Mosaics: Focusing on Paragraphs in Context / Edition 2

Mosaics: Focusing on Paragraphs in Context / Edition 2

by Kim Flachmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130163139

ISBN-13: 9780130163134

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Part of a three-level developmental writing series that integrates critical thinking, reading, and writing, Mosaics: Focusing on Paragraphs in Context, Fourth Edition specifically highlights paragraph development while guiding students towards a reading and writing routine that fits their lifestyle.. An abundance of exercises and activities is included to help

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Overview

Part of a three-level developmental writing series that integrates critical thinking, reading, and writing, Mosaics: Focusing on Paragraphs in Context, Fourth Edition specifically highlights paragraph development while guiding students towards a reading and writing routine that fits their lifestyle.. An abundance of exercises and activities is included to help readers apply the techniques and practices of good writing to their own work.

This book is explored in four major parts: 1) Reading and Writing for Success in College; 2) Reading and Writing effective Praragraphs; 3) Essays: Paragraphs in Context; and 4) The Handbook.

For professionals with a career in writing and/or education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130163134
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part I Reading and Writing for Success in College

Chapter 1 Reading and Writing as Critical Thinking

Chapter 2 Reading Critically

Chapter 3 Writing Critically

Chapter 4 Revising

Chapter 5 Editing

Part II: Reading and Writing Effective Paragraphs

Chapter 6 Describing

Chapter 7 Narrating

Chapter 8 Illustrating

Chapter 9 Analyzing a Process

Chapter 10 Comparing and Contrasting

Chapter 11 Dividing and Classifying

Chapter 12 Defining

Chapter 13 Analyzing Causes and Effects

Chapter 14 Arguing

Part III: Essays: Paragraphs in Context

Chapter 15 Recognizing an Essay

Chapter 16 How to Read an Essay

Chapter 17 How to Write an Essay

Chapter 18 Revising and Editing a Student Essay

Chapter 19 Revising and Editing Your Own Essay

Chapter 20 Writing Workshop

Part IV: The Handbook

Chapter 21 Introduction 359

Unit 1 Sentences

Chapter 22 Subjects and Verbs

Chapter 23 Fragments

Chapter 24 Fused Sentences and Comma Splices

Unit 2 Verbs

Chapter 25 Regular and Irregular Verbs

Chapter 26 Verb Tense

Chapter 27 Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 28 More on Verbs

Unit 3 Pronouns

Chapter 29 Pronoun Problems

Chapter 30 Pronoun Reference and Point of View

Chapter 31 Pronoun Agreement

Unit 4 Modifiers

Chapter 32 Adjectives

Chapter 33 Adverbs

Chapter 34 Modifier Errors

Unit 5 Punctuation

Chapter 35 End Punctuation

Chapter 36 Commas

Chapter 37 Apostrophes

Chapter 38 Quotation Marks

Chapter 39 Other Punctuation Marks

Unit 6 Mechanics

Chapter 40 Capitalization

Chapter 41 Abbreviations and Numbers

Unit 7 Effective Sentences

Chapter 42 Varying Sentence Structure

Chapter 43 Parallelism

Chapter 44 Combining Sentences

Unit 8 Choosing the Right Words

Chapter 45 Standard and Nonstandard English

Chapter 46 Easily Confused Words

Chapter 47 Spelling

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