Writing for Success
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Writing for Success

By [Author removed at request of original publisher]
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Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.

https://doi.org/10.24926/8668.2801
ISBN: 978-1-946135-28-5

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table Of Contents
  • Publisher Information
  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgements
  • Dedications
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Writing
    • 1.1 Reading and Writing in College
    • 1.2 Developing Study Skills
    • 1.3 Becoming a Successful College Writer
    • 1.4 Introduction to Writing: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 2: Writing Basics: What Makes a Good Sentence?
    • 2.1 Sentence Writing
    • 2.2 Subject-Verb Agreement
    • 2.3 Verb Tense
    • 2.4 Capitalization
    • 2.5 Pronouns
    • 2.6 Adjectives and Adverbs
    • 2.7 Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
    • 2.8 Writing Basics: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 3: Punctuation
    • 3.1 Commas
    • 3.2 Semicolons
    • 3.3 Colons
    • 3.4 Quotes
    • 3.5 Apostrophes
    • 3.6 Parentheses
    • 3.7 Dashes
    • 3.8 Hyphens
    • 3.9 Punctuation: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 4: Working with Words: Which Word Is Right?
    • 4.1 Commonly Confused Words
    • 4.2 Spelling
    • 4.3 Word Choice
    • 4.4 Prefixes and Suffixes
    • 4.5 Synonyms and Antonyms
    • 4.6 Using Context Clues
    • 4.7 Working with Words: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 5: Help for English Language Learners
    • 5.1 Word Order
    • 5.2 Negative Statements
    • 5.3 Count and Noncount Nouns and Articles
    • 5.4 Pronouns
    • 5.5 Verb Tenses
    • 5.6 Modal Auxiliaries
    • 5.7 Prepositions
    • 5.8 Slang and Idioms
    • 5.9 Help for English Language Learners: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 6: Writing Paragraphs: Separating Ideas and Shaping Content
    • 6.1 Purpose, Audience, Tone, and Content
    • 6.2 Effective Means for Writing a Paragraph
    • 6.3 Writing Paragraphs: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 7: Refining Your Writing: How Do I Improve My Writing Technique?
    • 7.1 Sentence Variety
    • 7.2 Coordination and Subordination
    • 7.3 Parallelism
    • 7.4 Refining Your Writing: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 8: The Writing Process: How Do I Begin?
    • 8.1 Apply Prewriting Models
    • 8.2 Outlining
    • 8.3 Drafting
    • 8.4 Revising and Editing
    • 8.5 The Writing Process: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 9: Writing Essays: From Start to Finish
    • 9.1 Developing a Strong, Clear Thesis Statement
    • 9.2 Writing Body Paragraphs
    • 9.3 Organizing Your Writing
    • 9.4 Writing Introductory and Concluding Paragraphs
    • 9.5 Writing Essays: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 10: Rhetorical Modes
    • 10.1 Narration
    • 10.2 Illustration
    • 10.3 Description
    • 10.4 Classification
    • 10.5 Process Analysis
    • 10.6 Definition
    • 10.7 Comparison and Contrast
    • 10.8 Cause and Effect
    • 10.9 Persuasion
    • 10.10 Rhetorical Modes: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 11: Writing from Research: What Will I Learn?
    • 11.1 The Purpose of Research Writing
    • 11.2 Steps in Developing a Research Proposal
    • 11.3 Managing Your Research Project
    • 11.4 Strategies for Gathering Reliable Information
    • 11.5 Critical Thinking and Research Applications
    • 11.6 Writing from Research: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 12: Writing a Research Paper
    • 12.1 Creating a Rough Draft for a Research Paper
    • 12.2 Developing a Final Draft of a Research Paper
    • 12.3 Writing a Research Paper: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 13: APA and MLA Documentation and Formatting
    • 13.1 Formatting a Research Paper
    • 13.2 Citing and Referencing Techniques
    • 13.3 Creating a References Section
    • 13.4 Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Style
    • 13.5 APA and MLA Documentation and Formatting: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 14: Creating Presentations: Sharing Your Ideas
    • 14.1 Organizing a Visual Presentation
    • 14.2 Incorporating Effective Visuals into a Presentation
    • 14.3 Giving a Presentation
    • 14.4 Creating Presentations: End-of-Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 15: Readings: Examples of Essays
    • 15.1 Introduction to Sample Essays
    • 15.2 Narrative Essay
    • 15.3 Illustration Essay
    • 15.4 Descriptive Essay
    • 15.5 Classification Essay
    • 15.6 Process Analysis Essay
    • 15.7 Definition Essay
    • 15.8 Compare-and-Contrast Essay
    • 15.9 Cause-and-Effect Essay
    • 15.10 Persuasive Essay
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