Global warming / Mary E. Williams, book editor.
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- ISBN: 0737732105
- ISBN: 9780737732108
- Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 
- Copyright: ©2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-93) and index.
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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.
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.
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Learning the fundamental principles of essay writing is becoming an ever more important skill for students. In 2005 the SAT gave its stamp to this initiative by adding an essay requirement to the popular college entrance exam. Each book in Greenhaven Press's Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide includes everything necessary to help students research, outline, draft, edit, and ultimately write successful essays across the curriculum. Using the patented Opposing Viewpoints format, this book focuses on writing the cause and effect essay. Cause and effect is a frequently used essay model for both persuasive and expository essays. Readers will find useful information to write a successful cause and effect essay, including thesis statements, introductions, and conclusions. In addition, readers will find information to compile a source cited list using MLA style. Book jacket.