Steps to Writing Well / Edition 11

Steps to Writing Well / Edition 11

by Jean Wyrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439083959

ISBN-13: 9781439083956

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Steps to Writing Well is for teachers of composition who have had trouble finding a textbooks that students can easily understand. Written in an informal style addressed to the student, this textbook offers a step-by-step guide to writing a variety of 500 - 800 word essays. The combination of concise, practical advice, a number of student and professional samples, and…  See more details below

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Steps to Writing Well is for teachers of composition who have had trouble finding a textbooks that students can easily understand. Written in an informal style addressed to the student, this textbook offers a step-by-step guide to writing a variety of 500 - 800 word essays. The combination of concise, practical advice, a number of student and professional samples, and a brief handbook provides helpful information for students enrolled in a composition course without intimidating them with vast amounts of material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439083956
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
713,274
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Prewriting
2.The Thesis Statement
3.The Body Paragraphs
4.Beginnings and Endings
5.Drafting and Revising: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
6.Effective Sentences
7.Word Logic
8.The Reading-Writing Connection
9.Exposition
10.Argumentation
11.Description
12.Narration
13.Writing Essays Using Multiple Strategies
14.Writing a Paper Using Research
15.Writing about Literature
16.Writing In-Class: Exams and ôResponseö Essays
17.Writing in the World of Work
18.Major Errors in Grammar
19.A Concise Guide to Punctuation
20.A Concise Guide to Mechanics.

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