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Developing Connections: Short Readings for Writers / Edition 2

Developing Connections: Short Readings for Writers / Edition 2

by Judith Stanford


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Developing Connections: Short Readings for Writers / Edition 2

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780767411271
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 343
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

What 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...)

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