Jumpstart!: A Workbook for Writers
Jumpstart! A Workbook for Writers is designed to build the confidence and competence students need to make the successful transition into college writing. While it primarily focuses on the most frequently occurring sentence-level grammar and structure issues, the text also teaches the whole writing process including coverage of the paragraph and whole discourse. And because of basic writers need to write other than read about writing. JUMPSRART includes an abundance of exercises and activities without lengthy grammatical explanations to wade through. Although minimal the explanations are clear and a jargon-free as possible.
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MANAGING YOUR WRITING TASKS
Discovering Ideas for Developing a Topic
Revising Your Draft
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