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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $47.00
  • Forthcoming: January 2019
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-65577-3
  • Territory Rights: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

The Norton Field Guide to Writing

Fifth Edition

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Richard Bullock (Author, Wright State University), Maureen Daly Goggin (Author, Arizona State University), Francine Weinberg (Author)

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The Norton Field Guide: digital.wwnorton.com/fieldguide5
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The Norton Field Guide w/Handbook: digital.wwnorton.com/fieldguide5h
The Norton Field Guide w/Readings and Handbook: digital.wwnorton.com/fieldguide5rh

Ebook

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The Norton Field Guide, 5e ebooks [360 day access]
The text’s user-friendly features—like hyperlinking between chapters and referencing the glossary/index—are optimized in the ebook. Purchasing any version of the ebook also includes access to InQuizitive for Writers and The Little Seagull Handbook ebook.

The Little Seagull Handbook, 3e ebook [4 years access]
Handbook access included with any version of The Norton Field Guide ebook so that students assigned InQuizitive can link to the handbook.

InQuizitive

InQuizitive for Writers delivers a game-like approach to practicing sentence editing. Students will be better prepared to find and edit errors in their own writing. The activities are adaptive so students receive additional practice in the areas where they need more help. And explanatory feedback offers advice precisely when it’s needed. Now with NEW activities on working with sources. Also available for packaging at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE with any version of The Norton Field Guide.

Library of activities:
Editing the Errors That Matter (Comprehensive Activity)

SENTENCES
Comma Splices
Fused (Run-on) Sentences
Sentence Fragments
Mixed Constructions
Pronouns in the Wrong Case
Pronouns with Unclear Reference
Pronouns That Don’t Agree with Their Antecedents
Subject-Verb Agreement Errors
Verb Tense and Verb Form Errors

LANGUAGE
Misplaced/Dangling Modifiers
Words Often Confused

PUNCTUATION/MECHANICS
Apostrophe Errors
Omitted Commas
Unnecessary Commas

QUOTATIONS
Incorporating Quotations
Punctuating Quotations

(NEW) RESEARCH
Finding Sources
Evaluating Sources
Comparing and Synthesizing Sources
Integrating Sources
Documenting Sources: MLA & APA Styles

Coursepack

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• Reading quizzes for every reading in the book
• Reading strategy quizzes to accompany Ch 2 “Reading in Academic Contexts”
• More than 150 exercises on sentences, language, punctuation/mechanics, paragraph editing, plagiarism, and MLA/APA citation
• A library of more than 30 model student papers, organized by genre, mode, and field
• Printable documentation guidelines (MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE)
• An interactive tutorial on avoiding plagiarism
• Instructor support: a printable contents of coursepack resources and a brief set of suggestions for using the coursepack, written by fellow writing instructors

Instructor's Guide

Written by Richard Bullock, with special contributions from instructors across the country, this guide provides advice for teaching every chapter and reading in the text. It also offers a comprehensive guide to teaching first-year writing. Now with new advice on contract grading, teaching reading and writing across disciplines, teaching writing in dual enrollment contexts, and using online learning tools.

Student Resources

A collection of student reference materials: model student papers organized by field of study, worksheets, links to online sources referenced in The Norton Field Guide, and additional chapters on topics not covered in The Norton Field Guide.

Worksheets

Worksheets and checklists on topics like analyzing an argument, responding to a draft, and considering the rhetorical situation. Available as PDFs and editable Word documents.

Image Files

The genre organization flowcharts and documentation map images from the book provided in PowerPoint format.

Norton/write

The same general composition assessment and reference resources that appear in the coursepack are also available on norton/write for student review. Always accessible without a code or fee.