A Civil Word: A Contemporary Issues Reader

A Civil Word: A Contemporary Issues Reader

ISBN: 9780321088192
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-05-12
Number of pages: 544
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A Civil Word<>D is a contemporary issues-based reader with a focus on the issue of civility, designed for the advanced developmental writing or freshman composition course. Civility is a growing problem in classrooms around the nation-high school, college, and beyond. The readings in A Civil Word raise readers' consciousness about their own actions and the actions of those around them while sharpening critical thinking skills through synthesis of outside sources and analysis exercises. Pre- and post- reading questions and group activities are included for every reading. Readings centered around the theme of civility give readers an opportunity to explore and address civility as a common problem in and out of the classroom. Also includes vocabulary activities, end-of-chapter synthesis questions, and a guide to argument. For those seeking to develop their writing skills with a concentration on contemporary issues.

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