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Title:
Improve your writing
Author:
Fry, Ronald W.
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
127 pages ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781564144577
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Improve Your Writing, now in an updated and expanded edition that covers online research, walks students step-by-step through the process of creating effective research papers and oral reports. Every element of the writing process is covered including selecting a topic, library and online research, developing an outline, writing from the first draft to the final draft, proofreading and much, much more.


Author Notes

Ron Fry is a nationally known spokesperson for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students


Table of Contents

Foreword: Write On!p. 5
Introduction: The Good News About Writing Papersp. 20
Chapter 1 Getting Ready for Actionp. 26
Chapter 2 Developing Your Battle Planp. 34
Chapter 3 Hunting for Materialsp. 41
Chapter 4 Creating a Working Bibliographyp. 50
Chapter 5 Researching in Detailp. 57
Chapter 6 Organizing Your Researchp. 66
Chapter 7 Writing Your Rough Draftp. 73
Chapter 8 Documenting Your Sourcesp. 81
Chapter 9 Revising Your Masterpiecep. 90
Chapter 10 Compiling Your Final Bibliographyp. 98
Chapter 11 Applying the Finishing Touchesp. 104
Chapter 12 Facing Essay Tests and Oral Reportsp. 108
Chapter 13 Writing with ADDp. 118
Indexp. 125