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Global warming / Mary E. Williams, book editor.

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

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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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Global Warming
Global Warming
by Williams, Mary E.
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Table of Contents

Global Warming

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Forewordp. 5
Introduction: Background to Controversy: The Heated Debate Surrounding Global Warmingp. 7
Section 1Opposing Viewpoints on Global Warming
Viewpoint 1    Global Warming Causes Extreme Weather   Tim Dickinsonp. 14
Viewpoint 2    Global Warming May Not Be the Cause of Extreme Weather   Christopher Linglep. 21
Viewpoint 3    Global Warming Threatens Polar Life   Current Eventsp. 27
Viewpoint 4    Global Warming Is Not a Threat to Polar Life   Philip Stottp. 33
Viewpoint 5    Fixing Global Warming Will Require Global Sacrifice   Richard D. Lamm and Buie Seawellp. 39
Viewpoint 6    Global Warming Will Be Beneficial   Dennis Averyp. 45
Section 2Model Essays and Writing Exercises
Preface A    The Five-Paragraph Essayp. 52
Preface B    The Cause-and-Effect Essayp. 54
Essay 1    Global Warming Threatens Human Healthp. 58
Exercise A        Create an Outline from an Existing Essayp. 61
Essay 2    Global Warming Does Not Spread Infectious Diseasesp. 63
Exercise A        Create an Outline for an Opposing Cause-and-Effect Essayp. 66
Exercise B        Create an Outline for an Opposing Persuasive Essayp. 66
Essay 3    The Long-Term Effects of Global Warming Are Difficult to Determinep. 68
Exercise A        Writing Introductions and Conclusionsp. 73
    Final Writing Challenge: Write Your Own Five-Paragraph Cause-and-Effect Essayp. 75
Section 3Supporting Research Material
Appendix AFacts About Global Warmingp. 80
Appendix BFinding and Using Sources of Informationp. 83
Appendix CUsing MLA Style to Create a Works Cited Listp. 86
Appendix DSample Essay Topicsp. 88
Organizations to Contactp. 89
Bibliographyp. 92
Indexp. 94
Picture Creditsp. 96
About the Editorp. 96

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