9780205646661

Write Time, Write Place Sentences and Paragraphs (Book 1)

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    9780205646661

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    0205646662

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Write Time, Write Place: Sentences and Paragraphs helps students build a solid foundation of college writing skills. The text presents structured, sequential instruction and a variety of features that stimulate thinking, enhance learning, and provide a context for writing.

Table of Contents

 

Part 1                     Writing the College Paragraph

 

Chapter 1              Writing in College

College Writing: Informal and Formal

                Informal Writing

                Formal Writing

                                Features of Formal Writing

                                Word Choices in Formal Writing

The Writing Process

Writing Assignments

                Helpdesk

                Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

                Comment on a Contemporary Issue

                Write about an Image

College Success Tip: Transitioning to College: Advice from Students Who Have Been There

 

Chapter 2              Prewriting the College Paragraph

                                What Is an Academic Paragraph?

                                                Paragraph Appearance

                                                Parts of the Academic Paragraph

                                Prewrite

                                                Understand Your Topic

                                                Understand Your Purpose

                                                Understand Your Audience

                                                Understand Your Point of View

                                                Prewrite to Develop Ideas for the Topic

                                                                Freewriting

                                                                Concept Mapping

                                                                Listing

                                                                Brainstorming

                                                Narrow Your Topic

                                Write the Topic Sentence

                                                What Is a Good Topic Sentence?

                                Writing Assignments

                                                Help Desk

                                                Group Activity: Using Prewriting Strategies

                                                Reading and Writing across the Curriculum: Communication

                                                Comment on a Contemporary Issue

                                                Write about an Image

                                College Success Tip: Student Code of Conduct

 

Chapter 3              Organizing and Drafting the Paragraph

                                Develop Supporting Details

                Examples

                                Descriptions

                                Steps

                                Reasons

                                Facts and Statistics

                                Avoid Opinions as Supporting Details

                                Ways to Develop Supporting Details

                                Organize Supporting Details            

                                                Time Order

                                                Spatial Order

                                                Order of Importance

                                                Write a Plan

                                                                Scratch Outline

                                                                Graphic Organizer

                                Draft a Paragraph

                                                Write the Concluding Sentence

                                                Write the Title

                                Writing Assignments

                                                Help Desk

                                                Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum: Film Study

                                                Comment on a Contemporary Issue

                                                Write About an Image

                                College Success Tip: How to Get Outside Help from Your Instructor                            

 

Chapter 4              Revising, Editing and Proofreading the Paragraph

                                Revise a Paragraph

                                                Checking the Assignment

                                                Revising One Element at a Time: SOCS

                                                                Support

                                                                Organization

                                                                Connectors and Transitions

                                                                Style

                                                Christina’s Revised Paragraph

                                Editing and Proofreading

                                                Editing

                                                Proofreading

                                Writing Assignments

                                                Help Desk

                                                Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum: Economics

                                                Comment on a Contemporary Issue

                                                Write About an Image

                                College Success Tip: Take Control of Your Time              

 

Part 2     Paragraph and Essay Development

 

Chapter 5              Narration

                                What is Narration?

                                                Narration in College Writing

The Narration Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Narration Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                At a Glance: Narration Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Manage Your Emotions  

 

Chapter 6              Description

                                What is Description?

                                                Description in College Writing

The Description Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Description Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                At a Glance: Description Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: The Art of Overcoming Adversity in College

 

Chapter 7              Process

                                What is Process?

                                                Process in College Writing

The How-to Process Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï How-to Process Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                At a Glance: Process Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Working While Going to College   

 

Chapter 8              Illustration

                                What is Illustration?

                                                Illustration in College Writing

The Illustration Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Illustration Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                 At a Glance: Illustration Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Should You Take an Online Course?             

 

Chapter 9              Comparison and Contrast

                                What is Comparison and Contrast?

                                                Comparison and Contrast in College Writing

The Comparison and Contrast Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Comparison and Contrast Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                 At a Glance: Comparison and Contrast Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Are You Prepared for Computer Problems?

 

Chapter 10            Classification

                                What is Classification?

                                                Classification in College Writing

The Classification Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Classification Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                 At a Glance: Classification Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: I Tried Really Hard. Where’s My A?

 

Chapter 11            Cause and Effect

                                What is Cause and Effect?

                                                Cause and Effect in College Writing

The Cause and Effect Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Cause and Effect Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                 At a Glance: Cause and Effect Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Note Texting     

 

Chapter 12            Definition

                                What is Definition?

                                                Definition in College Writing

The Definition Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Definition Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                At a Glance: Definition Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

 

Chapter 13            Argument

                                What is Argument?

                                                Argument in College Writing

                                The Argument Paragraph

                                                The Topic Sentence

                                                The Supporting Details

                                Ï Argument Paragraph Graphic Organizer

                                                Connectors and Transition Words and Expressions

                                                The Concluding Sentence

                                 At a Glance: Argument Paragraph Essentials

                                Paragraph Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: “I Don’t Need the Library–Everything’s on the Internet”

 

Chapter 14            Writing the College-Level Essay

                                What Is the College-Level Essay?

                                                Difference Between the Paragraph and the Essay

                                                Parts of the College-Level Essay

                                Writing the College-Level Essay

                                                The Introduction

                                                The Body

                                                The Conclusion

                                Ï Essay Graphic Organizer

                                Essay Writing Assignments

                                College Success Tip: Failing a Course? Find Out Why and Take Action

 

Part 3                     Building Powerful Sentences

 

Chapter 15            Simple Sentences: Subjects, Verbs, and Objects

                                What Is a Simple Sentence

                                Subjects

                                                Noun Subjects

                                                Pronoun Subjects

                                                Compound Subjects

                                Action Verbs

                                Compound Verbs

                                Direct Objects

                                                Nouns as Direct Objects

                                                Personal Pronouns as Direct Objects

                                                Compound Direct Objects

                                Indirect Objects

                                                Personal Pronouns as Indirect Objects

                                                Compound Direct Objects

                                At a Glance: Simple Sentences

                                Writing Assignment

                                College Success Tip: The Power of Study Groups

                               

Chapter 16            Simple Sentences: Be and Linking Verbs

                                The Verb Be

                                Subject, Be Verb and Adverb Sentence Pattern

                                Subject, Be Verb, and Subject Complement Sentence Pattern

                                Subject, Linking Verb, and Subject Complement Sentence Pattern

                                At a Glance: Simple Sentences with Be and Linking Verbs

                                Writing Assignment

                                College Success Tip: When Things Get Tough, Withdraw or Stay?

 

Chapter 17            Questions, Commands, and Here/There Patterns

                                Question Sentences

                                                Yes/No Questions

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