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For courses in College Developmental Writing.
Foundational Skills for Effective Writing
Clear, effective writing is an increasingly important skill in today’s modern world. Along These Lines: Writing Sentences & Paragraphs guides students step by step through the writing process with in-depth instruction on grammar, paragraph construction, and short essays. Each chapter has numerous individual and collaborative exercises along with contextualized practical writing applications such as workplace writing, classroom-centered and academic material. This text also includes a chapter on “Writing from Reading” demonstrating how writing and reading are interconnected processes.
Encouraging critical thinking and personal engagement, the Sixth Edition of Along These Lines: Writing Sentences & Paragraphs includes invaluable resources, interactive exercises, and continual step-by-step reinforcement of the writing process to give writers a solid foundation for future success.
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Chapter 1: The Simple Sentence
Chapter 2: Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination
Chapter 3: Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
Chapter 4: Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
Chapter 5: Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options
Chapter 6: Avoiding Sentence Fragments
Chapter 7: Using Parallelism in Sentences
Chapter 8: Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Chapter 9: Correcting Problems with Modifiers
Chapter 10: Verbs: The Present Tense
Chapter 11: Verbs: Past Tense
Chapter 12: Verbs: Consistency and Voice
Chapter 13: Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
Chapter 14: Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
Chapter 15: Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
Chapter 16: Punctuation
Chapter 17: Spelling
Chapter 18: Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike
Chapter 19: Using Prepositions Correctly
Writing in Stages: The Process Approach
Chapter 20: Writing a Paragraph: Prewriting
Chapter 21: Writing a Paragraph: Planning
Chapter 22: Writing a Paragraph: Drafting and Revising
Chapter 23: Writing a Paragraph: Editing and Proofreading
Chapter 24: Writing a Narrative Paragraph
Chapter 25: Writing a Descriptive Paragraph
Chapter 26: Writing an Illustration Paragraph
Chapter 27: Writing a Process Paragraph
Chapter 28: Moving from Paragraphs to Essays
Chapter 29: Writing from Reading
Appendix: Readings for Writers