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Pathways for Writing Scenarios: From Sentence to Paragraph (book alone)

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Summary

A developmental sentence-to-paragraph writing text that provides the reader with a writing foundation for success in different writing scenarios. The reader is coached for success in varying writing scenarios while strengthening reading-writing skills. Emphasis on writing to different audiences; focus on the reading-writing connection and strategies for active reading; detailed coverage of the stages within the writing process; student success theme help real students become successful college writers. Developmental English - Sentence to Paragraph

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Writing Success Starts Here! xxix
Part I Getting Started
1(84)
An Introduction to Writing
2(20)
What Writing Is and Is Not
3(1)
The Writing Process: An Overview
4(1)
Beginning Tips for Generating Ideas
5(2)
Beginning Tips for Organizing Your Ideas
7(1)
Writing Paragraphs
8(2)
Writing Essays
10(2)
A Sample Student Essay College and the Marine Corps
12(2)
Practical Advice for Getting Started
14(3)
Peer Review
17(1)
Writing Success Tip 1 Participating in Your Writing Class
18(2)
Chapter Review
20(1)
Internet Activities
20(2)
The Reading-Writing Connection
22(24)
Previewing Before Reading
24(3)
Reading for Meaning
27(2)
Reading Ways to Improve Your Memory, Saul M. Kassin
29(2)
How to Handle Difficult Readings
31(1)
How to Record Your Thinking: Annotation
32(1)
Using Idea Maps
33(1)
How to Write About a Reading
34(3)
Writing Success Tip 2 Organizing a Place and Time to Read and Write
37(1)
Thinking Before Reading
38(1)
Reading What Really Scares Us?
38(3)
David Ropeik
Getting Ready to Write
41(2)
Reviewing the Reading
41(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
41(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
41(2)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
43(1)
Writing About the Reading
43(1)
Chapter Review
44(1)
Internet Activities
44(2)
Expanding Your Vocabulary
46(39)
Why Improve Your Vocabulary?
47(1)
Get the Right Tools
47(8)
Use Context Clues to Figure Out Unfamiliar Words
55(5)
Pay Attention to Word Parts
60(14)
Learn Idioms
74(1)
Use Word Mapping to Expand Your Vocabulary
74(2)
Develop a System for Learning New Words
76(2)
Writing Success Tip 3 Improving Your Writing Vocabulary
78(1)
Thinking Before Reading
79(1)
Reading The Buzz on Caffeine
79(2)
Jeffrey Cluger
Getting Ready to Write
81(2)
Reviewing the Reading
81(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
81(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
82(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
83(1)
Writing About the Reading
83(1)
Chapter Review
83(1)
Internet Activities
84(1)
Part II Sentence Basics and Development
85(146)
Complete Sentences Versus Fragments
86(31)
What Is a Fragment?
87(1)
Subjects
88(5)
Verbs
93(4)
Clauses: An Overview
97(8)
How to Spot and Revise Fragments: A Brief Review
105(4)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
109(1)
Writing Success Tip 4 Keeping an Error Log
110(1)
Thinking Before Reading
111(1)
Reading Scar
112(1)
Cynthia Audet
Getting Ready to Write
113(1)
Reviewing the Reading
113(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
113(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
114(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
114(1)
Writing About the Reading
114(1)
Chapter Review
115(1)
Editing Practice
116(1)
Internet Activities
116(1)
Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices
117(25)
The Function of Punctuation
118(2)
Run-On Sentences
120(9)
Comma Splices
129(4)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
133(1)
Writing Success Tip 5 Proofreading Tips
134(1)
Thinking Before Reading
135(1)
Reading Back to School: Students Must Be Prepared to Use Debt Wisely
135(2)
Getting Ready to Write
137(2)
Reviewing the Reading
137(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
137(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
137(2)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
139(1)
Writing About the Reading
139(1)
Chapter Review
139(1)
Editing Practice
140(1)
Internet Activities
141(1)
Combining and Expanding Your Ideas
142(27)
Understanding Independent and Dependent Clauses
143(1)
Combining Ideas of Equal Importance
143(9)
Combining Ideas of Unequal Importance
152(6)
Writing Compound-Complex Sentences
158(2)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
160(1)
Writing Success Tip 6 Writing with a Computer
160(1)
Thinking Before Reading
161(1)
Reading Not Close Enough for Comfort
162(2)
David P. Bardeen
Getting Ready to Write
164(2)
Reviewing the Reading
164(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
164(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
164(2)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
166(1)
Writing About the Reading
166(1)
Chapter Review
167(1)
Editing Practice
168(1)
Internet Activities
168(1)
Using Adjectives and Adverbs to Describe
169(30)
Using Adjectives to Describe
170(7)
Using Adverbs to Describe
177(6)
Using Adjectives and Adverbs to Compare
183(5)
A Student Essay The Longest Day
188(1)
Gentry Carlson
Examining Student Writing
189(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
190(1)
Writing Success Tip 7 Spelling Tips
191(1)
Thinking Before Reading
191(1)
Reading The Homecoming, and Then the Hard Part
192(2)
Anthony Swofford
Getting Ready to Write
194(2)
Reviewing the Reading
194(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
194(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
194(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
195(1)
Writing About the Reading
196(1)
Chapter Review
197(1)
Editing Practice
197(1)
Internet Activities
198(1)
Using Modifiers to Add Detail
199(32)
Using Prepositional Phrases to Add Detail
200(8)
Using -ing Phrases to Add Detail
208(4)
Using Who, Which, and That Relative Clauses to Add Detail
212(8)
A Student Essay Just Coffee, Please! Liz Cole
220(1)
Examining Student Writing
221(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
222(1)
Writing Success Tip 8 Avoiding Slang Expressions
222(1)
Thinking Before Reading
223(1)
Reading Before and After
224(2)
Lance Armstrong
Getting Ready to Write
226(2)
Reviewing the Reading
226(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
227(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
228(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
228(1)
Writing About the Reading
228(1)
Chapter Review
229(1)
Editing Practice
229(1)
Internet Activities
230(1)
Part III Common Sentence Problems and How to Avoid Them
231(66)
Revising Confusing and Inconsistent Sentences
232(34)
Using Pronouns Clearly and Correctly
233(8)
Avoiding Shifts in Person, Number, and Verb Tense
241(4)
Avoiding Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
245(5)
Using Parallelism
250(5)
A Student Essay Rick's Courage
255(2)
Michaela Lozkova
Examining Student Writing
257(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
257(1)
Writing Success Tip 9 Avoiding Trite Expressions
258(1)
Thinking Before Reading
259(1)
Reading Sudanese Describes How He Became a Slave at 7
259(2)
Lornet Turnbull
Getting Ready to Write
261(2)
Reviewing the Reading
261(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
261(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
261(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
261(2)
Writing About the Reading
263(1)
Chapter Review
263(1)
Editing Practice
264(1)
Internet Activities
265(1)
Using Verbs Correctly
266(31)
Using Verb Tenses Correctly
267(4)
Using Irregular Verbs Correctly
271(6)
Avoiding Subject-Verb Agreement Errors
277(3)
Using Active Instead of Passive Voice
280(4)
A Student Essay The Places in My Life
284(1)
Rachel Goodman
Examining Student Writing
285(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
286(1)
Writing Success Tip 10 Eliminating Wordiness and Redundancy
287(1)
Thinking Before Reading
288(1)
Reading If ER Nurses Crash, Will Patients Follow?
288(3)
Paul Duke
Getting Ready to Write
291(2)
Reviewing the Reading
291(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
291(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
291(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
292(1)
Writing About the Reading
293(1)
Chapter Review
294(1)
Editing Practice
295(1)
Internet Activities
295(2)
Part IV Paragraph Basics and Development
297(126)
Planning and Organizing
298(23)
Choosing a Topic
299(4)
Keeping Your Reader in Mind
303(1)
Generating Ideas
304(6)
Organizing Your Ideas
310(1)
A Student Essay Am I a Conformist?
311(2)
Ebtisam Abusamak
Examining Student Writing
313(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
313(1)
Writing Success Tip 11 Using the Computer to Generate Ideas
314(1)
Thinking Before Reading
315(1)
Reading Can I Get You Some Manners with That?
315(2)
Christie Scotty
Getting Ready to Write
317(1)
Reviewing the Reading
317(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
317(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
317(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
318(1)
Writing About the Reading
318(1)
Chapter Review
319(1)
Editing Practice
320(1)
Internet Activities
320(1)
Drafting and Revising
321(31)
Choosing a Manageable Topic
322(3)
Writing Topic Sentences
325(1)
Developing the Paragraph
326(5)
Revising Paragraphs
331(2)
Revision Checklist
333(4)
Student Writing in Progress: Three Versions of The Emotional Wall
337(2)
Tracy Burgio
Student Essay: First Draft Showing Revisions
337(1)
Student Essay: Second Draft Showing Revisions
338(1)
Student Essay: Final Draft
339(1)
Examining Student Writing
339(1)
A Student Essay Beautiful Words + Beautiful Images = One Beautiful Advertisement
340(1)
Rachel Goodman
Examining Student Writing
341(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
342(1)
Writing Success Tip 12 Using Nonsexist Language
342(2)
Thinking Before Reading
344(1)
Reading Can Self-Esteem Fight Poverty and Drugs?
344(2)
Teo Furtado
Getting Ready to Write
346(2)
Reviewing the Reading
346(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
346(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
346(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
347(1)
Writing About the Reading
348(1)
Revision Checklist
348(1)
Chapter Review
349(1)
Editing Practice
350(1)
Internet Activities
351(1)
Developing, Arranging, and Connecting Details
352(23)
Developing a Paragraph Using Specific Details
353(3)
Methods of Arranging Details
356(7)
A Student Essay Halloween: Fun Without Cultural Guilt
363(2)
Maya Prestwich
Examining Student Writing
365(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
365(1)
Writing Success Tip 13 How to Write a Summary
366(1)
Thinking Before Reading
367(1)
Reading A Brother's Murder
367(2)
Brent Staples
Getting Ready to Write
369(1)
Reviewing the Reading
369(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
369(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
370(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
370(1)
Writing About the Reading
370(1)
Revision Checklist
371(1)
Chapter Review
372(1)
Editing Practice
373(1)
Internet Activities
374(1)
Using Methods of Organization
375(48)
Narration
376(3)
What Is Narration?
376(2)
How to Develop a Narrative Paragraph
378(1)
How to Organize a Narrative Paragraph
379(1)
Description
379(5)
What Is Description?
379(1)
How to Develop a Descriptive Paragraph
380(3)
How to Organize a Descriptive Paragraph
383(1)
Example
384(3)
What Is an Example?
384(1)
How to Develop an Example Paragraph
385(2)
How to Organize an Example Paragraph
387(1)
Definition
387(4)
What Is Definition?
387(2)
How to Develop a Definition Paragraph
389(1)
How to Organize a Definition Paragraph
390(1)
Comparison and Contrast
391(4)
What Are Comparison and Contrast?
391(1)
How to Develop a Comparison or Contrast Paragraph
391(2)
How to Organize a Comparison or Contrast Paragraph
393(2)
Classification
395(4)
What Is Classification?
395(1)
How to Develop a Classification Paragraph
396(2)
How to Organize a Classification Paragraph
398(1)
Process
399(3)
What Is Process?
399(1)
How to Develop a Process Paragraph
400(1)
How to Organize a Process Paragraph
401(1)
Cause and Effect
402(5)
What Are Cause and Effect?
402(1)
How to Develop a Cause-and-Effect Paragraph
403(3)
How to Organize a Cause-and-Effect Paragraph
406(1)
Argument
407(5)
What Is Argument?
407(1)
How to Develop an Argument Paragraph
408(3)
How to Organize an Argument Paragraph
411(1)
A Student Essay What My Culture Means to Me
412(1)
Darlene Gallardo
Examining Student Writing
413(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
413(1)
Writing Success Tip 14 Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources
414(1)
Thinking Before Reading
415(1)
Reading Mom Forced to Choose Sons During Tsunami
415(2)
Meraiah Foley
Getting Ready to Write
417(2)
Reviewing the Reading
417(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
418(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
418(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
419(1)
Writing About the Reading
419(1)
Revision Checklist
420(1)
Chapter Review
421(1)
Editing Practice
421(1)
Internet Activities
422(1)
Part V Common Paragraph Problems and How to Avoid Them
423(52)
Revising Underdeveloped Paragraphs
424(23)
Revising Ineffective Topic Sentences
425(8)
Revising Paragraphs to Add Supporting Details
433(4)
A Student Essay How to Raise a Happy Human
437(1)
Rachel Goodman
Examining Student Writing
438(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
439(1)
Writing Success Tip 15 How to Credit Sources
439(1)
Thinking Before Reading
440(1)
Reading How to Put Off Doing a Job
440(2)
Andy Rooney
Getting Ready to Write
442(1)
Reviewing the Reading
442(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
442(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
442(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
443(1)
Writing About the Reading
443(1)
Revision Checklist
444(1)
Chapter Review
445(1)
Editing Practice
446(1)
Internet Activities
446(1)
Using an Idea Map to Spot Revision Problems
447(28)
Does Your Paragraph Stray from Your Topic?
448(3)
Does Every Detail Belong?
451(2)
Are Your Details Arranged and Developed Logically?
453(3)
Is Your Paragraph Balanced?
456(2)
Is Your Paragraph Repetitious?
458(2)
A Student Essay Sports and Life
460(5)
Zoe Cole
First Draft
460(3)
Evaluating the Idea Map
463(1)
Final Draft
464(1)
Examining Student Writing
465(1)
Paragraph Writing Scenarios
466(1)
Writing Success Tip 16 Writing Application Letters
466(1)
Thinking Before Reading
467(1)
Reading Drivers Let Big Brother In to Get a Break
468(1)
Kevin Maney
Getting Ready to Write
469(2)
Reviewing the Reading
469(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
469(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
469(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
470(1)
Writing About the Reading
471(1)
Revision Checklist
471(1)
Chapter Review
472(1)
Editing Practice
473(1)
Internet Activities
474(1)
Part VI Essay Basics, Development, and Common Problems
475(50)
Essay Basics and Development
476(25)
An Overview of the Essay
477(1)
The Structure of an Essay
477(1)
Planning Your Essay
477(2)
Writing Strong Thesis Statements
479(4)
Support Your Thesis with Substantial Evidence
483(2)
A Student Essay Angie's Big Show
485(1)
Alicia Jamieson
Making Connections Among Your Ideas Clear
486(1)
Writing the Introduction, Conclusion, and Title
487(3)
Essay Writing Scenarios
490(1)
Writing Success Tip 17 Writing Essay Exam Answers
490(1)
Thinking Before Reading
491(1)
Reading Calling in Late
492(3)
Kate Zernike
Getting Ready to Write
495(2)
Reviewing the Reading
495(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
495(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
496(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
497(1)
Writing About the Reading
497(1)
Revision Checklist for Essays
498(1)
Chapter Review
498(1)
Editing Practice
499(1)
Internet Activities
500(1)
Avoiding Common Problems in Essays
501(24)
Problem # 1: The Topic Is Too Broad
502(2)
Problem # 2: The Topic Is Too Narrow
504(1)
Problem # 3: The Thesis Statement Needs Revision
505(1)
Problem # 4: The Essay Is Underdeveloped
506(1)
Problem # 5: The Essay Is Disorganized
507(2)
Using Maps to Guide Your Revision
509(1)
Seeking Further Help
510(1)
A Student Essay My Big Deal Knee Surgery
511(2)
Anna Majerczyk
Examining Student Writing
513(1)
Essay Writing Scenarios
513(1)
Writing Success Tip 18 Taking Writing Competency Tests
514(1)
Thinking Before Reading
515(1)
Reading From Now On, Let Women Kill Their Own Spiders
516(1)
Dave Barry
Getting Ready to Write
517(2)
Reviewing the Reading
517(1)
Examining the Reading Using an Idea Map
518(1)
Strengthening Your Vocabulary
519(1)
Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing
519(1)
Writing About the Reading
519(1)
Revision Checklist for Essays
520(5)
Chapter Review
521(1)
Editing Practice
522(1)
Internet Activities
523(2)
Part VII A Multicultural Reader
525(44)
The Beautiful Laughing Sisters---An Arrival Story
526(7)
Mary Pipher
In a Green Mood
533(4)
Sabrina Ford
Los Chinos Discover el Barrio
537(4)
Luis Torres
The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl
541(4)
Elizabeth Wong
A Note to Parents
545(4)
Ruben Navarrette, Jr.
Are Latinos Different?
549(5)
Sandra Marquez
Light Skin Versus Dark
554(4)
Charisse Jones
Thank You M'am
558(5)
Langston Hughes
Tiger Woods and the Emerging Multiracial Identity: Mapping New Ethnic Terrain
563(6)
James M. Henslin
Part VIII Reviewing the Basics
569(67)
Guide to Reviewing the Basics
570(2)
Understanding the Parts of Speech
572(22)
Nouns
573(1)
Pronouns
574(3)
Verbs
577(6)
Adjectives
583(4)
Adverbs
587(2)
Conjunctions
589(1)
Prepositions
590(3)
Interjections
593(1)
Understanding the Parts of Sentences
594(20)
Subjects
595(1)
Predicates
596(2)
Complements
598(2)
Basic Sentence Patterns
600(2)
Expanding the Sentence with Adjectives and Adverbs
602(1)
Expanding the Sentence with Phrases
603(5)
Expanding the Sentence with Clauses
608(2)
Basic Sentence Classifications
610(4)
Using Punctuation Correctly
614(13)
End Punctuation
614(1)
Commas
615(3)
Unnecessary Commas
618(1)
Colons and Semicolons
619(3)
Dashes, Parentheses, Hyphens, Apostrophes, Quotation Marks
622(5)
Managing Mechanics and Spelling
627(9)
Capitalization
627(1)
Abbreviations
628(2)
Hyphenation and Word Division
630(1)
Numbers
631(2)
Suggestions for Improving Spelling
633(1)
Six Useful Spelling Rules
633(3)
Credits 636(2)
Index 638


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