College Writing Skills with Readings

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Edition: 11th
Format: Loose-leaf
Pub. Date: 2023-01-01
Publisher(s): MCGRAW HILL
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Table of Contents

Part 1 – Essay Writing
1.An Introduction to Writing
2.The Writing Process
3.The First and Second Steps in Essay Writing
4.The Third Step in Essay Writing
5.The Fourth Step in Essay Writing
6.Four Bases for Revising Essays
7.Developing an Essay

Part 2 – Patterns of Essay Development
8.Description
9.Narration
10.Exemplification
11.Process
12.Cause and/or Effect
13.Comparison and/or Contrast
14.Definition
15.Division-Classification
16.Argument

Part 3 – Researching, Writing and Documenting
17.Information Literacy
18.Summarizing and Paraphrasing
19.Writing a Source-Based Essay
20.Writing a Research Essay

Part 4 – Handbook of Sentence Skills
Section I – Grammar
21.Subject and Verbs
22.Fragments
23.Run-Ons
24.Regular and Irregular Verbs
25.Subject-Verb Agreement
26.More about Verbs
27.Pronoun Agreement and Reference
28.Pronoun Types
29.Adjectives and Adverbs
30.Misplaced Modifiers
31.Dangling Modifiers
Section II – Mechanics and Punctuation
32.Capital Letters
33.Numbers and Abbreviations
34.Apostrophe
35.Quotation Marks
36.Comma
Section III – Word Use
37.Commonly Confused Words
38.Effective Word Choice
Section IV – Tests
39.Editing Tests

Part 5 – Readings for Writers
Introduction to the Readings
Building Self-Awareness
Education and Learning
Challenging Societal Values

Index
Instructor’s Guide


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