Table of Contents

Part I Critical Thinking Skills 1

Part II Writing Expository Paragraphs and Essays 58

Part III Writing and Critical Thinking in the Modes 142

Part IV Using Sources 345

Part V Sentence Constructions and Common Sentence Errors 463

Part VI handbook of grammar, Mechanics, and Style 534

Comma, Semicolon, and Colon 535

Other Punctuation 558

Correcting Common Shift and Construction Errors 582

Spelling and Mechanics 607

Tone, Style, and Word Choice 649

Vocabulary in Context 665