9780131117167

The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers

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    9780131117167

  • ISBN10:

    0131117165

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

The Writing Process
What Does Writing Involve?
How Do You Prepare and Plan to Write?
How Do You Write A Draft?
How Do You Revise, Edit, and Proofread?
Writing for Public Forums
How Do You Write Responsibly in College and Beyond?
How Do You Read and Think Critically?
How Do You Interpret Visual Texts?
How Can You Write Powerful Arguments?
How Do You Write on Essay Examinations?
Style
Making Paragraphs Work
Opening and Closing Paragraphs
Transitions
Varieties of Language
Effective Sentences
Stylish Sentences
Online Style
Design and Shape of Documents
Document Design
Documents
Grammar and Usage
Subject/Verb Agreement
Verb Tense, Voice, Mood
Verbals
Plurals, Possessives, Apostrophes, Articles
Pronoun Reference
Pronoun Agreement
Pronoun Case
Other Pronoun Issues
Modifiers
ESL Issues
Punctuation and Mechanics
Sentence Endings
Sentence Boundaries: Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices
Commas
Semicolons and Colons
Other Punctuation Marks
Italics, Hyphens, Capitalization, Abbreviations, and Numbers
Research and Writing
How Do You Begin a Research Project?
How Do You Develop a Writing Project?
MLA Documentation - Sample student paper
APA Documentation - Short sample student paper
CMS Documentation - Short sample literary paper
CBE Documentation
Columbia Online Style Documentation
Writing About Literature
Glossary of Terms and Index
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