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Writing for Success By Scott McLean fwk-431915 Writing For Success Scott McLean Published by: Flat World Knowledge, Inc. One Bridge Street Irvington, NY 10533 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. Printed in the United States of America Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Brief Contents Introduction to Writing Writing Basics Punctuation Working with Words Help for ELLs Writing Paragraphs Refining Your Writing The Writing Process Writing Essays Rhetorical Modes Writing from Research Writing a Research Paper APA Documentation and Formatting Creating Presentations Readings Index 1 Chapter 1 1 10 20 25 27 Chapter 2 27 43 53 58 61 68 73 76 78 83 Chapter 3 83 88 89 91 94 95 96 97 99 101 105 Chapter 4 105 110 116 121 123 128 130 131 135 Chapter 5 135 139 Contents Introduction to Writing Reading and Writing in College Study Skills Becoming a Successful College Writer End of Chapter Exercises Writing Basics Writing a Sentence Subject-Verb Agreement Verb Tense Capitalization Pronouns Adjectives and Adverbs Misplaced Modifiers End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Punctuation Commas Semicolons Colons Quotes Apostrophes Parentheses Dashes Hyphens End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Working with Words Commonly Confused Words Spelling Word Choice Prefixes and Suffixes Synonyms and Antonyms Using Context Clues End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Help for ELLs Word Order Negatives 142 145 149 159 163 166 169 169 173 Chapter 6 173 186 197 197 199 Chapter 7 199 211 218 223 223 227 Chapter 8 227 236 243 252 263 265 Chapter 9 265 269 275 278 283 283 285 Chapter 10 285 289 292 294 297 299 303 308 Count and Non-Count Nouns/Articles Pronouns Verb Tenses Modal Auxiliaries Prepositions Slang & Idioms End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Writing Paragraphs Purpose, Audience, Tone, and Content Effective Means for Writing a Paragraph End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Refining Your Writing Sentence Variety Coordination and Subordination Parallelism End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises The Writing Process The Writing Process: How do I Begin? Outlining Drafting Revising and Editing End of Chapter Exercises Writing Essays Developing a Strong, Clear Thesis Statement Writing Your Body Paragraphs Organization Techniques Introduction and Conclusion Paragraphs End of Chapter Exercises Answers to Chapter Exercises Rhetorical Modes Narration Illustration Description Classification Process Analysis Definition Comparison and Contrast Cause and Effect 311 317 317 319 Chapter 11 319 322 328 332 345 350 351 353... View Full Document

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