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Writing for Life: Sentences and Paragraphs, Books a la Carte Edition, 2nd Edition

By D. J. Henry, Dorling Kindersly

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 9, 2013

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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: Writing Paragraphs

3. Understanding the Paragraph

4. Using the Patterns of Organization to Develop Your Paragraphs

Part 3: The Basic Sentence

5.Nouns and Pronouns

6. Adjectives and Adverbs

7. Verbs

8. Subjects, Verbs, and Simple Sentences

9. Compound and Complex Sentences

Part 4: Recognizing and Avoiding Errors

10. Run Ons

11. Fragments

12. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

13. Subject-Verb Agreement

Part 5: Punctuation and Mechanics

14. The Comma

15. The Apostrophe

16. Question Marks

17. End Punctuation

18. Capitalization

19. Improving Your Spelling

20. Mastering Often-Confused Words

Part 6: Writing Clearly

21. Sentence Variety

22. Sentence Clarity

23. Dialects and Standard English

24. Revising for Effective Expression

Part 7: Reading Selections

Appendixes

Understanding the Essay

The Writing Portfolio

 

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