A Step-by-Step Guide to Informative Writing
This guide helps students construct biographies, essays, and expository pieces. Aspiring writers will learn how to narrow their topic choices, how to organize information graphically and in outline form, and how to effectively structure paragraphs to form a cohesive, well-constructed piece. Editing basics are also given with instructions for proofreading for accuracy, clarity, and style. Colorful graphics and writing samples liven up the book.
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Research and Organization
Writing Your First Draft
Revising Your First Draft
Proofreading and Editing
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