Encourage your students to read selections once for overall content and a second time to see the interplay between the writers choices and their impact on readers. A Student's Companion to Patterns for College Writing, meant to supplement Patterns for College Writing, gives students the additional support they need to get or stay on-level in the composition classroom, with coverage on time management and models, tips, and practice activities on critical reading and writing skills, the essay drafting process, and the essentials of grammar.
With helpful explanations, examples, and exercises, Part One, "The Writing Process," offers students essential advice on planning, drafting, revising, and editing an essay in five short chapters that form a brief rhetoric.
Features A diverse and popular selection of readings chosen by authors who know what works in the classroom. Cultural and historical context for all readings. Students will be happy to demonstrate that they read closelyand relieved that they are to receive reinforcement for good reading skills.
White, and Henry Louis Gates Jr. You may also want to point out the questions under the Combining the Patterns section following the Gates essay.
Whether or not you decide to stress this approach depends on the needs of your students.
Vivid photographs, multi-color annotations, and vibrant features make navigating Patterns for College Writing easy and enjoyable. Point out to students the value Laura Bobnaks journal entry p. This is followed by clear and thorough explanations of the patterns of development with the most thorough apparatus of any rhetorical reader and an example of student writing for each pattern.
Launchpad Get the e-book, do assignments, take quizzes, prepare for exams and more, to help you achieve success in class. Comprehensive coverage of the writing process, the patterns of development, and research. Part Two, "Readings for Writers," provides detailed introductions to each chapter's rhetorical pattern, with plenty of examples of student writing, clear explanations of writing strategies, and accessible discussions of how the patterns can help organize ideas.