Common Places: Integrated Reading and Writing

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/3/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Together, Common Places content, the author-created teaching resources, and Connect Integrated Reading and Writing (a state-of-the-art learning technology product) represent a cohesive instructional framework to accelerate college readiness. With a seamlessly integrated foundation in reading and writing strategies, unique purpose-oriented projects for upper and lower level IRW courses, a fresh approach to grammar that emphasizes sentence combining and grammar in context, a step-by-step modeling approach guiding students to emulate the reading/writing cycle, and multiple features to promote metacognitive thinking, Common Places offers a flexible and adaptive approach suitable for any curriculum design or course sequence.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

Quick Start Guide to Integrated Reading and Writing Assignments

PART ONE: Planning for Success

Chapter 1 Critical Thinking Skills and Success Strategies

PART TWO: Reading and Writing as Integrated Processes

Chapter 2 Annotating Texts and Developing Vocabulary

Chapter 3 Previewing Texts and Working with Topics

Chapter 4 Main Ideas

Chapter 5 Support for Main Ideas

Chapter 6 Text Purposes and Text Patterns

Chapter 7 Organizing, Drafting, and Summarizing

Chapter 8 Titles, Introductions, and Conclusions

Chapter 9 Inferences and Tone

Chapter 10 Revising and Editing

PART THREE: Integrated Reading and Writing Projects

Chapter 11 Project 1: Working with Informative Texts

Subject: Social Media—For Better or Worse

Chapter 12 Project 2: Working with Analysis and Evaluation Texts

Subject: Our Vulnerable Planet

Chapter 13 Project 3: Working with Argument Texts

Subject: The Impact of Wal-Mart

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Project 4: Reading and Writing Summaries

Subject: Motivations and Mindsets

Project 5: Reading and Writing to Solve Problems

Subject: Problem-Solving Skills

Project 6: Reading and Writing Persuasive Responses

Subject: Prisoners and Education

PART FOUR: Additional Skills

Chapter 14 Using Sources

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Strategies for Reading and Writing Exams

PART FIVE: Well-Crafted Sentences

Unit 1 Sentence Combining: Building Blocks of Good Sentences

Unit 2 Spelling and Word Choice

Unit 3 Punctuation and Mechanics

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Editing Practice

PART SIX: Thematic Anthology of Readings

Theme: Triumphing Over Adversity

Theme: Self-Segregation

Theme: Is Comedy Central?

Theme: Planning for the Future

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Theme: Television and Stereotypes

Theme: The Rules of Attraction

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