9780205656318

Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers (MyCompLab NEW with E-Book Student Access Code Card)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205656318

  • ISBN 10:

    0205656315

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The best-sellingScott Foresman Handbookhas proven again with this edition that it is still the most comprehensive and innovative writing handbook available. Examples of real writers at work gives this book human expression and reinforces key points about writing, style, and mechanics. Readers usingThe Scott Foresman Handbookwill know what good writing means today and what they will need to know in the future.It incorporates the latest theories and technologies, including civic literacy, visual rhetoric, online research, and service learning and other emerging trends. Topics include the writing process (finding and exploring a topic, focus and organization, drafting and revising, editing and proofreading, and evaluation); writing for academic and public forums; style (crafting opening and closing paragraphs, what kinds of language to use, effective sentences, and stylish sentences); visual design (documents, web sites); grammar, punctuation, and mechanics; research and writing; and documentation.An excellent reference resource for anyone needing to learn effective writing skills, whether for college, business, or other areas.

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