Ready to Write

Ready to Write

By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$35.74

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Good writing is a network of skills that can be taught, practiced, and mastered. These books present paragraph development and composition skills in clear, teachable steps. Each book offers students dependable strategies as well as opportunities to bring their own ideas and talent to the writing process. Important features of the series: *Presents important organizational principles of good academic writing, including topic sentences, maintaining unity and coherence, making and supporting a point, providing clear transitions, and writing clear introductory and concluding paragraphs. *Shows students how to apply these organizational principles to major rhetorical forms: classification, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, problem and solution, writing a summary, personal expression, and essays for college applications. *Offers extensive practice in every step of thewriting process, including prewriting, drafting, revision, and editing. *Provides individual practice on additional topics in 'On Your Own' sections. *Offers effective error correction and editing practice in 'You Be the Editor' sections.Ready to Write: *Presents paragraph development and the fundamental compositions skills needed for successful academic work, with more model paragraphs and expanded emphasis on process writing. *Updated content contextualizes writing in real-world tasks such as writing letters, reports, newspaper articles, and advertising more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 205.74 x 271.78 x 10.16mm | 226.8g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd
  • 0130424633
  • 9780130424631
  • 1,996,721

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Organization: The Key to Good Writing Chapter 2 Understanding Paragraphs Chapter 3 Organizing Information by Time Chapter 4 Organizing Information by Space Chapter 5 Organizing Information by Space Chapter 6 The Writing Process Chapter 7 Supporting the Main Idea Chapter 8 Giving Instructions Chapter 9 Writing Descriptions Chapter 10 Expressing an Opinion Chapter 11 Comparing and Contrasting Chapter 12 Writing About Causes and Effects Chapter 13 Writing Personal and Business Letters Chapter 14 Writing Summaries Answer Keyshow more