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TheWordsmithseries is the value-packed option that students will appreciate while mastering key writing and grammar skills. Wordsmithis the book for instructors who want to truly connect with their students. Arlov created a text that counters many of the objections instructors had about textbooks, such as: Students find textbooks dry and tedious.Arlov includes thought-provoking chapter openers, plenty of visuals, and a conversational, engaging writing style that students really respond to. Students find textbooks irrelevant to their lives.Arlov's coverage of the rhetorical modes is realistic and models real-life writing. She includes "Real Writing" examples in the modes chapters to makeWordsmithrelevant to students'lives. Students become frustrated if the entire text is not used in class.Wordsmithis 100 pages briefer than similar texts on the market and an affordable option. This more concise approach also does not overwhelm students with too much information.Wordsmithprovides students with just the right balnace of instruction and practice.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Preparing to Write|
|Building a Framework: Thesis and Organization|
|Introducing the Essay|
|Developing Body Paragraphs|
|Concluding the Essay|
|Revising, Proofreading, and Formatting|
|Showing and Telling: Description, Narration, and Example|
|Limiting and Ordering Definition, Classification, and Process|
|Examining Logical Connections: Comparison-Contrast, Cause-Effect, and Argument|
|Writing a Summary|
|Writing a Research Paper|
|Verbs and Subjects|
|Coordination and Subordination|
|Pronoun Agreement, Reference, and Point of View|
|Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers|
|Sentences with Style|
|Words Commonly Confused|
|Quotation Marks, Underlining, and Italics|
|Two Ways of Seeing a River|
|Growing Up Bilingual|
|The Game of My Life|
|When Words Get in the Way|
|Letting in Light|
|Coping with Procrastination|
|The Right to Die|
|The Brutal Business of Boxing|
|Date Rape: Exposing Dangerous Myths|
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