The Working Writer / Edition 5

The Working Writer / Edition 5

by Toby Fulwiler Emeritus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132278960

ISBN-13: 9780132278966

Pub. Date: 06/15/2006

Publisher: Pearson

For first-year writing courses, and other courses with an emphasis on the writing process.

The Working Writer is a brief, process-oriented writing guide, including a combination of purposes and genres. The author stresses the importance of building students' confidence through finding their own voice in writing, using journaling and other

Overview

For first-year writing courses, and other courses with an emphasis on the writing process.

The Working Writer is a brief, process-oriented writing guide, including a combination of purposes and genres. The author stresses the importance of building students' confidence through finding their own voice in writing, using journaling and other strategies. The Working Writer has more coverage of research than any other brief rhetoric.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132278966
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/15/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
390,818
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Working Writer, fifth edition

Part One

1 Why Writing Matters

2 Reading Texts Critically

3 Reading Images Critically

4. The Elements of Composition

5 Keeping a Journal

6 Strategies for Starting

7 Sharing and Responding

PART TWO

Writing Essays

8 Reflecting on Experience

9 Exploring Identities: Self and Others

10 Explaining Things

11 Arguing For and Against

12 Interpreting Texts

13 Writing Creative Nonfiction

14 Writing Essay Examinations

PART THREE

Revising and Editing

15 Strategies for Revision

16 Focused Revision

17 Openings and Closings

18 Options for Paragraphs

19 Options for Sentences

20 Punctuating Sentences

21 Portfolios and Publishing

PART FOUR

Research across the disciplines

22 Writing and Research Across the Disciplines (new short chapter)

23 Strategies for Conducting Research

24 Conducting Library Research (include info from evaluating sources…)

25 Conducting Online Research (include info from evaluating sources…)

26 Conducting Field Research (include info from evaluating sources…)

27 Working with Sources (include plagiarism)

28

Writing on the Job (includes Writing Letters and Résumés)

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