Improve Your Writing

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From selecting a topic and conducting research to developing an outline, writing drafts, proofreading, and more, IMPROVE YOUR WRITING takes you step-by-step through the creation of a successful research paper. Applicable to any kind of writing addressing any subject matter, author Ron Fry's fundamental and systematic approach goes beyond "one size fits all" checklists to offer real advice that can be adapted according to your individual needs and situations. Ideal for anyone hoping to establish essential ...

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Overview

From selecting a topic and conducting research to developing an outline, writing drafts, proofreading, and more, IMPROVE YOUR WRITING takes you step-by-step through the creation of a successful research paper. Applicable to any kind of writing addressing any subject matter, author Ron Fry's fundamental and systematic approach goes beyond "one size fits all" checklists to offer real advice that can be adapted according to your individual needs and situations. Ideal for anyone hoping to establish essential research, organization, and writing skills, the text empowers you to excel in school, on essay tests, and in life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435461086
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/30/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 423,344
  • Product dimensions: 2.13 (w) x 3.35 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best selling How to Study series, which has sold over two million copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 different books with the intention of providing resources to assist in education reform to realize his ultimate goal of achieving optimum student success.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: One Step at a Time. 1. Getting Ready for Action. 2. Developing Your Battle Plan. 3. Your Approach to Research. 4. Creating a Working Bibliography. 5. Digging In: Researching in Detail. 6. Organizing Your Research. 7. Writing Your Rough Draft. 8. Documenting Your Sources. 9. Revising Your Masterpiece. 10. Compiling Your Final Bibliography. 11. Applying Finishing Touches. 12. Essay Tests and Oral Reports. 13. Writing with ADD. Index.

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