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Foreword: Why We Created an Open Textbook
Introduction: About Writing and This Book
1. Chapter 5 – Rhetorical Modes
2. Chapter 6 – Finding and Using Outside Sources
3. Chapter 7 – How and Why to Cite
4. Chapter 8 – Writing Basics: What Makes a Good Sentence?
5. Chapter 9 – Punctuation
6. Chapter 10 – Working With Words: Which Word is Right?
7. Chapter 1 – Critical Reading
8. What Expectations Should You Have?
9. What is Critical Reading?
10. Why do You Read Critically?
11. How do You Read Critically?
12. Now What?
13. Credits and Attributions
14. Chapter 2 -- Introduction
15. What is rhetorical analysis?
16. What is a rhetorical situation?
17. What are the basic elements of rhetorical analysis?
18. Striking a Balance
19. Credits and Attributions
21. What Is Argument?
22. What Are the Components and Vocabulary of Argument?
23. What Is Standard Argument Form?
24. What is Logic?
25. What Are the Different Types of Arguments in Writing?
26. The Rogerian Argument
27. The Toulmin Argument Model
28. A Repository of Logical Fallacies
29. Credits and Attributions
30. The Writing Process -- Introduction
31. What is the writing process?
32. What is prewriting?
33. What is a thesis statement?
34. How to organize and arrange?
35. How to Write a Rough Draft.
36. What Is revising?
37. What is done during editing, proofreading, & formatting?
38. What are other types of academic writing?
39. Credits and Attributions
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