Prentice Hall Reader, The (9th Edition)

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9780205664528: Prentice Hall Reader, The (9th Edition)

This best-selling collection features ten chapters focusing on the classic methods of narration, description, argument, and persuasion. It contains classic and contemporary essays about popular culture, along with advice about how to read analytically, and how to write persuasively and effectively. Fifteen new essays, including timely topics such as Wikipedia, Facebook, and Iraq. Each chapter is organized clearly and effectively, enabling the reader to not only understand each essay and but also what the writer was trying to convey. 

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Both student- and instructor-friendly, this text/reader offers an abundance of interesting and appealing essay examples, easily implemented classroom suggestions, and varied homework and writing assignments.

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Key new features

  • "On Writing" New section on writers commenting on the process and craft of writing.
  • "Visualizing the Rhetorical Strategies" Each chapter includes a visual example that shows the strategy at work in organizing information.
  • A new section on searching tips for Web search engines—how to find the sources you really need without facing thousands of sites.
  • 25 percent new readings, including a number that deal with the Web and the Internet.

THE COMPANION WEBSITE is the largest, most extensive website of any read. Among its highlights, the site features hotlinks, additional background information on the readings, writing assignments, and practice using web-based materials. Additionally, each chapter in the text features activities and suggestions related to material on the website.

Key new features

  • New readings that expand on the modes featured in the text.
  • Self-graded writing activities.
  • Updated bibliographies (with links) of related articles for essays in text.
  • Call for student essays giving students the opportunity to submit essays for possible posting on the website.

Supplements include

  • Instructor's Quiz Booklet with duplicable quizzes on vocabulary and reading comprehension.
  • Annotated Instructor's Edition with a "teaching strategy" for each essay, class activities, collaborative learning activities, critical reading activities, and links to writing.
  • Teaching Writing with the Prentice Hall Reader that offers suggestions to the new teacher on teaching writing and reading using the reader

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