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Author(s): Bradley Summerhill
We are diverse. We do not share the same ideology, religion, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.
We do not need to agree, but we do need to share ideas and to learn to communicate with a clear and open mind, in clear and meaningful language. We need to speak and write with thoughtfulness, even mindfulness, and with honesty.
Author(s): Samantha Bell
Beyond the Blank Pages presents vital English composition skills while promoting student advocacy.
More than a typical English Composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Pages incorporates groundbreaking assignment prompts and discussion topics related directly to student experience to promote self-actualization and ultimately to build confidence.
Author(s): Larry G Edgerton
The Less-Is-More Handbook: A Guide to College Writing guides the reader through the basics of college writing. This handbook clearly and efficiently discusses a wide variety of topics, including thesis statements, essays, research papers, and editing. For this handbook of the basics, less is more.
Focusing on accuracy and efficacy, The Less-Is-More Handbook provides readers with the “insider rules” needed to become a better college writer.
Author(s): Debra Monroe
Existing creative nonfiction anthologies don’t reflect the current cultural landscape. This anthology, featuring essays in forms both traditional and innovative, showcases the genre today—not how it was fifteen years ago when creative nonfiction seemed to include only memoir.
Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: An Anthology reveals how quickly the genre evolved into exciting subgenres. With essays by established and emerging writers, it mirrors the rich panoply of the current American experience.
Improving Writing: Resources, Strategies, and Assessments, by well-known and trusted authors Susan Davis Lenski and Jerry L. Johns, provides teachers with all the background they need to help students improve their writing skills.
A variety of strategies, assessment ideas, and resources will meet diverse student needs. A quick reference guide helps educators choose a goal and identify possible strategies to teach. Each goal gives background information, multiple instructional strategies and resources.
The goal of Rhetoric and Arguments: A Primer in Ethical Reasoning is to introduce students to the fundamentals of rhetoric and argumentation. Additionally, students will learn how to apply these concepts to everyday life, whether in their college classes, their job, or their personal life. The journey, however, will not stop there. While learning the basics is essential to any introductory argument publication, it is equally important to focus on some of the communication issues that exist in our contemporary moment by teaching methods for addressing them.
This online edition of Hooked on Books: Language Arts and Literature in Elementary Classrooms scaffolds preservice and practicing teachers, in the same way, that they should, in turn, teach elementary students. With double the content, literature suggestions, and resources for differentiated instruction, this 3rd edition of Hooked on Books was written to cover best practices and teacher competencies for language arts pedagogy.
Author(s): Gulsat Aygen
Included with your eBook purchase, you will also receive access to KHQ, Kendall Hunt’s exclusive custom study app. Designed for today’s fast-paced environment, KHQ features chapter quizzes and flashcards that empower students to learn on the go!
English Grammar: A Descriptive Linguistic Approach is a prescriptive English grammar text designed to be a classroom textbook as well as a self-study book. It may also be used as a grammar reference for relevant grammatical English phenomena.
Author(s): Robert E Pickford
This compact little book offers a simple but admittedly unorthodox approach to spotting and addressing sentence-level errors, a method that requires no previous knowledge of the terms and rules of formal grammar and usage. In a nutshell, all writers signal meaning in just seven ways, and the book's chapters explain and demonstrate those ways while showing writers how spot problems and come up with remedies.