Along These Lines : Writing Paragraphs and Essays
For developmental writing courses at the paragraph to essay level.This comprehensive text/workbook focuses on the paragraph and introduces the essay by taking students step-by-step through the writing process-generating ideas, planning and focusing, drafting and revising, and polishing and proofreading. User-friendly for both students and instructors, it is filled with diverse exercises-many collaborative-that actively involve students in learning to write. Content includes self-contained chapters on patterns of paragraph development, a section on writing essays, a chapter on reading critically and writing from reading. The text also features timely reading selections and a separate, self-contained grammar section.
- Paperback | 503 pages
- 185.42 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
- 24 Aug 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
I. WRITING IN STAGES: THE PROCESS APPROACH. 1. Illustration. 2. Description. 3. Narration. 4. Process. 5. Comparison and Contrast. 6. Classification. 7. Definition. 8. Cause and Effect. 9. Argument. 10. Writing an Essay. 11. Writing from Reading. II. THE BOTTOM LINE: GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS. 12. The Simple Sentence. 13. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination. 14. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination. 15. Avoiding Sentence Fragments. 16. Using Parallelism in Sentences. 17. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. 18. Correcting Problems with Modifiers. 19. Using Verbs Correctly. 20. More on Verbs: Consistency and Voice. 21. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree. 22. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference. 23. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case. 24. Punctuation. 25. Spelling. 26. Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike. 27. Word Choice. 28. Sentence Variety. Appendix: Grammar for ESL Students. Credits. Index.