Summary: For basic writing courses covering sentences and paragraphs. Along These Linesbetter prepares students for their future writing courses! How do you prepare your students for their future writing courses? John Biays and Carol Wershoven believe you offer students constant reinforcement of the writing process. With a conversational tone and a blend of engaging activities, each writing chapter takes students through all of the steps of generating ideas, planning, drafting, and
proofreading. Even the grammar chapters include sentence-generating and editing exercises as well as excerpts from powerful writers.
Summary: For basic writing courses covering sentences and paragraphs. Along These Linesbetter prepares students for their future writing courses! How do you prepare your students for their future writing courses? John Biays and Carol Wershoven believe you offer students constant reinforcement of the writing process. With a conversational tone and a blend of engaging activities, each writing chapter takes students through all of the steps of generating ideas, planning, drafting, and proofreading. Even the grammar chapters include sentence-generating and editing exercises as well as excerpts from powerful writers. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 07/12/2007 International: No
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PART I: SENTENCE-LEVEL SKILLS. 1. The Simple Sentence. 2. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination. 3. Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices. 4. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination. 5. Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options. 6. Avoiding Sentence Fragments. 7. Using Parallelism in Sentences. 8. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. 9. Correcting Problems with Modifiers. 10. Verbs: The Four Main Forms. 11. More on Verb Tenses. 12. Verbs: Consistency and Voice. 13. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree. 14. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference. 15. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case. 16. Punctuation. 17. Spelling. 18. Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike. 19. Using Prepositions Correctly. PART II: WRITING IN STEPS: THE PROCESS APPROACH. 20. Writing a Paragraph: Prewriting Generating Ideas. 21. Writing a Paragraph: Planning Devising a Plan. 22. Writing a Paragraph: Drafting Writing and Revising the Drafts. 23. Writing a Paragraph: Polishing -- Polishing and Proofreading. 24. Writing a Narrative Paragraph. 25. Writing a Descriptive Paragraph. 26. Writing an Illustration Paragraph. 27. Writing a Process Paragraph. 28. Moving from Paragraphs to Essays. 29. Writing from Reading. Appendix A: Reading Selections to Accompany the Writing Chapters. Appendix B: Grammar Practice for ESL Students.
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