Great Paragraphs

ISBN-10: 1424051002
ISBN-13: 9781424051007
Edition: 3rd 2009
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

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. Great Writing 2: Great Paragraphs introduces the process of paragraph development and teaches how to generate ideas and write within a variety of rhetorical patterns.

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.

Elena Vestri Solomon is currently a lecturer in the B. Ed program for future teachers in Abu Dhabi's Emirates College for Advanced Education. She received her MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of South Florida, Tampa, and has lived and worked in Italy, Spain, France, Hungary, Romania, Uzbekistan, and UAE. She has authored/co-authored over a dozen academic textbooks in composition, grammar, and listening/speaking/note-taking.

Overview
What Is A Paragraph?
Example Paragraphs
Building Better Sentences
Four Features of a Paragraph
Building Better Sentences
Working with Paragraphs
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Introduction to Peer Editing
Timed Writing
Developing Ideas For Writing A Paragraph
Brainstorming
How Brainstorming Works
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Timed Writing
The Topic Sentence
Features of a Good Topic Sentence
Building Better Sentences
Working with Topic Sentences
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Timed Writing
Supporting And Concluding Sentences
Good Supporting Sentences
Kinds of Supporting Sentences
Building Better Sentences
Analyzing and Writing Supporting Sentences
Good Concluding Sentences
Kinds of Concluding Sentences
Analyzing and Writing Concluding Sentences
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Timed Writing
Paragraph Review
Paragraph Review
Working with the Structure of a Paragraph
Building Better Sentences
Analyzing Paragraphs
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Definition Paragraphs
What Is a Defi nition Paragraph?
Building Better Sentences
Putting the Paragraph Together: Sequencing
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing: Defi nition Paragraph
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Process Analysis Paragraphs
What Is a Process Analysis Paragraph?
Building Better Sentences
Organizing a Process Analysis Paragraph
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing: Process Analysis Paragraph
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Descriptive Paragraphs
What Is a Descriptive Paragraph?
Describing with the Five Senses
Building Better Sentences
Writer's Note: Using a Bilingual Dictionary
Using Denotation and Connotation to Describe
Using Prepositions of Location to Describe
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing: Descriptive Paragraph
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Opinion Paragraphs
What Is an Opinion Paragraph?
Working with Opinions
Facts and Opinions
Building Better Sentences
Choosing a Topic for an Opinion Paragraph
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing: Opinion Paragraph
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Narrative Paragraphs
What Is a Narrative Paragraph?
Working with Ideas for Narrative Paragraphs
Building Better Sentences
Language Focus: Verb Tense Consistency
Building Better Sentences
Building Better Vocabulary
Original Student Writing: Narrative Paragraph
Additional Topics for Writing
Timed Writing
Paragraphs In An Essay: Putting It All Together
Getting to Know Essays
What Does an Essay Look Like?
Putting an Essay Together
Building Better Vocabulary
Next Steps
Original Student Writing: Essay
Timed Writing
Brief Writer's Handbook With Activities
Understanding the Writing Process: The Seven Steps
Editing Your Writing
Capitalization Activities
Punctuation Activities
Additional Grammar Activities
Citations and Plagiarism
Appendices
Appendix Building Better Sentences
Appendix Peer Editing Sheets
Index

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