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  1. Wordsmith, New Edition, Grades 7-9
    Wordsmith, New Edition, Grades 7-9
    Janie Cheaney
    Common Sense Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $12.89 Retail: $16.00 Save 19% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW683189
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Kids coming into college and even high school often struggle with their writing skills and ability. Stand against the current with targeted writing exercises that are enjoyable and effective! Wordsmith's creative writing course gives students solid instruction in writing-techniques, emphasizing building strong sentences, description, narrative, dialogue, and revising/proofreading. Humorous examples and integrated practices help kids to remember what they've just leaned and figure out how to apply it. This new Edition of Wordsmith includes more exercises, examples, and explanations, as well as review and practice quizzes. Grades 7-9. Some exercises may be completed in the book, but for others a notebook or additional paper will be necessary. 100 pages, softcover.

  1. Wordsmith Teacher's Edition
    Wordsmith Teacher's Edition
    Janie B. Cheaney
    Common Sense Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $5.69 Retail: $7.00 Save 19% ($1.31)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW683197
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This teacher's edition accompanies the sold-separately Wordsmith, New Edition course. Answers are included.

  1. Wordsmith Apprentice
    Wordsmith Apprentice
    Janie B. Cheaney
    Common Sense Press / 2004 / Other
    $12.69 Retail: $16.00 Save 21% ($3.31)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW683170

In Wordsmith Apprentice, students pretend to be writers for a small-town local newspaper. This introduces an element of imagination that makes the writing projects fun and interesting while reinforcing all the basics, including sentence review, paragraph writing, reporting, comics, opinion writing, and much more.

118 pages spiral-bound, for grade levels 4 to 6 or ages 9 to 12. Additional suggested resources: a thesaurus and a newspaper.

  1. Wordsmith Craftsman
    Wordsmith Craftsman
    Janie B. Cheaney
    Common Sense Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $12.69 Retail: $16.00 Save 21% ($3.31)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW683200

This book is the third and last of the Wordsmith Series. Wordsmith Apprentice (for 4th-6th grades) is designed to awaken children to the varieties, possibilities, and fun of writing. Wordsmith: A Creative Writing Course for Young People addresses youngsters at the classic age of introspection (junior high) and helps them use their own experience as material for effective self-expression. With Wordsmith Craftsman (for 10th grade and up) the student learns to branch out, using writing skills for communication, organization and reasoning. Answer key included.