Paragraphs and Essays: With Integrated Readings-Lee Brandon, Kelly Brandon

  • Title: Paragraphs and Essays: With Integrated Readings
  • Author: Lee Brandon, Kelly Brandon
  • Released: 2012-01-01
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  • Pages: 608
  • ISBN: 1133309992
  • ISBN13: 978-1133309994
  • ASIN: 1133309992

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Review Thematic Contents. Preface. Student Overview. The Flow of Writing: Icon and Theme. Practice with Principles. Strategies for Self-Improvement. Writing Process Worksheet. PART I: THE WRITING PROCESS. 1. The Writing Process: Stage One. Exploring / Experimenting / Gathering Information. The Writing Process Defined. The Writing Process Worksheet. The Assignment. Your Audience. Stage One Strategies. Freewriting. Brainstorming. Clustering. Gathering Information. WRITER'S GUIDELINES . 2. The Writing Process: Stage Two. Writing the Controlling Idea / Organizing and Developing Support. Defining the Controlling Idea. Writing the Controlling Idea as a Topic Sentence or Thesis. Organizing Support. Listing. Clustering. Outlining. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. 3. The Writing Process: Stage Three. Writing / Revising / Editing. Writing the First Draft. The Brandon Guide for Revising and Editing. Revising with CLUESS (pronounced clues). Coherence. Language. Unity. Emphasis. Support. Sentences. Editing with CGPS (pronounced see GPS). Capitalization. Grammar. Punctuation. Spelling. Twenty-Five Common Errors in Editing with a Practice Exercise. Student Demonstration of All Stages of the Writing Process Using the Writing Process Worksheet. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Editing and Revising. 4. Writing the Paragraph. The Paragraph Defined. Basic Paragraph Patterns. The Writing Process and the Paragraph. Student Demonstration of All Stages of the Writing Process. Writing Process Worksheet. Brandon Guide to Editing and Revising : Exercise 1. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. 5. Writing the Essay. The Essay Defined in Relation to the Developmental Paragraph. Leah, "Razor Wire Sweat Lodge". Special Paragraphs Within the Essay. Introductions. Conclusions. Student Demonstration of All Stages of the Writing Process. Writing Process Worksheet. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. PART II: LINKING READING AND WRITING. 6. Reading for Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. Reading-Based Writing. The Writing Component. The Reading Component. Reading-Based Writing and Other Approaches in Writing. Reading Techniques. Underlining. Annotating Outlining. Taking Notes. Reading-Based Writing Forms. Writing a Summary [Including Student Examples Without Formal Documentation]. Writing a Reaction [Including Student Examples Without Formal Documentation]. Writing a Two-Part Response [Including Student Examples Without Formal Documentation]. Kinds of Support for Reading-Based Writing. Basic Formal Documentation in Reading-Based Writing. Citations. Works Cited. Examples of Student Reading-Based Writing. Student Paragraph with Documentation. Student Essay with Documentation. NEW: Michael Gamboa "A Reaction to 'Findings Give Some Support to Advocates of Spanking" by Erica Goode". Professional Essay with Applications. Elizabeth Wong, "The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl". Journal Writing. Cross-Curricular and Career-Related Writing. Writer's Guidelines. PART III: WRITING PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS: INSTRUCTION, WITH INTEGRATED READING SELECTIONS. 7. Descriptive Narration: Moving Through Space and Time. Writing Descriptive Narration. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Narrative Patterns. Practicing Descriptive Patterns. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. Paragraph. NEW: John Steinbeck, "Dark Day in the Dust Bowl," from The Grapes of Wrath Essays. NEW: Alex Espinoza, "An American in Mexico". NEW: Dr. James N. Dillard, "A Doctor's Dilemma". Gina Greenlee, "No Tears for Frankie". Student Paragraphs, Essay, and Report. Chantra Shastri, "Yearning for Love". Mike Kavanagh, "The Drag" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing. Career-Related Writing. NEW: Thomas Whiterock, "'My Navajo Home in Los Angeles': A Reaction to "Tuesday Morning" from Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon". Douglas Ross, "Incident Report of the Falling Shoppers". Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Descriptive Narration. Reading-Based Writing Topics . General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topics. Career-Related Topics. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Descriptive Narration. 8. Exemplification: Writing with Examples. Writing Exemplification. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Exemplification. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing Paragraph. NEW: Pierre Berton, "Everything for a Price". Essays. Adair Lara, "Who's Cheap?". NEW: Elizabeth Bernstein, "Bonds/On Relationships: How Facebook Ruins Friendships". Eric Gall, "Little Brother Is Watching". Student Paragraph and Essays. Garabed Yegavian, "Traveling the World at Home". Lara Olivas, "Cheating Is Not Worth the Bother" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing. Mason Arnold, "Grading a Professor's Writing". Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Exemplification. Reading-Based Writing Topics. General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. Writer's Guidelines. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Exemplification. 9. Analysis by Division: Examining the Parts. Writing Analysis by Division. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Analysis by Division. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing Paragraphs. Jerry Bratcher, "Golden Oldies". Leonard Engel, "The Zones of the Sea". Essay and Restaurant Review. John Gray, "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus". Judith Ortiz Cofer, "More" Restaurant Review. NEW: Will Brock, "Pick Up the Phone at Hamburger King" Student Paragraph and Essays. Nancy Samuels, "More Than Ordinary" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing. Emmett Davis, "Elvis Presley, King of the Twentieth Century". Career-Related Writing. Roger Myers, "Air Traffic Control as a Career". Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Analysis by Division. Reading-Based Writing Topics. General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing Pattern: Analysis by Division. 10. Process Analysis: Writing About Doing. Writing Process Analysis. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Process Analysis. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. Paragraphs. NEW: Del Turco, "Popping the Cork". Essays. NEW: Mike Anton, "About to do time? Meet your best pal; Real estate scammers and other first-timers get a crash course in prison survival from enterprising ex-cons." Garrison Keillor, "Attitude". Career-Related Writing. C. Edward Good and William Fitzpatrick, "A Successful Interview". Student Paragraph and Essay. Larry Gardner, "A Summary of 'How Low-Balling Works on Your Mind'". Tina Sergio, "Doing a Flame Hair Tattoo" [with stages]. Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Process Analysis . Reading-Based Writing Topics . General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topics. Career-Related Topic. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Process Analysis. 11. Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Outcomes. Writing Cause and Effect. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Cause and Effect. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing Paragraphs. Anne Roiphe, "Why Marriages Fail". Marian Wright Edelman, "Family Heroes and Role Models". Short Story. Irwin Shaw, "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses". Views on Violence. Francis Flaherty, "The Ghetto Made Me Do It". Judy Scheindlin and Josh Getlin, "Enough Is Enough". Student Essay. Shandra Bryson (pseudonym), "From 'Kick Me' to 'Kiss Me'". Student Paragraph and Essay. Richard Blaylock, "The Classroom and Beyond" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing: Short Story Review. Gloria Mendez, "The Use of Self-Analysis". Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Cause and Effect. Reading-Based Writing Topics. General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. areer-Related Topics. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Cause and Effect. 12. Classification: Establishing Groups. Writing Classification. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Classification. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing Paragraph. William M. Pride, Robert J. Hughes, and Jack R. Kapoor, "Styles of Leadership". Essays. Robert J. Trotter, "How Do I Love Thee?" Avi Friedman, "Living Environments". Mary Ann Hogan, "Why We Carp and Harp". Student Paragraph and Essay. Boris Belinsky, "Doctors Have Their Symptoms, Too" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing. Joel Follette, "Community College Pressures". Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Classification. Reading-Based Writing Topics. General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topic. Career-Related Topics. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Classification. 13. Comparison and Contrast: Showing Similarities and Differences. Writing Comparison and Contrast. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Comparison and Contrast. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. Paragraphs. Sharon S. Brehm, "Blue as in Boy, Pink as in Girl". Richard Rodriguez, "Public and Private". Essays. Kathy Shaskan, "Chick Flicks vs. Macho Movies: Can You Tell the Difference?" Bharati Mukherjee, "Two Ways to Belong in America". Suzanne Britt, "Neat People vs. Sloppy People". Student Paragraph and Essays. Thung Tran, "Wives and Mothers in Vietnam and in America" [with stages]. Reading-Based Writing. Lydia Hsiao, "Struggling Against Silence". Career-Related Writing: Business Comparison and Contrast. NEW: LaDonna Stallard, "Is Nursing or Physical Therapy the Better Career for Me? Suggested Topics and Prompts for Writing Comparison and Contrast. Reading-Based Writing Topics. General Topics. Cross-Curricular Topics. Career-Related Topics. WRITER'S GUIDELINES. Practicing the Brandon Guide for Revision and Editing. Pattern: Comparison and Contrast. 14. Definition: Clarifying Terms. Writing Definition. Finding Patterns in Photos. Practicing Patterns of Definition. Readings for Critical Thinking, Discussion, and Writing. Paragraph. Gregory Moorhead and Ricky W. Griffin, "Burnout". Essays. NEW: Charles Barkley, "I Am Not a Role Model". Rose Del Castillo Guilbault, "Americanization Is Tough on 'Macho'". Christopher Grant, "Graffiti: Taking a Closer Look"... --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author Lee Brandon is the author of twelve college English textbooks with Cengage Learning, including the best-selling series, Sentences, Paragraphs, and Beyond with Integrated Readings, and Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings and the highly successful At a Glance series. He has served as chair of the English Department at Mt. San Antonio College, where he taught for more than thirty years and occasionally still teaches. Few authors are as active in the promotion of their books as Lee Brandon, who regularly visits schools across the country and presents at professional conferences. Lee also has to his credit poems and short stories in magazines; songs recorded and in sheet music; a best-selling musical play for elementary school students (in print with Lorenz Music); a play produced by a college drama department; a published Ford Foundation grant project; a chapbook of ballads about his youth, Oklahoma, My Sweet Sorrow; a chapbook of ballads about his experience teaching for ten years in a high-security California women's prison, Butterflies on Barbwire; and newspaper articles about travel, adventures, and whimsical experiences.

Kelly Brandon is a partner in the father-son writing team for two best-selling series, SENTENCES, PARAGRAPHS, AND BEYOND WITH INTEGRATED READINGS and PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS WITH INTEGRATED READINGS, as well as the AT A GLANCE books. He is a tenured professor of English at Santa Ana College, where he has taught for twenty-four years. His B.A. is from the University of California at Los Angeles and his M.A. is from the University of California at Santa Barbara. For recreation he does bodybuilding, backpacks, plays the clarinet, drives his fully restored 1953 yellow and white Chevrolet Bel Air, listens to music, and reads eclectically and voraciously. pdf