The text features a multitude of practice exercises, including self-tests that help students hone their writing skills. Suggested answers appear in the back of the book.
Author: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
The Houghton Mifflin College Writing Series is a three-volume series focusing on writing—from sentences to paragraphs to essays—in an easy-to-understand format and at an affordable price. Each volume of the College Writing Series presents students with comprehensive yet approachable coverage of the writing process, from prewriting through peer evaluation, revision, and preparation of the final paper, and each also includes a section of numerous level-appropriate readings. A focus on student success in all areas of reading, writing, and studying helps students organize, manage, and implement techniques, including how to use a computer to assist in the writing process. Book Two includes complete coverage of paragraph-to-essay skills. The Houghton Mifflin College Writing Series features the same topics and content as other comparable textbooks—but for a third of the price. Step-by-step explanations of the writing process, including many student models, give students a clear understanding of how good writing actually works. The text features a multitude of practice exercises, including self-tests that help students hone their writing skills. Suggested answers appear in the back of the book. Web Work boxes at the end of each chapter provide suggestions for Web sites with additional help, exercises, or suggestions for further exploration. Chapter pedagogy, including goals for each chapter and a chapter review self-test, supports students in anticipating, learning, and reviewing key concepts. Book Two includes coverage of critical thinking, as well as Focus on Research boxes to help students begin to think about how to find sources of information, how to keep track of their information, and ultimately how to appropriately incorporate sources into their own writing.