The Canadian Writer?s Workplace by Gary Lipschutz

The Canadian Writer?s Workplace

byGary Lipschutz, Sandra Scarry, John Scarry

Paperback | January 18, 2012

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The Canadian Writer's Workplace is a complete solution providing students with clear explanations, a straight-forward organization, and opportunities for frequent practice. It has been designed to help them improve their written communication skills. With everything between two covers and now available online through the MindTap platform, students learn about sentence, paragraph, and essay writing skills, come to understand writing steps and strategies, and also have access to a selection of readings that are designed to inspire and motivate students. These are fundamental skills students are learning, that will not only serve them in their academic career, but beyond as well.

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Title:The Canadian Writer?s WorkplaceFormat: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: Sentence Skills 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 Reading-Writing Connection Chapter 14: Understanding What You Read Chapter 15: Paraphrasing and Summarizing Chapter 16: Quoting Chapter 17: Answer the Question Unit Three: The Writing Process Chapter 18: The Four Stages of Writing for a Paragraph or an Essay Chapter 19: The Paragraph Chapter 20: The Essay Chapter 21: Style Chapter 22: Revising and Editing Chapter 23: The Research Paper Chapter 24: DocumentationUnit Four: Writing Strategies for the Paragraph and Essay Chapter 25: Argumentation Chapter 26: Cause and Effect Chapter 27: Comparison and/or Contrast Chapter 28: Process Chapter 29: Description Chapter 30: Definition Chapter 31: Classification Chapter 32: Narration Unit Five: Major Readings Adrian Lee: Excuses, Excuses Julia McKinnell: How to Get Happily Married Tomson Highway: Canada, My Canada Rita Joe: I Lost My Talk Ken MacQueen: A Matter of Postal Codes James C. Morton: A Tough Approach that Might Work Peter Harris: Grammar and Your Salary Gary Lamphier: The Economic Cost of Depression Himani Bannerji: The Other Family Doug Mann: Let's Unplug the Digital Classroom Brett Throop: Cyber Misogyny Neil Bissoondath: Selling Illusions Gary Lipschutz: What's Missing? Rachel Browne: What Cuba Can Teach Canada Leah McLaren: Banning Junk Food Brian Bethune: Face-to-Face David Suzuki and Ian Hanington: Canada Must Do More Unit Six: Appendices Appendix A - Distinguishing between Words Often Confused Appendix B - Answer Key to Practices Online AppendicesAppendix C - Solving Spelling ProblemsAppendix D - Irregular Verbs