Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading
by Steve Graham, Michael Hebert
Publisher: Carnegie Corporation 2010
Number of pages: 74
Writing to Read is a new Carnegie Corporation report published by the Alliance for Excellent Education which finds that while reading and writing are closely connected, writing is an often-overlooked tool for improving reading skills and content learning.
Download or read it online for free here:
This is a fresh and approachable guide helping students to write better essays at university. It addresses students directly and is packed with practical information. Examples from real essays are included to make the text more approachable.
by Amy Guptill - Open SUNY Textbooks
Designed for students who have largely mastered high-school level conventions of formal academic writing and are now moving beyond the five-paragraph essay to more advanced engagement. It is well suited to composition courses or first-year seminars.
by Melissa Tombro - Open SUNY Textbooks
The book is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethnographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws on theories and sensibilities from creative writing ...
by Matthew D. Barton - Wikibooks
A textbook in first-year college composition programs. It is a practical guide for students who want to bring their writing skills up to the level expected of them. The authors have avoided complicated jargon in favor of plain language.