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The Writer's World: Paragraphs and Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies, 5th edition

  • Suneeti Phadke
  • Lynne Gaetz
Revel for The Writer's World: Paragraphs and Essays -- Instant Access

ISBN-13:  9780134609157

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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 meets you where you are, and guides you to where you need to be.


Revel™ The Writer’s World series integrates essential elements that are simply not found in other writing books – a stimulating visual program, thoughtful coverage for nonnative speakers, and effective strategies that address the skill levels of all readers. Authors Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke draw upon their more than 30 years of combined teaching experience to reach as many readers 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.                                                                                                      

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience – for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.


NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.


Table of contents

Readings Listed by Rhetorical Mode



Part I: The Writing Process

1. Exploring

2. Developing

3. Revising and Editing


Part II: Paragraph Patterns

4. Illustration

5. Narration

6. Description

7. Process

8. Definition

9. Classification

10. Comparison and Contrast

11. Cause and Effect

12. Argument


Part III: The Essay

13. Writing the Essay

14. Essay Patterns

15. Enhancing Your Writing with Research


Part IV: The Editing Handbook

16. Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences

17. Compound Sentences

18. Complex Sentences

19. Sentence Variety

20. Fragments

21. Run-Ons

22. Faulty Parallel Structure

23. Present and Past Tenses

24. Past Participles

25. Other Verb Forms

26. Subject—Verb Agreement

27. Tense Consistency

28. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions

29. Pronouns

30. Adjectives and Adverbs

31. Mistakes with Modifiers

32. Exact Language

33. Spelling and Commonly Confused Words

34. Commas

35. The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles

36. Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks

37. Editing Paragraphs and Essays


Part V: Reading Strategies and Selections

38. Reading Strategies

39. Reading Selections

Popular Culture and College Life

Psychology and Health Care

Our Environment and the Workplace

Spies and Hackers and The Legal World



Appendix 1: Grammar Glossary

Appendix 2: Irregular Verbs

Appendix 3: A Quick Guide to Verb Tenses

Appendix 4: Combining Ideas in Sentences

Appendix 5: Punctuation and Mechanics

Appendix 6: Writing Paragraphs and Essays in Exams

Appendix 7: Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary Logs





Inside Back Cover

Revising Checklist for a Paragraph

Revising Checklist for an Essay

Editing Checklist

Revising and Editing Symbols

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Published by Pearson (April 27th 2017) - Copyright © 2018