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Inside Writing : Writing Workbook With Readings-Form B

Inside Writing : Writing Workbook With Readings-Form B - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-1428231436

Cover of Inside Writing : Writing Workbook With Readings-Form B 6TH 09 (ISBN 978-1428231436)
ISBN13: 978-1428231436
ISBN10: 1428231439
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
International: No

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Inside Writing : Writing Workbook With Readings-Form B - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1428231436

William Salomone

ISBN13: 978-1428231436
ISBN10: 1428231439
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

INSIDE WRITING: A WRITER'S WORKBOOK WITH READINGS, FORM B combines a thorough introduction to essential writing concepts with examples and exercises to help you quickly become a more effective writer. INSIDE WRITING breaks down complex concepts into manageable pieces, making the material easy to master. Every chapter covers basic grammar, sentence construction, and paragraph writing. The sixth edition of this successful text provides extensive practice, allusions, and examples and exercises.

Table of Contents

1. NAMING THE PARTS. Subjects and Verbs. Modifiers. Connectors. Sentence Practice: Embedding Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositional Phrases. Paragraph Practice: Narrating an Event. Practice Test. 2. UNDERSTANDING SENTENCE PATTERNS. Clauses. Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences. Fragments, Fused Sentences, and Comma Splices. Sentence Practice: Combining Main and Subordinate Clauses. Paragraph Practice: Describing a Place. Practice Test. 3. IMPROVING SENTENCE PATTERNS. Modifying with Participial and Infinitive Phrases. Modifying with Adjective Clauses and Appositives. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Sentence Practice: Using Participial and Infinitive Phrases, Appositives, and Adjective Clauses. Essay and Paragraph Practice: Using Examples. Practice Test. 4. LINING UP THE PARTS OF A SENTENCE. Subject-Verb Agreement. Pronoun Agreement and Reference. Pronoun Case. Sentence Practice: Using Transitions. Essay and Paragraph Practice: Explaining Causes and Effects. Practice Test. 5. USING PUNCTUATION AND CAPITALIZATION. Using Commas. Other Punctuation Marks. Titles, Capitalization, and Numbers. Sentence Practice: Sentence Variety. Essay and Paragraph Practice: Comparing and Contrasting. 6. CHOOSING THE RIGHT WORDS AND SPELLING THEM CORRECTLY. Irregular Verbs. Commonly Confused Words. Spelling Rules. Sentence Practice: Effective and Meaningful Sentences. Essay and Paragraph Practice: Expressing an Opinion. Practice Test. 7. READINGS FOR WRITERS. Strategies for Successful Reading. Sample Reading Selection. James A. Herrick, Kill Your Television. Narrating an Event. Langston Hughes, Salvation. Roger Hoffman, The Dare. Laura Rowley, As They Say, Drugs Kill. Describing a Place. Annie Dillard, Tinker Creek. Luis Torres, Los Chinos Discover el Barrio. William Least Heat-Moon, In the Land of Coke-Cola. Using Examples. Margo Kaufman, My Way! Jon Katz, How Boys Become Men. Perri Klass, She's Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D. Explaining Causes and Effects. Brent Staple
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