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Writing for Life: Paragraphs and Essays, 3rd Edition

By D. J. Henry, Dorling Kindersly

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 4, 2013

Description

The revolutionary approach of D.J. Henry’s Writing for Life offers a visually rich, high-interest, and down-to-earth approach that reinforces the writing process while showing students how to take responsibility for their learning.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Getting Ready to Write

1. Preparing to Learn about Writing

2. Thinking through the Writing Process

Part 2: Using Patterns of Organization to Develop Paragraphs

3. Understanding the Paragraph

4. The Descriptive Paragraph

5. The Narrative Paragraph

6. The Process Paragraph

7. The Example Paragraph

8. The Classification Paragraph

9. The Comparison and Contrast Paragraph

10. The Definition Paragraph

11. The Cause and Effect Paragraph

12. The Persuasive Paragraph

Part 3: Writing an Essay

13. Understanding the Essay

14. Effective Introductions, Conclusions, and Titles

15. Using Patterns of Organization to Develop Essays

16. Research Strategies and Resources

Part 4: The Basic Sentence

17. Nouns and Pronouns

18. Adjectives and Adverbs

19. Verbs

20. Subjects, Verbs, and Simple Sentences

21. Compound and Complex Sentences

Part 5: Recognizing and Avoiding Errors

22. Comma Splices and Run-ons

23. Fragments

24. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

25. Subject-Verb Agreement

Part 6: Punctuation and Mechanics

26. The Comma

27. The Apostrophe

28. Quotation Marks

29. End Punctuation

30. Capitalization

31. Spelling

Part 7: Writing Clearly 

32. Sentence Variety

33. Sentence Clarity

34. Parallelism

35. Revising for Effective Expression

Part 8: Reading Selections

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