Writing and Grammar ©2004

For Parents

Dear Parents,

Welcome to our Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Communication in Action Web site! This site provides access to the best possible Language Arts instructional materials available to help your children become more accurate and effective writers.

Using the innovative, interactive instructional tools on this Web site, your children will be motivated, engaged, and, most importantly, actively involved in learning to be better writers. Students can practice different writing and grammar skills anywhere and any time they have access to a computer—at home, in the school or public library, with friends, with parents or siblings at home, or by themselves. The possibilities are endless! The Web site provides helpful instruction tips in a non-threatening environment. It will put the power of improving their writing literally right at your children's fingertips.

With this companion Web site for Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Communication in Action, you won't need to worry if your children are glued to the computer. It will be a good thing!

Features of the Web site include

  • Online grammar exercise bank with hundreds of self-correcting practice activities
  • 24-hour access to our instructional materials
  • Interactive instruction based on the printed materials included in Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Communication in Action
  • Suggestions for starting, organizing, and revising different types of creative, expository, assessment, and workplace writing assignments, along with models of strong and weak student writing efforts to use for comparison
  • Safe links to even more writing and grammar instruction sites
  • Self-paced review and practice

We invite you to explore the Web site along with your children and welcome your comments on the materials and information included.