NorthStar: Focus on Reading and Writing / Edition 1

NorthStar: Focus on Reading and Writing / Edition 1

by Robert Cohen, Judy Miller, Robert F. Cohen, Robert Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201694212

ISBN-13: 9780201694215

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201694215
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1 MY TIME IN A BOTTLE
1(22)
Theme: Addiction
Reading One: My Time in a Bottle, Mickey Mantle
5(5)
Reading Two: Mick's Toughest Inning, Cathy Burke
10(4)
Grammar: Unreal Conditionals
14(3)
Style: Elements of Autobiographical Writing
17(6)
2 A BRIDGE ACROSS THE GENERATIONS
23(28)
Theme: Aging
Reading One: Senior Citizens at Wilton High
28(6)
Reading Two: I Don't Feel or Look My Age, Susan Scalone-Bonnici
34(7)
Grammar: Noun Clauses
41(3)
Style: Introductory Paragraphs and Thesis Statements
44(7)
3 THE ROAD TO SUCCESS
51(24)
Theme: Personality
Reading One: Gotta Dance, Jackson Jodie Daviss
55(7)
Reading Two: Keeping Your Confidence Up, Dennis O'Grady
62(6)
Grammar: Identifying and Nonidentifying Adjective Clauses
68(3)
Style: Paragraph Development--Supporting a Topic Sentence with Illustration and Conclusion
71(4)
4 WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE
75(26)
Theme: Our Environment--Water
Reading One: The Great Flood of '93, Alan Mairson
80(6)
Reading Two: The Bounty of the Sea, Jacques Cousteau
86(5)
Grammar: Adverb Clauses and Discourse Connectors Expressing Cause and Effect
91(4)
Style: Cause-and-Effect Essays
95(6)
5 WHAT IS LOST IN TRANSLATION?
101(28)
Theme: Crosscultural Insights
Reading One: Lost in Translation, Eva Hoffman, and The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl, Elizabeth Wong
105(7)
Reading Two: In One School, Many Sagas, Alan Riding
112(6)
Grammar: Adverb Clauses of Comparison and Contrast
118(3)
Style: Comparison and Contrast Essays
121(8)
6 THE LANDSCAPE OF FAITH
129(24)
Theme: Religion
Reading One: Peace Prevails, Claudia Dreifus
133(5)
Reading Two: Religion, Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia
138(6)
Grammar: Definite and Indefinite Articles with Count and Non-Count Nouns
144(3)
Style: Writing a Definition Essay
147(6)
7 MANAGING A CAREER
153(28)
Theme: Business
Reading One: The Expanding Role of Temps, Hal Lancaster
156(6)
Reading Two: Coca Cola Thinks International, Alan M. Rugman and Richard M. Hodgetts
162(6)
Grammar: Specific Uses of Gerunds and Infinitives
168(5)
Style: Cover Letters and Resumes
173(8)
8 WHEN THE SOLDIER IS A WOMAN
181(24)
Theme: The Military
Reading One: Women at War, Glamour
185(6)
Reading Two: In Peace, Women Warriors Rank Low, James C. McKinley, Jr
191(6)
Grammar: Direct and Indirect Speech
197(3)
Style: Paragraph Development--Writing a Summary
200(5)
9 THE CELLIST OF SARAJEVO
205(24)
Theme: The Arts
Reading One: The Cellist of Sarajevo, Paul Sullivan
209(4)
Reading Two: The Soloist, Mark Salzman
213(7)
Grammar: Reporting Ideas and Facts with Passives
220(3)
Style: Using Descriptive Language
223(6)
10 THE RIGHT TO READ
229(32)
Theme: First Amendment Issues
Reading One: Book Banning Must Be Stopped, Marcia Cohen
233(6)
Reading Two: Some Books That Have Been Banned from School Libraries
239(9)
Grammar: Review of Verb Tenses
248(7)
Style: Argumentative Essays
255(6)
Answer Key 261

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