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Great Paragraphs -With Password (New)

Great Paragraphs -With Password (New) - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0618464074

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ISBN13: 978-0618464074
ISBN10: 0618464077
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2004
International: No

Great Paragraphs -With Password (New) - 2ND 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618464074

Keith S. Folse, April Muchmore-Vokoun and Elena Vestri Solomon

ISBN13: 978-0618464074
ISBN10: 0618464077
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2004
International: No

The second level of a three-book series, Great Paragraphs introduces students to the process of paragraph writing and teaches them how to generate, develop, and organize their ideas. Exercises include group and pair work as well as relevant study of reading skills, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization, providing comprehensive practice in writing process and development. Model sentences and paragraphs on a range of topics provide solid examples of paragraph organization and cohesion.

  • Proofreading sections offer a variety of exercises that help students look for grammatical errors and correct their own compositions.
  • Analyzing a Paragraph takes students through a series of questions that help them fully understand the different elements of a paragraph.

Table of Contents

Part The Structure of a Paragraph

Unit 1 What Is a Paragraph?

Example Paragraphs
Four Features of a Paragraph
Working with Paragraphs
Introduction to Peer Editing

Unit 2 Developing Ideas for Writing a Paragraph

How Brainstorming Works

Unit 3 The Topic Sentence

Features of a Good Topic Sentence
Working with Topic Sentences

Unit 4 Supporting and Concluding Sentences

Good Supporting Sentences
Kinds of Supporting Sentences
Analyzing and Writing Supporting Sentences
Good Concluding Sentences
Kinds of Concluding Sentences
Analyzing and Writing Concluding Sentences

Unit 5 Paragraph Review

Working with the Structure of a Paragraph
Analyzing Paragraphs
Part Kinds of Paragraphs

Unit 6 Definition Paragraphs

What Is a Definition Paragraph?
Writer's Note: Quotation Marks
Putting the Paragraph Together: Sequencing
Writer's Note: Combine Sentences for Variety

Unit 7 Process Analysis Paragraphs

What Is a Process Analysis Paragraph?
Organizing a Process Analysis Paragraph
Writer's Note: Use Index Cards to Help You Organize

Unit 8 Descriptive Paragraphs

What Is a Descriptive Paragraph?
Describing with the Five Senses

Unit 9 Opinion Paragraphs

What Is an Opinion Paragraph?
Working with Opinions
Facts and Opinions
Choosing a Topic for an Opinion Paragraph

Unit 10 Narrative Paragraphs

What Is a Narrative Paragraph?
Working with Ideas for Narrative Paragraphs

Part Additional Writing Practice

Appendix 1 Understanding the Writing Process: The Seven Steps

The Assignment
Steps in the Writing Process

Appendix 2 Capitalization Practice

Basic Capitalization Rules
Capitalization Practice

Appendix 3 Punctuation Practice

End Punctuation
Quotation Marks
Editing for Errors

Appendix 4 Additional Grammar Practice

Verb Tense
Editing for Errors

Appendix 5 Peer Editing Sheets

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