Keys to Successful Writing: With Readings / Edition 2

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Focusing on five "keys" to successful essay writing-purpose, focus, material, structure, and style, Keys to Successful Writing helps readers become better writers by presenting simple, consistently applicable tools and techniques. Engaging professional readings represent a variety of genres. Critical thinking questions after the selections ask readers to make connections between the readings. A diagnostic test helps the reader identify his strengths and weaknesses in grammar and mechanics. Sections of the book include: "Using the Computer," "Options for Writing," "Journal Writing," "Responding to Writing," and "Using Outside Sources." Additional features include Editing Exercises, Service Learning writing options, public speaking and public writing guidance, and ESL coverage. "A Writer's Toolkit" in Part 3 discusses risumis, letters, and writing portfolios. For those interested in developing their writing skills.
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This guide to college essay writing covers stages of the composing process and specific patterns of essay development; it includes a toolkit of models and strategies for academic and professional writing, a grammar and usage handbook with practice exercises, and a collection of 28 readings by professional writers. Material is enlivened by real student essays and journal entries along with profiles and photos of the students. This second edition contains a new chapter on using outside sources in essays, a section of professional essays and questions, and a section on public speaking and public writing. Also new are hints for non-native speakers of English. The author teaches at El Camino College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321050939
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Theories of Children's Play 1
Ch. 2 Play and Development 25
Ch. 3 Development of Play 53
Ch. 4 Individual Differences in Play 89
Ch. 5 Play in Diverse Cultures 122
Ch. 6 Play, Special Children, and Special Circumstances With Susan Welteroth 154
Ch. 7 Adult Involvement in Play 188
Ch. 8 Observing Play 218
Ch. 9 Play Environments With Francis Wardle 244
Ch. 10 Play Materials 283
Ch. 11 Play and Education 313
References 339
Index 367
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