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Mosaics Reader, The CourseSmart eTextbook

By Kim Flachmann

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 31, 2011

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The Mosaics Reader uses high-interest readings complemented by creative, principled reading and writing exercises and activities to get students reading and writing in the rhetorical modes.

 

Each chapter features a reading strategy for the students to practice on four essays. Each essay is accompanied by questions and assignments that guide students in analyzing what they have read and in composing their own essays. Students will experience success in their reading and writing and will become more involved in their overall learning; teachers will find the approach convenient and easily adaptable for their own course at a very affordable price.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

 

Describing

Amy Tan, “Magpies”

Alice Walker, “Longing to Die of Old Age”

Mario Suarez, “El Hoyo”

Linda Hogan, “Dwellings”

 

Narrating

Sandra Cisneros, “Eleven”

Michael Arredondo, “Choosing the Path with Honor”

Lynda Barry, “The Sanctuary of School”

Stan Higgins, “Writer’s Retreat”

 

Illustrating

Chang-Rae Lee, “Mute in an English-Only World”

Brent Staples, “Walk On By”

Richard Rodriguez, “Dawn’s Early Light”

France Borel, “The Decorated Body”

 

Analyzing a Process

Julia Bourland, “Getting Out of Debt (and Staying Out)”

Russell Freedman, “Coming Over”

Dr. Roger Flax, “Don’t Be Cruel”

David Levy, “Why We Have a Moon”

 

Comparing and Contrasting

Ernesto Galarza, “The Barrio”

David Brooks, “It’s a Girls’ World, After All: The New Imbalance of the Information Age”

Yi-Fu Tuan, “American Space, Chinese Place”

Tony Cohan, “Between Worlds”

 

Dividing and Classifying

Camille Lavington, “Rapport: How to Ignite It”

Stephanie Ericsson, “The Ways We Lie”

Bernice Reagon, “Black Music in Our Hands”

Marion Winik, “What Are Friends For?”

 

Defining

Gary Mack, “The Fire Inside”

Jo Goodwin Parker, “What is Poverty”

Isaac Asimov, “What is Intelligence Anyway?”

Janice Castro, “Spanglish Spoken Here”

 

Analyzing Causes and Effects

Michael McLeod, “Does TV Kill?”

Corky Clifton, “Life Sentences”

Linda Lee Andujar, “Shedding the Weight of My Dad’s Obsession”

Stacey Colino, “Happiness is Catching; Why Emotions Are Contagious”

 

Arguing

Jeff Chu, “Who Gets the Break?”

Tamara Roleff, “Hate Crime Laws Are Necessary”

Brenda Stalcup, Tamara Roleff, and Mary Williams, “Hate Crime Laws Are Unnecessary”

Dave Grossman, “We Are Training Our Kids to Kill”

Richard Willard, “Anti-Loitering Laws Can Reduce Gang Violence”

David Cole, “Anti-Loitering Laws Are Ineffective and Biased”

 


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Mosaics Reader, The CourseSmart eTextbook
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$23.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-11064-3