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Ready to Write 1: A First Composition Text

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Publisher Comments:

Ready to Write 1 , Third Edition, is a revision of Get Ready to Write, the first book in the highly-successful three-book Ready to Write series. The book teaches beginning students the composition skills they need to be successful writers in and out of the classroom. 

 

A fresh new design, updated content throughout, and a host of new activities reinforce the approach that has made the Ready to Write series a classroom favorite for more than two decades.

 

Features:

  • Updated examples and model paragraphs illustrate organizing elements such as topic sentences, supporting details, and signal words.
  • Step-by-step activities guide students in comparing and contrasting, describing, analyzing data, writing test answers, and summarizing.
  • Varied, contextualized writing tasks help students with real-life tasks.
  • Editing and proofreading exercises encourage students to refine their writing skills.
  • New Grammar Guide section presents important grammar points and practice items to boost accuracy.

Ready to Write also includes:

 

Ready to Write 2

Ready to Write 3

 

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Writing About Yourself                  

Chapter 2: Writing About Your Family and Friends

Chapter 3: Writing About Your Activities

Chapter 4: Giving Instructions

Chapter 5: Writing About Your Day

Chapter 6: Writing Descriptions

Chapter 7: Writing About Places

Chapter 8: Writing a Narrative

Chapter 9: Expressing Your Opinion

Appendix 1: Alphabet and Penmanship

Appendix 2: Past Form of Common Irregular Verbs

Appendix 3: Punctuation Rules

 

You Be the Editor Answer Key

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131363304
Author:
Blanchard, Karen
Publisher:
Pearson PTR Interactive
Author:
Blanchard, Karen Lourie
Author:
Root, Christine
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
General
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.2 x 0.4 in 308 gr

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