This basic writing rhetoric/worktext focuses on paragraph and essay writing skills while featuring ample grammar coverage. It explores the full complexity of the writing process helping students to improve their composing processes and their ability to revise their writing for the 5 Qualities of Good Writing: focus, development, unity, coherence, and correctness.
I. PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE WRITING. 1. The Writing Process. 2. Planning and Writing Strong Paragraphs. 3. Five Qualities of Good Paragraphs. 4. Revising and Editing Paragraphs.
II. THE WRITER’S PORTFOLIO. 5. Description. 6. Narration. 7. Process Analysis. 8. Comparison and Contrast. 9. Division and Classification. 10. Definition. 11. Cause/Effect Analysis. 12. Argumentation.
III. ESSAY DEVELOPMENT. 13. From Paragraph to Essay. 14. Planning and Writing Essay Tests.
IV. THE WRITER’S HANDBOOK. 15. Sentence Structure. 16. Sentence Variety and Style. 17. Grammar and Usage 1 (Nouns, Subjects, and Verbs). 18. Part II Grammar and Usage 2 (Pronouns, Plurals, and Possessives). 19. Vocabulary and Diction. 20. Spelling and Capitalization. 21. Punctuation and Paper Format.
Series: Advancing Writer
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 24th January 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.05
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 1