9780321895141

The Writer's World Sentences and Paragraphs

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321895141

  • ISBN10:

    0321895142

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/23/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Understanding that learning to write is not a “one for all” formula, authors Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke wrote The Writer’s World to help instructors reach as many students as possible by meeting their needs and addressing their individual interests and abilities.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. THE WRITING PROCESS

Chapter 1: Exploring

Chapter 2: Developing

Chapter 3: Revising & Editing

Chapter 4: Paragraph Patterns

Chapter 5: Writing the Essay

PART II: EDITING HANDBOOK

Section 1: Some Parts of Speech

Chapter 6: Nouns, Determiners and Prepositions

Chapter 7: Pronouns

Section 2: Problems with Verbs

Chapter 8: Subjects and Verbs

Chapter 9: Present and past Tenses

Chapter 10: Past Participles

Chapter 11: Progressive Tenses

Chapter 12: Other Verb Forms

Section 3: Verb Agreement and Consistency

Chapter 13: Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 14: Tense Consistency

Section 4: Effective Sentences

Chapter 15: Compound Sentences

Chapter 16: Complex Sentences

Chapter 17: Sentence Variety

Section 5: Common Sentence Errors

Chapter 18: Fragments

Chapter 19: Run-Ons

Chapter 20: Faulty Parallel Structure

Section 6: Modifiers

Chapter 21: Adjectives & Adverbs

Chapter 22: Mistakes with Modifiers

Section 7: Word Use and Spelling

Chapter 23: Exact Language

Chapter 24: Spelling

Chapter 25: Commonly Confused Words

Section 8: Punctuation and Mechanics

Chapter 26: Comma Usage

Chapter 27: The Apostrophe

Chapter 28: Quotation Marks and Capitalization

Section 9: Editing

Chapter 29: Editing Practice

PART III: READING STRATEGIES AND SELECTIONS

Chapter 30: Reading Strategies and Reading Selections

Reading Strategies

Reading Selections

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