Models for Writers Short Essays for Composition

ISBN-10: 0312531133

ISBN-13: 9780312531133

Edition: 10th 2009

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List price: $47.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 3/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Introduction for Students
On Reading and Writing Well
The Writing Process Prewriting
Understand Your Argument Choose a Subject Area, and Focus on a Topic
Get Ideas and Collect Information
Establish Your Thesis Know Your Audience Determine Your Method of Development
Map Your Organization Writing the First Draft
Create a Title Focus on Beginnings and Endings Revising Editing Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices Sentence Fragments
Subject-Verb Agreement Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Verb Tense Shifts Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Faulty Parallelism Weak Nouns and Verbs Academic Diction and Tone ESL Concerns (Articles and Nouns) Proofreading Writing an Expository Essay: A Student Essay in Progress
Golf: A Character Builder(student essay)
From Reading to Writing Getting the Most Out of Your Reading
Prepare Yourself to Read the Selection
The Selection
Annotate the Text with Marginal Notes
Analyze the Text with Questions An Example: Annotating Isaac Asimov’s “Intelligence”
Fable for Tomorrow Using Your Reading in the Writing Process Reading as a Writer Writing from Reading: Three Sample Student Essays A Narrative Essay
The Strong Arm of a Sixth-Grade Teacher (student essay)
A Response Essay
The Excuse “Not To”(student essay)
An Analytical Essay
The Elements of the Essay
The Most Important Day James Lincoln Collier
Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name
Faster, Higher, Stronger, No Longer
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