Bridges to Better Writing by Luis Nazario, Deborah Borchers, William Lewis

By Luis Nazario, Deborah Borchers, William Lewis

The industry is essay-level developmental writing, also known as the "bridge" path (to freshman composition). on the developmental point, the bridge direction (and texts for it) apes freshman composition yet comprises extra simple grammar overview than the common comp direction. The path may well or would possibly not comprise a learn paper, yet focuses still on writing essays. scholars are put during this direction first and foremost in the event that they ranking too low on standardized or neighborhood writing placement exams or in the event that they cross into the direction after having effectively accomplished lower-level developmental writing classes. among ninety and ninety five percentage of the marketplace for the bridge direction is in neighborhood faculties and/or profession ed faculties. this can be a growing to be industry. a growing number of, four-year colleges that do not are looking to publicly supply a bridge path will use a ebook similar to BRIDGES to higher WRITING simply because incoming scholars aren't prepared for the standard freshman comp path.

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Rubber reports in the field crime analysis laptops email computers public safety riot gear tear gas internet surveillance radar guns crowd control property photographs satellites cameras small bean bags highway digital red lights puncture proof portable radios officer safety driving pit manuver non leathal weapons rubber bullets See Chapter 5, page 103, for a full explanation on and illustration of clustering. 4 3. Cubing Clustering Example See Chapter 11, page 297, and examine how cubing was used by a student–writer to gather information for an argumentative essay.

19), what if the author wanted to convey a dominant impression not of terror but of artistic skill? The author would have to describe the use of brushstrokes, perspective, composition, color, and other technical aspects of the painting. As you plan and organize the details of your paragraph, omit any details that are irrelevant to the idea you expressed in your dominant impression; include only those details that help the reader understand the dominant impression. Your overall idea or dominant impression tells the reader exactly the focus of your description in the entire paragraph; it is the paragraph’s main idea.

The trees groaned. ■ The cat scowled. 26 Chapter 2 ■ Writing Your Descriptive Paragraph For example, in the student paragraph describing Night in a Forest (p. 19), what if the author wanted to convey a dominant impression not of terror but of artistic skill? The author would have to describe the use of brushstrokes, perspective, composition, color, and other technical aspects of the painting. As you plan and organize the details of your paragraph, omit any details that are irrelevant to the idea you expressed in your dominant impression; include only those details that help the reader understand the dominant impression.

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