Signals: Writing Effective Sentences and Paragraphs

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Longman, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 356 pages
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Signals is a comprehensive developmental writing text that stresses sentence-level writing skills within the context of paragraph development. Sentence level skills are taught in connected discourse -- readers experience the immediate positive impact that applying sentence skills can have on writing coherent paragraphs. This book places emphasis on the writing process, prewriting strategies, and writing effective paragraphs. All chapters have 5 suggested journal entries and 1 structured writing assignment to encourage readers to experience themselves as writers. New concepts from each chapter are incorporated in subsequent chapters-encouraging retention of the skills needed for writing and revising. In illustrations and exercises, grammatical principles are tied to writing effective paragraphs. Each chapter opens with clearly stated goals and ends with a detailed summary of principles with illustrations. For those seeking a developmental writing book at the sentence-paragraph level.

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CLAUSES AND PHRASES Agreement 2001 437 pages Paper
Misplaced Modifiers Dangling Modifiers VII WRITING PARAGRAPHS

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