The Writer's Compass: A Sentence and Paragraph Text with Readings

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1999 - College readers - 514 pages
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This sentence-to-paragraph-level text approaches writing as an idea-oriented process where grammar is a means to present ideas more clearly and effectively rather than merely as a set of rules to be mastered. The Writer's Compass guides students through prewriting, composing, and postwriting activities while thoroughly covering basic sentence- and paragraph-writing skills. The strong reading-writing connection is evident throughout, with readings in each chapter to prompt student writing.

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Contents

An Introduction to Writing
2
An Introduction to Writing
11
The ReadingWriting Connection
18
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Kathleen McWhorter (Ph.D. SUNY, Buffalo) is Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of Learning Skills at Niagara County Community College. In addition to her developmental writing series from Houghton Mifflin, McWhorter is the author of several successful reading and study skills texts from Longman including College Reading and Study Skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading, Academic Reading, and Guide to College Reading. Recently, Bedford Books also published a new title from McWhorter, Successful College Writing, for freshman composition courses.

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