The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader

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9780131925892: The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader

Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader combines high-interest reading material with creative, principled writing instruction.

 

This insightful and prolific author team have done it again! These are the authors with the know-how and capability to engage students. The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader is process-oriented and based on interactive pedagogy; it combines creative, up-to-date writing instruction with traditional concerns for correctness, coherence, and clarity. Short, high-interest readings provide ideas for writing, suggest ways to approach a topic, and illustrate strategies for organizing and presenting information. Each essay is accompanied by questions and assignments that guide students in analyzing what they have read and in composing their own essays. Students will experience success in their writing and will become more involved in learning; teachers will find the approach convenient and easily adaptable for their own course.

 

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Firmly process-oriented and based on interactive instruction, The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader, Third Edition, continues to combine high-interest reading material with creative, principled pedagogy. Short, appealing essays provide ideas for writing, suggest ways to approach a topic, and illustrate methods for organizing and presenting information.

Each reading is accompanied by a "Step-by-Step" writing assignment that guides students in composing their own essays. Students will experience success in their writing and will become more involved in learning; teachers will find the approach convenient and easy to use, since much of the instructional work has been done for them.

New features to the third edition include:
  • A new Annotated Instructor's Edition provides possible responses to all the post-reading questions in the text, answers to the vocabulary and editing-skills exercises, teaching tips and background information on the readings, guidance for implementing the writing assignments, and suggestions for making connections to other selections in the book.
  • New, expanded instruction in writing arguments in Chapter 10, including an explanation of the elements of good argument and a sample annotated argument that clearly illustrates these elements.
  • 17 new readings, including selections by Bob Greene, Lynn Coady, Wayson Choy, Louis Menand, Dave Barry, Bill Bryson, Charles Krauthammer, and Robert MacNeil, along with 4 new student essays.

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