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This two-book developmental writing series engages using with its environmental theme.A Writer's Workshop: Crafting Paragraphs, Building Essaysengages developing writers with a hands-on, process-oriented, collaborative, and conscientious approach to writing, treating students as writers and writing as a dynamic process. Throughout, this text offers sound connections between its lessons and students' existing knowledge. It also explores why we study each writing skill and process, linking lessons to future application in the classroom and beyond.
Table of Contents
|Getting Our Feet Wet|
|Practicing the Writing Process|
|Making the Most of Reading|
|Working with the Paragraph|
|Picturing A Place (Description)|
|Telling Your Own Story (Narration)|
|Illustrating through Examples|
|Creating and Explaining Groups (Classification)|
|Recognizing Causes, Explaining Effects|
|Explaining Activities: Doing and Understanding Them (Process Analysis)|
|Explaining Similarities and Differences (Comparison-Contrast)|
|Working with the Essay|
|Introducing the Essay|
|Expanding Paragraphs into Essays|
|Defining Terms, Clarifying Ideas (Definition)|
|Writing Persuasively (Argument)|
|Taking Essay Exams|
|Writing with Research|
|Creating Sentence Variety|
|Choosing the Most Effective Word|
|Practicing Sentence Sense|
|Working with Sentence Parts|
|Using Coordination, Subordination, and Parallelism|
|Avoiding Run-Ons, Comma Splices, and Sentence Fragments|
|Working with Verbs: Form and Agreement|
|Working with Pronouns: Reference, Agreement, and Form|
|Describing with Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Using Commas, Other Punctuation, and Mechanics|
|Spelling and Distinguishing Sound-Alike Words|
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