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At a Glance : Essays - 3rd edition

At a Glance : Essays (ISBN10: 0618542280; ISBN13: 9780618542284)
ISBN13: 978-0618542284
ISBN10: 0618542280

Summary: Quick, comprehensive writing guidance at a low cost--the At a Glance series can be paired with any developmental title or used independently. This flexible series includes a separate textbook for sentences, paragraphs, essays, and a reader. Each book features clear, concise instruction reinforced by extensive practice, exercises, and examples.

At a Glance: Essays guides students through the process of prewriting and writingessays in different rhetorical mod ...show morees. Clear explanations of each writing topic arefollowed by annotated student and professional essays--including a new example of a properly documented essay--plus exercises, and suggested writing topics.

The Third Edition also features fifteen new readings and an expanded list of cross curricular topics; an expanded handbook section, including units on diction, sentencevariety, and omissions; and a new unit on writing a research paper organized around the ten steps of the writing process.

  • Straightforward advice on writing, with extensive practice and abundant explanations and examples.
  • A clear, concise discussion of writing strategies includes examples from student writing to illustrate all stages of the writing process.
  • Classroom-tested exercises help students with sentence, paragraph and essay organization.
  • Career-related and reading-related writing assignments capture students' interest, and questions on the readings stimulate discussion, writing, and critical thinking.
  • A self-evaluation chart helps students measure their own writing progress and identify their difficulties.
  • A writer's checklist at the end of every chapter outlines the stages of the writing process.
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 02/11/2005
International: No

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