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For Developmental English, Basic Skills or Remedial Writing courses, or low-level Freshman Composition.Mosaics: Focusing on Essays illustrates how the companion skills of reading and writing are parts of a larger, interrelated process that moves back and forth through the tasks of prereading and reading, prewriting and writing, and revising and editing.Experience tells us that students have the best chance of succeeding in college if they learn how to respond productively to the varying academic demands made on them throughout the curriculum. One extremely important part of this process is being able to analyze ideas and think critically about issues in many different subject areas. Mosaics: Focusing on Essays illustrates how the companion skills of reading and writing are parts of a larger, interrelated process that moves back and forth through the tasks of prereading and reading, prewriting and writing, and revising and editing. This book encourages students to discover how the "mosaics" of their own reading and writing processes work together to form a coherent whole. By demonstrating the interrelationship among thinking, reading, and writing on progressively more difficulty levels, Mosaics promises to help prepare students for success in college throughout the curriculum.This text ships automatically with MyWritngLab.
Table of Contents
|Reading and Writing: An Overview|
|Reading and Writing in College|
|The Reading Process|
|The Writing Process|
|Preparing to Write|
|Revising and Editing|
|Reading and Writing Effective Essays|
|Analyzing a Process|
|Comparing and Contrasting|
|Dividing and Classifying|
|Analyzing Causes and Effects|
|The Research Paper|
|Recognizing a Research Paper|
|Writing a Research Paper|
|Revising and Editing a Research Paper|
|Subjects and Verbs|
|Fused Sentences and Comma Splices|
|Regular and Irregular Verbs|
|More on Verbs|
|Pronoun Reference and Point of View|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Abbreviations and Numbers|
|Varying Sentence Structure|
|Choosing the Right Words|
|Standard and Nonstandard English|
|Easily Confused Words|
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