Essay Essentials With Readings, Enhanced by Sarah Norton

Essay Essentials With Readings, Enhanced

bySarah Norton, Brian Green, Rhonda Dynes

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Known for its straightforward and practical approach, Essay Essentials with Readings, Enhanced Sixth Edition, continues to provide students with the guidance they need to become better writers. While the book focuses on essay writing techniques and different patterns of essay development, the authors recognize that the inclusion of readings, information on research papers, and a review of the basics provides students with a complete overview of the writing process. New to this enhanced edition is MindTap, a fully online learning solution. Offering personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap is a digital learning solution that turns cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap enables students to analyze and apply chapter concepts within relevant assignments, and allows instructors to measure skills and promote better outcomes with ease. Instructors personalize the experience by customizing the presentation of these learning tools to their students, even seamlessly introducing their own content into the Learning Path.

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Title:Essay Essentials With Readings, EnhancedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 10 × 7.88 × 0.7 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176720952

ISBN - 13:9780176720957

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PrefaceIntroduction: Writing Is EssentialPart One: Understanding the Elements of Good WritingChapter 1: Understanding the Audience, Understanding YourselfChapter 2: Understanding the Role of Reading as a Basic Writing ComponentChapter 3: Understanding the Role of Critical ThinkingPart Two: Beginning the Writing ProcessChapter 4: Organizing Your Work and Preparing for WritingChapter 5: Developing the Main Points and Writing an OutlineChapter 6: Writing the Thesis StatementPart Three: Drafting Your WorkChapter 7: Understanding the ParagraphChapter 8: Writing Introductions and ConclusionsChapter 9: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and QuotingChapter 10: Developing Unity, Coherence, and ToneChapter 11: Choosing the Right WordsPart Four: Understanding Common Writing StylesChapter 12: Academic and Workplace WritingChapter 13: Analytical Writing: Process Analysis, Causal Analysis, and Classification and DivisionChapter 14: Persuasive Writing: Description, Narration, and ExampleChapter 15: Comparison and ContrastChapter 16: ArgumentationPart Five: Writing Research PapersChapter 17: Preparing for Research and Choosing a Research MethodChapter 18: Formatting a Research PaperChapter 19: Documenting Your SourcesChapter 20: Writing in the Workplace: Memos, Letters, and Short ReportsPart Six: Understanding the Revision ProcessChapter 21: Rewriting Your WorkChapter 22: Editing and Proofreading Your WorkPart Seven: ReadingsRichard Lederer, "How I Write"Malcolm Gladwell, "How to Be a Success"Rick Groen, "The Magic of Moviegoing"Sara R. Howerth, "The Gas-Electric Hybrid Demystified"Victor Chen, "Justice and Journalism"Olive Skene Johnson, "For Minorities, Timing Is Everything"Deenu Parmar, "Labouring the Walmart Way"Gabor Maté, "Embraced by the Needle"Rubi Garyfalakis, "No Sweat?"Hal Niedzviecki, "Stupid Jobs Are Good to Relax With"Maria Amuchastegui, "Farming It Out"NEW Sam McNerney, "Is Creativity Sexy? The Evolutionary Advantages of Artistic Thinking"NEW Navneet Alang, "Online Freedom Will Depend on Deeper Forms of Web Literacy"NEW Scott Adams, "The Heady Thrill of Having Nothing to Do"NEW Annie Murphy Paul, "Your Brain on Fiction"Part Eight: WorkbookChapter 23: A Review of the BasicsChapter 24: GrammarChapter 25: PunctuationChapter 26: SpellingAppendix A: List of Terms: A Vocabulary of WritingAppendix B: Answers for Selected Exercises