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Pathways: Scenarios for Sentence and Paragraph Writing, 3rd Edition

By Kathleen T. McWhorter

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jul 14, 2011

Description

Pathways: Writing Scenarios covers the significant topics of sentence writing and paragraph writing, extending to an introduction to the essay.  While continuing to provide comprehensive and integrated coverage of the reading-writing connection,  the new edition goes in to greater depth with writing in college and visual literacy.

Table of Contents

Preface

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

A.1  Nouns   

A.2  Pronouns   

A.3  Verbs   

A.4  Adjectives   

A.5  Adverbs   

A.6  Conjunctions   

A.7  Prepositions  

A.8  Interjections   

B. Understanding the Parts of Sentences   

B.1  Subjects   

B.2  Predicates   

B.3  Complements   

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.2  Commas   

C.3  Unnecessary Commas   

C.4  Colons and Semicolons   

C.5  Dashes, Parentheses, Hyphens, Apostrophes, Quotation Marks   

D. Managing Mechanics and Spelling   

D.1  Capitalization   

D.2  Abbreviations   

D.3  Hyphenation and Word Division   

D.4  Numbers   

D.5  Suggestions for Improving Spelling   

D.6  Six Useful Spelling Rules  

E. Commonly Confused Words   

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Package ISBN-13: 9780321939555

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Pearson Grammar Workbook, 3rd Edition
    Jeanette Adkins
  • The Pearson Lab Manual for Developing Writers: Volume A: Sentences
    Linda Copeland
  • The Pearson Lab Manual for Developing Writers: Volume B: Paragraphs
    Linda Copeland
  • Oxford New Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
    Oxford University Press
  • MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card
    Mike Pearson Education

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