Along These Lines: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs

Along These Lines: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs, 7th edition

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Overview

Along These Lines: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs guides you, step by step, through the writing process with in-depth instruction on grammar, paragraph construction, and short essays. This title also helps you acquire and improve your skills to become a more effective writer and learner.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137408290

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

PART 1: SENTENCE-LEVEL SKILLS: GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS
1. The Simple Sentence
2. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordinatio
3. Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
4. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
5. Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options
6. Avoiding Sentence Fragments
7. Using Parallelism in Sentences
8. Using Adjectives and Adverbs
9. Correcting Problems with Modifiers
10. Verbs: The Present Tense
11. Verbs: The Past Tense
12. Verbs: Consistency and Voice
13. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
14. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
15. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
16. Punctuation
17. Spelling
18. Words That Sound Alike/Look Alike
19. Using Prepositions Correctly

PART 2: WRITING IN STAGES: THE PROCESS APPROACH
20. Writing a Paragraph: Prewriting
21. Writing a Paragraph: Planning
22. Writing a Paragraph: Drafting and Revising
23. Writing a Paragraph: Editing and Proofreading
24. Writing a Narrative Paragraph
25. Writing a Descriptive Paragraph
26. Writing an Illustration Paragraph
27. Writing a Process Paragraph
28. Moving from Paragraphs to Essays
29. Writing from Reading
Appendix. Readings for Writers
Appendix. Basics of College Research

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