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Title:
Gangs
Author:
Scherer, Lauri S.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhave Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
120 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Explores differing views on gangs and uses the opposing viewpoints format to increase proficiency in writing critical essays, with emphasis on organizing ideas and arguments in the five-paragraph essay.
Language:
English
Contents:
How can kids be stopped from joining a gang? -- Opposing viewpoints on gangs -- Viewpoint one: gangs are a serious problem -- Viewpoint two : the threat from gangs is exaggerated -- Viewpoint three : gangs are a growing problem among girls -- Viewpoint four : gangs are a growing problem in the military -- Viewpoint five : race motivates gang violence -- Viewpoint six : race does not motivate gang violence -- Model essays and writing exercises -- The five-paragraph essay -- The descriptive essay -- A gan member gets out -- Create an outline from an existing essay -- Create an outline for your own essay -- The gruesome path into a girl gang -- Conducting an interview -- Report on an event -- Essay three: America's deadliest gang? : MS-13 -- Examining introductions and conclusions -- Using quotations to enliven your essay -- Final writing challenge : write your own descriptive five-paragraph essay -- Supporting research material.
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ISBN:
9780737745634
Format :
Book

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