For courses in English Composition. The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy as well as a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper and revision and peer review checklists, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach – from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument – and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. Also available with MyWritingLab ™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab – an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them bett...
Revel for The Longman Reader -- Access Card (12th Edition) (What's New in English Composition)
For courses in first-year composition. The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader with detailed writing guidance Revel™ The Longman Reader combines celebrated pedagogy with a wealth of readings to help students develop sound writing skills. The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process, while subsequent chapters provide detailed writing instruction. To demonstrate various developmental patterns, the text presents professional essays ranging in approach and subject matter – from the humorous to the informative, and from personal meditation to argument. The 12th Edition includes 23 new professional selections, a new, predominantly visual composition, and additional coverage of how to critically assess both words and images. Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience – for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the stand...
For courses in English Composition. This version of The Longman Reader has been updated the reflect the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy plus a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach — from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument —and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares many of the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the “increasing mobility of texts,” MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for...
The Longman Writer: Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook
Clear, step-by-step writing instruction, ample annotated student essays, and extensive practice opportunities for writing have made The Longman Writer one of the most successful methods-of-development guides for writing.
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Literature for Composition: Essays, Stories, Poems, and Plays (9th Edition)
The new edition of Barnet's Literature for Composition continues to offer superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature and a deep anthology of readings presented in Sylvan Barnet’s signature accessible style. A new chapter one gives students a crash course on writing an effective essay. Six new student essays provide helpful models of student writing on a wide array of topics with ninteen essays in all. Two timely thematic units have been added: –“The World Around Us” and “The Sporting Life." The new 2009 MLA guidelines are included in an appendix for guidance on writing papers.
How I Changed My Mind About Evolution: Evangelicals Reflect on Faith and Science (BioLogos Books on Science and Christianity)
Perhaps no topic appears as potentially threatening to evangelicals as evolution. The very idea seems to exclude God from the creation the book of Genesis celebrates. Yet many evangelicals have come to accept the conclusions of science while still holding to a vigorous belief in God and the Bible. How did they make this journey? How did they come to embrace both evolution and faith?Here are stories from a community of people who love Jesus and honor the authority of the Bible, but who also agree with what science says about the cosmos, our planet and the life that so abundantly fills it.Among the contributors areScientists such asFrancis CollinsDeborah HaarsmaDenis LamoureuxPastors such asJohn OrtbergKen FongLaura TruaxBiblical scholars such asN. T. WrightScot McKnightTremper Longman IIITheologians and philosophers such asJames K. A. SmithAmos YongOliver Crisp
Qualitative Reading Inventory-6, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (6th Edition) (What's New in Literacy)
NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. The market-leading, reliable, and easy-to-use informal assessment instrument. The QRI-6 continues to emphasize the authentic assessment of children’s reading abilities–from the earliest emergent readers to advanced readers. This popular resource provides graded word lists and numerous passages designed to assess a student’s oral reading accuracy, rate of reading, and comprehension of passage read orally and silently. Several unique features set it apart from other resources in the field, including narrative and expository passages at each level from pre-primer through high school, as well as all self-contained selections being highly representative of the structure and topics of materials found in basal readers and content-area textbooks. For example, passages at the pre-primer through second grade levels are presented with pictures, and maps and illustrations are part of the expository selections at f...
Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, Update Edition, with an Epilogue on Health Care (2nd Edition) (Longman Classics in Political Science)
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Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers, The (paperbk) (6th Edition)
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