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Wordsmith : A Guide to College Writing (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card)

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9780205703319

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0205703313
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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PEARSON
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Summary

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

Composition
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
Grammar
Verbs and Subjects
Subject-Verb Agreement
Coordination and Subordination
Run-on Sentences
Sentence Fragments
Pronoun Case
Pronoun Agreement, Reference, and Point of View
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Parallel Structure
Verb Shifts
Sentences with Style
Commas
Other Punctuation
Word Choice
Words Commonly Confused
Capital Letters
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks, Underlining, and Italics
Readings
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
Migraine Blues
The Right to Die
The Brutal Business of Boxing
Date Rape: Exposing Dangerous Myths
Education Unplugged
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