Strategies for Successful Writing: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader, and Handbook

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Dec 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 795 pages
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For Freshman Composition courses. This best-selling rhetorically-organized writing guide combines four books--a rhetoric, a research guide, reader, and handbook--into one convenient and flexible teaching tool while offering students an exceptional value. Also available in an alternate version without a Handbook section. The authors of Strategies for Successful Writing: a Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader, and Handbook have strived to achieve the same steadfast goals that have motivated them from the beginning: create a rhetorically-organized writing guide that combines four books into one convenient and flexible teaching tool while offering students an exceptional value. By having at their disposal a comprehensive textbook that offers ample material for a full-year composition course, instructors teaching a one-term course can make various selections from Chapters 1-17, from whatever types of specialized writing suits the needs of their students, and from the appropriate essays in the reader. textbook should address students directly, they've aimed for a conversational yet clear style that invites students into the book, lessens their apprehensions about writing, and provides a model for their own prose. This style complements the authors' strong student-based approach to writing, and together they help create a text that genuinely meets student needs. Part of the MyCompLab SeriesStudent edition now availble with MyCompLab and e-book, at no additional cost. Providing more opportunities for practice, assessment and instruction than any similar site, MyCompLab is a dynamic online resource for the Composition course. It offers market-leading tools for improving grammar, writing and research skills with comprehensive results tracking so students and instructors can gauge student progress. Easy to use and easy to integrate into the classroom, MyCompLab engages students as it builds confidence and helps them to be better writers and researchers. MyCompLab is an incredible value for your students -- we'll provide them with pre-paid access when they purchase a new Prentice Hall English textbook.

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Review: Strategies for Successful Writing: A Rhetoric, Research Guide, Reader and Handbook (8th Edition)

User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

While not perfect, this really does work as a good composition textbook. It's clear, provides a workable number of readings from which to select, and succeeds in getting to the point. I admit, though, that I've never used the grammar section. Read full review

Contents

The Audience for Your Writing
6
Strategies
15
Reading as a Writer
21
Copyright

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