Sixth Edition   ©2015

LaunchPad Solo for Writing First with Readings (Six Month Access)

Paragraphs and Essays

Laurie G. Kirszner (University of the Sciences (Emeritus)) , Stephen R. Mandell (Drexel University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-8604-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-8604-7; Format: LaunchPad

Take Advantage of What the Web Can Do

LaunchPad Solo takes your book beyond the printed page, with

  • Additional Grammar Practice: Over 75 extra grammar exercises test students’ knowledge of topics such as subject-verb agreement, parallelism, and punctuation use;
  • LearningCurve, Bedford/St. Martin’s game-like adaptive quizzing program that quickly learns what students already know and helps them practice what they don’t yet understand.
  • Additional Readings: Four online readings include questions and writing assignments that encourage critical reading and thinking.

For a complete list of integrated media resources, see the table of contents.

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