ISBN-10:
0133956539
ISBN-13:
2900133956534
Pub. Date:
01/07/2015
Publisher:
Pearson
In Concert: An Integrated Approach to Reading and Writing / Edition 2

In Concert: An Integrated Approach to Reading and Writing / Edition 2

by Kathleen T. McWhorter
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    ISBN-13: 2900133956534
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 01/07/2015
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 624
    Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

    About the Author

    Kathleen T. McWhorter is the author of more than a dozen textbooks, designed to help students succeed in college. Born in a rural farm community in Upstate New York, she went on to receive her EdD from SUNY Buffalo. For 34 years, she taught at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, NY, where she is a professor emerita of humanities. Through her textbooks, Dr. McWhorter has helped an estimated 500,000 students improve their reading, writing, and critical-thinking skills.

    Table of Contents

    PART ONE — INTRODUCTION TO READING AND WRITING

    1. An Overview of the Reading Process (with Writing)

    2. An Overview of the Writing Process (with Reading) Vocabulary Workshop

    PART TWO — READING, WRITING, AND ORGANIZING PARAGRAPHS

    3. Topics, Main Ideas, and Topic Sentences

    4. Details, Transitions, and Implied Main Ideas

    5. Organization: Basic Patterns

    6. Organization: Additional Patterns

    7. Strategies for Revising Paragraphs

    PART THREE — READING AND WRITING ESSAYS

    8. Reading, Planning, and Organizing Essays

    9. Drafting and Revising Essays

    10. Reading and Writing Essays with Multiple Patterns

    11. Writing Essays Using Sources

    PART FOUR — CRITICAL THINKING, READING, AND WRITING

    12. Critical Thinking: Making Inferences and Analyzing the Author’s Message

    13. Critical Thinking: Evaluating the Author’s Techniques

    14. Critical Thinking: Reading and Writing Arguments

    PART FIVE — THEMATIC READER: WRITING IN RESPONSE TO READING

    PART SIX — REVIEWING THE BASICS

    Credits

    Index



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