Rules for Writers by Diana Hacker; Nancy SommersBeginning college writers come from a wide range of backgrounds and communities. And for many, academic reading and writing skills are ones they must learn and practice. Enter Rules for Writers. It's an easy-to-use, comprehensive composition tool with the quality you expect from authors you trust. It empowers students by teaching them how to meet new expectations and by giving them the practice that builds confidence. With trusted advice for writing well, reading critically, and working with sources, Rules for Writers now has even more help for underprepared and inexperienced writers--sentence guides that foster an academic voice, tips for spotting fake news and misleading sources, more on paraphrasing, and fifteen new "how-to" pages that offer practical help for writing challenges. It's an affordable solution with significant value, especially when paired with LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks, an innovative practice solution available at no additional cost when package with a new text.
The College Writer by Randall VanderMey; Verne Meyer; John Van Rys; Patrick SebranekCombining streamlined instruction in the writing process with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is a fully updated four-in-one book-with a rhetoric, a reader, a research guide, and a handbook-for users at any skill level. Throughout the book, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing-from voice to documentation-and offer models for users' own papers. The fifth edition features a greater focus on writing across the curriculum, further supported within the research chapters by additional coverage of report writing, primary research, and avoiding plagiarism.
ebook: The High School Student’s Guide to Research Papers : 101 Ways to Make Your Work Stand Out by Atlantic Publishing GroupIt's the evening before your research paper is due, and you're staring at an empty, white computer screen. The cursor is pulsing, the clock is ticking, and you're panicking. Sound familiar? It's a scenario that all young adults will face, and with it comes stress, dread, pessimism, and writer's block. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, four out of five students are not proficient writers. This book will teach young adults everything they need to know about writing a paper, from crafting an outline to finalizing the documentation. We interviewed experienced teachers who explain exactly what they want from student papers, and we show you how to achieve it. If you need inspiration and motivation for writing your next paper, this book can be exactly what you need to start and finish that research paper with impressive vocabulary, smooth transitions, and concise details that teachers won't want to lay a red pen on.