First Steps in Academic Writing

ISBN-10: 0132414880

ISBN-13: 9780132414883

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Ann Hogue

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List price: $52.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, E S L Department
Publication date: 8/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Introducing People
What Is Academic Writing?
Chapter Preview
Prewriting Activity: Asking Questions and Taking Notes
What Is a Paragraph?
Model: What Is a Paragraph?
Mrs. RobinsonParagraph Form
Model: Handwritten Assignment My Classmate
Model: Computer-Written Assignment My Classmate
Grammar and Capitalization
What Is a Sentence?Command Sentences
Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
Capitalization: Six Rules
Journal Writing
Model: Journal Entry
Sentence Structure
Simple Sentences
Connecting Words: and, orSentence Combining
WritingReview Questions
The Writing Process
Prewrite to get ideas-freewriting
Write the first draft
Edit the first draft
Write the final copyWriting Assignment
Listing-Order ParagraphsChapter Preview
Prewriting Activity: ClusteringClustering
Model: Clustering 1
Model: Clustering 2
OrganizationListing-Order Paragraphs
Model: Listing-Order Paragraph Flight Attendants
The Three Parts of a Paragraph
The Topic Sentence
Listing-Order Transition Signals
Paragraph Unity
The Concluding SentenceOutlining
Model: Simple Outline Flight Attendants
Sentence Structure
Compound Sentences
Coordinating Conjunctions: and, but, or, soTwo Sentence Errors: Run-ons and Comma Splices
WritingReview QuestionsWriting Assignment
Giving Instructions
Chapter Preview
Prewriting Activity: Listing
Organization"How To" Paragraphs
Model: "How To" Paragraph How to Have a Successful Garage Sale
Topic and Concluding Sentence for "How To" Paragraphs
Time-Order Signals
Listing and Outlining
Model: Listing
Model: Edited List
Model: Simple Outline
Sentence Structure
Independent and Dependent Clauses
Adverb Subordinators
Complex Sentences
Sentence Errors: Fragments
Summary: Three Types of Sentences
Capitalization and Punctuation
Capitalization: Four More Rules
Commas: Four Rules
Review Questions
Writing Assignment
Describing a Place
Chapter Preview
Prewriting Activity: Listing Descriptive Detail
Space Order
Model: Space Order The Shared Refrigerator
Topic and Concluding Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs
Specific Details
Planning a Space-Order Paragraph
Order of Adjectives
Sentence Structure
Prepositional Phrases
Model: Prepositional Phrases of Place in a Description My DeskUsing Prepositional Phrases to Vary Sentence Openings
WritingReview QuestionsWriting Assignment
Stating Reasons and Using Examples
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Prewriting Activity: Reasons and Examples
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