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The integration of comprehensive skill instruction, a wealth of exercises, and a lab manual makeResources for Writersthe most complete resource for students who wish to improve their writing at the paragraph to essay level. Provides ample exercise/practice opportunity while learning about American culture. Comprehensive skill instruction, a wealth of exercises, a lab manual, and a cultural literacy theme. Exercise-based developmental writing at the paragraph to essay level.
Table of Contents
|The Bases of Good Writing: The Four Cs|
|Writing for a Reader and Reason|
|The Writing Process|
|Prewriting: Coming up with Ideas|
|Drafting: First to Final Drafts|
|Making Changes: Revision|
|Editing for Clarity and Correctness|
|Putting the Writing Process Steps Together|
|The Elements of Good Writing|
|Writing an Effective Topic Sentence|
|Using Specific Examples for Support and Illustration|
|Organizing and Linking Your Ideas|
|Writing from Visuals|
|Choosing the Best Words for Sensitive Writing|
|Improving Your Spelling|
|Expanding Your Vocabulary|
|Strategies for Paragraph Development|
|Illustration and Example|
|Classification and Division|
|Compare and Contrast|
|Cause and Effect|
|The Essay and the Thesis Statement|
|Prewriting for and Drafting an Essay|
|Revising an Essay|
|Writing for Different Purposes|
|Writing to Get a JobOnline Chapter: Writing a Research Essay|
|Writing Correct SentencesGrammar diagnostic test|
|Subjects and Verbs|
|Verb Tense and Tense Consistency|
|Pronoun Agreement, Pronoun Reference, and Point of View|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Errors in Parallelism|
|Punctuation and Mechanics|
|Other Punctuation Marks: Colons and Semi-colons, Parentheses, Dashes, and Hyphens|
|Numbers and Abbreviations|
|Words that Look Alike and Sound Alike|
|Sentence Combining for Sentence Variation|
|Tips for Second-Language Writers|
|Readings for Informed WritingTips for Reading EffectivelyThematic units :Our EducationOur ValuesHow We Live|
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