The Pearson Lab Manual for Developing Writers Volume B: Paragraphs

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/20/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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The Pearson Lab Manual for Developing Writers, Volume B, is a supplemental [printed] lab manual that complements all Pearson Developmental Writing titles. The lab manual provides exercises that encourage students to apply key concepts covered in most writing classes (i.e., topic sentences, thesis statements, coherence, unity, levels of development). Analysisexercises give further illustration of concepts explained in class and in the primary textbook;Buildingexercises give students the "raw materials" to develop paragraphs and/or essays along the various modes. Revision prompts encourage students to look at specific key elements of their own writing and assess whether they have met the needs of their reading audience.

Table of Contents

Identifying Topic Sentence Errors
Composing Topic Sentences
Paragraph Unity
Levels of Development
Developing a Paragraph with Reason and Examples
Analyzing Coherence in a Paragraph
Paragraph Analysis
Analyzing a Description Paragraph
Building a Description Paragraph
Analyzing a Narrative Paragraph
Building a Narrative Paragraph
Analyzing an Illustration Paragraph
Building an Illustration Paragraph
Analyzing a Process Paragraph
Building a Process Paragraph
Analyzing a Comparison/Contrast Paragraph
Building a Comparison/Contrast Paragraph
Analyzing a Cause and Effect Paragraph
Building a Cause and Effect Paragraph
Analyzing a Classification Paragraph
Building a Classification Paragraph
Analyzing a Definition Paragraph
Building a Definition Paragraph
Analyzing a Persuasion Paragraph
Building a Persuasion Paragraph
Answer Key
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