Higher Education

Fusion Book 2, Enhanced Edition: Integrated Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

  • Dave Kemper University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Verne Meyer Write Source, UpWrite Press, and Thoughtful Learning
  • John Van Rys Redeemer University College
  • Patrick Sebranek Write Source, UpWrite Press, and Thoughtful Learning
  • ISBN-10: 1285464974  |  ISBN-13: 9781285464978
  • 720 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013
  • © 2015 | Published
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Overview

FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING: BOOK 2 is a developmental English book for reading and writing at the essay level. It connects the reading and writing processes so that they are fully reciprocal and reinforcing, using parallel strategies to analyze reading and to generate writing. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING: BOOK 2 teaches specific reading strategies with each essay genre and teaches rhetorical modes of writing as modes of thought. Grammar instruction is integrated in authentic writing, using high-interest professional and student models. In this new enhanced edition, we have devoted 40 additional pages to reading strategies and a variety of readings to practice with.

Features and Benefits

  • Connects the reading and writing processes so that they are reciprocal and reinforcing.
  • Uses parallel strategies to analyze reading and to generate writing (e.g., the traits, graphic organizers, questions, outlines, etc.).
  • Presents high-interest professional and student writing models.
  • Teaches specific reading strategies with each genre.
  • Teaches rhetorical modes of writing as modes of thought.
  • Integrates grammar instruction in authentic writing.

Table of Contents

Part I: READING AND WRITING FOR SUCCESS.
1.The Reading-Writing Connection.
Understanding Reading and Writing Assignments. Using the Traits for Reading and Writing. Using Graphic Organizers for Reading and Writing. Reviewing the Chapter.
2. Academic Reading and Learning.
Reading to Learn. Effective Academic Reading. Understanding the Reading Process. The Steps in the Reading Process. Pre-reading. Reading. Rereading. Reflecting. Other Reading Processes. KWL. SQ3R. Understanding the Structure of Textbooks. Reading Textbook Chapters. Using Basic Reading Strategies. Annotating a Text. Taking Effective Notes. Two-Column Notes (Cornell Method). Outlining. Using Clusters or Webs. Summarizing a Text. Forming Personal Responses. Reading Critically. Using Bloom’s New Taxonomy. Asking Critical Questions. Basic Patterns of Thinking. Drawing Inferences. Improving Vocabulary. Keeping a Vocabulary Notebook. Using Context. Understanding Word Parts. Reading Graphics. Analysis of a Graphic. Review and Enrichment.
3. The Traits of Academic Reading.
Ideas. Identifying the Topic. Identifying the Main Idea. The Structure of a Topic Sentence and Thesis Statement. Implied Main Ideas. Recognizing and Analyzing Supporting Details. Supporting Details in Context. Analyzing the Support. Organization. Common Patterns of Organization. The Patterns In Action. Three-Part Structure. Paragraph Structure. Essay Structure. Voice (Tone). Author’s Purpose. Academic Voice. Personal Voice. Satiric Voice. Word Choice and Sentences. Word Choice in Academic and Personal Essays. Sentences in Academic and Personal Essays. Review and Enrichment.
4. Academic Writing and Learning.
Writing to Learn. Changing Your Attitude. Keeping a Class Notebook. Writing to Share Learning. Understanding the Learning Connection. Reviewing the Range of Writing. Understanding the Steps in the Writing Process. Prewriting. Writing. Revising. Editing. Publishing. The Process in Action. Using Writing Strategies. Creating an Effective Topic Sentences. Developing the Middle Part. Writing a Strong Closing. Understanding Strong Writing. A Guide to Strong Writing. Using Standard English. Thinking Critically and Logically. Asking Critical Questions. Basic Patterns of Thinking. Understanding Logic. Reliable and Logical Evidence. Faulty Logic. Review and Enrichment.
5. The Traits of Academic Writing.
Ideas. Selecting a Topic. Selecting Strategies. Gathering Details. Understanding Supporting Details. Types of Details. Levels of Details. Focus or Thesis. Choosing a Focus. Forming a Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Organization. Patterns of Organization. Arranging Details. Using a Quick List. Using an Outline. Voice. Academic Voice. Personal Voice. Developing a Writing Voice. Word Choice and Sentences. Using Specific Nouns and Verbs. Avoiding Weak Words. Writing Clear Sentences. Checking Sentences for Style. Conventions. Strategies for Editing. Using Editing Symbols. Review and Enrichment.
Part II: READING AND WRITING PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS.
6.Description.
Understanding Description. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Identifying Details. Considering Organization. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Description. Additional Reading Practice. Identifying Tone. Understanding Mood. Writing. Planning a Description. Selecting a Topic. Gathering Details. Organizing Details. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Using Transitions. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Basic Capitalization and Punctuation. Using Editing Symbols. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
7. Narration.
Understanding Narration. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Using a Time Line. Answering the 5 W’s and H. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Narrative. Practicing Reading Skills. Identifying Details. Analyzing Details. Showing Versus Telling. Writing. Planning Narrative Writing. Selecting a Topic. Using Chronological Order. Gathering Sensory Details. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Adding Specific Verbs and Modifiers. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Using Indirect and Direct Quotations.Using Punctuation with Quotation Marks. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
8. Illustration.
Understanding Illustration. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Identifying the Main Idea and Support. Using a Line Diagram. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Illustration. Practicing Reading Skills. Recognizing Signal Words. Creating the Organization. Writing. Planning an Illustration. Selecting a Topic. Deciding on a Focus. Identifying Your Examples. Forming a Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Cutting Unnecessary Ideas. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Capitalizing Proper Nouns and Adjectives. Additional Capitalization. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
9. Definition.
Understanding Definition. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Considering the Term. Understanding the Support. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Definition. Practicing Reading Skills. Considering Specific Dictionary Information. Considering General Use. Writing. Planning a Definition. Selecting a Topic. Gathering Details. Forming a Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Rewriting Confusing Sentences. Using the Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Using Apostrophes. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
10. Process.
Understanding the Process Form. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Recognizing Ordering Formats. Using a Graphic Organizer. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Process. Practicing Reading Skills. Checking for Key Words. Using the Basic Patterns of Thinking. Writing. Planning Process Writing. Selecting a Topic. Reviewing the Process. Gathering Details. Using Transitions. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Giving Commands. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Recognizing Fragments and Run-ons. Recognizing Comma Splices. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
11. Classification.
Understanding Classification. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Analyzing the Categories. Diagramming the Key Parts. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Classification. Practicing Reading Skills. Considering the Audience and Purpose. Considering the Factors for Classifying. Writing. Planning a Classification. Using the Essentials of Life List. Researching Your Topic. Creating a Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Using Transitions. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Basic Subject-Verb Agreement. Agreement with Compound Subjects. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
12. Cause-Effect.
Understanding Cause-Effect. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Studying the Topic Sentence. Using a Cause-Effect Organizer. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Cause-Effect. Practicing Reading Skills. Considering the Evidence. Considering the Purpose. Writing. Planning Cause-Effect Writing. Selecting a Topic. Researching the Causes and Effects. Gathering and Evaluating Details. Creating Your Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Using an Academic Style. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Basic Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. Case of Pronouns. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
13. Comparison.
Understanding Comparison-Contrast. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Recognizing Common Patterns. Recognizing Common Transitions. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting a Professional Comparison. Practicing Reading Skills. Using Graphic Organizers. Considering Points of Comparison. Writing. Planning Comparison-Contrast Writing. Selecting a Topic. Describing People. Gathering Details. Writing a Topic Sentence/Thesis Statement. Writing the First Draft. The Working Parts of Paragraphs. Revising the Writing. Show, Don’t Tell. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Commas After Introductory Words. Commas with Extra Information. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
14. Argumentation.
Understanding Argumentation. Reading. Learning About Reading Strategies. Considering the Author’s Background. Considering the Reader’s Background. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Paragraph. Reading and Reacting to a Professional Argument. Doris Lin, “Veganism is Not a Sacrifice”. Practicing Reading Skills. Identifying Claims. Considering Objections. Writing. Planning Argumentative Writing. Selecting a Topic. Stating and Refining a Position. Gathering Details. Writing the First Draft. Drafting Tips. Revising the Writing. Five Common Logical Fallacies. Using a Revising Checklist. Editing the Writing. Capitalization errors. Using Numbers. Marking a Paragraph. Using an Editing Checklist. Review and Enrichment.
Part III: RESEARCH.
15. Understanding Research.
Understanding Sources of Information. Evaluating Sources. Citing Sources of Information. Avoiding Plagiarism. Reviewing Responsible Research.
16. Summarizing.
Understanding Summarizing.
Learning About Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Summary. Writing a Summary. Practicing Additional Summary Writing.
17. Research Report.
Understanding Research. Learning about Reading Strategies. Reading and Reacting to a Research Report. Planning a Research Report. Writing a Research Report. Revising and Editing a Report.
Part IV: SENTENCE WORKSHOPS.
18. Sentence Basics.
Understanding Subjects and Predicates. Working with Special Subjects. Working with Special Predicates. Understanding Adjectives. Understanding Adverbs. Using Prepositional Phrases. Using Clauses. Applying Sentence Basics in a Real-World Context.
19. Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences.
Creating Simple Sentences. Creating Simple Sentences with Compound Subjects. Creating Simple Sentences with Compound Verbs (Predicates). Creating Compound Sentences. Creating Complex Sentences. Creating Complex Sentences with Relative Clauses. Applying Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences in a Real-World Document.
20. Agreement.
Making Subjects and Verbs Agree. Making Two Subjects Agree with Verbs. Practicing Agreement with I and You. Practicing Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns. Practicing Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. Correcting Other Pronoun Problems. Checking Agreement in a Real-World Context.
21. Sentence Problems.
Correcting Common Fragments. Correcting Tricky Fragments. Correcting Comma Splices. Correcting Run-On Sentences. Correcting Rambling Sentences. Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Correcting Shifts in Sentence Construction. Checking for Fragments in a Real-World Context. Correcting Comma Splices and Run-Ons in a Real-World Context. Correcting Sentence Problems in a Real-World Context.
Part V: WORD WORKSHOPS.
22. Noun.
Understanding Classes of Nouns. Using Singular and Plural Nouns. Forming Tricky Plurals. Using Count and Noncount Nouns. Using Articles. Using Other Noun Markers. Using Nouns Correctly in a Real-World Context.
23. Pronoun.
Understanding Personal Pronouns. Creating Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. Correcting Other Pronoun Problems. Creating Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns. Using Relative Pronouns. Using Other Pronouns. Using Pronouns Correctly in a Real-World Context.
24. Verb.
Understanding and Using Verb Classes. Working with Number and Person. Working with Voice. Forming Present and Future Tenses. Forming Past Tense. Forming Progressive Tense. Forming Perfect Tense. Understanding Verbals. Using Verbals as Objects. Applying Learning to Real-World Examples.
25. Adjective and Adverb.
Understanding Adjective Basics. Putting Adjectives in Order. Using Adjectivals. Understanding Adverb Basics. Placing Adverbs Well. Using Adverbials. Applying Adjectives and Adverbs in Real-World Contexts.
26. Conjunction and Preposition.
Using Coordinating and Correlative Conjunctions. Using Subordinating Conjunctions. Understanding Common Prepositions. Using By, At, On, and In. Using Conjunctions and Prepositions in Real-World Documents.
Part VI: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS WORKSHOPS.
27. Capitalization.
Understanding Basic Capitalization Rules. Understanding Advanced Capitalization Rules. Understanding Capitalization of Titles, Organizations, Abbreviations, and Letters.
Understanding Capitalization of Names, Courses, and Web Terms. Applying Capitalization in Real-World Documents.
28. Comma.
Using Commas in Compound Sentences. Using Commas with Introductory Phrases and Equal Adjectives. Using Commas Between Items in a Series. Using Commas with Appositives and Nonrestrictive Modifiers. Using Commas in Real-World Writing.
29. Quotation Marks and Italics.
Understanding the Use of Quotation Marks. Understanding the Use of Italics. Applying Quotation Marks and Italics in a Real-World Document.
30. Other Punctuation.
Using Apostrophes for Contractions and Possessives. Using Semicolons and Colons Correctly. Understanding Hyphen Use. Using Dashes Well. Applying Punctuation in Real-World Documents.

What's New

  • Expanded reading coverage in Chapters 2 and 3 to help students practice the key reading skills they'll be expected to know in their college courses, like asking questions as part of pre-reading, identifying topic, identifying main ideas and supporting details, formulating implied main ideas, drawing inferences, evaluating and analyzing arguments, and understanding the structure of textbooks and textbook chapters, note taking forms (outlining, clusters, and mind maps), and improving vocabulary with vocabulary note cards, using context clues, and word parts. Additional reading strategies specific to the methods of organization are covered in Part 2 (Chapters 6-16).
  • Additional readings that challenge students' critical thinking skills, enrich their college-ready vocabulary, and reflect the types of reading and writing expected of them in their college courses have been provided for more student practice and interaction. In Part 1, new Review and Enrichment sections have been added so that students can immediately practice reading and writing skills as they are introduced to them. Every chapter in Part 2 now includes a paragraph-length reading and two essay-length readings. Additional apparatus helps students learn to implement the reading process through background information, additional guiding pre-reading questions, prompts to annotate and note take as they read, and additional vocabulary questions to help students build their college vocabularies.

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Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"There is a good integration of reading & writing skills. There is a smooth flow from one to the next and has an overall cohesive feel to it. The skills do seem to be covered in enough depth and there seems to be nothing left out!"

— Deborah Spradlin, Tyler Junior College

"Students absolutely need immediate practice. The inclusion of more [Review and Enrichment] readings make it possible for an instructor to model skills which should lead to better “at-home” practice for students."

— Cynthia Gomez, Hodges University

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dave Kemper

Dave Kemper has been a contributing partner with Write Source since 1986. He has co-authored FUSION 1, FUSION 2, WRITE 1 SENTENCES TO PARAGRAPHS, WRITE 2 PARAGRAPHS TO ESSAYS, and the complete line of Write Source handbooks and writing texts. In addition to his editorial work, Kemper has presented at national writing conventions and conducted writing workshops across the country. Prior to his work with Write Source, Kemper taught literature and writing for 11 years.

Verne Meyer

Dr. Verne Meyer is an educator and a businessperson. For nine years, he taught English in high schools in Michigan and Wisconsin; and for fifteen years, he taught dramatic literature, theatre history, and composition at Dordt College in Iowa. In 1977, with Pat Sebranek, Meyer cofounded Write Source Educational Publishing House, now a subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Supplemental. A graduate of Calvin College (B.A.), Marquette University (M.A.), and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D.), Dr. Meyer has coauthored a number of texts for college students, including THE COLLEGE WRITER, THE COLLEGE WRITER'S HANDBOOK, COMP, THE BUSINESS WRITER, and WRITE FOR WORK. For students in grades 8 through 12, he coauthored WRITERS INC, SCHOOL TO WORK, WRITE FOR COLLEGE, and a number of Write Source textbooks. For businesspeople, he coauthored WRITE FOR BUSINESS and EFFECTIVE EMAIL MADE EZ. Dr. Meyer is currently a contributing editor for Write Source and UpWrite Press. He is also a featured speaker in the School Improvement Network's instructional videos, Writing Across the Curriculum.

John Van Rys

John Van Rys (Ph.D. Dalhousie University, M.A./B.A. University of Western Ontario) has taught composition, business writing, creative writing, and literature courses to college students for more than twenty-five years. After spending fifteen years at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dr. Van Rys has been teaching as a full professor in the English Department at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario, since 2005, where he also pursues scholarly work in Canadian literature. For over twenty years, he has worked on writing-across-the-curriculum theory and practice, on connections between workplace and academic writing, and on strategies for strengthening varied literacies in students (from reading to research to visual literacy). With Write Source Educational Publishing and Cengage Learning, he has coauthored writing handbooks for students from middle school to college. Dr. Van Rys also has coauthored an award-winning business-writing handbook for workplace professionals, WRITE FOR BUSINESS, with UpWrite Press.

Patrick Sebranek

Patrick Sebranek (M.A. University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse) taught English, speech, and multimedia classes for sixteen years at Union Grove High School in Wisconsin. During that time, he served as the English department chair and worked on several district-wide projects, including a writing-across-the-curriculum program and a K-12 writing sequence. He has studied the works of James Moffett, Ken Macrorie, Linda Reif, Nancie Atwell, and many other contemporary educators dealing with writing and learning. Mr. Sebranek is an author and editorial director for the Write Source Educational Publishing House and works closely with teachers and educators on all new and revised handbooks and sourcebooks.