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1. Complete Practice Exercise 1 on page 6 ofWord Usage.2. Complete Practice Exercise 2 on pages 14–15 ofWord Usage.Check your answers with those in the online Self-Check Answers supplement.
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25The Reading andWriting ProcessINTRODUCTIONIf you don’t particularly enjoy writing, you may ask yourselfwhy you should make the effort to improve your skills. Thesimple answer is that you can’t avoid writing—as a studentor an employee, there will always be writing requirements.Learning to write well will give you tools for success no matterwhat career you choose. That’s because logical thinking andeffective communication are necessary for advancement,whether you’re an accountant, nurse, or newspaper reporter.The better your skills, the more choices you have and thebetter your chances are for achievement and satisfaction.OBJECTIVESWhen you complete this lesson, you’ll be able toEffectively use your textbookDiscuss why writing is an important part of yourstudy programUnderstand your unique learning styleUse active reading methods to understand andanalyze textPoint out the importance of prewriting in developing apiece of writingApply narrowing strategies to focus your writingDevelop effective thesis statementsSupport your thesis with appropriate evidenceUse methods of organization in writing, includingtopic sentencesL e s s o n 2L e s s o n 2
English Composition26ASSIGNMENT 4: TOOLSFOR SUCCESSRead the following assignment summary. Then, read “To theStudent” on pages xxxvii–xliv in yourSuccessful CollegeWritingtextbook. Be sure to complete the self-check.This section of your textbook is an introduction and includesguidelines for the exercises and assignments in the book.Don’t skip over it, because you’ll miss valuable informationon how to effectively use your text. By taking a few minutesnow, you’ll save time later when you have to complete theassignments.One of the best ways to be sure you understand and can applywhat you’ve read is by completing each assignment’s “self-check”exercises. As you respond to the questions and activities,you’ll accomplish the objectives of both the assignment andthe course.Don’tsend your responses to the school, however,because the answers and/or sample exercises are provided inthe online Self-Check Answers supplement.This guide will direct you to write in various ways. To keepyour work organized, create clearly labeled files in your word-processing program. First, create a primary file folder named“English Composition.” Within that folder, create a file foryour course journal and a different file for your essays. Otherpossible files to keep in the folder include a Notes file, aPractice Writing file, and a self-check file. You must maintainthe course journal and essays on a computer, but the otherscan be done in separate notebooks, if you wish. Establish aclear naming system for each file you add in the Compositionfolder so that you don’t confuse your rough drafts with yourfinal version of each essay.

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