A Thousand Words: Grammar and Writing in Context (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

A Thousand Words: Grammar and Writing in Context (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

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by Andrew J. Hoffman, Catherine A. Hoffman, Catherine A. Hoffman
     
 

This sentence- to - paragraph writing text uses timely themes, provocative readings, and interesting photographs to help students develop their writing skills.See more details below

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This sentence- to - paragraph writing text uses timely themes, provocative readings, and interesting photographs to help students develop their writing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155112629
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.14(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

1. EDUCATION. Reading. Preparing to Write: Circle of Life. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lesson: The Paragraph. Grammar Lesson: Parts of Speech. Verbs. Adjectives. Adverbs. Prepositions. Zoom-In Practice. Don't Lose Focus. Grammar Review. Sentence Lesson: The Simple Sentence. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 2. FAMILY. Reading. Preparing to Write: Branching. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lessons: Transitions. Zoom-In Practice. Grammar Lesson: Word Order. Don't Lose Focus. Subject-Verb-Direct Object. Subject-Verb-Indirect Object-Direct Object. Subject-Linking Verb-Subject Complement. Subject-Verb-Direct Object-Object Complement. Grammar Review. Applying the Grammar Lesson. Writing the Second Draft. Sentence Lesson: Compound Sentences. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 3. WORK. Reading. Preparing to Write: Conducting an Interview. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lesson: Cover Letter and Resume. Grammar Lesson: Agreement. Zoom-In Practice. Don't Lose Focus. Pronoun Consistency. Grammar Review. Sentence Lessons: Complex Sentences. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 4. MULTICULTURAL AMERICA. Reading. Preparing to Write: Brainstorming. Preparing Yourself to Write. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lessons: Being Specific, Not General. Grammar Lessons: Verbs. Don't Lose Focus. Zoom-In Practice. Sentence Lesson: Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Spliced Sentences. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 5. THE MEDIA. Reading. Preparing to Write: Freewriting. Chapter Writing Assignments. Writing Lesson: Avoiding Wordiness. Zoom-In Practice. Grammar Lesson: Adjectives and Adverbs. Don't Lose Focus. Grammar Review. Sentence Lesson: Misplaced Modifiers. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 6. TECHNOLOGY. Reading. Preparing to Write: Question Grid. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lesson: Using Subject-Specific Language. Zoom-In Practice. Grammar Lesson: Commas. Don't Lose Focus. Sentence Lesson: Pronoun Case. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 7. HEALTH. Reading. Preparing to Write: Asking Questions. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lesson: Choosing Your Words. Zoom-In Practice. Grammar Lesson: Other Punctuation. Don't Lose Focus. Grammar Review. Sentence Lesson: Usage. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test. 8. THE ENVIRONMENT. Reading. Preparing to Write: Creating an Outline. Chapter Writing Assignment. Writing Lesson: Tone. Zoom-In Practice. Grammar Lesson: Capitalization and Spelling. Grammar Review. Sentence Lesson: Parallelism. Portfolio Checklist. Goals in Review. Practice Chapter Test.

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