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Expository Composition: Discovering Your Voice, Revised Edition

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eBook Edition
Expository Composition: Discovering Your Voice Revised Edition – Multiplatform eBook (1-year license)
ISBN: 978-0-82197-450-6
$26.53
Print Edition
Expository Composition: Discovering Your Voice Revised Edition: Student Edition Textbook
ISBN: 978-0-82196-193-3
$66.43

Author(s): Tony Romano; Gary Anderson

Overview

The new, revised edition of Expository Composition: Discovering Your Voice offers students an expository composition textbook that prepares them for rich, deep, and insightful college writing while encouraging them to develop and celebrate their own unique voice.

With over fifty years of combined teaching experience between them, authors Tony Romano and Gary Anderson know high school students. This textbook is written for students to help them become wise, efficient, and engaging writers.


NEW for the revised edition! Online support with technology that speaks to today's students

Discovering Your Voice Online Companion
http://www.emcschool.net/expcompDYV Interactive site features additional writing models, journal topics, writing activities and tips, videos, and community forums.

Internet Resource Center
http://www.emcschool.net/expcomp The Resource Center provides additional support materials and links to the Discovering Your Voice Online Companion.


Special features and meaningful activities help students discover their voice

Professional and Student Models

  • Published authors such as Eudora Welty, Anna Quindlen, Ernest Hemingway, and Dave Chappelle, as well as real high school students writing across the country, exemplify the categories of writing taught in each chapter.
  • Each professional and student model includes discussion questions about content, style, and writing techniques.

Journal Topics

  • Ideas for free-writing or journaling relate to the content of each chapter.
  • Thought-provoking topics may lead to essay topics or serve as prewriting for other essays.

Writers on Writing

  • Published writers inspire student writers with honest, practical quotes about language and writing techniques.

Writing Tips

  • The textbook gives students abundant suggestions for keeping track of ideas, coming up with topics, finding time to write, and making meaningful revisions.

Practice Opportunities

  • Exercises allow students to practice the writing techniques learned in each chapter.
  • Practice opportunities can be done individually, in small groups, or as a class.

Chapter Assignment

  • Chapters include guidance on prewriting, possible writing topics, and questions for revision and peer review.

Appendices
End-of-text reference material includes:

  • Grammar handbook
  • Graphic organizers
  • Writing for the SAT and ACT
  • Documentation of sources

Teacher’s Guide

  • Additional discussion questions for model essays
  • Advice to teachers
  • Activities (1-4 per chapter)
  • Guidelines, standards, or rubrics for grading essays

Discovering Your Voice Online Companion / http://www.emcschool.net/expcompDYV http://www.emcschool.net/expcompDYV Interactive site features additional writing models, journal topics, writing activities and tips, videos, and community forums.

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