Write Idea!

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Macmillan-McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1993 - English language

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Writing as a Process
8
Reading to Write
14
Sentences
31
by Amiri Baraka
37
Getting Ideas
68
WRITEI
83
Expository
102
Suffixes
266
Base Words and Roots
267
Coined Words
268
Colloquialisms
269
Jargon Slang and Dialect
270
Idioms
271
Poetic Devices 272 Rhythm and Rhyme
272
Rhyming Patterns
273

Q
106
of Animals and Pets
113
Getting Ideas by Toshio Odate
144
Using the Writers Project File
158
WRITERS GALLERY
179
Entertaining
196
Prewriting Strategies
203
Outlines and Diagrams
219
Writing Rehearsals
225
Focusing on Elaboration
231
HANDBOOK
236
Publishing Strategies
237
Leads and Endings
240
Sentence Sense
241
Sentence Style
242
Sentence Variety
243
Building Paragraphs 244 Topic Sentence and Details
244
Transition Words and Phrases
245
Conjunctions
246
Dialog
247
Organizational Strategies 248 Beginning Middle and
248
Story Structure
249
Time Order
250
Spatial Order
251
Comparison and Contrast
252
EXPLAINING In My Spare Time
253
Cause and Effect
254
Choosing the Correct Word 255 Specific Nouns
255
Vivid Verbs
256
Effective Adjectives and Adverbs
257
Effective Adjective Phrases and Adverb Phrases
258
Synonyms
259
Antonyms
260
Denotation and Connotation
261
Word Works 262 Homophones
262
Homographs
263
Multiple Meanings
264
Prefixes
265
Repetition and Alliteration
274
Onomatopoeia
275
Imagery
276
HowTo Guide Aesops Fables
277
Simile and Metaphor
278
Voice Tone Mood 279 Formal and Informal Language
279
Point of View
280
Mood
281
Writing Models for SelfEvaluation
282
Making Sentences That Make Sense
302
Fixing Fragments and RunOns
303
Speaking of Sentences
305
Sentence Combining 306 Calling All Combinations
306
More About Combining Sentences Using Pronouns 332 You and I Pronouns Together
308
Is It More Than One? 334 Our Pronouns and Their Antecedents
310
Who Does This Belong To? 336 Buying and Selling
312
Joined Forever 337 Youre Not All by Yourself 338 Pronouns on the Horizon
314
Using Verbs 315 Taking Action with Verbs Using Adjectives and Adverbs
315
How to Help a Verb 339 Bright and Beautiful Creatures
316
Linking Parts of a Sentence 340 The Best Lunch in Town
317
Subject and Verb Must Work Together 341 Soaring Words
318
The Verb Agrees 342 Playing Better Than Ever
320
Everyone Agrees 343 A Million Modified
322
More About Verbs 344 Liking the Unlikely
324
Speaking in the Active and Passive Voices Phrases
325
Tours of Yesterday Today 345 Thinking About Home and Tomorrow
326
Express an Action in Perfect Tense Conjunctions
327
We Are Using Our Time Well 346 Colors of Conjunctions
328
How Special Is That Verb?
329
Irregular Form Interjections
330
Id Know Them Anywhere 347 Hooray An Interjection
331
Language History 348 Something Borrowed
348
These Are My Roots
349
Spelling Tips and Strategies
365
Library Organization
371
Encyclopedia
378
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