Summary: fFor courses in Basic Writing, at the sentence to paragraph level or paragraph to essay level. Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
Beginning writers need constant reinforcement of the stages of the writing process. Unlike other texts--which stop coverage of the writing process after a few chapters--this book takes students through all the steps of the writing process from generating ideas, to planning, to drafting and revising, and editing in every chapter.
Features : ...show moreL style='padding:0px;padding-left:10px;margin:0px;'> NEW--4-color design. Allows students to identify key elements and concepts more easily. Writing process instruction in every writing chapter. Gives students structure to learn how to write. Collaborative exercises/Peer review sheets--Includes writing and editing with peers; interviewing classmates; reacting to others' suggestions; and building on others' ideas. Gives students the opportunity to write for an audience, and to learn the connections between purpose, process, and product. AIE/IRM. Provides extensive instructor support. PH WORDS online program. Offers more practice and assessment. Companion Website/Course management. Gives students more practice to instill confidence in their understanding of the concepts and skills. PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS ONLY NEW--Chapter in the Paragraph and Essay text on Different Essay Patterns--Provides examples of each essay pattern, in each step of composition, from generating ideas to proofreading. Helps instructors spend more time familiarizing their students with the essay form. NEW--Chapter on Writing a Paragraph in the Paragraph and Essay text. Helps instructors introduce students to a basic paragraph before beginning specific patterns. NEW--Material on common "trouble spots" for students--Includes transitions exercises in each writing chapter, a new chapter on Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices, and new, separate chapters on punctuation trouble spots: the comma and the apostrophe. Helps reinforce often-difficult concepts for students with additional practice. ...show less
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2004