Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 2

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Overview

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, BOOK 2 is a developmental English book for reading and writing at the essay level. It connects the reading and writing processes so that they are fully reciprocal and reinforcing, using parallel strategies to analyze reading and to generate writing. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, BOOK 2 teaches specific reading strategies with each essay genre and teaches rhetorical modes of writing as modes of thought. Grammar instruction is integrated in authentic writing, using high-interest professional and student models.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133312499
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 431,940
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dave Kemper has been a contributing partner with Write Source since 1986. He has co-authored Fusion 1, Fusion 2, Write 1 Sentences to Paragraphs, Write 2 Paragraphs to Essays, and the complete line of Write Source handbooks and writing texts. In addition to his editorial work, Kemper has presented at national writing conventions and conducted writing workshops across the country. Prior to his work with Write Source, Kemper taught literature and writing for eleven years.

Dr. Verne Meyer is a businessperson and an educator who has taught in high schools and in college. In 1977, he co-founded Write Source Educational Publishing House, now a subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Supplemental. A graduate of Calvin College, Marquette University, and the University of Minnesota, he has co-authored FUSION 1, FUSION 2, WRITE 1 SENTENCES TO PARAGRAPHS, WRITE 2 PARAGRAPHS TO ESSAYS, and more than a dozen English handbooks, including WRITE SOURCE 2000, WRITERS INC, WRITE FOR COLLEGE, THE COLLEGE WRITER, WRITE FOR BUSINESS, THE BUSINESS WRITER, and WRITING EFFECTIVE E-MAIL. Today, Dr. Meyer is a contributing editor for Write Source, Houghton Mifflin, and UpWrite Press. He also leads writing workshops across the United States.

Dr. John Van Rys is a Professor of English at Redeemer University College, in Ancaster, Ontario. A graduate of The University of Western Ontario and Dalhousie University, Van Rys has taught a wide range of writing courses for more than twenty-five years in Canada and the United States: Freshman Composition, Expository Writing, Argumentation, Creative Nonfiction, and Business Writing. Van Rys also teaches literature courses, primarily in Canadian literature. While he does scholarly work on Canadian authors such as Alice Munro, he has also co-authored several writing texts, including The College Writer (now in its fifth edition), The Business Writer, and COMP. He is the lead author of The Research Writer: Curiosity, Discovery, Dialogue; the Canadian edition of COMP; and Writing Life: A Canadian Student's Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching.

Pat Sebranek is a businessperson and an educator who co-founded Write Source in 1977. Prior to founding Write Source, Mr. Sebranek taught writing and speaking at the high school level for 16 years, where he developed several courses aimed at helping students use the writing process more effectively. He has co-authored Fusion 1, Fusion 2, Write 1 Sentences to Paragraphs, Write 2 Paragraphs to Essays, and many more English handbooks, including Write Source 2000, Writers INC, Write for College, The College Writer, Write for Business, The Business Writer, and Writing Effective E-Mail. He continues to contribute to products that will help individuals improve their communication skills.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: READING AND WRITING FOR SUCCESS. Chapter 1. Academic Reading & Learning. Ready to Learn. Understanding the Reading Process. Using Reading Strategies. Reading Critically. Improving Vocabulary. Reading Graphics. Chapter 2. The Rhetoric of Academic Reading. Understanding the Reading Situation. Identifying the Main Idea. Analyzing Supporting Details. Recognizing the Patterns of Organization. Considering Voice and Tone. Analyzing Word Choice and Sentences. Chapter 3. Academic Writing & Learning. Writing to Learn. Understanding the Writing Process. Using Writing Strategies. Writing Critically and Logically. Using Technology. Chapter 4. The Rhetoric of Academic Writing. Understanding the Writing Situation. Selecting Specific Topics. Establishing a Thesis or Focus. Incorporating Support. Choosing Appropriate Patterns of Organization. Considering Voice and Tone. Addressing Word Choice and Sentences. Chapter 5. The Reading-Writing Connection. Analyzing Assignments. Using the Traits. PART II: READING AND WRITING ESSAYS Chapter 6. Summarizing. Understanding Summaries. Learning Reading/Writing Strategies. Reading and Reacting to Summaries. Planning and Writing a Summary. Improving the Summary. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 7. Description. Understanding Description. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 8. Narration. Understanding Narration. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Narrative. Reading and Reacting to a Student Narrative. Planning and Writing a Narrative. Improving the Narrative (Revising and Editing). Review and Enrichment. Chapter 9. Illustration. Understanding Illustration. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 10. Definition. Understanding Definition. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 11. Process. Understanding Process. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 12. Classification. Understanding Classification. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 13. Cause-Effect. Understanding Cause-Effect. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 14. Comparison. Understanding Comparison. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 15. Argumentation. Understanding Argumentation. Learning Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Essay. Reading and Reacting to a Student Essay. Planning and Writing an Essay. Improving the Essay. Review and Enrichment. Chapter 16. Research Reports. Understanding Research. Learning Essay Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to Professional Research. Reading and Reacting to a Student Research Report. Planning and Writing a Report. Improving the Report. Review and Enrichment. PART III: SENTENCE WORKSHOPS. Chapter 17. Sentence Basics. Subjects and Verbs. Adjectives and Adverbs. Phrases. Clauses. Chapter 18. Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences. Simple Sentences. Compound Sentences. Complex Sentences. Chapter 19. Agreement. Subject-Verb Agreement. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. Chapter 20. Sentence Problems. Fragments. Comma Splices and Run-Ons. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Shifts in Sentences. PART IV: WORD WORKSHOPS. Chapter 21. Noun. Classes of Noun. Singular and Plural. Count and Noncount. Articles and Noun Markers. Chapter 22. Pronoun. Personal Pronoun. Indefinite Pronoun. Relative Pronoun. Other Pronoun Types. Chapter 23. Verb. Classes of Verb. Number and Person of Verb. Voice of Verb. Verb Tenses. Verbals. Chapter 24. Adjective and Adverb. Adjective Questions. Adjective Order. Adverb Question. Placement of Adverbs. Chapter 25. Conjunction and Preposition. Coordinating and Correlative Conjunctions. Subordinating Conjunctions. Common Prepositions. PART V: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS WORKSHOPS. Chapter 26. Comma. In Compound Sentences. After Introductory Words. With Equal Adjectives. Between Items in a Series. With Appositives and Interrupters. Chapter 27. Other Punctuation. End Punctuation. Apostrophes. Semicolons and Colons. Hyphens. Dashes Chapter 28. Quotation Marks and Italics. Quotation Marks. Italics. Chapter 29. Capitalization. Basic Capitalization Rules. Advanced Capitalization Rules.

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