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Sentence Resources for Writers / Edition 1
     

Sentence Resources for Writers / Edition 1

by Elizabeth C. Cloninger Long
 

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ISBN-10: 0321277694

ISBN-13: 9780321277695

Pub. Date: 03/23/2005

Publisher: Longman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321277695
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
03/23/2005
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

I. OVERVIEW OF GOOD WRITING.

1. Your Strengths as a Writer.

2. The Bases of Good Writing: The Four Cs.

3. Overview of Paragraph Writing Skills.

4. Essay Overview.

5. Writing Process Overview.

II. WRITING CORRECT SENTENCES.

6. Grammar Overview.

Grammar diagnostic test.

Skills Group 1: Basic Sentence Structure.

7. Prepositional Phrases.

8. Subjects and Verbs.

9. Clauses.

10. Run-On Sentences.

11. Fragments.

12. Sentence Combining 1.

Skills Group 2: Verbs and Pronouns.

13. Regular Verbs.

14. Irregular Verbs.

15. Subject-Verb Agreement.

16. Verb Tense and Tense Consistency.

17. Pronoun Types.

18. Pronoun Agreement, Pronoun Reference, and Point of View.

19. Sentence Combining 2.

Skills Group 3: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Parallelism.

20. Simple Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs.

21. Misplaced Modifiers.

22. Dangling Modifiers.

23. Errors in Parallelism.

24. Sentence Combining 3.

25. Punctuation and Mechanics Overview.

Punctuation and Mechanics Diagnostic Test

Skills Group 4: Punctuation and Mechanics.

26. Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks.

27. Commas.

28. Apostrophes.

29. Quotation Marks.

30. Other Punctuation Marks: Colons and Semi-colons, Parentheses, Dashes,

and Hyphens.

31. Capitalization.

32. Numbers and Abbreviations.

33. Formal Writing Format.

34. Sentence Combining 4.

Skills Group 5: Word Choice.

35. Using the Dictionary.

36. Spelling Well.

37. Words that Look Alike and Sound Alike.

38. Choosing the Best Words.

39. Sensitive Language.

40. Proofing and Polishing (omitted words, incorrect word forms, editing tips).

III.MASTERY TESTs: PRACTICE WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES.

Mastery Test 1:Basic sentence structure.

Mastery Test 2:Verbs and pronouns.

Mastery Test 3: Adjectives, adverbs, and parallelism.

Mastery Test 4: Punctuation and mechanics.

Mastery Test 5: Word choice.

Lab Manual.

Appendices.

ESL Issues.

Working Together: Improving Yourself (peer collaboration guidelines, goal sheet).

Skills Improvement Exam.

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