Part 1 | A Process for Writing 1 Exploring, planning, and drafting 2 Building effective paragraphs 3 Revising, editing, and proofreading Part 2 | Academic Reading and Writing 4 Reading critically; writing analytically 5 Reading arguments 6 Writing arguments 7 Writing in the disciplines Part 3 | Clear Sentences 8 Active verbs 9 Parallelism 10 Needed words 11 Mixed constructions 12 Misplaced and dangling modifiers 13 Shifts 14 Emphasis 15 Variety Part 4 | Word Choice 16 Wordy sentences 17 Appropriate language 18 Exact words 19 Glossary of usage Part 5 | Grammatical Sentences 20 Sentence fragments 21 Run-on sentences 22 Subject-verb agreement 23 Pronoun-antecedent agreement 24 Pronoun reference 25 Pronoun case (I vs. me) 26 who vs. whom 27 Adjectives and adverbs 28 Standard English verb forms 29 Multilingual topics Part 6 | Punctuation 30 The comma 31 Unnecessary commas 32 The semicolon and the colon 33 The apostrophe 34 Quotation marks 35 End punctuation 36 Other punctuation marks Part 7 | Mechanics 37 Abbreviations, numbers, and italics 38 Spelling and the hyphen 39 Capitalization Part 8 | Grammar Basics 40 Parts of speech 41 Sentence patterns 42 Subordinate word groups 43 Sentence types Part 9 | Researched Writing 44 Thinking like a researcher; gathering sources 45 Managing information; taking notes responsibly 46 Evaluating sources 47 Writing a research paper 48 Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism 49 Integrating sources 50 Documenting sources in MLA style 51 MLA format; sample research paper 52 Documenting sources in APA style 53 APA format; sample research paper Answers to Exercises | Index | List of Grammatical Terms
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