Jumpstart! A Workbook for Writers / Edition 2by Barbara Fine Clouse
Pub. Date: 05/22/2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
JUMPSTART! A Workbook for Writers is designed to build the confidence and competence students need to make the successful transition into college writing. While it primarily focuses on the most frequently occurring sentence-level grammar and structure issues, the text also teaches the whole writing process, including coverage of the paragraph and whole discourse.
JUMPSTART! A Workbook for Writers is designed to build the confidence and competence students need to make the successful transition into college writing. While it primarily focuses on the most frequently occurring sentence-level grammar and structure issues, the text also teaches the whole writing process, including coverage of the paragraph and whole discourse. And because basic writers need to write rather than read about writing, JUMPSTART includes an abundance of exercises and activities.
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Table of Contents
Part 1: Developing Your Writing Process and Writing Paragraphs and EssaysChapter 1: Your Writing ProcessChapter 2: Writing a ParagraphChapter 3: Writing an Essay
Part 2: Understanding the SentenceChapter 4: Subjects and VerbsChapter 5: CoordinationChapter 6: SubordinationChapter 7: Sentence FragmentsChapter 8: Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
Part 3: Understanding VerbsChapter 9: The Present Tense/Subject-Verb AgreementChapter 10: The Past TenseChapter 11: The Perfect Tenses/Active and Passive VoiceChapter 12: The Progressive TensesChapter 13: Tense Shifts
Part 4: Understanding PronounsChapter 14: PronounsChapter 15: Pronoun-Antecedent AgreementChapter 16: Other Pronoun Challenges
Part 5: Understanding Modifiers and PrepositionsChapter 17: Adjective, Adverbs, and ArticlesChapter 18: Using Participles and Infinitives to DescribeChapter 19: Prepositions
Part 6: Improving SentencesChapter 20: Achieving ParallelismChapter 21: Special Sentence Structure ChallengesChapter 22: Varying Sentence Openers
Part 7: Spelling CorrectlyChapter 23: SpellingChapter 24: Frequently Confused Words
Part 8: Capitalizing and PunctuatingChapter 25: Capitalization and EndmarksChapter 26: CommasChapter 27: ApostrophesChapter 28: Punctuating Direct Quotations
Photo Gallery with Writing Topics
Appendix: The Parts of Speech
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