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In this age of computers and instant-messaging shorthand, it's vital that your students develop effective writing skills! This comprehensive tool teaches the basic components of expository writing---content, style, organization, and mechanics. Through practical applications including 5-paragraph essays, book reports, business letters, resumes, and major research papers, students learn how to organize and communicate their ideas. Includes tests and answer keys. Grades 8 and up.
Jensen's Format Writing Package (Book, plus DVD supplement)Frode JensenMaster Books / 2016 / Other$50.00Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW519486
Jensen's Writing will teach students the basics of expository writing through a focus on the 5-paragraph essay, which they then apply to practical writing assignments such as book reports, essay answers, and business writing. The last section of the book focuses on research/major papers, which students learn to break down into four basic components: content, style, organization, and mechanics. A line-listed answer key, checklist sheets, and suggested schedules are included. 160 pages softcover. Answers must be written on separate paper; non-consumable text. Grade 8 & up.
The DVD supplement accompanies the book. Twelve different presentations are included; it includes an introduction to the book, analytical keys, single paragraph formats, the 5 paragraph elements, practical applications, major paper information, and more.
This DVD supplement accompanies Frode Jensen's Jensen's Format Writing. Twelve different presentations are included; the first introduces the book, while the second explains how to use the book's analytical keys. Additional elements covered include paragraph elements, practical applications, the principle of condensation and major papers; some instruction is given along with references to the book Format Writing, or expands upon what the book covers.
When does the exclamation point go outside the quotation marks? What one word signals no comma? When is a semicolon used? Your students will unravel the mysteries of punctuation with this easy-to-use text. They'll discover key words that reveal certain rules, secrets of compound sentences, easy formulas that can be applied continuously, and much more. Includes teacher guidelines, tests, and answer key. Grades 8 and up.
Teach your students English from the roots up with this systematic, easy-to-follow program. As they learn over 1,000 words containing a Latin or Greek base, prefix, or suffix, they'll discover how to spell a word from "the sum of its parts"; think logically about words and definitions; increase their ability to read for comprehension; and improve standardized test scores. A list of roots and their definitions are included at the beginning of the book; lessons ask students to make educated guesses about unfamiliar English words, find the root in a word, and work from the root definition to the current word and more, basing all answers upon the roots included in the word. Includes answer key. Ages 12 and up. 264 pages, softcover.
Jensen's Grammar Package (Book, plus DVD supplement-2 disc)Frode JensenMaster Books / 2016 / Other$66.00Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/24/16.CBD Stock No: WW519493
Jensen's Grammar is a one-stop grammar curriculum for your older students. Covering parts of speech, relative clauses, and sentence structure, the formula-writing-based lessons move quickly from point to point. Your kids will be delighted to discover five basic punctuation rules that solve most of their grammar problems. The text also introduces noun functions, modifiers, subject complements, punctuation, adjectives and other concepts and utilizes continual review to keep information fresh.
A test and answer book is included; answers are line-listed and grouped by exercise. Tests contain editing exercises, matching questions, short answer, multiple choice and other testing methods.
The two-DVD set features instructions and lectures. Covering each lesson (in varying detail), the lectures will help students easily grasp the concepts through hearing the explanation and viewing helpful charts and examples. Perfect for visual/auditory learners! Disc 1 features an introduction and five lectures. Disc 2 features lectures 6-12.
This kit includes:
- Textbook, 200 pages, softcover
- Test and Answer book, 63 pages
- DVD Supplement
Here's a one-stop grammar curriculum for your older students. Covering parts of speech, relative clauses, sentence structure, and verbals, the formula-writing-based lessons move quickly from point to point. Your kids will be delighted to discover five basic punctuation rules that solve most of their grammar problems.
Noun functions, modifiers, subject complements, punctuation, adjectives and other concepts are introduced and continually reviewed to keep information fresh. 200 pages, softcover.
This two-DVD set is part of the Jensen's Grammar curriculum and is designed to be used with the student textbook (sold-separately and not-included). These DVDs include instructions and lectures. Covering each lesson (in varying detail), the lectures will help students easily grasp the concepts through hearing the explanation and viewing helpful charts and examples. Perfect for visual/auditory learners! Disc 1 features an introduction and five lectures. Disc 2 features lectures 6-12.
Sound Spelling: An Individualized Spelling ProgramBenjamin LudwigWordsworth Editions / 2000 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:
$20.00Save 50% ($10.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW161254
Once you've tried this unique phonics-based curriculum, you'll never return to rote memorization! Ludwig identifies, categorizes, and cross-references all the sound/letter patterns in the English language, providing a list of examples for each usage. Similar words are grouped together for easy pattern recognition and memorization. Students learn to identify errors, prepare individual word lists, and create practice sentences. Ages 8 and up. 182 pages, softcover from Wordsmiths.
Embark upon an allegorical journey through Grammar Land! Stylistically similar to the Pilgrim's Progress, students will progress from Speaking Land through Grammar Land to Writing Land. Tank is a young learner just like students, and together they'll visit Basic Sentence Town, meet Captain Simplifier, and leave for the Descriptive Mountains with Professional Grammar (PG) as their guide. Written completely in narrative format, small abbreviations mark where students are to stop and complete a scroll exercise or exam along with the primary character, Tank. Each exercise is designed to practice what Tank (and the student) has just learned, though review questions are included to keep concepts fresh. Exams are cumulative and cover most of what's been taught in the text. An engaging story, winsome illustrations and clear, logically ordered explanations of grammar make this a fantastic curriculum for younger students, or a great review/remedial study for older students. Scrolls are arranged by chapter with briefly reiterated concepts and examples included.
Concepts covered (Parts 1 & 2) covers subjects, nouns, pronouns, simple subjects, complete predicate, and verbs through incremental introduction of new concepts, secret tips on recognizing parts of speech and more.
A tests and answer key is also included; answers are arranged by scroll with relevant page numbers included. Examinations to give to the student, and exam answer keys included.
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This unique, allegorical approach to grammar helps children to see the principles of grammar applied in a literary situation. The self-contained story contains lessons, tests, answers and teacher helps for all. Parts 3 & 4 explains about adjectives and adverbs as Tank goes to the descriptive mountains; prepositions and conjunctions are also covered as they tour the prepositional railways station. with the storyline advancing with each new introduction. For 5-6th grade or those who need remedial work in higher grades.
The included answer key and test book includes line-listed answers arranged in chronological order, as well as the exams and exam answers. 37 pages, paperback.
Look what you get in this book! Learn the trick that differentiates essential from non-essential clause modifiers every time. Learn the basic subordinators and how their position affects punctuation in complex sentences. Learn how to create relative clauses and where to place them correctly in another sentence. Learn the keys to recognizing the five basic sentence patterns and how to create each one. Learn how to make and correctly punctuate complex sentences using a variety of methods.
Are there budding authors in your classroom? Inspire their imaginations and help them get into print with this practical and encouraging creative writing course. Through journaling, practice exercises, and specific assignments, students learn about grammar and punctuation; constructing various types of articles; the elements of a short story; book reviews; poetry; what editors look for; query letters; and more. Grades 8 and up. 120 pages, softcover from Wordsmiths.