Reactions: Multicultural Reading Based Writing Modules

Reactions: Multicultural Reading Based Writing Modules

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ISBN-13: 9780137562145
Publisher: Pearson ESL
Publication date: 06/22/1992
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.99(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

MODULE 1: LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE.

Keeping a Journal.
Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 1A.
Why Couldn't My Father Read? Enrique Lopez.
Short Writing: Varying the Point of View.
Short Writing: Responding to a Character.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 1B.
The Misery of Silence Maxine Hong Kingston.
Short Writing: Responding to a Character.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 1C.
Not Forever Blowing Bubbles Robin Scarcella and Leroy Perkins.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 1D.
Successful Language Learners: What do We Know about Them? Alice Omaggio.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topic.
Essay Writing: Topics.
Essay Alternative 1: The Composing Process.
Essay Alternative 2: The Composing Process.
Evaluating Introductions and Conclusions.
Additional Readings for Module 1.
America and I Anzia Yezierska.
Cultural Patterns and Rhetoric Dale Johnson.
Contrastic Rhetoric: An American Writing Teacher in China Carolyn Matalene.

MODULE 2: EDUCATION.

Keeping a Journal.
Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 2A.
College Pressures WilliamZinsser.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 2B.
Fresh Start Evelyn Herald.
Short Writing: Varying a Point of View.
Short Writing: Responding to a Character.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 2C.
What is College For? Ezra Bowen.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 2D.
Schools are Bad Places for Kids John Holt.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 2E.
Expelled John Cheever.
Short Writing: Varying the Point of View.
Short Writing: Responding to a Character.
Additional Journal Topics.
Essay Writing: Topics.
Essay Alternative 1: The Composing Process.
Essay Alternative 2: The Composing Process.
Evaluating Paragraphs for Unity.
Additional Readings for Module 2.
The Long Transition to Adulthood Ellen Goodman.
Remote Regimen Maria Newman.

MODULE 3: STEREOTYPES.

Keeping a Journal.
Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 3A.
Don't Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgement Robert J.Heilbroner.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 3B.
Desiree's Baby Kate Chopin
Short Writing: Varying the Point of View.
Short Writing: Responding as a Character.
Additional Journal Topic.
Reading Unit 3C.
Graduation Maya Angelou.
Short Writing: Varying the Point of View.
Short Writing: Varying the Point of View.
Additional Journal Topics.
Reading Unit 3D.
Are Movies Ready for Real Asians? David Hwang.
Short Writing: Responding to Ideas in an Article.
Additional Journal Topic.
Essay Writing: Topics
Essay Alternative 1: The Composing Process.
Essay Alternative 2: The Composing Process.
Writing and Developing the Thesis Statement.
Additional Readings for Module 3.
Stereotypes and the Female College Student Monir Shirazi.
We Talk, You Listen Vine Deloria.
Suggestions for Parents Paula Poindexter-Wilson and Mary Ellen House.

APPENDICIES.

Appendix A: Journal Excerpts from Famous Writers.
Appendix B: Grammar.
Appendix C: Organization and Style.

APPENDIX EXERCISE ANSWERS.

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