9780547182797

Viewpoints

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547182797

  • ISBN10:

    0547182791

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-10
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Spark your students' interest in writing with VIEWPOINTS. This thematically organized reader offers diverse perspectives on various themes and issues, including social concerns, media, human behavior, cultural differences, and human rights. With opening chapters that include substantial writing and reading instruction and writing assignments both at the end of each reading and on the web, VIEWPOINTS takes students' writing and critical-thinking skills to the next level. This thoroughly revised Seventh Edition builds on the success of previous editions with thirty-five new readings, all new photographs, author biographies, and source information for every selection.

Table of Contents

Rhetorical Table of Contents
Preface
Viewpoints on Reading and Writing Essays
Viewpoints on Reading Essays
Keeping a Reading Journal
Reading Essays
The Structure of an Essay
Thesis
Supporting Evidence
Order of Support
Before Going On
Understanding the Content
Separating Main Ideas from Supporting Details
Separating Fact from Opinion
Drawing Inferences
Before Going On
Marking as You Read
""The Wet Drug"" by Pete Hamill
Writing Summaries
Writing Reflections
Collecting Words to Lea
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