Students learning English as a second language are required to master writing skills in English before they have had enough exposure to other related sub- skills. Learning to write well is a difficult and lengthy process; good writing skills are essential for academic success and learning to write well is an art that needs cultivating. This book focuses on the various cognitive processes and the methodology of teaching writing skills in the L2 classroom, providing L2 teachers with scaffolding to teach writing. The book, with its focus on the teaching methodology of writing in the L2 classroom, attempts to examine the kind of writing activities employed by the teacher in relation to second language writing and the kind of opportunities given to the learners in terms of writing activities. The study also examines the relevance and usefulness of these writing tasks employed at the secondary school level and establish how these would help develop writing skills in L2.