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Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader

Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader - 5th edition

Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780136014553

ISBN10: 0136014550

Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader by Robert W. Funk - ISBN 9780136014553
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader by Robert W. Funk - ISBN 9780136014553

ISBN13: 9780136014553

ISBN10: 0136014550

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 09

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Summary

This insightful and prolific author team have done it again! These are the authors with the know-how and capability to engage students.The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Readeris process-oriented and based on interactive pedagogy; it combines creative, up-to-date writing instruction with traditional concerns for correctness, coherence, and clarity. Short, high-interest readings provide ideas for writing, suggest ways to approach a topic, and illustrate strategies for organizing and presenting information. Each essay is accompanied by questions and assignments that guide students in analyzing what they have read and in composing their own essays. Students will experience success in their writing and will become more involved in learning; teachers will find the approach convenient and easily adaptable for their own course.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents Editing Skills: Contents Preface Chapter 1: ACTIVE READING Learning to Be an Active Reader Keeping a Journal Previewing the Reading A First Reading Staying Aware of Conventions A Sample Essay:Bob Greene, ''Handled with Care'' Marking the Text Clarifying Meaning Making Inferences and Associations Writing to Understand and Respond Chapter 2: THE READING-WRITING CONNECTION Writing in Response to Reading Building an Essay Sample Student Essay:Tara Coburn, ''Someone to Help'' Resources for Writers on the Internet Responding to a Reading Russell Baker,''Learning to Write'' Suggestions for Writing Chapter 3: STRATEGIES FOR CONVEYING IDEAS: NARRATION AND DESCRIPTION Images and Ideas The Point of Narration and Description The Principles of Narration and Description The Pitfalls of Narration and Description What to Look For in Narration and Description Evan Thomas, ''Rain of Fire'' Mike Royko, ''Jackie's Debut: A Unique Day'' William Recktenwald, ''A Guard's First Night on the Job'' (Combining Strategies) Jack Lewis, ''Road Work'' Kelly Berlin