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Blueprints Composition Skills / Book 2

Blueprints Composition Skills / Book 2 - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618144105

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ISBN13: 978-0618144105
ISBN10: 0618144102
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2003
International: No

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Blueprints Composition Skills / Book 2 - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618144105

Keith S. Folse, MahnkeM. Kathleen and Elena Vestri Solomon

ISBN13: 978-0618144105
ISBN10: 0618144102
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This essay-level writing text takes the same approach to writing as Blueprints 1, focusing on the writing process, writing within rhetorical modes, and the connection between writing and grammar. The opening chapter focuses on making the transition from paragraphs to essay writing. Remaining chapters focus on writing within the rhetorical modes with an emphasis on argumentation.

  • The thematic organization of readings allows students to analyze and react to concepts in the, leading to more thoughtful writing.
  • The last unit stresses academic skills such as summarizing, paraphrasing, avoiding plagiarism, and synthesizing.A flexible organization allows chapters to be taught in any order.

Author Bio

Folse, Keith S. : University of Central Florida

Mahnke, M. Kathleen : Saint Michael's College

Solomon, Elena Vestri : Uzbekistan Teachers of English Association

Williams, Lorraine : St. Michael's College

Table of Contents

Blueprints 2 Skills Chart
Welcome to Blueprints
To the Teacher
To the Student
Preface to Blueprints 2
1. Paragraph to Essay

Part A. Blueprints for the Paragraph and the Essay
The Paragraph
Unity and Coherence in Paragraphs
The Essay
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing an Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

2. Classification Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Classification Essays
What Is a Classification Essay?
Unity in Classification Essays
Coherence in Classification Essays
Blueprint Classification Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing a Classification Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

3. Process Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Process Essays
What Is a Process Essay?
Unity in Process Essays
Coherence in Process Essays
Blueprint Process Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing a Process Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

4. Comparison/Contrast Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Comparison/Contrast Essays
What Is a Comparison/Contrast Essay?
Unity in Comparison/Contrast Essays
Coherence in Comparison/Contrast Essays
Blueprint Comparison/Contrast Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing a Comparison/Contrast Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

5. Cause/Effect Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Cause/Effect Essays
What Is a Cause/Effect Essay?
Unity in Cause/Effect Essays
Coherence in Cause/Effect Essays
Blueprint Cause/Effect Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing a Cause/Effect Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

6. Reaction Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Reaction Essays
What Is a Reaction Essay?
Unity in Reaction Essays
Coherence in Reaction Essays
Blueprint Reaction Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing a Reaction Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

7. Argumentative Essays

Part A. Blueprints for Argumentative Essays
What Is an Argumentative Essay?
Unity in Argumentative Essays
Coherence in Argumentative Essays
Blueprints Argumentative Essays
Grammar Focus and Sentence Check
Part B. The Writing Process: Practice Writing an Argumentative Essay
The Writing Process: Writing Assignment
Additional Writing Assignments from the Academic Disciplines

8. Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Synthesizing in Academic Writing

Blueprints for Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Synthesizing in Academic Writing
What Are Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Synthesizing?
Paraphrasing
Summarizing
Synthesizing

Appendices

1. Paragraph Practice
2. Guidelines for Partner Feedback
3. Partner Feedback Forms
4. Creating Essay Titles
5. Finding and Documenting Information from Sources

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