In Tandem College Reading and Writing

ISBN-10: 0073385700

ISBN-13: 9780073385709

Edition: 2008

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List price: $108.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

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In Tandem: College Reading and Writing
Table of Contents
To the Instructor Introduction
To the Student Making Connections
Linking Reading and Writing Linking Reading and Writing
An Illustration The Organization of the Text
An Overview of the Writing Process
The Dimensions of an Essay Three Useful Maxims about Writing Sample Student Essay
Wrestling with the Scope of the Paper and Finding a Focus Writing the Thesis Statement Tying the Elements Together
The Finished Essay Steps to Writing a Good Essay Miscellaneous Observations about the Writing Process The Aftermath
Getting the Paper Back A Checklist for Writing and Revising EssaysUsing Quotations Correct Techniques of Documentation Fourteen Rules for Using Quotations How to Format Your Essay How to Prepare a Works Cited Page
Reading Finding the Main Idea and Writer’s Purpose
The Difference Between Fiction and Nonfiction
The Difference Between Articles and Essays Identifying the Main Idea in Paragraphs Locating the Thesis Statement in Longer Readings Practice Essay
Girls of Summer: Lazy Days from a Gen X Childhood Reading Selections Frank Huyler, Sugar Rose Castillo Guilbault, The Conveyor-Belt Ladies
Refugee’s Journey Val Plumwood, Surviving a Crocodile Attack Writing Writing about Personal Experience Writing about a Personal Experience of Your Own Developing the Essay with Details
Show, Don’t Tell Analyzing Personal Experience in a Reading Topics for Writing a Personal Experience Essay Topics Related to the Readings
Reading Acquiring New Vocabulary Six Techniques for Acquiring Words Using Context Clues Using the Dictionary Effectively
The Features of a Dictionary Sample Dictionary Column Choosing the Right Definition Online Dictionaries Practice Essay
Did I Save Lives or Engage in Racial Profiling?
Reading Selections Susan Orlean, The American Man, Age Ten David Sedaris, Our Perfect Summer Curtis Wilkie, The New Orleans
That Was Three Photographs for Analysis Hurricane Katrina: Houston Hurricane Katrina: Biloxi, Mississippi Earthquake: Northern Pakistan Writing Writing a Profile: Examining Personal Attributes The Profile
A Definition How to Write a Profile Topics for Writing a Profile of Your Own Topics Related to the Readings
Reading Learning to Annotate The Purpose of Annotating Reading with a Pencil in Your Hand
How to Annotate Comments on Sample Annotations Practice Essay: Richard Wolkomir, Making Up for Lost time
The Rewards of Reading at Last Reading Selections Barbara Kingsolver, How
Saved My Life Mark Edmundson, The Teacher Who Opened My Mind Bill Bryson, Cells
Easter’s End, from Collapse Writing Writing Paraphrases and Summaries
How to Paraphrase Sample Paraphrases
How to Summarize Sample Summaries Comment on the Final Draft Further Assignments for Annotating
Further Assignments for Paraphrasing Further Assignments for Writing Summaries Topics Related to the Readings
Reading Making Inferences and Seeing Connections Inferences
A Definition Inferences in the Real World Further Considerations about Inferences Marking Inference Answers Drawing Defensible
Conclusions Four Readings on Food and the Fast Food Industry
Practice Essay: Bobbie Ann Mason, The Burden of the Feast Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: Behind the Counter Shannon Brownlee, Pricing French Fries: A Lesson in Economics Four Readin
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