Text and Thought An Integrated Approach to College Reading and Writing

ISBN-10: 0321089197
ISBN-13: 9780321089199
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $146.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Text and Thought, 2/e offers a comprehensive approach to developing and strengthening both developmental reading and developmental writing skills. Incorporating the most essential and useful topics in reading and writing, this integrated book includes a wealth of writing exercises along with high-interest professional and textbook readings. Readers are first guided through the application of skills and then given an opportunity to practice these skills independently. The second edition offers strengthened coverage of both reading and writing, providing more exercises, essays and textbook excerpts, and increased coverage of vocabulary and the Internet. Resourceful, engaging, and up-to-date,Text and Thought, 2/e combines the complementary skills of reading and writing with an interactive approach. For those interested in developing their reading and writing skills.

Preface
A Word to Students About This Book
Discovering Reading and Writing
Your Goals and Needs
Learning Styles
What Is Reading?
Becoming a Better Reader
The Stages of Reading
What Is Writing?
Becoming a Better Writer
The Stages of Writing
A Final Note About the Writing Process
Increasing Your Vocabulary
Application: The Road Less Traveled
Chapter Summary
Preparing for Reading and Writing
Theme: Motivation and Emotion
Reading Strategies
Prior Knowledge
Surveying
Organizing Textbook Information
Writing Strategies
Stage 1: Discovering Topics
Stage 2: Discovering Ideas
Increasing Your Vocabulary
Context Clues
Definitions
Application
Textbook Selection 1: Motivation
Textbook Selection 2: Emotion
Additional Readings
The Paring Knife
Unfair Game
Chapter Summary
Working with Topics and Main Ideas
Theme: Physiological Needs
Topics and Main Ideas for Readers
Identifying Topics
Identifying Main Ideas
Writing Paragraphs
Writing Main Idea Sentences
Writing Supporting Details
Writing Concluding Sentences
Application
Textbook Selection 1: A Primary Drive: Hunger
Textbook Selection 2: Eating Disorders
Textbook Selection 3: Sleep and Dreaming
Additional Reading
To Sleep, Perchance to Stay Awake in Class
Chapter Summary
Working with Details
Theme: Safety
The Relationship Between Readers and Writers
Patterns of Organization and Signal Words
Lists
Examples
Comparisons
Definitions
Cause and Effect
Major and Minor Details
Writing Coherent Paragraphs
Time Order
Place Order
Order of Importance
Application
Textbook Selections on The Bill of Rights
Newspaper Articles Dealing with Civil Rights
Making Inferences
Theme: Belonging
Making Inferences from Experience
Making Inferences About Causes and Effects
Making Inferences About Purpose
Making Inferences About Tone
Making Inferences About Motive and Character
Understanding Figurative Language
Writing for an Audience
Application
Textbook Selection 1: Socialization
Textbook Selection 2: Social Structure
Textbook Selection 3: Conformity
Additional Readings
La Migra
Obedience to Authority
Chapter Summary
Organizing Essays
Theme: Love
Elements of an Essay
Thesis and Thesis Statement
Introduction to an Essay
Body of an Essay
Conclusion of an Essay
Revising an Essay
Revision Through Reading
Revision Through Collaboration
First Draft
Revised Draft
Summarizing Passages
Types of Essays and Passages
Description
Narration
Cause-Effect
Comparison-Contrast
Problem-Solution
Persuasive Essays
Mixed Patterns
Application
Textbook Selection: Relationships
Additional Reading
Poem for a Divorced Daughter
Additional Readings
How I Learned to Read and Write
Cesar Chaves and La Causa
from America and Its People: A Mosaic in the Making
It's Not Easy Bein' Green
Loving Your Enemies
Sunday in the Park
Harvest Bound, Ramon "Tianguis" Perez
No Speak English
The Correct English Handbook
Parts of Speech
Sentence Components
Subject and Verb Agreement
Using Pronouns Properly
Active and Passive Voice
Phrases
Clauses
Avoiding Common Errors
Parallelism
Punctuation
Capitalization
Spelling
Usage
Proofreading Sentences
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