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Great Writing 3

Great Writing 3 Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1424071135
Release 2010
Pages 268
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Great Writing 3

Great Writing 3 Author Keith Folse
ISBN-10 128575073X
Release 2014-02-28
Pages 288
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Great Writing bridges the gap from ESL writers to mainstream writers!The Great Writing series uses clear explanations and extensive practical activities to help students write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each book contains a wide variety of writing models in carefully selected rhetorical styles that provide practice in working with the writing process to develop a final piece of writing. * An all-new level, Great Writing Foundations introduces students to the basics of sentence structure, grammar, spelling and vocabulary for writing.* Impactful National Geographic images open every unit and help to stimulate student writing.* Updated "Grammar for Writing" sections help students apply target structures to the writing goals.* "Building Better Vocabulary" activities highlight words from the Academic Word List and encourage students to use new words in their writing.* Student writing models help students focus on specific writing skills and multiple rhetorical structures



Great Writing 4

Great Writing 4 Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1285194942
Release 2013-10-10
Pages 288
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Takes a step-by-step approach that centers on the essential processes and organizational strategies of teaching students how to effectively transition from paragraphs to essays.



From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays

From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1285194926
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 288
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Now with engaging National Geographic images, the new edition of the Great Writing series helps students write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays. The new Foundations level meets the needs of low-level learners through practice in basic grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, while all levels feature clear explanations, student writing models, and meaningful practice opportunities. The new edition of the Great Writing series is the perfect writing solution for all learners from beginning to advanced.



Great Writing 5

Great Writing 5 Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1285194969
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 288
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Now with engaging National Geographic images, the new edition of the Great Writing series helps students write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays. The new Foundations level meets the needs of low-level learners through practice in basic grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, while all levels feature clear explanations, student writing models, and meaningful practice opportunities. The new edition of the Great Writing series is the perfect writing solution for all learners from beginning to advanced.



Great Paragraphs

Great Paragraphs Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1424051002
Release 2010
Pages 293
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Brief writer's handbook with activities: pp. 217-248.



Great Writing Foundations

Great Writing Foundations Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1285194985
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 299
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Now with engaging National Geographic images, the new edition of the Great Writing series helps students write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays. The new Foundations level meets the needs of low-level learners through practice in basic grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, while all levels feature clear explanations, student writing models, and meaningful practice opportunities. The new edition of the Great Writing series is the perfect writing solution for all learners from beginning to advanced.



Great Sentences for Great Paragraphs

Great Sentences for Great Paragraphs Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 0618444165
Release 2004-06-01
Pages 272
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The Second Edition ofGreat Sentences for Great Paragraphsteaches beginning- and low-intermediate-level students the grammar needed for accurate sentence construction and the basics of paragraph development. The text uses sample paragraphs to provide students with authentic input regarding English composition, paragraph organization, and cohesion. In addition, contextualized grammar activities, suggestions for additional writing practice, journal-writing assignments, and an emphasis on peer editing all work together to help students develop academic writing skills. TheWord Buildingfeature offers practice with common suffixes and helps students develop a rich vocabulary. Building Better Sentencesencourages students to practice constructing and combining sentences—the cornerstones of good paragraph writing. Many guided writing activities are supported by additional online material and provide independent practice of targeted structures. Activities with additional web-based content are indicated by icons in the text. Quizzes on the instructor web site help you assess student progress.



Great Paragraphs 2 E

Great Paragraphs 2 E Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 0618271929
Release 2003-10-03
Pages 272
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The second level of a three-book series, Great Paragraphs introduces students to the process of paragraph writing and teaches them how to generate, develop, and organize their ideas. Exercises include group and pair work as well as relevant study of reading skills, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization, providing comprehensive practice in writing process and development. Model sentences and paragraphs on a range of topics provide solid examples of paragraph organization and cohesion.Proofreading sections offer a variety of exercises that help students look for grammatical errors and correct their own compositions. Analyzing a Paragraph takes students through a series of questions that help them fully understand the different elements of a paragraph.



From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays

From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 0618265376
Release 2006-03-01
Pages 190
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From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays helps students perfect their paragraph writing skills in the first half of the text, and introduces the essay in the second half. Students will generate essays through a step-by-step process focusing on definition, process, description, and opinion.



Great Essays

Great Essays Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 0618271910
Release 2003-07-01
Pages 202
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Great Essays shows students how to write effective essays and provides practice in a variety of rhetorical patterns. Students will learn to concentrate on grammar while practicing the cohesive elements of writing.



Great Writing 1

Great Writing 1 Author Keith S. Folse
ISBN-10 1285194888
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 288
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Now with engaging National Geographic images, the new edition of the Great Writing series helps students write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays. The newFoundations level meets the needs of low-level learners through practice in basic grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, while all levels feature clear explanations, student writing models, and meaningful practice opportunities. The new edition of the Great Writing series is the perfect writing solution for all learners from beginning to advanced. An all-new level, Great Writing Foundations introduces students to the basics of sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary for writing.Impactful National Geographic images open every unit and help to stimulate student writing.Updated "Grammar for Writing" sections help students apply target structures to the writing goals.“Building Better Vocabulary” activities highlight words from the Academic Word List and encourage students to use new words in their writing.The new Online Workbook provides additional practice in grammar, vocabulary, and editing to help students improve their writing skills.



In Their Lives

In Their Lives Author Andrew Blauner
ISBN-10 9780735210714
Release 2017-05-23
Pages 320
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For readers who loved Tune In and Nick Hornby’s Songbook, an anthology of essays from a chorus of twenty-nine luminaries singing the praises of their favorite Beatles songs. The Beatles’ influence—on their contemporaries, on our cultural consciousness, and on the music industry ever after—is difficult to overstate. We all have a favorite song from the band that made us want to fall in love, tune in, and follow our dreams. Arranged chronologically by the date of the song’s release, these essays highlight both the Beatles’ evolution as well as the span of generations their music affected. From Beatlemaniacs who grew up listening to the iconic albums on vinyl to new fans who download the songs on iTunes, each contributor explores a poignant intersection between Beatles history and personal history. With contributions from twenty-nine authors and musicians—Roz Chast on “She Loves You,” Jane Smiley on “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” Rosanne Cash on “No Reply,” Gerald Early on “I’m a Loser,” Rick Moody on “The End,” Maria Popova on “Yellow Submarine,” David Duchovny on “Dear Prudence,” Chuck Klosterman on “Helter Skelter,” David Hadju on “You Know My Name (Look Up the Number),” and more—the breadth of the band’s impact is clear. From musings on young love and family strife to explorations of racial boundaries and identity, these essays pay tribute to a band that ran the gamut of human experience in a way no musical group has done before or since. Timed for the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, this anthology captures the full spectrum of reasons fans still love the Fab Four after all these years.



The Good Writing Guide for Education Students

The Good Writing Guide for Education Students Author Dominic Wyse
ISBN-10 9781526414755
Release 2017-05-27
Pages 192
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Grappling with grammar? Worrying about referencing? This handy guide is packed with practical advice on how to search for reading materials, structure your academic writing, think critically, reference appropriately and use language effectively. ‘Top Tips’ throughout the book help eradicate all the common mistakes that bring your marks down. What's new to the fourth edition? two brand new chapters on reading and writing critically activities at the end of each chapter to let you check and assess your own writing. With real life examples of academic work, and plenty of ‘dos’ and ‘don'ts’, this is the perfect writing manual for students studying at all levels, and the ideal book to help you get top marks for all your education course assignments.



Reading Like a Writer

Reading Like a Writer Author Francine Prose
ISBN-10 9781908526144
Release 2012-04-01
Pages 304
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DIV In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and tricks of the masters to discover why their work has endured. Written with passion, humour and wisdom, Reading Like a Writer will inspire readers to return to literature with a fresh eye and an eager heart – to take pleasure in the long and magnificent sentences of Philip Roth and the breathtaking paragraphs of Isaac Babel; to look to John le Carré for a lesson in how to advance plot through dialogue and to Flannery O’Connor for the cunning use of the telling detail; to be inspired by Emily Brontë’s structural nuance and Charles Dickens’s deceptively simple narrative techniques. Most importantly, Prose cautions readers to slow down and pay attention to words, the raw material out of which all literature is crafted, and reminds us that good writing comes out of good reading. /div



Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching

Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching Author Robyn R. Jackson
ISBN-10 9781416612261
Release 2010-08-13
Pages 249
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Is great teaching a gift that only a few of us are born with, or is it a skill that can be learned? In Never Work Harder Than Your Students, Robyn Jackson makes a radical assertion: Any teacher can become a master teacher by developing a master teacher mindset. The master teacher mindset can be achieved by rigorously applying seven principles to your teaching until they become your automatic response to students in the classroom. The more you practice these seven principles, the more you begin to think like a master teacher: 1. Start where your students are. 2. Know where your students are going. 3. Expect to get your students to their goal. 4. Support your students along the way. 5. Use feedback to help you and your students get better. 6. Focus on quality rather than quantity. 7. Never work harder than your students. Using these principles, Jackson shows you how to become a master teacher no matter where you are in your practice. Each chapter provides a detailed explanation of one of the mastery principles, the steps you need to take to apply them to your own practice, and suggestions for how you can begin practicing the principle in your classroom right away. Jackson offers stories from her own teaching practice, as well as from other teachers she has helped, to show you how each principle works. Teaching is a hard job, but using Jackson's principles will help you and your students reap the rich rewards of that hard work.



Good to Great

Good to Great Author Jim Collins
ISBN-10 9780066620992
Release 2001-10-16
Pages 320
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The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? The Study For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great? The Standards Using tough benchmarks, Collins and his research team identified a set of elite companies that made the leap to great results and sustained those results for at least fifteen years. How great? After the leap, the good-to-great companies generated cumulative stock returns that beat the general stock market by an average of seven times in fifteen years, better than twice the results delivered by a composite index of the world's greatest companies, including Coca-Cola, Intel, General Electric, and Merck. The Comparisons The research team contrasted the good-to-great companies with a carefully selected set of comparison companies that failed to make the leap from good to great. What was different? Why did one set of companies become truly great performers while the other set remained only good? Over five years, the team analyzed the histories of all twenty-eight companies in the study. After sifting through mountains of data and thousands of pages of interviews, Collins and his crew discovered the key determinants of greatness -- why some companies make the leap and others don't. The Findings The findings of the Good to Great study will surprise many readers and shed light on virtually every area of management strategy and practice. The findings include: Level 5 Leaders: The research team was shocked to discover the type of leadership required to achieve greatness. The Hedgehog Concept (Simplicity within the Three Circles): To go from good to great requires transcending the curse of competence. A Culture of Discipline: When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great results. Technology Accelerators: Good-to-great companies think differently about the role of technology. The Flywheel and the Doom Loop: Those who launch radical change programs and wrenching restructurings will almost certainly fail to make the leap. “Some of the key concepts discerned in the study,” comments Jim Collins, "fly in the face of our modern business culture and will, quite frankly, upset some people.” Perhaps, but who can afford to ignore these findings?