Concise instructions will help kids to learn how to write well, from the first step to the last! Divided into three sections--nonfiction, fiction and polishing-students will work off of kid-friendly samples of writing as they learn to write a draft, map an argument, create a plot, work with description & dialogue, revising, proofreading, editing, and more! Plenty of writing room is included for students own writing and revisions to be included. Answers are easy to check with the "check it!" cut-out section of the page; cut out the answers before working the problems, and check your answers when you're done.if an error is found, correct it! 120 full-color pages, softcover. Grade 5.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Sylvan Learning Publishing Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches) ISBN: 0375430113 ISBN-13: 9780375430114 Availability: In Stock
Good writing skills are essential not only for fifth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong achievement. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, theyll have lots of fun doing it!
WRITING NONFICTION Exercises on choosing a topic, researching, and interviewing break down the process of writing a nonfiction story.
STORY MAP Fill-in-the-blank sections teach kids how to structure an article, including main points and details.
AUTHOR! AUTHOR!Essay assignments allow kids to write their own fiction stories by incorporating plot and dialogue.
SENSE MAPThe five "sense signals" remind kids to include descriptions of scenes and characters.
READ AND REVISEStories on chocolate, princesses, and aliens help kids practice how to cut, add, or change text.
CHECK IT! STRIPS Reinforce concepts as kids check their own work.
Give your childs grades and confidence a boost with 5th Grade Writing Success.
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