Mosaics, Focusing on Essays

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, Feb 1, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 834 pages
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For Developmental English, Basic Skills or Remedial Writing courses, or low-level Freshman Composition. Students study their own writing! MOSAICS is a three-book writing series that focuses on students learning and studying their own writing as they progress. The essay level teaches the processes and skills common to all good academic writing and includes both professional and student models, as well as a multitude of exercises and activities, which help students apply the techniques and skills to their own writing.

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Contents

The Writing Process
1
Writing in College
13
Prewriting
14
Writing a Thesis Statement
25
Developing Body Paragraphs
33
CHAPTER 5
43
Organizing Your Essay
51
Writing the Introduction Conclusion and Title
58
Analyzing a Process
433
Comparing and Contrasting
443
Comparing and Contrasting
445
Dividing and Classifying
456
Dividing and Classifying
457
Defining
466
Defining
467
Analyzing Causes and Effects
474

Revising
65
Editing
94
Editing 94
111
Writing Effective Essays
113
Describing
117
Narrating
139
Illustrating
162
Analyzing a Process
186
Comparing and Contrasting
211
Dividing and Classifying
237
Denning
259
Analyzing Causes and Effects
281
Analyzing Causes and Effects
283
Arguing
304
The Essay with Sources
331
Recognizing an Essay with Sources
333
Avoiding Plagiarism
339
Finding Sources
352
How to Write an Essay with Sources
363
How to Write an Essay with Sources
365
Service Learning
375
Revising and Editing an Essay with Sources
381
Writing Workshop
396
From Reading to Writing
399
Describing
401
Narrating
411
Illustrating
421
Analyzing a Process
431
Analyzing Causes and Effects
475
Arguing
482
Arguing
483
The Handbook
501
Introduction
503
SENTENCES
505
PHRASES
520
Subjects and Verbs
527
Fragments
535
Fused Sentences and Comma Splices
548
VERBS CHAPTER 37 Regular and Irregular Verbs
559
Verb Tense
571
SubjectVerb Agreement
587
UNIT TESTS
605
UNIT 4
629
MODIFIERS
635
MODIFIERS
636
UNIT TESTS
666
PUNCTUATION
669
MECHANICS
718
UNIT? EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
731
CHOOSING THE RIGHT WORDS
754
UNIT 5
766
APPENDIXES
789
More on Verbs 599
814
CREDITS
825
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