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This rhetoric and reader guides students through the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, and analysis.
Customer Book Reviews The best apparatus out there A Customer on Oct 23, This cut down by more than half the time it has taken my students to learn to write summaries, integrate sources, understand argument, and write syntheses.
Many of the readings are also interesting and productive, especially those on Folklore and Obedience to Authority. I'd teach it in combination with a course reader, though, since there's almost no attention to the process of helping students find their voice and write more beautiful prose.
But no one book can do everything, and I plan to keep teaching this one. My students like it too -- with its focus on arguable ideas and the wonderful step-by-step breakdown of the writing process.
We never noticed that there were missing pages until I sold it on Amazon. The buyer had his first assignment on some of those missing pages and returned the book to me. There are no ripped out pages, it just appears that the book was made and sold with those missing pages. I contacted the publisher, Pearson, regarding this issue but they completely ignored me.
I would not recommend buying this book until you secure from the seller that all pages are intact. Convoluted Nightmare -just terrible By C.
F Higgins on Mar 01, I'm currently using this for a freshman English course, and I find it is a complete mess. There are historical mistakes claiming Cicero was the greatest writer of the Roman Empire -when Cicero wrote during the Republicspelling errors, and even grammatical errors take the title of Chapter 4 for instance: Explanatory and Argument" -has the author ever run into the term parallelism?
The book is full of redundancies and proprietary terminology. Some of the concepts are barely explained, others are beaten to death. The writing style is not consistent, leading to the suspicion that many people had their hands in this one -perhaps "authors" in India. Some of the exercises are barely comprehensible.
Make your list as detailed as you can. Then write several lists grouping together the readings that deal with similar aspects of the overall topics" We really don't want our students writing like this, so the last thing we should do is expose them to a textbook like this.
Some of the reading selections are good, and others are vapid, pointless, and generally worthless. Essays about dirty dorm rooms and lack of parking spaces behind the gym -oh yes, this is really provocative.
I challenge anyone to find me a worse textbook.Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum Rosen Behrens paperback 11th eleventh Pre-Owned out of 5 stars - Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum Rosen Behrens paperback 11th eleventh.
This page contains links to lesson plans and resources for teaching reading, spelling, writing, journalism, communication, debate, and drama. One of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum guides readers through the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, analysis, and research.4/5().
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INSTRUCTOR’S MANUAL to accompany Behrens/Rosen WRITING AND READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM Brief Fifth Edition Janet R. Young Boston Columbus Indianapolis New York San Francisco Upper Saddle River.