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Main Event Readings for Writing and Critical Thinking

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ISBN-10: 0130486582

ISBN-13: 9780130486585

Edition: 2005

Authors: Catherine A. Hoffman, Andrew J. Hoffman

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List price: $126.65
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Andrew J. Hoffman is Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, with joint appointments at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. He is the author of Carbon Strategies: How Leading Companies Are Reducing Their Climate Change Footprint and other books.

Introduction: Reading Critically
The Basics of Reading Critically
Determining Main Ideas and Supporting Ideas
Summarizing the Reading
Analyzing the Evidence
Establishing the Credibility of the Author
Reading Yourself into an Expert
Film and Television
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Main Event Writing Assignment
Preparation Punch List
Main Event Writing Lesson: Basic Essay Form
The Essay
Structure of the Essay: The Funnel System
Body Paragraph Development
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