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Test Bank for Exploring Writing: Sentences and Paragraphs (Developmental English) (3rd Edition)

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    Table of Contents

    1. An Introduction to Writing
    Understanding Point and Support
    An Important Difference Between Writing and Talking
    Point and Support in Two Cartoons
    Point and Support in a Paragraph
    Benefits of Paragraph Writing
    Writing as a Skill
    Why Does Your Attitude toward Writing Matter?
    Writing as a Process of Discovery
    Keeping a Journal

    2. The Writing Process
    How do you reach the goals of Effective Writing?
    Prewriting
    Technique 1: Freewriting
    Freewriting: A Student Model
    Technique 2: Questioning
    Technique 3: Making a List
    Technique 4: Clustering
    Technique 5: Preparing a Scratch Outline
    Writing a First Draft
    Writing a First Draft: A Student Model
    Revising
    Revising: A Student Model
    Editing and Proofreading
    Editing Tips
    Proofreading Tips
    Editing and Proofreading: A Student Model
    Tips on Using a Computer
    Using a Computer at Each Stage of the Writing Process
    Using Peer Review
    1. Identification
    2. Scratch Outline
    3. Comments
    Review Activities
    Prewriting
    Outling, Drafting, and Revising
    Outlining TWO/ WRITING EFFECTIVE PARAGRAPHS

    3. Four Steps for Writing, Four Bases for Revising
    What Are the Steps in Writing Effective Paragraphs?
    Step 1: Make a Point
    Step 2: Back up Your Point
    Step 3: Organize the Support
    Step 4: Write Clear, Error-Free Sentences
    Four Bases for Revising Writing
    Base 1: Unity
    Base 2: Support
    Base 3: Coherence
    Base 4: Sentence Skills

    4. Nine Patterns of Paragraph Development
    Important Considerations in Paragraph Development
    Knowing Your Subject
    Knowing Your Purpose and Audience
    1. Exemplification
    2. Process
    A Paragraph to consider
    Writing Process Paragraph
    3. Cause and Effect
    A Paragraph to consider
    Writing a Cause-and-Effect Paragraph
    4. Comparison and Contrast
    Two Paragraphs to Consider
    Writing a Comparison and Contrast Pragraph
    5. Definition
    A Paragraph to Consider
    WritiParagraphinition Paragraph
    6. Classification and Division
    Two Paragraphs to Consider
    Writing a Division-Classification Paragraph
    7. Description
    A Paragraph to Consider
    Writing a Descriptive Paragraph
    8. Narration
    A Paragraph to Consider
    Writing an Argument Paragraph

    5. Moving From Paragraph to Essay
    What Is an Essay?
    Differences between an Essay and a Paragraph
    The Form of an Essay
    A Model Essay
    Important Points about the Essay
    Introductory Paragraph
    Common Methods of Introduction
    Supporting Paragraphs
    Transitional Sentences
    Concluding Paragraph
    Essays to Consider
    Planning the Essay
    Outlining the Essay
    Form for Planning an Essay
    Practice in Writing the Essay
    Understanding the Two Parts of a Thesis Statement
    Supporting the Thesis with Specific Evidence
    Identifying Introductions
    Revising an Essay for All Four Bases: Unity, Support, Coherence, and Sentence Skills
    Essay Assignments
    Additional Writing Assignments

    PART THREE/ SENTENCE SKILLS

    SECTION 1: SENTENCES
    6. Subjects and Verbs
    7. Fragments
    8. Run-Ons
    9. Sentence Variety I
    SECTION 2: VERBS, PRONOUNS, AND AGREEMENT
    10. Standard English Verbs
    11. Irregular Verbs
    12. Subject-Verb Agreement
    13. Consistent Verb Tense
    14. Additional Information about Verbs
    15. Pronoun Reference, Agreement, and Point of View
    16. Pronoun Types
    SECTION 3: MODIFIERS AND PARALLELISM
    17. Adjectives and Adverbs
    18. Misplaced Modifiers
    19. Dangling Modifiers
    20. Faulty Parallelism
    21. Sentence Variety II
    SECTION 4: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS
    22. Paper Format
    23. Capital Letters
    24. Numbers and Abbreviations
    25. End Marks
    26. Apostrophe
    27. Quotation Marks
    28. Commas
    29. Other Punctuation Marks
    SECTION 5: WORD USE
    30. Dictionary Use
    31. Spelling Improvement
    32. Omitted Words and Letters
    33. Commonly Confused Words
    34. Effective Word Choice

    PART FOUR/ READINGS FOR WRITERS

    GOALS AND VALUES
    Sister Helen Mrosla, “All the Good Things”
    Paul Logan, “Rowing the Bus”
    Marta Salinas, “The Scholarship Jacket”
    Andy Rooney, “Tickets to Nowhere”
    Delores Curran, “What Good Families Are Doing Right”

    EDUCATION AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT
    Ben Carson, “Do It Better!”
    James Lincoln Collier, “Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name”
    Anita Garland, “Let’s Really Reform Our Schools”
    Janny Scott, “How They Get You to Do That”
    Rudolph Verderber, “Dealing with Feelings”
    Grant Berry, “A Change of Attitude”
    Beth Johnson, “Let’s Get Specific”

    HUMAN GROUPS AND SOCIETY
    Katherine Barrett, “Old before Her Time”
    Amy Tan, “The Most Hateful Words”
    Bill Wine, “Rudeness at the Movies”
    Alice Walker, “My Daughter Smokes”

    Appendix A: Parts of Speech

    Appendix B: ESL Pointers

    Appendix C: Sentence Skills Diagnostic Test

    Appendix D: Sentence Skills Achievement Test

    Appendix E: Answers to Exercises in Part Three

    Appendix F: A Writer’s Journal

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