Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers: WITH The New Handy College Dictionary (3rd Revised e.) AND I-Book Access Card (7th Revised e.)

Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers: WITH The New Handy College Dictionary (3rd Revised e.) AND I-Book Access Card (7th Revised e.)

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"What did you write today?" "What will you write tomorrow?" The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers, Seventh Edition, is the only handbook proven to prepare you completely for writing in the classroom and beyond. Known for its accessible style and innovation, the new edition of The Scott Foresman Handbook continues the tradition with My Handbook. This groundbreaking service allows you to personalize the online edition of The Scott Foresman Handbook to meet your needs. In addition, it offers instant access to the entire Scott Foresman Handbook, diagnostic tests, interactive wercises, and more. Click on www.prenhall.com/hairston/, and use your access code packaged free with new copy purchase of The Scott Foresman Handbook, Seventh Edition.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 1025 pages
  • 127 x 213.36 x 71.12mm | 1,383.45g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Longman Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0131234714
  • 9780131234710

Table of contents

PART I. WRITING PROCESSES. 1. What Does Writing Involve? 2. How Do You Find and Explore a Topic? 3. How Do You Focus and Organize a Writing Project? 4. How Do You Write a Draft? 5. How Do You Revise, Edit, and Proofread? 6. How Is Writing Evaluated? PART II. WRITING FOR ACADEMIC AND PUBLIC FORUMS. 7. How Do You Write in College? 8. How Do You Use Course Web Sites and Campus Writing Centers? 9. How Do You Write for the Public? 10. How Do You Read and Think Critically? 11. How Do You Interpret Visual Rhetoric? 12. How Can You Write Powerful Arguments? 13. How Do You Design an Oral or Multimedia Report? 14. How Do You Write About Literature? PART III. STYLE. 15. What Makes Paragraphs Work? 16. How Do You Craft Opening and Closing Paragraphs? 17. How Do You Manage Transition? 18. What Kinds of Language Can You Use? 19. How Do You Construct Effective Sentences? 20. How Do You Write Stylish Sentences? PART IV. DESIGN AND SHAPE OF WRITING. 21. What Is Visual Design? 22. How Do You Design Documents? 23. How Do You Create Web Sites? 24. Model Documents. PART V. GRAMMAR. 25. Questions About Subject-Verb Agreement? 26. Questions About Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood? 27. Questions About Verbals? 28. Questions About Plurals, Possessives, and Articles? 29. Questions About Pronoun Reference? 30. Questions About Pronoun Agreement? 31. Questions About Pronoun Case? 32. Questions About Pronoun Choices? 33. Questions About Modifiers? 34. Are You an ESL Writer? 35. ESL Questions About Verbs? 36. ESL Questions About Gerunds, Infinitives, Articles, or Number? PART VI. PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS. 37. How Do You Punctuate Sentence Endings? 38. Questions About Sentence Boundaries: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-ons? 39. Questions About Commas? 40. Questions About Semicolons and Colons? 41. Questions About Quotation Marks and Ellipses? 42. Questions About Parentheses and Brackets? 43. Questions About Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes? 44. Questions About Italics and Capitalization? 45. Questions About Abbreviations and Numbers? PART VII. RESEARCH AND WRITING. 46. How Do You Design a Research Project? 47. How Do You Find Information? 48. How Do You Evaluate Sources? 49. How Do You Use Sources Responsibly? 50. How Do You Handle Quotations? 51. How Do You Complete a Project? PART VIII. DOCUMENTATION. 52. What is Documentation? 53. How Do You Use MLA Documentation? 54. How Do You Use APA Documentation? 55. How Do You Use CMS Documentation? 56. How Do You Use CSE Documentation? 57. How Do You Use COS Documentation? Glossary of Terms and Usage. Credits. Index.show more

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