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Along These Lines Writing Sentences and Paragraphs (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card)

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ISBN-10: 0135147476

ISBN-13: 9780135147474

Edition: 3rd 2007

Authors: John Sheridan Biays, Carol Wershoven

List price: $89.20
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For basic writing courses covering sentences and paragraphs. This text ships automatically with MyWritngLab. Along These Lines better prepares students for their future writing courses! How do you prepare your students for their future writing courses? John Biays and Carol Wershoven believe you offer students constant reinforcement of the writing process. With a conversational tone and a blend of engaging activities, each writing chapter takes students through all of the steps of generating ideas, planning, drafting, and proofreading. Even the grammar chapters include sentence-generating and editing exercises as well as excerpts from powerful writers. The third edition continues this step-by-step instruction by: Including extensive but practical grammar instruction with three kinds of exercises: Practice, individual exercises; Collaborate, exercises to be completed with a partner or group; and Connect, editing exercises that apply grammar concepts to the writing of paragraphs. Integrating the writing process throughout EVERY writing chapter Offering comprehensive writing chapters: four initial chapters on the stages of writing and four self-contained chapters on the basic writing patterns: narrative, description, illustration, and process. Along These Lines will help prepare your students by providing the best writing process coverage found in any basic writing series!
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Book details

List price: $89.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 6/28/2007
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 540
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Sentence-Level Skills
The Simple Sentence
Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination
Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options
Avoiding Sentence Fragments
Using Parallelism in Sentences
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Correcting Problems with Modifiers
Verbs: The Four Main Forms
More on Verb Tenses
Verbs: Consistency and Voice
Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
Punctuation
Spelling
Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike
Using Prepositions Correctly
Writing in Steps: The Process Approach
Writing a Paragraph: Prewriting - Generating Ideas
Writing a Paragraph: Planning - Devising a Plan
Writing a Paragraph: Drafting - Writing and Revising the Drafts
Writing a Paragraph: Polishing -- Polishing and Proofreading
Writing a Narrative Paragraph
Writing a Descriptive Paragraph
Writing an Illustration Paragraph
Writing a Process Paragraph
Moving from Paragraphs to Essays
Writing from Reading
Reading Selections to Accompany the Writing Chapters
Grammar Practice for ESL Students