The prentice hall guide for college writers
Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers by Stephen P. ReidFocused on both traditional writing purpose and process as well as on the technological resources that influence and enhance contemporary writing, this compact, all-in-one guide offers comprehensive coverage of the purposes of writing -- with a focus on the importance of a writers research, critical-reading skills, the ability to organize ideas, and a strategy to assess and develop rhetorical contexts. Each self-contained chapter takes readers through a sequenced series of specific purpose-based writing tasks -- complete with professional and student samples, rhetorical techniques, journal exercises, reading and writing activities, revision suggestions, etc. Includes nearly a hundred short quotations by composition teachers, researchers, essayists, novelists, and poets on the nature of writing. A complete reference handbook provides a review of basic sentence elements, sentence structure and grammar, diction and style, punctuation and mechanics. Writing Myths and Rituals. Purposes and Processes for Writing. Observing. Remembering. Reading. Investigating. Explaining. Evaluating. Problem Solving. Arguing. Responding to Literature. Writing a Research Paper. Writing Under Pressure. Handbook.
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The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers, Books a la Carte Edition, 11th Edition
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Focusing on purpose, situation, techniques, and processes in each self-contained chapter, The Prentice Hall Guide guides students step by step through their assignments. This consistent and detailed guidance supports students throughout each of their major course projects and provides all instruction in one place so that they never need to flip between chapters. Its rhetorical emphasis, practical step-by-step approach, and usable structure make this guide highly teachable and a favorite of large writing programs for over 25 years. New content for accelerated composition courses built on principles of mainstreaming and backward design offers scaffolded reading and writing support as well as just-in-time grammar remediation. Stephen P. Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration. The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be used offline.
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