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Writing First: perform in Context is helping scholars grasp uncomplicated writing talents through offering them with transparent guideline, enticing types, attention-grabbing and plentiful workouts, and lots of counsel for self-checking and revising their paintings. furthermore, the original "practice-in-context" process will get scholars writing instantly in each bankruptcy and has them regularly utilizing what they learn how to their very own writing. The fourth variation is going extra in aiding scholars make vital connections — among paragraph and essay writing abilities, and among following step by step versions of writing and composing their very own paintings. Revised in session with an ESL expert, this variation is a sturdy selection for school rooms with non-native audio system. With extra chapters on research abilities and study, Writing First is a useful device for college kids studying the basic talents of faculty analyzing and writing. Writing First: perform in Context and Foundations First: Sentences and Paragraphs are a part of a two-book workbook sequence from skilled lecturers and authors Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell. either books train scholars simple writing and grammar abilities within the context in their personal writing — the place scholars research top.
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Topic sentence: Answers will vary. 1 E E Choosing Supporting Points After you have stated your paragraph’s main idea in a topic sentence, review your notes again. This time, look for specific examples and details to support your main idea. Write or type your topic sentence at the top of a blank page. As you review your notes, list all your supporting points below the topic sentence. Stella chose several points from her notes to write about. After she read through her list of points, she crossed out three that she thought would not support her main idea.
Continued on following page) 1 C 13 Writing a Paragraph (continued from previous page) ■ Your job In your journal, you can record job-related successes and frustrations, examine conflicts with coworkers, or review how you handled problems on the job. Reading over these entries can help you understand your strengths and weaknesses and become a more effective employee. As an added bonus, you may discover work-related topics to write about in school. ■ Your ideas about current events Expressing your opinions in your journal can be a good way to explore your reactions to social or political issues.
Teaching Tip Encourage students to share experiences or ideas about each of the four topics listed. Hearing ideas from others often helps students who have trouble generating their own ideas. 3. Write a short letter to your community’s school board in which you try to convince members to make two or three changes that you believe would improve the schools you attended or those your children might attend. Answers will vary. Students will probably use formal language and include both personal experiences and objective information.