools needed for writing, review of sentence structures, poetry styles and techniques, writing dialogue, outlining a story, writing powerful beginnings and endings, rewriting and proofreading, manuscript preparation and critiques, copyrights, how to get published, and a Christian philosophy of writing.
Excellence in Writing gives you tools to help you teach not just what to write, but how to write-in a way that is organized and stylish-guaranteed! Welcome to the Institute for Excellence in Writing, where we guarantee that you can learn to teach your students to write.
Other materials to help develop writing skills.