The Canadian Writer?s Workplace

Paperback | January 18, 2012

byGary Lipschutz, Sandra Scarry, John Scarry

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Between two covers, The Canadian Writer?s Workplace provides students with everything they need to become better writers. This three-in-one textbook covers grammar, writing steps and strategies, and readings. The authors believe that good writing is inspired by good reading, and therefore an updated collection of Canadian readings is included in the text. From a basic grammar review to paragraph writing, and finally instruction on building an essay, this text provides students with the guidance and tools they need to be clear and effective writers -- not only in their academic careers, but beyond.

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Between two covers, The Canadian Writer?s Workplace provides students with everything they need to become better writers. This three-in-one textbook covers grammar, writing steps and strategies, and readings. The authors believe that good writing is inspired by good reading, and therefore an updated collection of Canadian readings is i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 10.81 × 8.5 × 0.63 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503277

ISBN - 13:9780176503277

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Unit One: Grammar Chapter 1: Parts of Speech: Overview Chapter 2: Recognizing Subjects and Verbs Chapter 3: Solving Verb Problems Chapter 4: Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 5: Coordination and Subordination Chapter 6: Correcting Fragments Chapter 7: Correcting Run-ons Chapter 8: Parallel Structure Chapter 9: Pronouns Chapter 10: Modifiers: Misplaced and Dangling Chapter 11: Punctuation Chapter 12: Capitalization Chapter 13: Unit I Review: Using All You Have Learned Unit Two: The Writing Process Chapter 14: The Four Stages of Writing for a Paragraph or an Essay Chapter 15: The Paragraph Chapter 16: The Essay Chapter 17: Revising and Editing Chapter 18: Summarizing and Paraphrasing Chapter 19: The Research Paper Chapter 20: DocumentationUnit Three: Writing Strategies for the Paragraph and Essay Chapter 21: Narration Chapter 22: Description Chapter 23: Process Chapter 24: Comparison and/or Contrast Chapter 25: Definition Chapter 26: Classification Chapter 27: Cause and Effect Chapter 28: Argumentation Unit Four: Readings Peter Howell - Friend/UnfriendDavid Suzuki and Faisal Moola - No Great SacrificeGrant Robertson - The $2-Million Comma Ashleigh VanHouten - Satisfied StragglerTomson Highway - Canada, My CanadaNaheed Mustafa - My Body Is My Own Business John Artibello - Leaving the Cave Rita Joe - I Lost My Talk W. Frank Epling - Rats Himani Bannerji - The Other Family Rosemary Sullivan - Don Juan/Doña Juana Sarah Boesveld - Gadget-Savvy, But Socially Inept?Neil Bissoondath - Selling Illusions Gary Lipshutz - Lessons of Love from Stories of Old James C. Morton - A Tough Approach That Might WorkJulia McKinnel - How to Quit Putting Things OffCameron Ainsworth-Vincze - Till Fraud Do Us Part Unit Five: Appendices Appendix A Distinguishing between Words Often Confused Appendix B Solving Spelling Problems Appendix C Irregular Verbs Appendix D Answer Key to Practices Index