Writing Talk: Paragraphs And Short Essays With Readings Plus Mywritinglab -- Access Card Package

Book & Toy | July 24, 2014

byAnthony C Winkler, Jo Ray Mccuen-matherell

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For Developmental writing courses

 

There are many different ways in which developing writers learn. Winkler and McCuen-Matherall have created a writing series that takes into account many of the known difficulties that developing writing students have with English language skills and strategies. Writing Talk: Paragraphs and Short Essays with Readings, 5/e reaches more students by providing the most varied practice exercises of any writing text.  Every unit contains Practice Exercises, Unit Tests, Unit Talk-Write Exercises, Unit Collaborative Assignments, Unit Writing Assignments, and Photo Writing Assignments.  These diverse exercises will help students of all types—visual, auditory, and collaborative learners—learn and retain the material.

 

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For Developmental writing courses   There are many different ways in which developing writers learn. Winkler and McCuen-Matherall have created a writing series that takes into account many of the known difficulties that developing writing students have with English language skills and strategies. Writing Talk: Paragraphs and Short...

Format:Book & ToyDimensions:624 pages, 10.7 × 8.2 × 0.9 inPublished:July 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134016653

ISBN - 13:9780134016658

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Table of Contents

* Every Unit ends with Unit Test, Unit Talk-Write Assignment, Unit Collaborative Assignment, Unit Writing Assignment, & Photo Writing Assignment for this reason it is only listed once in Unit 1

 

UNIT 1: The ESL Student and the Native Speaker           

Differences Between a Native and an ESL Student       

A General Note to Both the Native Speaker and ESL Student  

  • Unit Test         
  • Unit Talk-Write Assignment     
  • Unit Collaborative Assignment
  • Unit Writing Assignment           
  • Photo Writing Assignment          
  • UNIT 2: Myths About Writing         

    Myths About Writing   

    Standard English          

               

    UNIT 3: Purpose and Audience       

    Purpose           

    Audience         

    Computer Writing Assignment

               

    UNIT 4: Gathering Ideas     

    Talking Writing            

    Freewriting      

    Brainstorming  

    Clustering        

    Journal Writing            

     

     

               

    PART 2: SENTENCE BASICS          

    Unit 5  The Sentence            

    Subject and Verb        

    Prepositional Phrases   

    Action Verbs and Linking Verbs          

    Helping Verbs

    Verbals           

    Compound Subjects and Verbs           

               

    Unit 6:  Building Sentences  

    Dependent and Independent Clauses    

    Three Basic Sentence Types    

    The Statement, the Question, the Command, the Exclamation   

    Sentence Variety         

               

    Unit 7: The 20 Most Common Sentence Errors      

    Error No. 1 Sentence Fragments          

    Error No. 2 Run-On Sentences            

    Error No. 3 Lack of Subject-Verb Agreement

    Error No. 4 Incorrect Verb Forms       

    Error No. 5 Incorrect Forms of Do, Be, and Have       

    Error No. 6 Passive Voice       

    Error No. 7 Shift in Tense        

    Error No. 8 Shift in Point of View        

    Error No. 9 Unclear or Missing Referent          

    Error No. 10 Lack of Pronoun Agreement and Sexism

    Error No. 11 Trouble with Using Adverbs and Adjectives in Comparisons and Superlatives      

    Error No. 12 Dangling or Misplaced Modifiers

    Error No. 13 Omitted Commas, Part I

    Error No. 14 Omitted Commas, Part II            

    Error No. 15 Apostrophe Problems     

    Error No. 16 Trouble with Quotation Marks    

    Error No. 17 Incorrect Capitalization, Part I     

    Error No. 18 Incorrect Capitalization, Part II   

    Error No. 19 Misspelled Words, Part I            

    Error No. 20 Misspelled Words, Part II

               

     

     

    PART 3: WRITING GOOD PARAGRAPHS        

    Unit 8: The Paragraph and the Topic Sentence      

    Talking and the Paragraph        

    The Topic Sentence     

               

    Unit 9: Adding Details          

    Supporting Details       

               

    Unit 10: Sticking to the Point, Proving the Point, and Linking Sentences

    Stick to the Point         

    Prove the Point, Don’t Merely Repeat It          

    Link the Sentences       

               

     

     

    PART 4: PARAGRAPH STRATEGIES     

    Unit 11: Narrating     

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 12: Describing   

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 13: Illustrating   

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 14: Explaining a Process          

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 1 5: Defining a Term     

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 16: Classifying  

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 17: Comparing and Contrasting           

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 18: Cause and Effect    

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

    Unit 19: Arguing        

    What Am I Trying to Do?        

    How Can I Do It?       

    What Do I Need to Look Out For?     

               

     

     

    PART 5: WRITING GOOD ESSAYS         

    Unit 20: Moving from Paragraphs to Essays          

    Moving from Paragraphs to an Essay   

    Tips for Writing Essays            

    Model Essay   

               

    Unit 21: The Thesis Statement        

    Common Faults of the Thesis Statement           

    The Good Thesis Statement     

               

    Unit 22: Organizing Your Essay, from Beginning to End    

    The Introduction          

    The Conclusion            

    The Whole Essay         

    The Title          

               

    Unit 23: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading          

    Revising           

    Editing

    Proofreading    

    Student Essay in Progress        

     

              

     

    PART 6 : READINGS         

    Help for Your Reading

    Narrating       

    *Santa With a Suntan: A Jamaican Christmas, Anthony C. Winkler

    The Circuit, Francisco Jiminez  

    Describing     

    *A Different Sort of Time, Ian McDonald

    *The Story of His Life , Bart Edelman  

    Illustrating     

    So Who Makes Up All Those Signs That Tell Us What We Mustn’t Do? Bailey White Long Live High School Rebels, Thomas French            

    Explaining a Process

    How I Was Bathed, Michael Ondaatje

    *Foot Binding, Lisa See           

    Defining

    Bullying Broadly Defined, John Leo      

    “Both” or “Other”? It’s Not as Clear as Black and White, Pamela Swanigan     

    Classifying     

    Wait Divisions, Tom Bodett     

    The Plot Against People, Russell Baker            

    Comparing and Contrasting

    Doctor-as-God Is Dead, or Dying, Ellen Goodman      

    They Stole Our Childhood, Lee Goldberg        

    Cause and Effect       

    *The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Papa, The Teacher, Leo Buscaglia       

    Arguing          

    Cure me If You Can, Michael Kingsley

    If I Were a Carpenter, John Balzar