Writing in Action

Writing in Action

by Andrea A. Lunsford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1457665034

ISBN-13: 9781457665035

Pub. Date: 01/10/2014

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Andrea Lunsford’s research treats student writers as writers first—not only in the classroom, but in every aspect of their lives. Her newest handbook features a simple and inviting design that helps students find solutions for every situation as they translate their skills as writers in their day-to-day lives to the conventions of solid academic writing

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Andrea Lunsford’s research treats student writers as writers first—not only in the classroom, but in every aspect of their lives. Her newest handbook features a simple and inviting design that helps students find solutions for every situation as they translate their skills as writers in their day-to-day lives to the conventions of solid academic writing. Featuring the writing process coverage of larger handbooks at a value price, Writing in Action is a supportive reference that emphasizes rhetorical strategies that help students put their ideas into action.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781457665035
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
412,580
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

WRITING FOR COLLEGE AND BEYOND

1 The Top Twenty: A Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Your Writing

2 Expectations for College Writing

3 Writing to Make Something Happen in the World

WRITING

4 A Writer’s Choices

5 Exploring, Planning, and Drafting

6 Multimodal Assignments

7 Writing in the Disciplines

8 Designing Documents

 

CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENT

9 Critical Reading

10 Analyzing Arguments

11 Constructing Arguments

RESEARCH

12 Preparing for a Research Project

13 Doing Research

14 Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes

15 Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

16 Writing a Research Project

LANGUAGE

17 Writing to the World

18 Language that Builds Common Ground

19 Language Variety

20 Word Choice and Spelling

21 Glossary of Usage

SENTENCE GRAMMAR

22 Basic Grammar

23 Verbs

24 Subject-Verb Agreement

25 Adjectives and Adverbs

26 Modifier Placement

27 Pronouns

28 Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

29 Sentence Fragments

 

SENTENCE STYLE

30 Consistency and Completeness

31 Coordination and Subordination

32 Conciseness

33 Parallelism

34 Shifts

 

PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

35 Commas

36 Semicolons

37 End Punctuation

38 Apostrophes

39 Quotation Marks

40 Other Punctuation

41 Capital Letters

42 Abbreviations and Numbers

43 Italics

44 Hyphens

 

MULTILINGUAL WRITERS

45 Sentence Structure

46 Nouns and Noun Phrases

47 Verbs and Verb Phrases

48 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

  

DOCUMENTATION

49 MLA Style

50 APA Style

51 Chicago Style

52 CSE Style

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