9780131942950

Write Stuff, The: Thinking Through Essays

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131942950

  • ISBN10:

    0131942956

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

<> Short Retail Description: Combines critical thinking with writing to produce better, independent writers. Critical thinking, comprehensive skill instruction, a wealth of writing activities. Highest level developmental writing course or first semester Composition course.

Table of Contents

To the Instructor
Preface to the Student:About This Text and Student Success Tips
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking in Writing and Reading
Critical Thinking and Reading Techniques
Writing Expository Essays
Writing Expository Paragraphs
Writing Expository Essays: Building Blocks
Writing Expository Essays: Process
Writing Expository Essays: Order, Unity, and Coherence
Writing and Critical Thinking In the Modes
Narration
Description
Process
Classification
Definition
Example and Illustration
Cause and Effect
Comparison and Contrast
Argument and Persuasion
Essay Exams and In-Class or Timed Essays
Using Sources with Integrity
Summary, Paraphrase, and Analysis
Finding, Evaluating, and Using Sources
Modern Language Association (MLA): A Basic Introduction
Readings and Visuals for Thinking and Writing
Writing About Visuals
Reading Selections and Critical Thinking Tasks Spudding Out
A Whole Lot of Cheatinrsquo; Going On
Making Cell Phones in the Class a Community Builder
"Just Walk On By": A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space
One Manrsquo;s Kids
The Discus Thrower
Supersize Me
Thank You for Shopping at Valencia
The Other Side: Some Colleges DO Stress Customer Service
The Lottery
A Hanging
I Wonder: Was It Me Or Was It My Sari?
Still Hungry, Still Homeless,America All the Rage
Madness
Our Tired, Our Poor, Our Kids
Sentence Construction and Common Sentence Errors
Sentence Parts
Sentence Constructions and Sentence Variety <
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