There will be information on brainstorming your ideas, creating outlines, creating drafts, editing, how to revise your essays and more.
Take a look at this textbook once you get it to make sure you know how to find the appropriate information when you need it.
The first text is traditionally a book of essays or similar writings.
When using this textbook, it's important to read any assigned writings at least two times.
Consider checking out these video resources on Grammar Help and Writing to help you master conventions in writing.
You'll encounter lessons on punctuation, clauses, verb tense, sentence structure, clarity, diction and a whole lot more.
The first time, simply enjoy reading through the text.
The second time through, you'll want to take notes and write down your thoughts.
You may also wish to check out these collections of lessons on Source Materials, Revising an Essay and Reading and Understanding Essays.
They can be used as supplemental resources to your textbooks.