Going Places: Paragraph to Essay

Paperback | January 22, 2013

byRichard Bailey, Linda Denstaedt, Mary Therese Gormley Hirmer

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Our authors believe that whatever their destination, effective writing and critical thinking will make a fundamental difference in each student's journey. Going Places, First Canadian Edition, offers a process-oriented introduction to paragraph and essay writing. The clear step-by-step instructions are enhanced by a wealth of student and professional writing samples, a contemporary visual design, and engaging exercises. Recognizing that every student has a unique journey ahead of them, a variety program-specific examples and exercises have been included throughout. Going Places not only offers writing frameworks, it also provides instruction and opportunity for students to develop their critical reading and thinking skills.

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Our authors believe that whatever their destination, effective writing and critical thinking will make a fundamental difference in each student's journey. Going Places, First Canadian Edition, offers a process-oriented introduction to paragraph and essay writing. The clear step-by-step instructions are enhanced by a wealth of student...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.9 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:January 22, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071056726

ISBN - 13:9780071056724

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Table of Contents

Part One Writing in College

Chapter 1.  Meeting the Demands of Post-Secondary Writing

Chapter 2.  The Writing Process

Chapter 3.  Writing Paragraphs in College 

Part Two Paragraph Writing and Patterns of Thinking

Chapter 4.  Description

Chapter 5.  Example

Chapter 6.  Narration

Chapter 7.  Process

Chapter 8.  Classification

Chapter 9.  Cause and Effect

Chapter 10.  Comparison or Contrast

Chapter 11.  Definition

Chapter 12.  Argument  

Part Three Going to the Next Level: Essay Writing and Patterns of Thinking

Chapter 13.  Essay Structure and the Writing Process

Chapter 14.  Types of Essays

Chapter 15.  Paraphrase, Summary, and Quotation

Chapter 16.  The Documented Essay

Chapter 17.  Writing in Class: Short Answer and Essay Tests 

Part Four The Writer’s Guidebook

Chapter 18.  The Simple Sentence 

Chapter 19.  Beyond the Simple Sentence: Compounds, Coordination, and Subordination

Chapter 20.  The Sentence Fragment

Chapter 21.  Comma Splices and Run-Ons

Chapter 22.  Editing Verb Errors: Agreement, Irregular Verbs, and Consistency

Chapter 23.  Pronoun Agreement, Case, and Consistency

Chapter 24.  Adjectives and Adverbs

Chapter 25.  Punctuation

Chapter 26.  Mechanics

 Part Five Reading and Thinking Critically

Chapter 27.  CriticalReading, Thinking, and Writing