Digging In: Literature for Developing Writers

Brand: Longman

  • $129.21
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  • Publish Date: 2003-09-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Albert Garcia

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Filling the gap for a developmental reader with literary selections, Digging In provides readers with enjoyable, accessible poems, short stories and essays to help them develop their reading and writing skills. The book features Before Reading prompts to start readers thinking about the topics and To Understand and To Write questions which follow the selections, as well as a list of Ideas for Writing that address the general theme of the chapter. The author provides a brief introduction to reading literature and poems, essays and short stories covering the following themes: family history; growing up/growing old; learning and teaching; the emotional side; works and dreams and issues/positions. For individuals interested in developing their reading and writing skills.

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