Improve Your Writing

Improve Your Writing

by Ron Fry, Ronald W. Fry

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Overview

Improve Your Writing, fifth edition, presents all the elements important to turning in an excellent research paper. This book walks you through each step in the writing process, including selecting a topic, library research, developing an outline, writing from the first to the final draft, proofreading, and more. Fry provides updated and expanded information about online research and provides a fundamental, step-by-step approach that can be applied to any kind of writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401889166
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/29/2004
Series: Ron Fry's How to Study Series
Edition description: REV Large Print
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 4.88(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best selling How to Study series, which has sold over two million copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 different books with the intention of providing resources to assist in education reform to realize his ultimate goal of achieving optimum student success.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Write On!vii
Introduction: One Step at a Timexvii
Chapter 1Getting Ready for Action1
Chapter 2Developing Your Battle Plan15
Chapter 3Your Approach to Research23
Chapter 4Creating a Working Bibliography33
Chapter 5Digging in: Researching in Detail41
Chapter 6Organizing Your Research51
Chapter 7Writing Your Rough Draft61
Chapter 8Documenting Your Sources71
Chapter 9Revising Your Masterpiece81
Chapter 10Compiling Your Final Bibliography91
Chapter 11Applying Finishing Touches101
Chapter 12Essay Tests and Oral Reports105
Chapter 13Writing with ADD117
Index123

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