9780205729623

Pathways : Writing Scenarios (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205729623

  • ISBN10:

    0205729622

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Pathways: Writing Scenarios teaches sentence and paragraph writing skills through themed writing scenarios, a focus on ideas over rules, and connecting grammar and the writing process. Covering all the significant topics at this level, the text also provides comprehensive and integrated coverage of the reading-writing connection (including a multicultural reader), instruction on methods of development, ESL Tips, paragraph-level editing exercises and collaborative activities, Internet activities, substantial online and ancillary support, and a four-color design.

Table of Contents

Preface
Writing Success Starts Here!
Getting Started
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
The Reading-Writing Connection Exploring the Reading-Writing Connection Previewing before Reading
Reading: ldquo;Ways to Improve Your Memory,rdquo;
Reading for Meaning How to Handle Difficult Readings
How to Record Your Thinking: Annotation 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?
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
Expanding Your Vocabulary Vocabulary
Why Improve Your Vocabulary?
Get the Right Tools
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 Writing
Success Tip 3: Improving Your Writing Vocabulary Writing About A Reading
Thinking Before Reading
Reading: The Buzz on Caffeine, Paul Cuadro
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