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Improve your writing skills by searching our database of hundreds of resources for learning writing and composition. All students and ESL learners must learn to write, so check out our writing activities, lessons, worksheets, online writing courses, and other materials to learn basic writing up through creative writing, composition, business writing, and how to write essays.

6 Trait Power Write

7th - College | Online class

A breakthrough online instructional tool to manage the writing process across the curriculum All Content Areas, All Teachers, All Students This research-based online writing instruction program...

$328 yearly

Advanced Writing

9th - High School | Online class

Course 3: Advanced Writing This is the third course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. By raising your level of academic writing, this course helps prepare you for college-level work....

Free

Be Persuasive: Write a Convincing Position Paper or Policy Advice (Project-Centered Course)

College | Online class

About this Course In this project-centered course, you will learn everything you need to research and present an effective and persuasive position paper or policy advice. We recommend you sign up...

Free

Capstone: Writing a Research Paper

9th - High School | Online class

Welcome to the capstone project for the Academic English: Writing Specialization! This project lets you apply everything you’ve learned and gives you the practice you need for college classes by...

Free

Capstone: Your Story

College | Online class

Everything comes together in the Capstone. You will draft a complete story, narrative essay, or memoir of 8–15 pages. With the advice of your peer readers, you will revise, rewrite, and complete...

Free

Citelighter

4th - College | Online resource

A tool for students to help improve their writing process including assistance with bibliographies, citing sources, highlighting, etc. Parents/teachers can create a framework for student writing or...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Common Core Writing Companion

3rd - High School | Book

Step-by-step instruction on each aspect of writing addressed in the Common Core State Standards Common Core Writing Companion offers instruction in all aspects of effective writing as well as...

$75
Offers paid add-ons

ENGL001: English Composition I

College | Online class

No matter what career you pursue, you must be able to communicate effectively and clearly if you want to be successful. This course will enhance your ability to do so by sharpening your critical...

Free

ENGL002: English Composition II

College | Online class

The ability to research topics and incorporate information from your sources into your work is an important skill both in college and on the job. This course will reinforce the concepts you...

Free

ENGL210: Technical Writing

College | Online class

In every career, you must be able to communicate effectively and clearly if you want to be successful. This course will provide you with a background in the practical, technical writing skills that...

Free

Jensen's Format Writing Package

9th - High School | Book

This is the Format Writing Book and DVD Bundle. The DVD contains twelve lectures. It features a presentation on how to score student writing.

$50

PRDV002: Professional Writing

College | Online class

Professional Writing is designed to provide adult learners with the basic skills they need to write effective documents in the workplace. In this course, you will learn how to analyze your audience...

Free

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 11

High School | Product

As your child progresses through his or her English/language arts education, you may find yourself creating more focused lesson plans. When your child was in the elementary school years, he or she...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 12

High School | Product

Through each progressive year of your child’s homeschooling journey, he or she should be able to focus more on challenging material. While you probably taught a broad English/language arts...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 6

6th | Product

As your child transitions to middle school and high school level curriculum, he or she will be ready for an updated and challenging English/language arts curriculum for homeschooling. Upper-grade...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 7

7th | Product

Middle and high school level curriculum allows your child to really delve deep into various educational subjects, including English/language arts. Prior to this, your child likely studied English...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 8

8th | Product

During the secondary education years, you can provide your child with a deep and specific English/language arts education. Rather than simply focusing on the subject as a whole, you’ll want to...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 9

9th | Product

Throughout elementary studies, your child developed a fundamental understanding of English/language arts. However, as he or she progressed in his or her education, you introduced more challenging...

$95

Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grades 10

High School | Product

During the beginning of your child’s education, he or she likely studied the foundational elements of English/language arts. Depending on what tools you used, your child may have received a more...

$95

Purdue Online Writing Lab

9th - College | Online resource

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the...

Free

Reasoning, Data Analysis, and Writing Specialization

College | Online class

About This Specialization The Reasoning, Data Analysis, and Writing Specialization teaches skills needed to build a well-reasoned, critical argument in writing. Successful participants will be able...

Free

Student Writing Intensive Level C

9th - High School | DVD, Product

Each level (A, B, or C) presumes no previous experience; levels differ mainly in the type of source texts used, speed of presentation, and sophistication of vocabulary. Andrew’s introduction to...

$109

Teaching Writing: Structure and Style, Second Edition

9th - High School | DVD, Online resource, Product

To activate your Premium Subscription (streaming video and e-resources), follow the instructions on your Premium Subscription Card included with your shipment. Many parents and teachers who have...

$189

Transform Your Writing Skills

9th - High School | Online class

The skills taught in this Specialization will empower you to succeed in any college-level course or professional field. You’ll learn to conduct rigorous academic research and to express your ideas...

Free

Write My Name

Pre-K - Kindergarten | iPhone/iPad

Developed by experts and endorsed by parents and teachers, Write My Name helps to practice writing letters, words, names and phrases. Write My Name supports children to write their name, trace...

$4

Write Source Homeschool Writing Packages

Kindergarten - High School | Product

Write Source prepares students to master the writing process with a personalized program for grades K-12. Get your package at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Recharge writing and grammar with Write...

$187

Writing 1

High School | Book, Online class

Writing 1 is a full year course intended to improve students’ ability to use written English. In pursuit of this goal, Writing 1 (Units 1-4) combines the teaching of grammar, mechanics and...

$150
Offers paid add-ons

Writing 2

High School | Book, Online class

Writing 2 is a full unit course which builds on the writing skills developed in Writing 1. Writing 2 fosters a student’s ability to write grammatically correct, unified, coherent and...

$150
Offers paid add-ons

Writing & Grammar Set

3rd - 7th | Audio CD/MP3, Book, DVD

Here’s the fun, effective way to develop writing skills by learning how to brainstorm and organize ideas, use transitional phrases, and write dialogue. Fun characters and clear examples on DVD help...

$22

Writing Navigator

6th - High School | iPhone/iPad, Online resource

The four products in this series guide students through the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, and publishing.

Free

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