Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers

ISBN-10: 0673997286

ISBN-13: 9780673997289

Edition: 4th 1996

Authors: Maxine Hairston, John J. Ruszkiewicz

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Covers techniques of writing and editing, including writing style, the rules of English grammar, research, and related topics.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

The Writing Process
What Does Writing Involve?
How Do You Find and Explore a Topic?
How Do You Focus and Organize a Writing Project?
How Do You Write a Draft?
How Do You Revise, Edit, and Proofread?
How is Your Writing Evaluated?
Writing for Academic and Public Forums
How Do You Write in College?
How Do You Write for the Public?
How Do You Read and Think Critically?
How Do You Interpret and Use Visual Texts?
How Can You Write Powerful Arguments?
How Do You Write a Literary Analysis?
What Makes Paragraphs Work?
How Do You Manage Opening and Closing Paragraphs?
How Do You Manage Transitions?
What Kinds of Language Can You Use?
How Do You Construct Effective Sentences?
How Do You Write Stylish Sentences?
Design and Shape of Documents
What are the Processes of Document Design?
How do you Create Documents and Web Sites?
Model Documents
Questions About Subject-Verb Agreement?
Questions About Verb Tense, Voice, Mood?
Questions About Verbals?
Questions About Plurals, Possessives, and Articles?
Questions About Pronoun Reference?
Questions About Pronoun Agreement?
Questions About Pronoun Case?
Questions About Pronoun Choices?
Questions About Modifiers?
Are You an ESL Writer?
ESL Questions about Verbs?
ESL Questions about Gerunds, Infinitives, Articles or Number?
Punctuation and Mechanics
How Do You Punctuate Sentence Endings?
Questions About Sentence Boundaries: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-ons?
Questions About Commas?
Questions About Semicolons and Colons?
Questions About Quotation Marks and Ellipses?
Questions About Parentheses and Brackets?
Questions About Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes?
Questions About Italics and Capitalization?
Questions About Abbreviations and Numbers?
Research and Writing
How Do You Design a Research Project?
How Do You Find Information?
How Do You Evaluate and Use Sources?
How Do You Acknowledge Sources?
How Do You Complete a Project?
How Do You Use MLA Documentation?
How Do You Use APA Documentation?
How Do You Use CMS Documentation?
How Do You Use CBE Documentation?
How Do You Use COS Documentation?
Glossary of Terms and Usage
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