Ready to Write 2: Perfecting Paragraphs

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2010-03-31
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL

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Ready to Write marks 25 years of this easy-to-teach series, which provides basic writing instruction, dependable strategies, and many opportunities for students to use the composition skills they need to be successful writers in and out of the classroom. A fresh new design, updated content throughout, and a host of new activities reinforce the approach that has made the Ready to Writeseries a classroom favorite for more than two decades. Features: Updated examples and model paragraphsillustrate organizing elements such as topic sentences, supporting details, and signal words. Step-by-step activitiesguide students in comparing and contrasting, describing, analyzing data, writing test answers, and summarizing. Varied, contextualized writing taskshelp students with real-life tasks. Editing and proofreadingexercises encourage students to refine their writing skills. New! Grammar Guidesection presents important grammar points and practice items to boost accuracy. Ready to Writealso includes: Ready to Write 1 Ready to Write 3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Organized: The Key to Good Writing 

Chapter 2:  Understanding Paragraphs

Chapter 3:  Organizing Information by Time Order

Chapter 4:  Organizing Information by Order of Importance

Chapter 5:  Organizing Information by Spatial Order

Chapter 6:  Understanding the Writing Process

Chapter 7:  Supporting the Main Idea

Chapter 8:  Explaining a Process

Chapter 9:  Writing Descriptions

Chapter 10: Expressing Your Opinion

Chapter 11: Comparing and Contrasting

Chapter 12: Analyzing Causes and Effects

Chapter 13: Writing Personal Letters and Business Letters

Chapter 14: Writing Summaries

You Be the Editor Answer Key

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