ISBN-10:
0134123069
ISBN-13:
2900134123065
Pub. Date:
01/27/2016
Publisher:
Pearson
LB Brief with Tabs / Edition 6

LB Brief with Tabs / Edition 6

by Jane E. Aaron
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    ISBN-13: 2900134123065
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 01/27/2016
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 576
    Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

    Table of Contents

    I. WRITING PROCESS

    1. The Writing Situation

    a Analysis

    b Subject and assignment

    c Purpose

    d Audience

    e Genre

    2. Invention

    a Journal keeping

    b Observing

    c Freewriting

    d Brainstorming

    e Drawing

    f Asking questions

    3. Thesis and Organization

    a Thesis statement

    b Organization

    SAMPLE INFORMATIVE ESSAY

    4. Drafting

    a Starting

    b Maintaining momentum

    c Sample first draft

    5. Revising

    a Reading your work critically

    b Collaborating

    c Writing a title

    d Sample revision

    6. Editing, Formatting, and Proofreading

    a Editing

    b Formatting; proofreading

    c SAMPLE FINAL DRAFT (RESPONSE ESSAY)

    7. Paragraphs

    a Relating paragraphs in the essay

    b Unity around a central idea

    c Coherence

    d Development

    e Introductions; conclusions

    8. Presenting Writing

    a Academic writing

    SAMPLE PAPER IN MLA FORMAT

    b Visuals and other media

    c Web writing

    SAMPLE HOME PAGE

    SAMPLE LITERACY NARRATIVE ON A BLOG

    II. WRITING IN AND OUT OF COLLEGE

    9. Academic Writing

    a Purpose and audience

    b Genre

    c Structure and content

    d Using sources with integrity

    e Academic language

    f Communicating in an academic setting

    10. Critical Reading and Writing

    a Techniques of critical reading

    b Summarizing

    c Critical response

    d Viewing visuals critically

    e Writing critically

    f SAMPLE CRITICAL ANALYSIS

    11. Writing Arguments

    a Choosing a arguable subject

    b Making claims

    c Gathering and evaluating evidence

    d Recognizing assumptions

    e Reasonableness

    f Organization; revision

    g SAMPLE ARGUMENT

    12. Reading and Writing about Literature

    a Critical reading

    b Writing a literary analysis

    13. Oral Presentations

    a Planning and organization

    b Delivery

    SAMPLE PRESENTATION SLIDES

    14. Public Writing

    a Social media

    b Business letters

    SAMPLE COVER LETTER

    c Job applications

    SAMPLE RÉSUMÉS

    d Memos

    SAMPLE MEMO

    e Community work

    SAMPLE SOCIAL-MEDIA POST, WEB SITE HOME PAGE, NEWSLETTER

    III. CLARITY AND STYLE

    15. Emphasis

    a Subjects and verbs

    b Sentence beginnings and endings

    c Coordination

    d Subordination

    16. Parallelism

    a With and, but, or, nor, yet

    b With both . . . and, etc.

    c In comparisons

    d In lists, headings, outlines

    17. Variety and Details

    a Sentence length

    b Sentence structure

    c Details

    18. Appropriate and Exact Words

    a Appropriate words

    b Exact words

    19. Completeness

    a Compounds

    b Needed words

    20. Conciseness

    a Focusing on subject and verb

    b Cutting empty words

    c Cutting repetition

    d Tightening modifiers

    e Revising there is and it is

    f Combining sentences

    g Avoiding jargon

    IV. SENTENCE PARTS AND PATTERNS

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    BASIC GRAMMAR

    21. Parts of Speech

    22. The Sentence

    23. Phrases and Subordinate Clauses

    24. Sentence Types

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    VERBS

    25. Verb Forms

    a Irregular verbs

    b Sit/set; lie/lay; rise/raise

    c -s and -ed forms

    d Helping verbs

    e Verb + gerund or infinitive

    f Verb + particle

    26. Verb Tense

    a Present tense: sing

    b Perfect tenses: have/ had/ will have sung

    c Progressive tenses: is/ was/ will be singing

    d Consistency

    e Sequence

    27. Verb Mood

    a Subjunctive: I wish I were

    b Consistency

    28. Verb Voice

    a Active

    b Passive

    c Consistency

    29. Subject-Verb Agreement

    a -s and -es endings

    b Intervening words

    c Subjects with and

    d Subjects with or or nor

    e Everyone and other indefinite pronouns

    f Team and other collective nouns

    g Who, which, that

    h News and other singular nouns ending in -s

    i Verb preceding subject

    j Is, are, and other linking verbs

    k Titles; words being defined

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    PRONOUNS

    30. Pronoun Case

    a She and I vs. her and me

    b It was she

    c Who vs. whom

    d Other constructions

    31. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

    a Antecedents with and

    b Antecedents with or or nor

    c Everyone, person, and other indefinite words

    d Team and other collective nouns

    32. Pronoun Reference

    a Clear reference

    b Close reference

    c Specific reference

    d Appropriate you

    e Consistency

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    MODIFIERS

    33. Adjectives and Adverbs

    a Adjective vs. adverb

    b Adjective with linking verb: felt bad

    c Comparisons

    d Double negatives

    e Participles: boring vs. bored

    f A, an, the; other determiners

    34. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

    a Misplaced modifiers

    b Dangling modifiers

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    SENTENCE FAULTS

    35. Sentence Fragments

    a Tests

    b Revision

    c Acceptable fragments

    36. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

    a Main clauses without and, but, etc.

    b Main clauses with however, for example, etc.

    37. Mixed Sentences

    a Mixed meaning

    b Tangled grammar

    c Repeated subjects and other parts

    V. PUNCTUATION

    38. End Punctuation

    a Period

    b Question mark

    c Exclamation point

    39. Comma

    a Main clauses with and, but, etc.

    b Introductory elements

    c Nonessential elements

    d Items in a series

    e Two or more adjectives

    f Dates, addresses, etc.

    g With quotations

    h Misuses

    40. Semicolon

    a Main clauses without and, but, etc.

    b Main clauses with however, for example, etc.

    c Main clauses or series items with commas

    d Misuses

    41. Colon

    a Concluding explanation, series, etc.

    b Salutation; title and subtitle; time

    c Misuses

    42. Apostrophe

    a Possession

    b Misuses

    c Contractions

    d Plural abbreviations, etc.

    43. Quotations Marks

    a Direct quotations

    b Within a quotation

    c Titles of works

    d Words used in a special sense

    e Misuses

    f With other punctuation

    44. Other Marks

    a Dash or dashes

    b Parentheses

    c Ellipsis mark

    d Brackets

    e Slash

    VI. SPELLING AND MECHANICS

    45. Spelling

    46. Hyphen

    47. Capital Letters

    48. Italics or Underlining

    49. Abbreviations

    50. Numbers

    VII. RESEARCH WRITING

    51. Research Strategy

    a Planning

    b Research journal

    c Subject and question

    d Goals for sources

    e Working, annotated bibliography

    SAMPLE ENTRY FOR AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    52. Finding Sources

    a Your library’s Web site

    b Electronic searches

    c Reference works

    d Books

    e Periodicals

    f The Web

    g Social media

    h Government publications

    i Visuals, audio, and video

    j Your own sources

    53. Working with Sources

    a Evaluating sources

    b Synthesizing sources

    c Gathering information

    d Using summary, paraphrase, quotation

    e Integrating sources

    54. Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources

    a Deliberate vs. careless plagiarism

    b What not to acknowledge

    c What must be acknowledged

    d Obtaining permission

    e Documenting sources

    55. Writing the Paper

    a Focusing and organizing

    b Drafting; revising; editing; formatting

    56. MLA Documentation and Format

    Indexes to models
    a Parenthetical text citations

    b List of works cited

    c Format of paper

    d SAMPLE MLA PAPER

    57. APA Documentation and Format

    Indexes to models

    a Parenthetical text citations

    b List of references

    c Format of paper

    d SAMPLE APA PAPER

    Glossary of Usage

    Glossary of Terms

    Index

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