A Writer's Guide to Using Eight Methods of Transition

Author: Victor C. Pellegrino

Publisher: Maui Arthoughts Company

ISBN: 9780945045038

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 55

View: 9232

A Writer's Guide to Using 8 Methods of Transition is a short guide designed for all writers. The eight methods of transition help writers connect sentences and paragraphs to create a smooth flow of ideas in order to communicate clearly and effectively. Writers will find simple, concise explanations of each transitional method, as well as short examples to demonstate how each method can be used effectively. This book is a companion text for A Writer's Guide to Transitional Words and Expressions. Both work well together for writers.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers

A Thematic Bibliography

Author: La Vergne Rosow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563083655

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 343

View: 1377

Annotates materials in the arts, sports, parenting, science, and more, and covers preparing for the GED and the U.S. citizenship test
Posted in Literary Criticism

Successful Academic Writing

A Complete Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists

Author: Anneliese A. Singh,Lauren Lukkarila

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462529399

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

View: 2389

"Subject Areas/Keywords: academic writing, behavioral sciences, dissertations, empirical articles, graduate students, graduate writing, journal articles, peer-reviewed articles, publications, research articles, research methods, research reporting, research reports, scholarly writing, social sciences, thesis DESCRIPTION Using rich examples and engaging pedagogical tools, this book equips students to master the challenges of academic writing in graduate school and beyond. The authors delve into nitty-gritty aspects of structure, style, and language, and offer a window onto the thought processes and strategies that strong writers rely on. Essential topics include how to: identify the audience for a particular piece of writing; craft a voice appropriate for a discipline-specific community of practice; compose the sections of a qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research article; select the right peer-reviewed journal for submitting an article; and navigate the publication process. Readers are also guided to build vital self-coaching skills in order to stay motivated and complete projects successfully. "--
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Mastering the SAT Writing Test

Author: Denise Pivarnik-Nova

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544187318

Category: Study Aids

Page: 200

View: 1840

Is the dreaded SAT Writing Test weighing heavily on your mind? Get in shape to tackle it with this in-depth writing workout. In comfortable CliffsNotes? style, you'll get the information you need to improve your score--fast! Part I: Introduction * An overview of the new SAT exam * An overview of the Writing Test, including the essay and multiple-choice questions * A diagnostic test Part II: The Essay and Verbal Review * Essay writing skills, from topic sentences to conclusions * Rules to review and remember * Sample essays with critiques on why they are good and how they could be better * Review of grammar and usage you need to know * Practice with multiple-choice questions * Practice writing essays Part III: Practice Exams * Four full-length practice tests with complete answers and explanations * Two model essay responses per test, each with suggested scoring and detailed analysis
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Readings for Writers, 2016 MLA Update

Author: Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell,Anthony C. Winkler

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337517828

Category: Education

Page: 560

View: 6489

READINGS FOR WRITERS is the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This bestseller continues its tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of the writing and research process, while also offering a wide variety of appealing readings. With more than 70 selections from a broad range of topics and genres, this text offers something to spark excitement in any writer. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Education

Homeschooling Almanac 2002-2003

Author: Mary Leppert,Michael Leppert

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9780761528562

Category: Education

Page: 688

View: 2493

An up-to-date, comprehensive resource on homeschooling offers helpful information, resources, and advice on how to start, the legalities of homeschooling, educational materials and supplies, resources, support groups, conferences, and more. Original.
Posted in Education

Uncle Kawaiola's Dream

A Hawaiian Story

Author: Victor C. Pellegrino,Linda Rowell Stevens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780945045083

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4782

Uncle Kawaiola's Dream is a story that focuses on the important values of family, working together, respect for elders, and having goals or dreams. This title has a two page glossary of Hawaiian words used in the story as well as a Study Guide for Understanding and learning.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

The writer's agenda

the Wadsworth writer's guide and handbook

Author: Hans Paul Guth

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534096366

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 720

View: 2760

Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing with Purpose and Passion

A Writer's Guide to Language and Style

Author: Jeff Stalcup,Mike Rovasio

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780134376097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

View: 6539

Written with a love for writing that transcends to its readers, this book helps users develop their writing skills and learn how to read even the most basic of forms by combining an overview of the five most commonly used modes of rhetoric with a similar overview of the most common elements of grammar, punctuation, style and usage. It includes many samples of student writing to demonstrate the rhetorical modes and principles of style and usage.Arranges chapters in a graded progression of easier to more difficult concepts, and stresses the inter-relatedness of all aspects of writing. Offers a thorough treatment of prewriting and editing and shows how writing is an ongoing and continuous process. Includes student essays to illustrate rhetorical mode writing styles of description, narration, comparison, persuasion, and causal analysis. Compliments lessons with extensive and varied readings, as well as related rhetorical and grammatical material, activities, exercises and integrated vocabulary words.For writers, aspiring writers, and teachers of English development.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Writer's Guide and Index to English

Author: Wilma R. Ebbitt,David R. Ebbitt

Publisher: Scott Foresman & Company


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 636

View: 9809

Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

A Concise Guide to Composition

Author: Louise Elizabeth Rorabacher

Publisher: N.A


Category: English language

Page: 424

View: 3323

Posted in English language

Essentials of Business Communication

Author: Mary Ellen Guffey,Dana Loewy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133710905

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 9403

ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 9TH EDITION presents a streamlined approach to business communication that includes unparalleled resources and author support for instructors and students. ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION provides a four-in-one learning package: authoritative text, practical workbook, self-teaching grammar/mechanics handbook, and premium Web site. Especially effective for students with outdated or inadequate language skills, the Ninth Edition offers extraordinary print and digital exercises to help students build confidence as they review grammar, punctuation, and writing guidelines. Textbook chapters teach basic writing skills and then apply these skills to a variety of e-mails, memos, letters, reports, and resumes. Realistic model documents and structured writing assignments help students build lasting workplace skills. The Ninth Edition of this award-winning text features increased coverage of electronic messages and digital media, redesigned and updated model documents to introduce students to the latest business communication practices, and extensively updated exercises and activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Business & Economics

The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources

Author: James P. Davis

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742530614

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 58

View: 6823

This succinct guide helps writers to assess, quote, cite, and present information from a variety of types of sources, including electronic and Internet sources. It features samples of writing and style sheets as well as a checklist for quoting and paraphrasing. This second edition also incorporates the latest updates to MLA, CSE, and CMS styles.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Grassroots with Readings: The Writer's Workbook

Author: Susan Fawcett

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285430778

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 4632

Using her unique M-A-P approach (Model-Analysis-Practice), Susan Fawcett’s books have guided hundreds of thousands of students through the writing process, from foundations of grammar, mechanics, and spelling through writing clear sentences and well-organized paragraphs. Her inductive approach; plentiful, high-interest student models and practices; and contemporary readings engage and motivate students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Education

Reader's Guide to Literature in English

Author: Mark Hawkins-Dady

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135314179

Category: Reference

Page: 1010

View: 9573

Reader's Guide Literature in English provides expert guidance to, and critical analysis of, the vast number of books available within the subject of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the current American, British and Commonwealth scene. It is designed to help students, teachers and librarians choose the most appropriate books for research and study.
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A Guide to Better Writing

Author: William J. Kelly,Deborah L. Lawton

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205314577

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 568

View: 5664

The first full-color work text in the developmental writing market, Odyssey focuses on helping students build paragraph and essay writing skills. With its encouraging tone, careful explanations, and abundance of carefully sequenced and incrementally challenging exercise sets, it enables students to view writing as a means of discovering more about themselves and their surroundings. *The text's organization and self-contained chapters within each part ensure cumulative skill development and allow flexibility in course design: *Part I - A thorough overview of the writing process, including exercises that help students examine their attitudes and fears about writing. *Part II - An introduction to the patterns of development. *Part III - A transition to essay writing that shows how to apply the patterns to longer pieces and adapt them for essay exams. *Parts IV-VI - Self-contained chapters provide review and extensive practice in grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. *Part VII - An anthology of student and professional readings with an introduction on critical reading and comprehension. Also includes writing exercises. every chapter, Odyssey offers a progression of exercises that begin with comprehension and practice of fundamental concepts. Some exercise sets focus on invention and the writing of short pieces. Students can then proceed to exercises that call for critical thinking, drafting, and revision. Grammar, mechanics, and punctuation chapters conclude with summary exercises that call upon students to use all the grammar and sentence skills learned in the chapter. In addition, many chapters contain a pair of Discovering Connections exercises. The first, which falls early in the chapter, is a prewriting assignment with an array of topic possibilities. The second is a drafting and revision exercise based upon the prewriting and calls for peer review.
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