9780321461919

Pathways for Writing Scenarios: From Sentence to Paragraph (with MyWritingLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321461919

  • ISBN10:

    0321461916

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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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 Writing Success starts Here! I. GETTING STARTED 1. An Introduction to Writing Writing What Writing Is and Is Not The Writing Process: An Overview Beginning Tips for Generating Ideas Writing Paragraphs Writing Essays Sample Student Essay: College and the Marine Corps Practical Advice for Getting Started Peer Review Writing Success Tip 1: Participating in Your Writing Class CHAPTER REVIEW AND PRACTICE Chapter Review Internet Activities 2. The Reading-Writing Connection Exploring The Reading-Writing Connection Previewing before Reading Reading: Ways to Improve Your Memory Saul M. Kassin Reading for Meaning Ways to Improve Your Memory How to Record Your Thinking: Annotation ESL Tip: Important Terms Using Idea Maps How to Write about a Reading Writing Success Tip 2: Organizing a Place and Time to read and Write Writing about a Reading Thinking before Reading Reading: What Really Scares Us? David Ropeik Getting Ready to Write Reviewing the Reading Examining the Reading: Using an Idea Map to Review the Reading Strengthening Your Vocabulary Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing Writing about the Reading Paragraph Options Essay Options CHAPTER REVIEW AND PRACTICE Chapter Review Internet Activities 3. Expanding Your Vocabulary VOCABULARY Why Improve Your Vocabulary? Get the Right Tools ESL Tip: Limitations of Two-Way Dictionaries Use Context Clues to Figure Out Unfamiliar Words Pay Attention to Word Parts Learn Idioms Use Word Mapping to Expand Your Vocabulary Develop a System for Learning New Words ESL Tip: Learning English Vocabulary Writing Success Tip 3: Improving Your Writing Vocabulary WRITING ABOUT A READING Thinking Before Reading READING: The buzz on Caffeine, Paul Cuadro Getting Ready to Write Reviewing the Reading Examining the Reading: Using an Idea Map to Review the Reading Strengthening Your Vocabulary Reacting to Ideas: Discussion and Journal Writing

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