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Mosaics : Reading and Writing Paragraphs



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Mosaicsillustrates how reading and writing are part of a interrelated process, and encourages students to discover how the "mosaics" of their own reading and writing processes work together to form a coherent whole.

Table of Contents

Part I Reading and Writing for Success in College

Chapter 1  Reading and Writing as Critical Thinking

Chapter 2  Reading Critically

Chapter 3  Writing Critically

Chapter 4  Revising  

Chapter 5  Editing  


Part II: Reading and Writing Effective Paragraphs  

Chapter 6   Describing  

Chapter 7   Narrating  

Chapter 8   Illustrating  

Chapter 9   Analyzing a Process  

Chapter 10 Comparing and Contrasting  

Chapter 11  Dividing and Classifying  

Chapter 12  Defining  

Chapter 13  Analyzing Causes and Effects  

Chapter 14  Arguing  


Part III: Essays: Paragraphs in Context  

Chapter 15  Recognizing an Essay  

Chapter 16  How to Read an Essay  

Chapter 17  How to Write an Essay  

Chapter 18  Revising and Editing a Student Essay  

Chapter 19  Revising and Editing Your Own Essay  

Chapter 20  Writing Workshop  


Part IV: The Handbook

Chapter 21  Introduction   359

Unit 1  Sentences

Chapter 22  Subjects and Verbs  

Chapter 23  Fragments  

Chapter 24  Fused Sentences and Comma Splices  

Unit 2  Verbs

Chapter 25  Regular and Irregular Verbs  

Chapter 26  Verb Tense  

Chapter 27  Subject-Verb Agreement  

Chapter 28  More on Verbs  

Unit 3  Pronouns

Chapter 29 Pronoun Problems  

Chapter 30  Pronoun Reference and Point of View  

Chapter 31  Pronoun Agreement  

Unit 4  Modifiers

Chapter 32  Adjectives  

Chapter 33  Adverbs  

Chapter 34  Modifier Errors  

Unit 5  Punctuation

Chapter 35  End Punctuation  

Chapter 36  Commas  

Chapter 37  Apostrophes  

Chapter 38  Quotation Marks  

Chapter 39  Other Punctuation Marks  

Unit 6  Mechanics

Chapter 40  Capitalization  

Chapter 41  Abbreviations and Numbers  

Unit 7  Effective Sentences

Chapter 42  Varying Sentence Structure  

Chapter 43  Parallelism  

Chapter 44  Combining Sentences  

Unit 8  Choosing the Right Words

Chapter 45  Standard and Nonstandard English  

Chapter 46  Easily Confused Words  

Chapter 47  Spelling  

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