English

OWRITING GUIDE

ST. MARTIN’S THE

S H O R T T E N T H E D I T I O N

Rise B. Axelrod Charles R. Cooper

with e-Pages

1 Introduction: Thinking about Writing 1

PART 1 Writing Activities

2 Remembering an Event 8 3 Writing Profiles 58 4 Explaining a Concept 116 5 Finding Common Ground 172 6 Arguing a Position 242 7 Proposing a Solution 296 8 Justifying an Evaluation 350 9 Speculating about Causes 402

10 Analyzing Stories 457

PART 2 Critical Thinking Strategies

11 A Catalog of Invention Strategies 508 12 A Catalog of Reading Strategies 521

PART 3 Writing Strategies

13 Cueing the Reader 546 14 Narrating 561 15 Describing 574 16 Defining 586 17 Classifying 594 18 Comparing and Contrasting 601 19 Arguing 608 20 Analyzing Visuals 626

Brief Contents

21 Designing Documents 640 22 Writing in Business and Scientific

Genres 652

PART 4 Research Strategies

23 Planning a Research Project 666 24 Finding Sources and Conducting Field

Research 674

25 Evaluating Sources 690 26 Using Sources to Support Your Ideas 697 27 Citing and Documenting Sources in MLA

Style 709

28 Citing and Documenting Sources in APA Style 739

PART 5 Writing for Assessment

29 Essay Examinations 752 30 Writing Portfolios 766

PART 6 Writing and Speaking to Wider Audiences

31 Oral Presentations 772 32 Working with Others 777 33 Writing in Your Community 781

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Chapter 2: Remembering an Event Shannon Lewis, We Were Here [student reading selection] Juliane Koepcke, How I Survived a Plane Crash [newspaper

article and linked podcast interview] Andrew Lam, Waterloo [book excerpt] Playing with Genre: Kate Beaton, Treasure [annotated cartoon]

Chapter 3: Writing Profiles Brianne O’Leary, Fatty’s Custom Tattooz and Body Piercing

[student reading selection] Sam Dillon, 4,100 Students Prove …

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