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How to write great essays

Author: Lauren B Starkey
Publisher: New York : LearningExpress, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides the best methods for writing effective essays. Explains how to organize thoughts and ideasm, brainstorm, create outlines and lists. Describes how to use active verbs, specific modifiers, and accurate word choices for clearn and concise writing. Reviews the rules of grammar, spelling, and punctuation and describes how to draft, edit, and revise an essay. Features sample prompts and essays from different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren B Starkey
ISBN: 157685521X 9781576855218
OCLC Number: 54446404
Description: ix, 115 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 Organization 1 --
2 Clarity 11 --
3 Word Choice 21 --
4 Mechanics 39 --
5 Revising, Editing, and Proofreading 55 --
6 Untimed Essay Writing Strategies 67 --
7 Timed Essay Writing Strategies 85 --
8 Sample Essay Prompts and Essays 97.
Responsibility: Lauren Starkey.
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Provides the best methods for writing effective essays. Explains how to organize thoughts and ideasm, brainstorm, create outlines and lists. Describes how to use active verbs, specific modifiers, and accurate word choices for clearn and concise writing. Reviews the rules of grammar, spelling, and punctuation and describes how to draft, edit, and revise an essay. Features sample prompts and essays from different types of tests and a complete list of the best writing resources in print and online.

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