Writing Kaleidoscope, The: Writing, Reading, and Grammar

By Kathryn Benander

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jul 7, 1998

Table of Contents



Introduction.


1: Building Confidence in Your Writing.

Taking the First Step. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Beginning to See Writing as a Process. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: What Is Grammar? Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



2: Getting Started.

Learning and Using Language. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Prewriting — Turning Off the Censor in Your Head. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Defining the Sentence. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



3. Giving Your Ideas Form.

Establishing a Writing Routine. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Paragraphs and Essays—Recognizing Writing Conventions. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Recognizing the Difference Between Independent and Dependent Clauses. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



4. Making Sense.

Organizing for Your Reader. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Creating Interest — Writing the Introduction. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Sentence Types — Opportunities for Expression. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



5. Developing Your Ideas.

Expanding Paragraphs into Essays. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: The Well-Developed Paragraph, the Well-Developed Essay. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Punctuating Sentences for Clarity. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



6. Making Connections for Your Reader.

Creating Structure: Patterns for Organizing Your Ideas. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Using Transitions. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Identifying Verbs and Verb Tense. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



7. Emphasizing Your Point.

Achieving Unity, Coherence, and Clarity. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Lasting Impressions — Writing the Conclusion. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Making Sure References Agree. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



8. Improving Your Writing Through Revision.

Revising as a Process. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Developing Your Own Style. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Adding Variety to Sentences. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



9. Integrating and Testing Your Skills.

Using Your Writing and Reading Skills Together. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: In-Class Essays and Timed Writing. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: Recognizing Grammatical Clues to Meaning. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



10. Writing for College and Beyond.

Writing for College: Supporting Your Ideas with Research. Reading an Essay. Techniques for Writing: Practical Writing—College Admission Essays, Resumés, and Cover Letters. Reading a Student Essay. Using Grammar: A Punctuation Review for Proficiency. Seeing the Connections: Applying Your Skills.



Appendix: Grammar Reference Lists.


Index

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