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Writers INC: A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning / Edition 6

Writers INC: A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning / Edition 6

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780669529951
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Series: Great Source Writer's Inc Series
Edition description: Student
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 170,960
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Editing and Proofreading Marks     iv
MUG Shot Overview
MUG Shot Sentence Organizer     2
Using MUG Shot Sentences and Paragraphs     3
Errors Covered in the Daily Language Workouts     4
Daily Sentences, Weekly Paragraphs/Sentence Combining
Focus on Punctuation     6
Focus on Capitalization and Fragments     18
Focus on Capitalization and Comma Splices     22
Focus on Plurals, Numbers, and Abbreviations     26
Focus on Rambling and Run-On Sentences     30
Focus on Pronoun Problems     34
Focus on Verb Problems     42
Focus on Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers     50
Focus on Adjective/Adverb Forms     54
Focus on Deadwood/Wordiness     58
Focus on Parallel Structure and Fair Language     62
Mixed Reviews     66
Daily Writing Practice
Writing Prompts     129
Show-Me Sentences     141
Sentence Modeling and Expanding     144
Journals and Learning Logs
Journals and Learning Logs     150
Writing Topics     154

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Writers INC.: A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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WDW-fan-for-life More than 1 year ago
The book contains specific directions and tips on how to write better sentences, paragraphs, essays, literary analysis and business letters. There are also sections on how to use the internet, math terms, punctution, the US Constitution, the US Bill of Rights, grammer, sceintific terms, geography and even some US history. It is the best book my children have used through their years of school. Your childrens writing skills will improve and so will their grades. The student receipent may not think at first it was a great gift, but will realize the book will help them in the future !