Table of Contents
WRITING SUCCESS STARTS HERE!
PART I: GETTING STARTED
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Writing
Chapter 2: The Reading-Writing Connection
Chapter 3: Expanding Your Vocabulary
PART II: SENTENCE BASICS AND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 4: Complete Sentences Versus Fragments
Chapter 5: Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
Chapter 6: Combining and Expanding Your Ideas
Chapter 7: Using Adjectives and Adverbs to Describe
Chapter 8: Using Modifiers to Add Detail
PART III: COMMON SENTENCE PROBLEMS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM
Chapter 9: Revising Confusing and Inconsistent Sentences
Chapter 10: Using Verbs Correctly
PART IV: PARAGRAPH BASICS AND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 11: Planning and Organizing
Chapter 12: Drafting and Revising
Chapter 13: Developing, Arranging, and Connecting Details
Chapter 14: Using Methods of Organization
Chapter 15 Revising Underdeveloped Paragraphs
Chapter 16: Using an Idea Map to Spot Revision Problems
PART VI: ESSAYS BASICS, DEVELOPMENT, AND COMMON PROBLEMS
Chapter 17: Essay Basics and Development
Chapter 18: Avoiding Common Problems in Essays
PART VII: READ and RESPOND
PART VIII: REVIEWING THE BASICS
Guide to Reviewing the Basics
A. Understanding the Parts of Speech
B. Understanding the Parts of Sentences
B.4 Basic Sentence Patterns
B.5 Expanding the Sentence with Adjectives and Adverbs
B.6 Expanding the Sentence with Phrases
B.7 Expanding the Sentence with Clauses
B.8 Basic Sentence Classifications
C. Using Punctuation Correctly
C.1 End Punctuation
C.3 Unnecessary Commas
C.4 Colons and Semicolons
C.5 Dashes, Parentheses, Hyphens, Apostrophes, Quotation Marks
D. Managing Mechanics and Spelling
D.3 Hyphenation and Word Division
D.5 Suggestions for Improving Spelling
D.6 Six Useful Spelling Rules
E. Commonly Confused Words
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