Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays 4th edition 9780073534794

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Now in it's 4th edition Exploring Writing emphasizes writing skills and process.åÊ By referring to a set of four skills for effective writing Exploring Writing encourages new writers to see writing as a skill that can be learned and a process that must e explored.åÊ The four skills or bases for effective writing are as follows: Unity: Discover a clearly stated point or topic sentence and make sure that all other information in the paragraph or essay supports that point.åÊ Support: Support the points with specific evidence and plenty of it.åÊ Coherence: Organize and connect supporting evidence so that paragraphs and essays transition smoothly from one bit of supporting information to the next.åÊ Sentence skills: Revise and edit so that sentences are error-free for clearer and more effective communication.åÊ The four bases are essential to effective writing whether it be a narrative paragraph a cover letter for a job application or an essay assignment.åÊ Updated with 11 new readings (including works by Carol Dweck and Ta-Nehisi Coates) new content on literary analysis and updated student examples Exploring Writing engages students in the writing process and facilitates their development as academic and professional writers.åÊåÊ

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