The Writer's Craft

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McDougal Littell, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 912 pages

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Contents

Getting Ready Why Write?
1
Writers
3
Thinking Through The Stages of the Writing Process
10
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
28
Sketchbook
32
Learning from Your Writing Process
40
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Excerpt from a Learning
50
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
58
Drafting Paragraphs
345
How Do I Develop Ideas?
351
Using Graphic Devices
357
How Do I Write a Conclusion?
371
How Can I Achieve Clarity?
383
Correcting Problem Sentences
391
The Cherokee Language
400
How Can I Make My Language Richer?
409

Revise Your Writing
66
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
72
Introductory Modifiers
81
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
86
For more indepth treatment of each stage of the writing process
90
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
102
RELATED ASSIGNMENT A Story board
111
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature 11 8
120
Publish and Present
128
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
134
Inverted Word Order
143
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
148
Publish and Present
158
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Flowchart of the A merican Criminal Justice System
168
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
178
Conjunctions
187
The New Punctuation
197
Infinitive Phrases
203
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
208
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Starling from Literature 222
224
Adverb Clauses That Tell Time
233
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
238
Publish and Present
247
The ScotchIrish
255
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
266
RELATED ASSIGNMENT Writing an ISearch Paper
287
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290
GUIDED ASSIGNMENT Starting from Literature
296
Experimenting with Writing Variables
316
Peking or Beijing
326
Drafting
336
How Can I Vary My Sentences?
416
Point of View
430
Building Your Vocabulary
438
Strategies for Critical Thinking
452
Developing Study and Research Skills
459
Using the Library and Other Sources of 470 Interviewing Skills
480
Using the Correct Modifier 628
493
Using Verbs 583 Using Modifiers in Comparisons 631
512
Kinds of Nouns
534
Checkpoint 501
543
Objects of Verbs 512 Checkpoint
558
Compound Sentence Parts 517
564
Writing Complete Sentences 524 Pronouns in Compound
570
Using Nouns 533 Application and Review
576
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs 588 Avoiding Double Comparisons
590
Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs 595 The Double Negative
639
Biography of a Word
647
The Prepositional Phrase
653
Forming Adverbs
679
Checkpoint
689
Checkpoint
695
Checkpoint
705
Checkpoint
713
Checkpoint
725
Checkpoint
735
Test 4
806
End Marks 769
813
Analyzing Sentences 53
881
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