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

  • Lynne Gaetz, 
  • Suneeti Phadke

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Overview

For courses in Developmental English with students of varying skill levels, or those in need of additional writing practice prior to college-level writing.

A highly visual, theme-based approach to writing that guides a diverse group of students from where they are, to where they need to be

The Writer's World series integrates essential elements that are simply not found in other writing textbooks – a stimulating visual program, thoughtful coverage for nonnative speakers, and effective strategies for addressing the skill levels of all your students. Authors Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke draw upon their more than 30 years of combined teaching experience to reach as many students as possible, by meeting their needs and addressing their individual interests and abilities. The authors' innovative instruction seamlessly infuses material for both native and nonnative speakers, while their exercises and activities encourage active participation and collaboration. The engaging design, open layout, and dynamic images support visual learners and prompt critical thinking.

Available to package with The Writer's World: Sentences and Paragraphs, 5th Edition (Books a la Carte loose-leaf edition), MyLab® Writing is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work in tandem with the text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Writing is ideal for courses requiring additional writing skills practice and assessment. Learn more.

Now available! Free copy of the Pearson Guide to the 2021 MLA Handbook

Download your free copy, for use with this title. Contents include:

  • What Is MLA Documentation Style?
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  • Creating Your Works-Cited List
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  • Researching Online
  • Sample Works-Cited List

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

ISBN-13: 9780137554584

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Overview

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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