Mosaics: Focusing on Paragraphs in Contex

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Kim Flachmann
Prentice Hall, Aug 1, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 460 pages
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B>" This is the second book in a highly acclaimed three-level developmental writing series. A developmental, integrated skills writing book that focuses on paragraph development.

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Learning from Your Peers
16
OBSERVING
56
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

In her own words, this is how Kim Flachmann describes her academic life story and devotion to students and teaching: ""I am a St. Louis kid who moved west and fell in love with California. My passion is teaching writing and helping people understand its importance in our society today."" " "I earned my B.A. in English at Washington University in my hometown and then started teaching at Morton College in Chicago, where I began a Developmental Writing program in 1969. Three years later, I came to California State University, Bakersfield, where I currently direct the Writing Program. I enjoy teaching writing through my books and my classes."" " "I can't imagine any mission more important to the success of a society than literacy. Teaching people who to understand words they encounter and how to express their most cherished ideas can relieve their personal frustration, rejuvenate their self-esteem, provide them with skills they need to succeed, and ultimately raise the quality of all our lives. I feel truly privileged to be involved in such a life-changing passion.

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