For courses in Integrated Reading and Writing at the paragraph/essay level.
Integrated thematic instruction at the paragraph and essay level
In Concert: An Integrated Approach to Reading and Writing engages readers by presenting each chapter in the context of a resonant theme, such as overcoming adversity, Internet dating, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Student and professional essays start each chapter and serve as the basis for instruction, illustration, and practice. Author Kathleen McWhorter emphasizes critical thinking throughout, which helps to prepare learners for their future courses or careers.
In Concert, Third Edition, is the second book in a two߭part series that shows reading and writing as a single process of understanding and expressing ideas – and how they really do work together in concert. This volume explores paragraphs and essays; In Harmony concentrates on sentences and paragraphs.
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Table of contents
PART ONE — INTRODUCTION TO READING AND WRITING
1. An Overview of the Reading Process (with Writing)
2. An Overview of the Writing Process (with Reading) Vocabulary Workshop
PART TWO — READING, WRITING, AND ORGANIZING PARAGRAPHS
3. Topics, Main Ideas, and Topic Sentences
4. Details, Transitions, and Implied Main Ideas
5. Organization: Basic Patterns
6. Organization: Additional Patterns
7. Strategies for Revising Paragraphs
PART THREE — READING AND WRITING ESSAYS
8. Reading, Planning, and Organizing Essays
9. Drafting and Revising Essays
10. Reading and Writing Essays with Multiple Patterns
11. Writing Essays Using Sources
PART FOUR — CRITICAL THINKING, READING, AND WRITING
12. Critical Thinking: Making Inferences and Analyzing the Author’s Message
13. Critical Thinking: Evaluating the Author’s Techniques
14. Critical Thinking: Reading and Writing Arguments
PART FIVE — THEMATIC READER: WRITING IN RESPONSE TO READING
PART SIX — REVIEWING THE BASICS
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