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Checkett Write to Start:Sentences and Paragraphs with Readings Secondedition Sentences and Paragraphs with Readings Secondedition

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ISBN-10: 0618917802

ISBN-13: 9780618917808

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Gayle Feng-Checkett, Lawrence Checkett

List price: $74.23
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Clear and straightforward, The Write Start with Readings: Paragraphs to Essays is a developmental work-text designed to build writing, revision, and critical-thinking skills by getting students writing from the start. The text models the entire writing process, from prewriting to proofreading, with a model paragraph, and extends the writing process model to writing the introductory, body, and conclusion paragraphs of an essay. It then continues instruction in the various modes of development, teaching students to write paragraphs and essays in each mode. Throughout the text, students are given ample practice in applying the techniques and thinking skills to their own writing. Also included…    
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List price: $74.23
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2

Gayle Feng-Checkett is originally from California and received her B.A. in Comparative Literature and Spanish from the University of Redlands in 1974. She received her M.A. in English with a minor in Spanish from the University of North Dakota and continued her graduate work with studies in Teaching English as a Second Language. Feng-Checkett's special interests in teaching are in Composition, Comparative Literature, and Teaching English as a Second Language.

Lawrence Checkett is originally from St. Louis and received his undergraduate degree in English from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. While an undergraduate, Checkett helped publish the first student art magazine containing original stories, poems, art, and photography by fellow students. He did graduate work at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Webster University where he received his M.A. degree in Literature. While at Webster University, he was the first assistant editor on the newly created Webster Review, now in its 30th year of production. He has completed post-graduate work through California State University, studying literature, music, architecture, history, and film.