ISBN13:978-0205674374 ISBN10: 0205674372 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0205674589 ISBN10: 0205674585
Summary: A Sequence for Academic Writing focuses on the key strategies that any academic writer needs to know -- summary, synthesis, analysis, and critique. Building off of the hallmark writing instruction of the best-sellingWriting and Reading Across the Curriculum, this writing guide focuses on the critical reading and writing strategies that students need in order to thoughtfully interpret and incorporate source material into their own papers. The text employs high-interest readings from a
range of disciplines to allow students to practice these strategies and skills, while numerous student papers model the kinds of academic texts students are expected to produce. MARKET:General Interest, Improving Writing
Summary: A Sequence for Academic Writing focuses on the key strategies that any academic writer needs to know -- summary, synthesis, analysis, and critique. Building off of the hallmark writing instruction of the best-sellingWriting and Reading Across the Curriculum, this writing guide focuses on the critical reading and writing strategies that students need in order to thoughtfully interpret and incorporate source material into their own papers. The text employs high-interest readings from a range of disciplines to allow students to practice these strategies and skills, while numerous student papers model the kinds of academic texts students are expected to produce. MARKET:General Interest, Improving Writing ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 10 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Longman, Inc. Published: 01/16/2009 International: No
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Preface for Instructors Note to the Student Part One: Structures Chapter 1ndash;Summary, Paraphrase, and Quotation What Is a Summary? Can a Summary Be Objective? Using the Summary Box: Where do We Find Written Summaries? The Reading Process Box: Critical Reading for Summary How to Write Summaries Box: Guidelines for Writing Summaries Demonstration: Summary Will Your Job be Exported?- Alan S. Blinder Read, Reread, Underline Divide into Stages of Thought Write a Brief Summary of Each Stage of Thought Write a Thesis: A Brief Summary of the Entire Passage Write the First Draft of the Summary Summary 1: Combine Thesis Sentence Brief Section Summaries Summary 2: Combine Thesis Sentence, Section Summaries, and Carefully Chosen Details How Long Should a Summary Be? Exercise 1.1: Individual and Collaborative Summary Practice Summarizing a Narrative or Personal Essay Dreams of Patagoniandash;Bruce Chatwin Box: How to Summarize Personal Essays and Narratives Summarizing Figures and Tables Exercise 1.2: Summarizing Graphs Exercise 1.3: Summarizing Pie Charts Exercise 1.4: Summarizing Line Graphs Exercise 1.5: Summarizing Tables Paraphrase Box: How to Write Paraphrases Exercise 1.6: Summarizing and Paraphrasing Exercise 1.7: More Paraphrasing Quotations Choosing Quotations Quoting Memorable Language Box: When to Quote Quoting Clear and Concise Language Quoting Authoritative Language Incorporating Quotations into Your Sentences Quoting Only the Part of a Sentence or Paragraph That You Need Incorporating the Quotation into the Flow of Your Own Sentence Avoiding Freestanding Quotations Exercise 1.8: Incorporating Quotations Using Ellipses Using Brackets to Add or Subs
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