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GALILEO, University System of GeorgiaGALILEO Open Learning MaterialsEnglish Open TextbooksEnglishSpring 2016Successful College CompositionKathryn CrowtherGeorgia State University, [email protected]Lauren CurtrightGeorgia State University, [email protected]Nancy GilbertGeorgia State University, [email protected]Barbara HallGeorgia State University, [email protected]Tracienne RavitaGeorgia State University, [email protected]See next page for additional authorsFollow this and additional works at:Part of theEnglish Language and Literature CommonsThis Open Textbook is brought to you for free and open access by the English at GALILEO Open Learning Materials. It has been accepted forinclusion in English Open Textbooks by an authorized administrator of GALILEO Open Learning Materials. For more information, please contact[email protected].Recommended CitationCrowther, Kathryn; Curtright, Lauren; Gilbert, Nancy; Hall, Barbara; Ravita, Tracienne; and Swenson, Kirk, "Successful CollegeComposition" (2016).English Open Textbooks.Book 8.
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6Return to Table of ContentsSuccessful College Composition (2016)This text is a transformation ofWriting for Success, a text adapted by The SaylorFoundation under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0Licensewithout attribution as requested by the work’s original creator or licensee.Kathryn Crowther, Lauren Curtright, Nancy Gilbert, Barbara Hall, Tracienne Ravita, andKirk Swenson adapted this text under a grant from Affordable Learning Georgia toGeorgia Perimeter College (GPC) in 2015. Section 1.3 was authored by RebeccaWeaver. This text is a revision of a prior adaptation ofWriting for Successled byRosemary Cox in GPC’s Department of English, titledSuccessful College Writing forGPC Students(2014, 2015).Chapter 1:Introduction to Writing..........................................................................................61.1Becoming a Successful Writer......................................................................................6Writing to Think and Communicate.................................................................................6Overcoming Writer’s Block..............................................................................................6Selecting an Appropriate Voice.......................................................................................7Choosing the Proper Pronoun Focus..............................................................................81.2Purpose, Audience, Tone, and Content........................................................................9Identifying Common Academic Purposes......................................................................10Identifying the Audience.................................................................................................12Selecting an Appropriate Tone.......................................................................................15Choosing Appropriate, Interesting Content...................................................................161.3Using Sources...............................................................................................................17Guidelines for Source Use..............................................................................................19Explicating Sources.........................................................................................................191.4Writing Thesis Statements............................................................................................20Working Thesis Statements............................................................................................20Thesis Statement Revision..............................................................................................211.5Methods of Organizing Your Writing............................................................................24Chronological Order........................................................................................................24Order of Importance.........................................................................................................25Spatial Order....................................................................................................................251.6Writing Paragraphs........................................................................................................27Paragraph Structure Graphic Organizer.........................................................................28

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