3 Simple Truths and 6 Essential Traits of Powerful Writing: Book 3 Advancing

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Prestwick House Inc, Jun 30, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines
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Contents

DEVELOPMENT AND ELABORATION
11
Development and Elaboration Rubric
13
Selecting and Narrowing a Topic
14
Writing a Thesis
18
Brainstorming Points of Elaboration
21
Research
26
Appealing to Your Reader
37
The Writing Assessment Essay Responding to an Excerpt
49
Active Voice Versus Passive Voice
132
The Homework Essay Using Research to Argue a Point
145
Powerful writing is painless to read
153
WORD CHOICE
155
Word Choice Rubric
157
Finding and Avoiding Redundancies
158
Using Unbiased Language
169
Using Pronouns Inclusively
172

Powerful writing is understandable to others
53
ORGANIZATION
55
Make Yours Better
56
Organization Rubric
57
Examining the Principles of Unity and Coherence
58
Unity Coherence Modes of Development and Rhetorical Purposes
67
The Homework Essay A Close Reading
77
SENTENCE STRUCTURE AND VARIETY
89
Sentence Structure Rubric
91
Achieving and Maintaining Grammatical Parallelism
92
Using Parallelism for Rhetorical Impact
98
The Homework Essay Analyzing an Argument
103
CONVENTIONS OF WRITTEN ENGLISH
109
Conventions Rubric
111
Your Introduction to Rhetoric Continued
112
Referring to Ethnicity
177
Fun With Idioms Slang and Clichés
183
Evaluating an Event
187
VOICE
195
Make Yours Better
196
Voice Rubric
198
Similes Metaphors and Allusions and Why They Work
199
Finding Sources for Authentic Allusions
212
Using Relevant and Pertinent Allusions
216
The Homework Essay A Dialectic
220
Scoring Guide for the Advancing Level
224
A Review of Basic MLA Documentation
230
Important Variations on Intext Citation and Attribution
237
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