Student Writer / Edition 5

Student Writer / Edition 5

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072414022

ISBN-13: 9780072414028

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Student Writer is a rhetoric with readings that helps students to discover their own writing process,and at the same time,to understand the qualities of effective writing. Many strategies are presented for idea generation,organizing,drafting,revising,editing and proofreading within the context of rhetorical modes as patterns for thought. Woven throughout the

Overview

The Student Writer is a rhetoric with readings that helps students to discover their own writing process,and at the same time,to understand the qualities of effective writing. Many strategies are presented for idea generation,organizing,drafting,revising,editing and proofreading within the context of rhetorical modes as patterns for thought. Woven throughout the text are a generous number of student and professional essays to serve as both models and departure points for writing assignments,and a wide variety of activities for completion both in and out of the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072414028
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE BASICS OF PROCESS AND STRUCTURE

Intro: An Overview of the Writing Process

Chapter 1: Shaping Topics, Discovering Ideas, and Developing a Thesis

Chapter 2: Ordering Ideas and Writing the First Draft

Chapter 3: Revising and Editing the Draft

PART 2: PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 4: Description

Chapter 5: Narration

Chapter 6: Illustration

Chapter 7: Process Analysis

Chapter 8: Comparison-Contrast

Chapter 9. Cause-and-Effect Analysis

Chapter 10: Definition

Chapter 11: Classification

Chapter 12: Argumentation-Persuasion

Chapter 13: Writing in Response to Reading

Chapter 14: Writing the Research Paper

PART 3: AN EDITING GUIDE TO FREQUENTLY OCCURRING ERRORS

Chapter 15: Editing for Word Choice

Chapter 16: Editing for Sentence Fragments

Chapter 17: Editing for Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices

Chapter 18: Editing for Subject-Verb Agreement and Tense Shifts

Chapter 19: Editing for Problems with Pronouns

Chapter 20: Editing for Problems with Modifiers

Chapter 21: Editing for Punctuation

Chapter 22: Editing for Mechanics

Student and Professional Essays

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