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Table of Contents
1 A Writer’s Choices (+video)2 Exploring, Planning, and Drafting (+video, student writing, analysis activity)3 Critical Thinking and Argument (+student writing, analysis activity)4 Multimodal Writing (+video, student writing, analysis activity)5 Writing in the Disciplines 6 Writing to Make Something Happen in the World (+student writing, analysis activity)SENTENCE GRAMMAR7 Verbs (+LearningCurve)8 Subject-Verb Agreement (+LearningCurve)9 Adjectives and Adverbs (+exercise)10 Modifier Placement11 Pronouns (+LearningCurve)12 Comma Splices and Fused Sentences (+LearningCurve)13 Sentence Fragments (+LearningCurve)SENTENCE STYLE14 Consistency and Completeness15 Coordination and Subordination (+exercise)16 Conciseness17 Parallelism (+LearningCurve)18 Shifts (+exercise, LearningCurve)PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS19 Commas (+LearningCurve)20 Semicolons (+exercise)21 End Punctuation (+exercise)22 Apostrophes (+LearningCurve)23 Quotation Marks (+exercise)24 Other Punctuation25 Capital Letters (+LearningCurve)26 Abbreviations and Numbers27 Italics28 Hyphens (+exercise)LANGUAGE29 Writing to the World30 Language That Builds Common Ground31 Varieties of Language (+video)32 Word Choice MULTILINGUAL WRITERS33 Sentence Structure (+LearningCurve)34 Nouns and Noun Phrases (+LearningCurve)35 Verbs and Verb Phrases (+LearningCurve)36 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases (+exercise)RESEARCH37 Conducting Research38 Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes (+exercise)39 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism (+exercise)40 Writing a Research Project DOCUMENTATION41 MLA Style (+student writing)42 APA Style (+student writing)43 Chicago Style (+student writing)44 CSE Style (+student writing)Glossary of Usage Index/Glossary of Terms