Writers Express: A Handbook for Young Writers, Thinkers, and Learners

Writers Express: A Handbook for Young Writers, Thinkers, and Learners
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ISBN10:
0669471631
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Pages:
504
ISBN13:
9780669471632
Goodreads Rating:
4.00
Published:
December 23rd 1999 by Write Source

Provides a handbook on writing, including how to build paragraphs, build essays, journal writing, poetry writing, and writing techniques. The process of writing: Getting started -- Prewriting and drafting -- Revising and editing -- Building paragraphs and essays -- Improving your writing skills -- The forms of writing: Personal writing -- Subject writing -- Report writing -- Story and play writing -- Poetry writing -- The tools of learning: Finding information -- Reading and spelling skills -- Speaking, viewing, and listening skills -- Thinking skills -- Learning skills. Proofreader's guide: Marking punctuation -- Editing for mechanics -- Checking your spelling -- Using the right word -- Understanding sentences -- Understanding our language -- Student almanac: Using language -- Exploring science -- Improving math skills -- Using maps -- Making history.