Summary: The informal, student-friendly tone of these rhetorically-organized rhetoric/reader/handbooks provides step-by-step instructions on writing a variety of 500-800-word essays.
NEW! Chapter 5, ?Drafting and Revising? contains an expanded discussion of using a computer and now offers students a system for revising drafts in stages.
Precise and clear instruction in each chapter faci...show morelitates student learning.
Meaningful exercises and writing assignments throughout the text help students practice what they have learned.
Fifteen student and fourteen professional samples provide models of good writing.
A brief handbook shows students how to correct the most common errors in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Steps to writing Well with Additional Readings provides 33 extra readings, making it unnecessary for students to purchase an additional reader.
NEW! Chapter 8, ?The Reading-Writing Connection? provides students with advice on how to write a summary.
NEW! A new pair of professional essays with opposing views in Chapter 10, ?Argumentation?, helps students analyze rhetorical appeals and supporting evidence.
NEW! Coverage of electronic sources, including advice and warnings for Internet users has been included in Chapter 14, ?Writing Paper Using Research.?
NEW! A new section on summary and response, including a sample paper, has been added to Chapter 16, ?Writing in Class?.
NEW! An entirely new Chapter 17, ?Writing in the World of Work? allows students to practice composing business letters, office memos, e-mail, and résumés.
NEW! Part Four, ? A Concise Handbook,? has a new numbered navigational system, making it easier to quickly access information.
NEW! A new workbook contains activities and exercises for every chapter of the main text, providing students with an additional way to help them improve their writing skills.
Available with or without Readings, the text gives instructors flexibility in structuring the class and can easily accommodate all teaching styles.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 02 Cover: Paperback Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Inc. Year Published: 2002 International: No
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Wyrick, Jean : Colorado State University
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1. Prewriting. 2. The Thesis Statement. 3. The Body Paragraphs. 4. Beginnings and Endings. 5. Drafting and Revising: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking. 6. Effective Sentences. 7. Word Logic. 8. The Reading-Writing Connection. 9. Exposition. 10. Argumentation. 11. Description. 12. Narration. 13. Writing Essays Using Multiple Strategies. 14. Writing a Paper Using Research. 15. Writing about Literature. 16. Writing In-Class: Exams and "Response" Essays. 17. Writing in the World of Work. 18. Major Errors in Grammar. 19. A Concise Guide to Punctuation. 20. A Concise Guide to Mechanics. 21. Exposition: Development by Example. 22. Exposition: Process Analysis. 23. Exposition: Comparison/Contrast. 24. Exposition: Definition. 25. Exposition: Division/Classification. 26. Exposition: Causal Analysis. 27. Argumentation. 28. Description. 29. Narration. 30. Essays for Further Analysis: Multiple Strategies and Styles. 31. Literature.
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