Process of Discovery: A Writer's Workshop / Edition 1

Process of Discovery: A Writer's Workshop / Edition 1

by R. J. Willey, Jennifer Berne, Jennifer I. Berne
     
 

PROCESS OF DISCOVERY is a contemporary, brief guide to writing that treats students as writers. Designed for basic and freshman writing courses, this text focuses on the writing process and the importance of revision. It also encourages students to develop their own meaningful topics for writing, to discover their voices in writing, and to work in groups during all… See more details below

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PROCESS OF DISCOVERY is a contemporary, brief guide to writing that treats students as writers. Designed for basic and freshman writing courses, this text focuses on the writing process and the importance of revision. It also encourages students to develop their own meaningful topics for writing, to discover their voices in writing, and to work in groups during all stages of the composing process. All writing concerns are treated within the context of studentsAE work, as they affect students' topics, audiences, and purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070703162
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHO WRITES? WHY WRITE?Chapter 1: How Good Writing Is Like Music Chapter 2: What Good Writing Isn't All About Bogus oRuleso and Popular Misconceptions PART TWO: INVENTION Chapter 3: Where do I Start? Chapter 4: So What do I Write About? Chapter 5: Fifteen Detailed Writing Assignments PART THREE: COMPOSING Chapter 6: How to use Raw Writing to Compose: Where do I Start? Chapter 7: The Introduction Chapter 8: Organizing the Body Chapter 9: Conclusions Chapter 10: Using Computers to Compose PART FOUR: REVISION Chapter 11: Writing is Revising Chapter 12: Getting and Giving Feedback Chapter 13: Revising After Receiving Feedback Chapter 14: Editing PART 5: STUDENT WRITERS AT WORK Chapter 15: Selections of Student Writers at Work PART SIX: SOME COMMON GRAMMAR, MECHANICS, AND USAGE ERRORS Chapter 16: Sentence Fragments Chapter 17: Run ons Chapter 18: Comma Splices Chapter 19: Pronoun Case Chapter 20: Apostropher Chapter 21: Dangling Modifiers (and more...)

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