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Evergreentakes another leap forward in the paragraph-to-essay-level Developmental Writing market. In this Eighth Edition, the author endeavors to take an exceptional book and make it even more motivating, helpful, and engaging. Susan Fawcett has thoroughly reviewed and updated the text, guided by the thoughtful suggestions of faculty across the country, and by the academic and workplace challenges students face in the twenty-first century. With its new features and powerful WriteSpace online writing program, the Eighth Edition ensures thatEvergreencontinues to meet the needs of students and instructors in any classroom environment. Step-by-step instruction, a range of carefully paced practice exercises, engaging student and professional writing samples, and attention to critical thinking are the keys to this text's appeal. New!Critical Viewingand moreCritical Thinkingassignments promote analysis and problem solving. Many images in the text are accompanied byThinking and Writing Togethertasks that help students apply the rhetorical strategies they learn to a problem, set of facts, or visual image. New!Integrated ESL coverage provides guidance for instructors who work with multilingual students in their classes. ESL Tips in the Instructor's Annotated Edition and the newEvergreen Instructor's Guide to Teaching ESL Studentsprovide grounding in ESL instruction specifically geared to teaching withEvergreen.In addition, a new ESL Appendix in the book focuses on areas of difficulty for ESL students, and more exercises and web links are available at theEvergreenOnline Study Center. Exploring Onlineassignments throughout the text and at the end of every chapter give students the option of further online study, practice, or exploration. Provided as live links at the Online Study Center, these assignments can be accessed while students learn chapter concepts or take practice tests. Quality web sites also follow eachThinking and Writing Togetheractivity and selected practices, so students can learn more about topics of interest for future papers. New!New reading selections offer an even wider variety of essays, including "When Greed Gives Way to Giving," by Ana Veciana-Suarez; "Dear Dads: Save Your Sons," by Christopher N. Bacorn; and "Freedom's Just Another Word," by Anna Quindlen. Sixty-five engaging new models and content-based practice sets are vital toEvergreen's effectiveness. Fresh subjects include the first female Navaho surgeon (to illustrate paragraph coherence), NASCAR safety devices (an example of illustration), and the expanding size of restaurant portions in America (an example of comparison and contrast). New!A four-color design and 46 color images enlivenEvergreen's pedagogy. Every image engages students and prompts them to view, reflect, and connect more deeply with material they read.
Table of Contents
|Exploring the Writing Process|
|The Writing Process|
|Subject, Audience, and Purpose Exploring Online|
|Prewriting to Generate Ideas|
|Keeping a Journal Exploring Online|
|Writers' Workshop: Using Just One of Your Five Senses, Describe a Place|
|Discovering the Paragraph|
|The Process of Writing Paragraphs|
|Defining and Looking at the Paragraph|
|Narrowing the Topic and Writing the Topic Sentence|
|Generating Ideas for the Body|
|Selecting and Dropping Ideas|
|Arranging Ideas in a Plan or an Outline|
|Writing and Revising the Paragraph Exploring Online|
|Coherence Through Order|
|Coherence Through Related Sentences Exploring Online|
|Writers' Workshop: Discuss the Pressures to Grow Up Fast|
|Developing the Paragraph|
|Illustration Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing an Illustration Paragraph Suggested Topic Sentences for Illustration Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Narration Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Narrative Paragraph Suggested Topics for Narrative Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Description Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Descriptive Paragraph Suggested Topics for Descriptive Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Process Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Process Paragraph Suggested Topics for Process Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|The Definition Paragraph Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Definition Paragraph Suggested Topics for Definition Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Comparison and Contrast|
|The Contrast and the Comparison Paragraphs Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Contrast or Comparison Paragraph Suggested Topics for Contrast or Comparison Paragraphs|
|The Comparison-Contrast Paragraph Working Through the Comparison-Contrast Paragraph Suggested Topics for Comparison-Contrast Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Classification Thinking and Writing Together Checklist: The Process of Writing a Classification Paragraph Suggested Topics for Classification Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Cause and Effect Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Cause and Effect Paragraph Suggested Topics for Cause and Effect Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Persuasion Thinking and Writing Together Exploring Online Checklist: The Process of Writing a Persuasive Paragraph Suggested Topics for Persuasive Paragraphs Exploring Online|
|Writers' Workshop: Give Advice to College Writers|
|Writing the Essay|
|The Process of Writing an Essay|
|Looking at the Essay|
|Writing the Thesis Statement|
|Generating Ideas for the Body|
|Organizing Ideas in an Outline|
|Ordering and Linking Paragraphs in the Essay|
|Writing and Revising Essays Checklist: The Process of Writing an Essay Suggested Topics for Essays Exploring Online|
|Types of Essays|
|The Illustration Essay|
|The Narrative Essay|
|The Descriptive Essay|
|The Process Essay|
|The Definition Essay|
|The Comparison or Contrast Essay|
|The Classification Essay|
|The Cause and Effect Essay|
|The Persuasive Essay Exploring|
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