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It's a simple, best-selling combination that has worked for over 20 years short, accessible essays and helpful, thorough writing instruction.Models for Writerscontinues to offer thought-provoking selections organized to demonstrate not only the rhetorical patterns that students will use in their own essays but also the elements and language that will make those essays effective.
ALFRED ROSA and PAUL ESCHHOLZ are professors emeriti of English at the University of Vermont. They have directed statewide writing programs and conducted numerous workshops throughout the country on writing and the teaching of writing. Rosa and Eschholz have collaborated on a number of best-selling texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Subjects/Strategies, Eleventh Edition (2008); Outlooks and Insights: A Reader for College Writers, Fourth Edition (1995); with Virginia Clark, Language Awareness, Tenth Edition (2008); and, with Virginia Clark and Beth Simon, Language: Readings in Language and Culture, Seventh Edition (2007).
Table of Contents
|Introduction for Students|
|On Reading and Writing Well|
|The Writing Process Prewriting|
|Understand Your Argument Choose a Subject Area, and Focus on a Topic|
|Get Ideas and Collect Information|
|Establish Your Thesis Know Your Audience Determine Your Method of Development|
|Map Your Organization Writing the First Draft|
|Create a Title Focus on Beginnings and Endings Revising Editing Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices Sentence Fragments|
|Subject-Verb Agreement Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Verb Tense Shifts Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Faulty Parallelism Weak Nouns and Verbs Academic Diction and Tone ESL Concerns (Articles and Nouns) Proofreading Writing an Expository Essay: A Student Essay in Progress|
|Golf: A Character Builder(student essay)|
|From Reading to Writing Getting the Most Out of Your Reading|
|Prepare Yourself to Read the Selection|
|Annotate the Text with Marginal Notes|
|Analyze the Text with Questions An Example: Annotating Isaac Asimov’s “Intelligence”|
|Fable for Tomorrow Using Your Reading in the Writing Process Reading as a Writer Writing from Reading: Three Sample Student Essays A Narrative Essay|
|The Strong Arm of a Sixth-Grade Teacher (student essay)|
|A Response Essay|
|The Excuse “Not To”(student essay)|
|An Analytical Essay|
|The Elements of the Essay|
|The Most Important Day James Lincoln Collier|
|Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name|
|Faster, Higher, Stronger, No Longer|
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