EasyWriter / Edition 5

EasyWriter / Edition 5

by Andrea A. Lunsford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1457640465

ISBN-13: 9781457640469

Pub. Date: 11/20/2013

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Andrea Lunsford’s research shows that students today are writing more than ever. Some skills, especially in social writing, come easily to many students. But concepts such as making effective choices for academic work and understanding the conventions of formal written English may be more difficult to grasp. EasyWriter, Fifth Edition, can help. Whether

Overview

Andrea Lunsford’s research shows that students today are writing more than ever. Some skills, especially in social writing, come easily to many students. But concepts such as making effective choices for academic work and understanding the conventions of formal written English may be more difficult to grasp. EasyWriter, Fifth Edition, can help. Whether you’re looking for an affordable way to focus your writing classroom on rhetorical choices, or just a pocket-sized quick reference that your students can use on the go, you’ll find what you need in EasyWriter. And the handy little print book is just the beginning: EasyWriter now includes integrated media components—LearningCurve adaptive quizzing, video prompts, multimodal student writing, and more—to take advantage of what the Web can do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781457640469
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
11/20/2013
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
71,054
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

The Top Twenty (+editing practice)

WRITING
1 A Writer’s Choices (+video)

2 Exploring, Planning, and Drafting (+video, student writing, analysis activity)

3 Critical Thinking and Argument (+student writing, analysis activity)

4 Multimodal Writing (+video, student writing, analysis activity)

5 Writing in the Disciplines

6 Writing to Make Something Happen in the World (+student writing, analysis activity)

SENTENCE GRAMMAR

7 Verbs (+LearningCurve)

8 Subject-Verb Agreement (+LearningCurve)

9 Adjectives and Adverbs (+exercise)

10 Modifier Placement

11 Pronouns (+LearningCurve)

12 Comma Splices and Fused Sentences (+LearningCurve)

13 Sentence Fragments (+LearningCurve)

SENTENCE STYLE

14 Consistency and Completeness

15 Coordination and Subordination (+exercise)

16 Conciseness

17 Parallelism (+LearningCurve)

18 Shifts (+exercise, LearningCurve)

PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

19 Commas (+LearningCurve)

20 Semicolons (+exercise)

21 End Punctuation (+exercise)

22 Apostrophes (+LearningCurve)

23 Quotation Marks (+exercise)

24 Other Punctuation

25 Capital Letters (+LearningCurve)

26 Abbreviations and Numbers

27 Italics

28 Hyphens (+exercise)

LANGUAGE

29 Writing to the World

30 Language That Builds Common Ground

31 Varieties of Language (+video)

32 Word Choice

MULTILINGUAL WRITERS

33 Sentence Structure (+LearningCurve)

34 Nouns and Noun Phrases (+LearningCurve)

35 Verbs and Verb Phrases (+LearningCurve)

36 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases (+exercise)

RESEARCH

37 Conducting Research

38 Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes (+exercise)

39 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism (+exercise)

40 Writing a Research Project

DOCUMENTATION

41 MLA Style (+student writing)

42 APA Style (+student writing)

43 Chicago Style (+student writing)

44 CSE Style (+student writing)

Glossary of Usage

Index/Glossary of Terms

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