Important features of the series:
-- Presents important organizational principles of good academic writing, including topic sentences, maintaining unity and coherence, making and supporting a point, providing clear transitions, and writing clear introductory and concluding paragraphs.
-- Shows students how to apply these organizational principles to major rhetorical forms: classification, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, problem and solution, writing a summary, personal expression, and essays for college applications.
-- Offers extensive practice in every step of the writing process, including prewriting, drafting, revision, and editing.
-- Provides individual practice on additional topics in "On Your Own" sections.
-- Offers effective error correction and editing practice in "You Be the Editor" sections.
Takes students step-by-step from paragraph development to understanding the principles of good essay writing. The book's abundant writing activities appeal to students' intellectual interests....Continua