Inspired to Write uses powerful and provocative readings to inspire students to write personal and academic essays.
Inspired to Write offers a choice of 45 readings taken from a variety of genres, including personal essays, stories, newspaper and magazine articles, and academic texts. The readings provide students with models of good writing, stimuli for discussion, and inspiration for their own writing.
This book has three units divided into four thematic subsections. It features Toolboxes and Writer's Tip boxes that are woven throughout the text, each presenting essential writing skill strategies. As well as developing overall writing skills, Inspired to Write contains a strong emphasis on academic writing skills, such as citing sources.