Developing Connections: Short Readings for Writers / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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This compact text-reader offers 46 brief selections (primarily essays, but also short stories and poetry) that focus on connections across our nation's cultures. Part One is a solid introduction to the reading and writing processes, including a clear explanation of ways to develop an essay, with models of student writing; Part Two is an anthology divided into seven themes, each introduced by a pair of photographs.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
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Table of ContentsWhat Does It Mean to Think in Cultural Contexts?PART I. CRITICAL READING AND WRITING 1. Critical Reading and Thinking: Recognizing Cultural Contexts What Is Culture? / Why Read and Think in Cultural Contexts? / Strategies for Reading and Thinking across Cultures 2. Reading to Respond The Process of Responding / Responding by Making Marginal Notes / Responding by Writing Journal Entries 3. Reading to Understand Understanding Unfamiliar Words / Summarizing to Understand the Main Idea and Supporting Ideas / Reading to Understand Inferences 4. Reading to Evaluate Understanding the Distinctions: Response, Summary, Inference, and Evaluation / Establishing Criteria for Evaluating / Using Criteria to Evaluate: Journal Entries / Using Criteria to Evaluate: Discussions / Summary: A Critical Reading Process 5. A Writing Process Writing for a Purpose / Developing a Writing Process / A Sample Writing Process PART II. ANTHOLOGY 6. Arrivals, Roots, and Memories (and more...)