College Writing Skills

Author: John Langan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: PSU:000033646688
Release Date: 1984-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

College Writing Skills with Readings is supported by a student CD-ROM containing: All of the student material from the online learning center Video clips from the Annenberg telecourse Writers Interact in which instructors and students discuss various writing topics.

College Writing Skills with Readings

Author: John Langan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0078036275
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Genre: Reference

Grounded in John Langan’s Four Bases – unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support – College Writing Skills with Readings employs a unique personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking. From mastering the traditional five-paragraph essay and its variations to learning about the finer points of grammar and punctuation, College Writing Skills with Readings empowers students to think more deeply about audience and purpose as they write for college and career. This new ninth edition provides a greater balance focus on personal, academic, and workplace writing.

Common Places Integrated Reading and Writing

Author: Kent Hoeffner
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259192237
Release Date: 2014-09-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Together, Common Places content, the author-created teaching resources, and Connect Integrated Reading and Writing (a state-of-the-art learning technology product) represent a cohesive instructional framework to accelerate college readiness. With a seamlessly integrated foundation in reading and writing strategies, unique purpose-oriented projects for upper and lower level IRW courses, a fresh approach to grammar that emphasizes sentence combining and grammar in context, a step-by-step modeling approach guiding students to emulate the reading/writing cycle, and multiple features to promote metacognitive thinking, Common Places offers a flexible and adaptive approach suitable for any curriculum design or course sequence.

Engage College Reading

Author: Ivan Dole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781413033175
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Taking a holistic approach to developmental reading, ENGAGE: COLLEGE READING is the third book in a 3-book series, covering reading levels grades 10-12. It guides students through a stepped and incremental approach, activating background or prior knowledge as many of the skills students need to become critical readers are skills they already possess and use on a daily basis. Often using popular media as a springboard, Dole and Taggart show students how the skills used when watching television or movies can easily transfer to their academic reading. In this third book, Engage offers a much greater emphasis on critcal thinking, academic reading and reading for careers. Reviewers have lauded the inclusion of varied, interesting readings that will stimulate students’ interest in reading and will provide them with background knowledge needed for the most popular college courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

College Writing Skills

Author: John Langan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 0072996269
Release Date: 2004-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Highly regarded and used by countless students, this effective rhetoric/handbook is ideal for writing courses that focus on the essay. The sixth edition features Langan's renowned clear writing style and a wide range of writing assignments and activities that reinforce the four essentials of good writing: unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills. College Writing Skills comes packaged with a free student CD-ROM, a free registration card for access to the Online Learning Center, and a free user's guide to help students gain the maximum benefit from the text and electronic materials. "I long ago lost count of the number of instructors who have told me that the four bases really work. When you explain the four bases to students and make the bases really clear with a lot of activities, students get it." - John Langan.

Real Writing with Readings

Author: Susan Anker
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319003203
Release Date: 2015-09-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Real Writing delivers a powerful message to students: Good writing skills are both attainable and essential. Concise "Four Basics" boxes and engaging paragraph- and essay-writing chapters present the writing process in clear, easy-to-follow steps. Readings that resonate with students’ everyday lives are threaded throughout, with examples ranging from student papers to workplace writing and professional essays. The Four Most Serious Errors and other sentence-level chapters cover grammar in a lively and supportive way, with plenty of opportunities for practice and application. As always, Susan Anker encourages students to connect what they learn with their own goals and with the needs and expectations of the larger world. With this new edition, we asked users to recommend writing samples and candidates for Profiles in Success, a feature that highlights former students in a variety of professions and how they use writing in their jobs, and the resulting book illustrates the diversity of the students and instructors who have been using the book for years.

Real Skills with Readings

Author: Susan Anker
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1457698188
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Real Skills with Readings offers practical, accessible coverage of basic sentence skills and step-by-step guidance for writing paragraphs. Motivating students with its message that writing is an essential and achievable skill, the text uses real-world examples, assignments, and readings to help students relate writing to all aspects of their lives. The fourth edition builds on suggestions from developmental writing instructors across the country. Streamlined with a new design, the text features even more emphasis on critical thinking and reading skills, with new guided reading support in every chapter and more samples by real student writers. Additional skill-specific practice is available by packaging Real Skills with LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers, our newest set of online multimedia content and assessments, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. Use ISBN 1319051928 to order Real Skills with Readings and LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers.

Succesful College Writing

Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457684425
Release Date: 2014-12-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Kathleen T. McWhorters unique visual approach, with support for both reading and writing, helps students at any level of preparedness become successful college writers. The sixth edition of Successful College Writing builds on its beloved, proven visual tools, such as graphic organizers, flowcharts, and new graphic Guided Writing Assignments, with engaging professional, multimedia, and student readings in the most commonly assigned rhetorical modes. In response to instructor and student feedback, the new edition has been thoughtfully streamlined and redesigned.

The Writer s Workplace with Readings Building College Writing Skills

Author: Sandra Scarry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285063843
Release Date: 2013-01-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Covering concepts from grammar through essay writing, THE WRITER’S WORKPLACE WITH READINGS: BUILDING COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS is the most comprehensive and engaging text available for the beginning writing student. Based on many years of classroom teaching and research, this approachable text reflects the authors’ goal of building and sustaining students’ confidence in their writing by breaking down difficult writing concepts into easy-to-read, step-by-step explanations. Mastery Tests at the end of each grammar and mechanics chapter reinforce new concepts, and Working Together activities provide instructors with easy-to-incorporate lessons designed for group work and lively class discussions. Writing examples and exercises new to the Eighth Edition include high interest topics such as the increasing disparity between rich and poor, television programming, student debt, and being realistic when choosing career goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Real Skills with Readings

Author: Susan Anker
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319017507
Release Date: 2015-11-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Real Skills with Readings offers practical, accessible coverage of basic sentence skills and step-by-step guidance for writing paragraphs. Motivating students with its message that writing is an essential and achievable skill, the text uses real-world examples, assignments, and readings to help students relate writing to all aspects of their lives. The fourth edition builds on suggestions from developmental writing instructors across the country. Streamlined with a new design, the text features even more emphasis on critical thinking and reading skills, with new guided reading support in every chapter and more samples by real student writers.

The Least You Should Know About English Writing Skills

Author: Paige Wilson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337517478
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

For decades, students have mastered the basics of writing with THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH: WRITING SKILLS. Uncomplicated explanations allow students to focus on fundamentals, reinforced by real-world samples, over 200 exercises, and instant feedback in all areas of writing. Parts One to Three clarify and provide practice in the essentials of word use, sentence structure, and punctuation. Part Four on writing covers all types of paragraphs and essays and fundamental reading-based writing skills in a brief, easy-to-follow way. Each numbered section includes concise explanations followed by lively exercises with answers in the back of the book so that students can instantly grasp and apply what they learn. Exercises from multiple disciplines broaden students' understanding and interest in science, art, history, film, literature, social studies, business, and the media. When the course ends, the book becomes a valuable reference to support students' future writing needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Advanced Reading writing Connection

Author: John Langan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1591944260
Release Date: 2014
Genre: College readers

The Advanced Reading-Writing Connection will help you become a more effective reader and writer. You will learn, in a nutshell, that good readers (1) recognize a main point and (2) recognize the support for that point, and that good writers (1) make a point and (2) support the point.

Landscapes Groundwork for College Reading

Author: Christine Carter
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495913160
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

LANDSCAPES is a comprehensive college reading preparatory text (spanning grade levels 8-10) that takes a metacognitive approach and focuses on how the brain processes information, often referred to as brain-based learning. Since metacognition can best be understood as thinking about thinking, the text consistently presents new information with written think alouds to model the thought process involved in applying skills and strategies to reading passages. Based on the premise that the brain learns best through organization of information, the text presents the recognition of text structure and organization as a fundamental skill--one that is especially important for students who have limited prior knowledge of a subject. This focus on text structure provides a scaffold onto which developmental-level readers can apply new knowledge. Information is presented in a carefully crafted sequence that serves to build upon prior knowledge and expand understanding of skills and strategies in a recursive manner. The knowledge of how we learn, the focus of the first chapter, permeates the text and informs the selection of strategies and skills to be introduced and mastered in a specific order. In addition, learning is treated as incremental, with the reader gradually taking more responsibility with each new chapter. While each chapter emphasizes carefully selected reading skills and strategies, thematic content for each chapter establishes solid background knowledge of and interest in the subject matter. Specific and relevant study skills and vocabulary skills are integrated within each chapter as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Evergreen A Guide to Writing with Readings

Author: Susan Fawcett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097048
Release Date: 2016-10-05
Genre: Education

With carefully crafted instruction, engaging student models, and plentiful practice exercises, this best-selling text continues to provide the most effective paragraph-essay level writing instruction available. EVERGREEN is structured around Susan Fawcett's proven MAP (model-analysis-practice) format -- a guiding pedagogy featuring minimal inductive instruction followed by varied practice designed to improve students' confidence and learning outcomes. Known for its superior essay coverage, EVERGREEN demonstrates each of the nine rhetorical patterns with two student sample essays (one in the third person, and one in the first person), and a graphic organizer. The Eleventh Edition includes a new chapter focused on active reading strategies; more explanation of and practice for writing effective thesis statements; updated information about research and citing sources; and nine new high-interest readings in a variety of modes, with new post-reading questions and assignments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.