Expressways to Writing Scenarios: From Paragraph to Essay
Expressways for Writing Scenarios, a full-color, developmental paragraph-to-essay writing text, provides students with writing instruction for success in academic, workplace and everyday writing situations. Expressways for Writing Scenarios features an integrated writing-reading approach, step-by-step instruction, and a supportive tone. It teaches students the fundamentals of paragraph and essay writing through structured, sequential instruction; varied exercises that build upon each other; numerous examples of student writing; and the use of high-interest, issue-oriented or workplace-related readings. Expressways for Writing Scenarios covers all the fundamental topics at this level--the writing process, paragraph writing strategies, methods of development, essay writing, revising, and grammar lessons--as well as including a set of additional readings in the form of a multicultural reader. The important skills of annotating, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing are covered in Chapter 16. The text also contains a brief, introductory look at locating, synthesizing, and using appropriate sources.Sentence-level concerns are presented as integral to the clear expression of ideas; a handbook with exercises appears at the end of the text; and near the end of each chapter in Parts II--IV, a "Skill Refresher" related to sentence structure, grammar, or punctuation ties in with the handbook instruction.