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Along These Lines / Edition 4
     

Along These Lines / Edition 4

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by John Biays, John Sh Biays
 

ISBN-10: 0131948350

ISBN-13: 9780131948358

Pub. Date: 02/13/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ALONG THESE LINES

Writing Paragraphs and Essays

Fourth Edition

John Sheridan Biays - Carol Wershoven

Florida Exit Test Edition

With Along These Lines, you will master the writing process and be better prepared to write in college and beyond!

What is the "writing process"? It is a series of steps to produce effective writing. Along These Lines guides you

Overview

ALONG THESE LINES

Writing Paragraphs and Essays

Fourth Edition

John Sheridan Biays - Carol Wershoven

Florida Exit Test Edition

With Along These Lines, you will master the writing process and be better prepared to write in college and beyond!

What is the "writing process"? It is a series of steps to produce effective writing. Along These Lines guides you through the following stages as you develop your writing skills:

Prewriting: Thinking about your topic and gathering ideas

Planning: Examining your ideas and focusing them around one main idea

Drafting: Putting your ideas on paper and revising rough versions of your work

Polishing: Reviewing, proofreading, and creating the final version of your work

Along These Lines: Your key resource for confident writing in this course and in your college career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131948358
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/13/2006
Series:
Biays/Wershoven Developmental Writing Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
836
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: WRITING IN STAGES: THE PROCESS APPROACH

1. Writing a Paragraph
2. Illustration
3. Description
4. Narration
5. Process
6. Comparison and Contrast
7. Classification
8. Definition
9. Cause and Effect
10. Argument
11. Writing an Essay
12. Different Essay Patterns
13. Writing from Reading

PART II: THE BOTTOM LINE: GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS

14. The Simple Sentence
15. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination
16. Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
17. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
18. Avoiding Sentence Fragments
19. Using Parallelism in Sentences
20. Using Adjectives and Adverbs
21. Correcting Problems with Modifiers
22. Using Verbs Correctly
23. More on Verbs: Consistency and Voice
24. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
25. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
26. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
27. Punctuation: The Period and the Question Mark
28. Punctuation: The Comma
29. Punctuation: The Semicolon and the Colon
30. Punctuation: The Apostrophe
31. Other Punctuation and Mechanics
32. Spelling
33. Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike
34. Word Choice
35. Sentence Variety

READINGS TO ACCOMPANY THE WRITING CHAPTERS

APPENDIX A: GRAMMAR PRACTICE FOR ESL STUDENTS

APPENDIX B: THE RESEARCH PROCESS

FLORIDA EXIT TEST FOR WRITING STUDY GUIDE

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