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Global warming / Mary E. Williams, book editor.

Williams, Mary E., 1960- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chester - Main Library YA 363 .738 GLO (Text) 35301002559426 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0737732105
  • ISBN: 9780737732108
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2006]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-93) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : background to controversy : the heated debate surrounding global warming -- Opposing viewpoints on global warming. Global warming causes extreme weather / Tim Dickinson ; Global warming may not be the cause of extreme weather / Christopher Lingle ; Global warming threatens polar life / Current events ; Global warming is not a threat to polar life / Philip Stott ; Fixing global warming will require global sacrifice / Richard D. Lamm and Buie Seawell ; Global warming will be beneficial / Dennis Avery -- Model essays and writing exercises. Preface A : the five-paragraph essay ; Preface B : the cause-and-effect essay ; Essay one : global warming threatens human health ; Exercise A : create an outline from an existing essay ; Essay two : global warming does not spread infectious diseases ; Exercise A : create an outline for an opposing cause-and-effect essay ; Exercise B : create an outline for an opposing persuasive essay ; Essay three : the long-term effects of global warming are difficult to determine ; Exercise A : writing introductions and conclusions -- Supporting research material. Appendix A : facts about global warming ; Appendix B : finding and using sources of information ; Appendix C : using MLA style to create a works cited list ; Appendix D : sample essay topics.
Summary, etc.:
Selections examine the potential effects of global warming and whether the predictions about worldwide climate change are accurate. In addition, model essays and guided writing exercises assist students as they compose their own cause-and-effect analysis.
Target Audience Note:
970L Lexile
Subject: Global warming.
Essay > Authorship.
Rhetoric.

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