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Destinations -2007 Updated Edition

Destinations -2007 Updated Edition - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073312835

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Destinations -2007 Updated Edition - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073312835

Richard Bailey

ISBN13: 978-0073312835
ISBN10: 0073312835
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This process-oriented, paragraph-to-essay level worktext teaches students to write well by drawing on the ways in which they already use language effectively—in thinking, speaking, writing informally, and reading.Destination'sintegrated approach to grammar and its emphasis on writing's real-life applications set it apart from the competition.

Table of Contents

PART 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING
Chapter 1: Meeting the Demands of College Writing Purpose and Form in Writing Writing Content and Focus Critical Reading and Thinking Four Strategies To Read And Think Critically Reading with a Pen READING from "Mother Tongue," by Amy Tan Drawing Inferences Setting Goals and Becoming a Reflective Student Reflective Writing
Chapter 2: The Writing Process Prewrite: Reduce Your Fear of the Blank Page Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft: Consider Audience, Focus, Organize and Connect Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically READING from "Growing Up Game," by Brenda Peterson Read Peer papers Rethink Your Work Revising Strategy 1: Add Strategy 2: Cut Strategy 3: Reorganize Edit: Eliminate, Focus, Search and Correct Eliminate Your Usual Errors Editing Strategy 1: Use a Checklist Focus on One Common Error Editing Strategy 2: Eliminate One Error at a Time Search and Correct Editing Strategy 3: Read Your Work Aloud Editing Strategy 4: Highlight Signal Words Editing Strategy 5: Computer Aids--Spell Checks and Grammar Checks Editing Strategy 6: Proofreading Pals Editing Strategy 7: Double-Check Your Work Reflect: Build Confidence Identify Successes Set Goals Follow a Student Through the Writing Process
Chapter 3: Paragraph and Essay Structure Paragraph Form The Topic Sentence Paragraph Structure: Deductive and Inductive Order Paragraph Content Essay Form The Thesis Statement Introductions and Conclusions Essay Content Further Exploration

PART 2: PATTERNS OF THINKING AND WRITING
Chapter 4: Illustration and Example Illustration-and-Example Thinking Elements of Illustration READING from "America's Gambling Craze," by James Popkin with Katia Hetter Whole-to- Analysis Related Examples Similar Examples Contrasting Examples Extended Examples A Process Approach to Writing the Illustration-and-Example Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically Read Peer Papers Rethink Your Work Edit Eliminate Your Usual Errors Focus on One Common Error--Comma Use Search and Correct Reflect Identify Successes Set Goals Student Sample of the Writing Process
Chapter 5: Narrative and Description Narrative Thinking Elements of a Narrative READING from Fabrication, by Susan Neville Narrative Analysis Narrative as Proof Description as Picture Description as Main Idea A Process Approach to Writing the Narrative Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically Read Peer Papers Rethink Your Work Edit Eliminate Your Usual Errors Focus on One Common Error--Introductory Modifiers Search and Correct Reflect Identify Successes Set Goals Student Sample of Writing Process
Chapter 6: Process Process Thinking Elements of Process READING from "Polly Want a PhD?" by Mark Caldwell READING from "Leave-Taking," by Bailey White Time and Importance Process Analysis The Key Detail A Process Approach to Writing the Process Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically Read Peer Papers Rethink Your Work Edit Eliminate Your Usual Errors Focus on One Common Error--Sentence Fragments Search and Correct Reflect Identify Successes Set Goals Student Sample of Writing Process
Chapter 7: Cause and Effect Cause-and-Effect Thinking Elements of Cause and Effect READING from "Born to Bicker," by Laurence Steinberg Causes, Effects, and Time Primary Causes and Conditions Reasons as Causes A Process Approach to Writing the Cause and Effect Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically Read Peer Papers Rethink Your Work Edit Eliminate Your Usual Errors Focus on One Common Error--Pronoun Case and Pronoun Agreement Search and Correct Reflect Identify Successes Set Goals Student Sample of the Writing Process Going to the Next Level: Multiple-Paragraph Papers Dig Deeper Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Essay Structure Sharpen Your Thesis
Chapter 8: Comparison and Contrast Comparision-and-Contrast Thinking Elements of Comparison and Contrast READING from "The Tapestry of Friendships," by Ellen Goodman Noticing Similarities and Differences Point-by-Point Analysis Elaborate on a Key Detail A Process Approach to Writing the Comparison-and-Contrast Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically Read Peer Papers Rethink Your Work Edit Eliminate Your Usual Errors Focus on One Common Error--Subordination and Coordination Search and Correct Reflect Identify Successes Set Goals Student Sample of the Writing Process Going to the Next Level: Multiple-Paragraph Papers Dig Deeper Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Essay Structure Form Connections across Paragraphs
Chapter 9: Definition Definition Thinking Elements of Definition READING from Care of the Soul, by Thomas Moore Rename Your Subject Define with Negatives Definition and Analysis A Process Approach to Writing the Definition Paragraph Prewrite Talk Cluster Freewrite Brainstorm Review Your Prewriting and Define Your Topic Draft Consider Your Audience Focus Your Topic Sentence Organize and Connect Write a First Draft Revise Read Critically

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