Sticks and Stones: And Other Student Essays

ISBN-10: 1457612623

ISBN-13: 9781457612626

Edition: 2013

Authors: Rise B. Axelrod, Charles R. Cooper

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This unique collection of essays written by students around the country offers diverse and accessible models for the writing assignments in Part 1 ofThe St. Martin’s Guide to Writing. The chapters inSticks and Stonescorrespond to the chapters in Part One of theGuide. Packaged free with theGuide.
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List price: $19.90
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Preface for Instructors
To the Student
Remembering an Event
A Critical Reading Guide
Nicole Ball (Niagara University): Sticks and Stones
Stephanie Legge (University of California, Riverside): In a Ditch
Elizabeth Schaap (Grand Rapids Community College): Jet Fuel and Good Fairies
Aaron Forshier (Des Moines Area Community College): The Accident
Julia Barojas (University of California, Riverside): Almost Quitting
Writing Profiles
A Critical Reading Guide
Linda Kampel (Pennsylvania State University, York): Our Daily Bread
Erik Epple (Bowling Green State University): True Worker
Linda Fine (University of California, Riverside): Bringing Ingenuity Back 4A
Bonnie Lapwood (Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee Valley): Modernizing a Remnant of the Mid-Century
Katie Diehm (The Catholic University of America): "Paddlers Sit Ready!" The Enduring Sport of Dragon Boating
Explaining a Concept
A Critical Reading Guide
Katie Angeles (University of California, Riverside): The Forgotten Personality
Sheila McClain (Western Wyoming Community College): Proxemics: A Study of Space and Relationships
Etoria Spears (University of California, Riverside): Therapeutic Cloning and Embryonic Research
Max Wu (University of California, Riverside): The Disorder That Hides Within
William Tucker (University of California, Riverside): The Art and Creativity of Stop-Motion
Finding Common Ground
A Critical Reading Guide
Luke Serrano (University of California, Riverside): Gambling and Government Restriction
Matthew Chrisler (University of California, Riverside): Are Laissez-Faire Policies to Blame?
Brittany Koehler (Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge): Criminal DNA Databases: Enhancing Police Investigations or Violating Civil Rights?
Eve Lee (University of California, Riverside): Chris McCandless: His Supporters and Critics
Arguing a Position
A Critical Reading Guide
Courtney Anttila (Southwest Minnesota State University): TXTing: h8 it or luv it
Thomas Beckfield (Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee Valley): Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving
Tan-Li Hsu (University of California, Riverside): Energy Drinks
Mary Hake (Pierce College): With Each Seed a Farmer Plants
Proposing a Solution
A Critical Reading Guide
Max Moore (University of California, Riverside): The Social Security Problem
Monica Perez (The Catholic University of America): Cracking Down on Lighting Up
James Benge (University of California, Riverside): Adapting to the Disappearance of Honeybees
Kim Spencer Kline and Dana Jordan (Des Moines Area Community College): Quality Long-Term Care: Our Elderly Deserve It
Kati Huff (Lake Michigan College): Unhealthy Lunchrooms: Toxic for Schoolchildren and the Environment
Justifying an Evaluation
A Critical Reading Guide
Matthew Fontilla (Chaffey College): Watchmen
Jane Kim (University of California, Riverside): Evaluation of Nickle and Dimed
Robert Nava (Riverside Community College): May I Have This Dance?
Julie Plucinski (Triton College): Satellite Radio
Speculating about Causes
A Critical Reading Guide
Virginia Gagliardi (Lebanon Valley College): Left Out
Stephanie Cox (Metropolitan Community College): Hispanic Pride vs. American Assimilation
La Donna Beaty (Sinclair Community College): What Makes a Serial Killer?
Analyzing Stories
A Critical Reading Guide
Synopsis: D. H. Lawrence's a "In Love"
Sarah Hawkins (University of California, San Diego): In Love
Synopsis: Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers"
Margaret Tate (DeKalb College): Irony and Intuition in "A Jury of Her Peers"
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Sample Copyediting
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