9780321155979

The Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers

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    9780321155979

  • ISBN10:

    0321155971

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2002
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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Table of Contents

I Writing Processes
What Does Writing Involve?
2(13)
How Do You Find and Explore a Topic?
15(14)
How Do You Focus and Organize a Writing Project?
29(21)
How Do You Write a Draft?
50(10)
How Do You Revise, Edit, and Proofread?
60(23)
How Is Writing Evaluated
83(17)
II Writing for Academic and Public Forums
How Do You Write in College?
100(16)
How Do You Write for the Public?
116(14)
How Do You Read and Think Critically?
130(12)
How Do You Interpret and Use Visual Texts?
142(11)
How Can You Write Powerful Arguments?
153(23)
How Do You Write a Literary Analysis?
176(18)
III Style
What Makes Paragraphs Work?
194(17)
How Do You Manage Opening and Closing Paragraphs?
211(9)
How Do You Manage Transitions?
220(9)
What Kinds of Language Can You Use?
229(28)
How Do You Construct Effective Sentences?
257(46)
How Do You Write Stylish Sentences?
303(27)
IV Design and Shape of Documents
What Is Document Design?
330(17)
How Do You Create Documents and Web Sites?
347(36)
Model Documents
383(23)
V Grammar
Questions About Subject-Verb Agreement?
406(13)
Questions About Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood?
419(16)
Questions About Verbals?
435(6)
Questions About Plurals, Possessives, and Articles?
441(10)
Questions About Pronoun Reference?
451(6)
Questions About Pronoun Agreement?
457(9)
Questions About Pronoun Case?
466(12)
Questions About Pronoun Choices?
478(10)
Questions About Modifiers?
488(17)
Are You an ESL Writer?
505(7)
ESL Questions About Verbs?
512(17)
ESL Questions About Gerunds, Infinitives, Articles, or Number?
529(13)
VI Punctuation and Mechanics
How Do You Punctuate Sentence Endings?
542(5)
Questions About Sentence Boundaries: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-ons?
547(12)
Questions About Commas?
559(17)
Questions About Semicolons and Colons?
576(9)
Questions About Quotation Marks and Ellipses?
585(8)
Questions About Parentheses and Brackets?
593(4)
Questions About Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes?
597(7)
Questions About Italics and Capitalization?
604(11)
Questions About Abbreviations and Numbers?
615(11)
VII Research and Writing
How Do You Design a Research Project?
626(14)
How Do You Find Information?
640(30)
Using the Library and Library Catalogs
640(4)
Finding Research Materials
644(9)
Choosing Electronic Resources
653(6)
Searching with Keywords
659(5)
Conducting Field Research
664(6)
How Do You Evaluate and Use Sources?
670(23)
Evaluating Research Sources
670(7)
Using Research Materials
677(16)
How Do You Acknowledge Sources?
693(16)
Documenting a Research Project
693(3)
Understanding Academic Responsibility
696(5)
Handling Quotations
701(8)
How Do You Complete a Project?
709(13)
VIII Documentation
How Do You Use MLA Documentation?
722(51)
How Do You Use APA Documentation?
773(30)
How Do You Use CMS Documentation?
803(17)
How Do You Use CBE Documentation?
820(6)
How Do You Use COS Documentation?
826(30)
Glossary of Terms and Usage 856(51)
Index 907

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