A Writer's Workshop: Crafting Sentences, Building Paragraphs, Designing Essays: Crafting Sentences…

Paperback | January 15, 2011

byBob Brannan, Jan Finlay-Clark

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Brannan/Finlay A Writer's Workshop - Crafting Sentences, Building Paragraphs, Designing Essays, Canadian Edition, engages emerging writers with a hands-on, 4-colour guide to the writing process. Through clear explanations and engaging application-based writing activities, Brannan/Finlay demonstrates the value of effective writing in one's academic and professional career. The Alternate Assignments at the end of every essay chapter asks students to apply what they've just learned to real world cases. Since this comprehensive text follows a sentence-to-paragraph-to-essay model, students will not only learn basic grammar, but also how to incorporate those lessons into larger pieces of writing. The inclusion of student writing samples and peer-review prompts will also help students engage in the material and think critically.

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Brannan/Finlay A Writer's Workshop - Crafting Sentences, Building Paragraphs, Designing Essays, Canadian Edition, engages emerging writers with a hands-on, 4-colour guide to the writing process. Through clear explanations and engaging application-based writing activities, Brannan/Finlay demonstrates the value of effective writing in on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070271437

ISBN - 13:9780070271432

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: PREPARING FOR SUCCESS (Ch. 1 and 2)

Chapter 1: The Writing Process

Chapter 2: The Reading Process

UNIT TWO: CRAFTING SENTENCES: Understanding How They Work (Ch. 3-19)

Chapter 3: Subjects, Verbs, and Other Sentence Parts

Chapter 4: Verbs: Forms and Tenses

Chapter 5: Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 6: Nouns

Chapter 7: Pronouns

Chapter 8: Adjectives and Adverbs

Chapter 9: Prepositions

Chapter 10: Coordination and Subordination

Chapter 11: Phrases

Chapter 12: Clauses and Sentence Types

Chapter 13: Run-Ons, Comma Splices, and Sentence Fragments

Chapter 14: Parallelism

Chapter 15: Commas

Chapter 16: Other Punctuation Marks and Mechanics

Chapter 17: Spelling and Sound-alike Words

Chapter 18: Varying Sentences

Chapter 19: Choosing Effective Words

UNIT THREE: BUILDING PARAGRAPHS (Ch. 20-21)

Chapter 20: Introducing the Paragraph

Chapter 21: Revising Paragraphs

UNIT FOUR: DESIGNING ESSAYS (Ch. 22-31)

Chapter 22: Developing Essays from Paragraphs

Chapter 23: Describing a Place (Description)

Chapter 24: Telling a Story (Narration)

Chapter 25: Writing with Examples (Illustration)

Chapter 26: Explaining Processes

Chapter 27: Discovering Cause and Effect

Chapter 28: Exploring Similarities and Differences (Comparison and Contrast)

Chapter 29: Creating and Explaining Groups (Classification)

Chapter 30: Defining Terms (Definition)

Chapter 31: Writing Persuasively (Argument)

UNIT FIVE: RESEARCHING AND DOCUMENTATION (Ch. 32)

Chapter 32: Writing a Research Essay