Engaging Writing: Paragraphs and Essays, by Mary Fitzpatrick, provides students with essential skills and practice in writing for academic success. Opening with a motivating reading, each chapter provides thematically linked models and exercises. The text guides students step-by-step through the writing process, illustrating appropriate organizational patterns for each rhetorical mode. Themes such as memory, cultural identity, and teamwork prepare high-intermediate to advanced students to make the transition to mainstream classes. Features Thought-provoking readings stimulate discussion and provide clear direction for writing. Prewriting samples equip students with strategies to organize and develop their ideas. Guided activities help students gain fluency and accuracy in their writing. Review and Recycle boxes show students how to look critically at their writing as they revise. Appendices include a review of grammar and mechanics with exercises and a guide to citation and summarizing.Fitzpatrick, Mary is the author of 'Engaging Writing Paragraphs and Essays', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131408890 and ISBN 0131408895.