Writer's World, The: Sentences and Paragraphs, 5th edition

  • Lynne Gaetz, 
  • Suneeti Phadke

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The Writer's World takes a visual, theme-based approach to writing. It harnesses your interests and abilities to help you take your writing to the next level. The exercises, activities and dynamic design will engage your senses, prompt critical thinking and encourage your active participation and collaboration.

Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137554584

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

Brief Contents

Part I: The Writing Process

  1. Exploring
  2. Developing
  3. Revising and Editing
  4. Paragraph Patterns
  5. Writing the Essay

Part II: The Editing Handbook

  1. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
  2. Pronouns
  3. Identifying Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
  4. Present and Past Tenses
  5. Past Participles
  6. Progressive Tenses
  7. Other Verb Forms
  8. Subject—Verb Agreement
  9. Tense Consistency
  10. Compound Sentences
  11. Complex Sentences
  12. Sentence Variety
  13. Fragments
  14. Run-Ons
  15. Faulty Parallel Structure
  16. Adjectives and Adverbs
  17. Mistakes with Modifiers
  18. Exact Language
  19. Spelling
  20. Commonly Confused Words
  21. Commas
  22. The Apostrophe
  23. Quotation Marks and Capitalization
  24. Editing Practice

Part III: Reading Strategies and Selections

  1. Reading Strategies and Selections

Appendix 1: Grammar

Appendix 2: Verb Tenses

Appendix 3: Combining Ideas in Sentences

Appendix 4: Punctuation and Mechanics

Appendix 5: Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary Logs

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