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Mosaics: Reading and Writing Sentences, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Kim Flachmann

Published by Longman

Published Date: Feb 1, 2011

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Mosaics: Reading and Writing Sentences integrates critical thinking, reading, writing, revising, and editing to teach the skills common to all grammatically correct writing.

 

This fourth edition of Mosaics: Reading and Writing Sentences has been substantially enhanced over previous editions. This new edition capitalizes on the growing trend of studying reading to sharpen writing and grammar skills.  By demonstrating the importance of grammar skills when it comes to thinking, reading, Mosaics promises to help prepare students for success in college and beyond.

 

Mosaics teaches the skillscommon to all good academic writing and includes complete integration of MyWritingLab (www.mywritinglab.com) to help further mastery of all grammar topics. It includes a multitude of exercises and activities, helping students apply the techniques and skills to their own writing.

Table of Contents

Unit 1  The Basics

  • Chapter 1  Parts of Speech
  • Chapter 2  Phrases and Clauses
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments 

 

Unit 2  Sentences

  • Chapter 3  Subjects and Verbs  
  • Chapter 4  Fragments  
  • Chapter 5  Fused Sentences and Comma Splices  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 3  Verbs

  • Chapter 6  Regular and Irregular Verbs  
  • Chapter 7  Verb Tense  
  • Chapter 8  Subject-Verb Agreement  
  • Chapter 9  More on Verbs  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 4  Pronouns

  • Chapter 10  Pronoun Problems  
  • Chapter 11  Pronoun Reference and Point of View  
  • Chapter 12  Pronoun Agreement  
  • Unit Quizzes  
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 5  Modifiers

  • Chapter 13  Adjectives  
  • Chapter 14  Adverbs  
  • Chapter 15  Modifier Errors  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 6  Punctuation

  • Chapter 16  End Punctuation  
  • Chapter 17  Commas  
  • Chapter 18  Apostrophes  
  • Chapter 19  Quotation Marks  
  • Chapter 20  Other Punctuation Marks  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 7  Mechanics

  • Chapter 21  Capitalization  
  • Chapter 22  Abbreviations and Numbers  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Unit 8  Choosing the Right Word

  • Chapter 23  Standard and Nonstandard English  
  • Chapter 24  Easily Confused Words  
  • Chapter 25  Spelling  
  • Unit Quizzes
  • Unit Writing Assignments  

Appendixes 

  • Appendix 1:  Error Log 
  • Appendix 2:  Spelling Log

Credits  

Index  

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Mosaics: Reading and Writing Sentences, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$31.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-10977-7