Reading to Write: Composition in Context, 1st Edition
- Peter Elias Sotiriou Los Angeles City College
- ISBN-10: 0155061232 | ISBN-13: 9780155061231
- 590 Pages
- © 2002 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.50
READING TO WRITE, a brief rhetoric, thematic reader and handbook, is based on the assumption that reading interesting and challenging selections is the most productive way to embrace the writing process.
Part I: READING AND WRITING.
1. Ways to Read.
Anita Merina � Literacy: A Family Affair.
2. Ways to Write.
Melanie Svoboda � The Eight Beatitudes of Writing.
3. Types of Reading and Writing.
Sharon Curcio � Finding Modern Ways to Teach Today's Youth.
4. More Types of Reading and Writing.
Malcolm X and Alex Haley - Saved.
Part II: READING SELECTIONS AND WRITING TOPICS.
Breaking the Law.
Luis J. Rodriguez � La Vida Loca (The Crazy Life): Two Generations of Gang Members.
Robert K. Ressler and Tom Shachtman � from Childhoods of Violence.
Thomas Powers � Look Back in Anger.
Barbara Dority � The Columbine Tragedy: Countering the Hysteria.
The Media � Television and Music.
Charles Gordon � Taking the Fun out of Watching Television.
Paul Brownfield � Where's the Pitch?
Veronica Chambers � Salt-N-Pepa Have a New CD and Newfound Faith.
Denise Noe � Parallel Worlds: The Surprising Similarities (and Differences) of Country-and-Western and Rap.
Exercise and Health / Issues in Learning.
Warner W. K. Hoeger and Sharon Hoeger � from Introduction to Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness.
Jan Sheehan � Can You Be Fit and Fat?
Lynn Rosellini � How Far Should You Go to Stay Fit?
Patricia Anderson-Parrado � Burning Calories May Be Easier Than You Think.
Issues in Learning.
Elaine Woo � Teaching That Goes Beyond IQ.
Marilyn Sue Chapman and Martha Hoppe � Japan Firsthand.
Mike Rose � from Possible Lives.
Jonathan Kozol � from Ordinary Resurrections.
Part III: A WRITER'S HANDBOOK.
Grammar and Usage: Explanations and Practices.
Writing Conventions: Explanations and Practices.
Glossary of Grammar and Usage Terms.