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.
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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 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.
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 Alice S. Horning, Elizabeth W. Kraemer - Parlor Press
The book explores the ways in which reading can and should have a strong role in the teaching of writing in college. It draws on broad perspectives from international work to help readers understand why reading should be re-united with writing.