Writing For Life: Sentences And Paragraphs Plus Mywritinglab With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package by D. J. HenryWriting For Life: Sentences And Paragraphs Plus Mywritinglab With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package by D. J. Henry

Writing For Life: Sentences And Paragraphs Plus Mywritinglab With Pearson Etext -- Access Card…

byD. J. Henry, Dorling Kindersley

Book & Toy | February 23, 2016

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Shows students “What’s the point?” of improving writing skills

Writing for Life: Sentences and Paragraphs is part of a two-book series that helps students understand the importance of strong writing skills and motivates them to become better writers. Students are encouraged to take charge of their own learning, and to transfer the strategies they currently apply to reading visuals to reading and writing text. The Third Edition offers high-interest topics, meaningful visuals, clear learning objectives, a wealth of examples, and ample opportunities for students to exercise their own writing skills.   

 

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0134120884 / 9780134120881 Writing for Life: Sentences and Paragraphs Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText – Access Card Package

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Acclaimed textbook author D.J. Henry is a veteran teacher with over 25 years of community college experience and is a former developmental education student herself. Over the course of her teaching career, she has served on several federally funded grants designed to infuse teaching and learning with sound pedagogies and technologic...
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Title:Writing For Life: Sentences And Paragraphs Plus Mywritinglab With Pearson Etext -- Access Card…Format:Book & ToyDimensions:528 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.6 inPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. GETTING READY TO WRITE

1. Preparing to Learn about Writing

 

II. THE BASIC SENTENCE

2. Nouns and Pronouns

3. Adjectives and Adverbs

4. Verbs

5. Subjects, Verbs, and Simple Sentences

6. Compound and Complex Sentences

 

III. EDITING THE BASIC SENTENCE

7. Run-ons: Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

8 Fragments

9. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

10. Subject-Verb Agreement: Present Tense

 

IV. PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

11. The Comma

12. The Apostrophe

13 Quotation Marks

14. End Punctuation: Period, Question Mark, and Exclamation Point

15. Capitalization

16. Improving Your Spelling

17. Mastering Often-Confused Words

 

V. WRITING PARAGRAPHS

18. Thinking through the Writing Process

19. Understanding the Paragraph

20. Using the Patterns of Organization to Develop Your Paragraphs

 

VI. REVISING TO IMPROVE EXPRESSION

21. Sentence Variety

22. Sentence Clarity: Person Point of View, Number, and Tense

23. Dialects and Standard English

24. Revising for Effective Expression

 

VII. READING SELECTIONS

Appendix

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