Great Sentences for Great Paragraphs

ISBN-10: 142404989X

ISBN-13: 9781424049899

Edition: 3rd 2010

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Description: The Great Writing series uses clear explanations and extensive practical activities to help students write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each book contains a wide variety of writing models in carefully selected rhetorical styles that provide practice in working with the writing process to develop a final piece of writing. In Great Writing 1: Great Sentences for Great Paragraphs, basic writing skills are built by focusing on the elements of a good sentence within the context of a paragraph.

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Book details

List price: $45.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Thomson ELT
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Dr. Keith Folse is a Professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of 57 textbooks on a variety of subjects from grammar to vocabulary to composition, including five best-selling books in the Great Writing series by National Geographic Learning.

Overview
Understanding Sentence Basics
What Is a Sentence?
Working with Sentences
The Parts of a Sentence
Sentences in Paragraphs
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Editing
Journal Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Connecting Sentences And Paragraphs
Sentences: Using Adjectives
What Is a Paragraph?
Working with the Whole Paragraph
Working with Topic Sentences
Working with the Body of the Paragraph
Working with Concluding Sentences
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Writing About The Present
Begin with the Simple Present Tense
Negatives and the Simple Present Tense
Sentences with Object Pronouns
Sentence Types: Simple and Compound
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Writing About The Past
Begin with the Simple Past Tense
Irregular Simple Past Tense Verbs
Simple Past Tense Review
Compound Sentences with But
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Describing Actions
Using the Present Progressive
Using the Connector And
Using the Connector So
Adverbs
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Writing About The Future
Begin with the Simple Future Tense
Using Time Words and Phrases
Be Going To and Will with Negatives
Complex Sentences
Articles A, An, and The
Questions and Answers: Structures with Because
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Writing Sentences With Adjective Clauses And Place Phrases
Writing with Adjective
Clauses Understanding Place Phrases
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Review: More Practice With Sentences And Paragraphs
Practice with Sentences and Paragraphs
Responding to Issues in the News
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Brief Writer's Handbook
Definitions of Useful Language Terms
Review of Verb Tenses
Capitalization Rules
Spelling Rules for Regular Simple Past Tense Verbs
Irregular Simple Past Tense Verbs
Spelling of the -ing (Present Participle) Form of Verbs
Common Stative (Non-Action) Verbs
Definite Article The
Common Non-count Nouns
Possessive Adjectives
Quantifiers
The Prepositions At, On, and In
Connectors
Some Common Comma Rules
Order of Adjectives
Editing Your Writing
Appendices
Appendix : Building Better Sentences
Appendix : Extra Writing Activities
Appendix : Peer Editing Sheets
Index
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