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  1. Jensen's Format Writing, Revised
    Jensen's Format Writing, Revised
    Wordsmiths / Trade Paperback
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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.

  1. Jensen's Punctuation
    Jensen's Punctuation
    Frode Jensen
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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.

  1. Jensen's Vocabulary
    Jensen's Vocabulary
    Frode Jensen
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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.

  1. Jensen's Grammar (Textbook, Tests & Answers)
    Jensen's Grammar (Textbook, Tests & Answers)
    Frode Jensen
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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.

Jensen's Grammar textbook introduces noun functions, modifiers, subject complements, punctuation, adjectives and other concepts and utilizes continual review to keep information fresh. 200 pages, softcover.

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. Test and answer book is 63 reproducible pages.

  1. Sound Spelling: An Individualized Spelling Program
    Sound Spelling: An Individualized Spelling Program
    Benjamin Ludwig
    Wordsmiths / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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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.

  1. English Fun Stuff
    English Fun Stuff
    Frode Jensen
    Wordsmiths / 1996 / Other
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Use as rewards, refreshers, or time-fillers! This collection of fun English activities is designed to teach the student to think, to learn about English, and to have fun with the language. Each puzzle and game includes instructions and answers are included in the back. Grades 7 & up.

  1. Journey Through Grammarland 1 & 2 Kit
    Journey Through Grammarland 1 & 2 Kit
    Vernie O. Jones, Frode Jensen
    Wordsmiths / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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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.

This Kit Includes:

  • A Journey Through Grammar Land Textbook Pts. 1 & 2 (in one book); 184 pages with index, softcover.
  • A Journey Through Grammar Land Pts. 1 & 2 tests and answer key booklet; 39 pages, paperback.

    1. A Journey Through Grammar Land, Parts 3 & 4 Kit
      A Journey Through Grammar Land, Parts 3 & 4 Kit
      Vernie O. Jones, Frode Jensen
      Wordsmiths / 2003 / Trade Paperback
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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.

    1. A Journey Through Grammar Land, Part 5 (clauses)
      A Journey Through Grammar Land, Part 5 (clauses)
      Wordsmiths / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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    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.

    1. Writing To Change The World
      Writing To Change The World
      Susan Brown
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    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.

    1. From Heart to Page: Journaling Through the Year for Young Writers
      From Heart to Page: Journaling Through the Year for Young Writers
      Michelle Van Loon
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    Children have elaborate imaginations and are full of creativity; but when a blank piece of paper is placed in front of them, all that inspiration can be quickly replaced by writer's block or fear of correction. Let their writing take wing with this journal prompter; four days of writing prompts give ideas for exploring their observations, dreams, thoughts and spiritual development. The fifth day is reserved for "free writing" where students may write upon whatever they wish. Examples of prompts include: "What would be your idea of a perfect surprise?" and "Ps. 113 is a short song of gratitude to God. What are you grateful for today? Write your own song of thanks." This book contains prompts only; notebook for writing must be purchased individually. 40 pages, softcover, divided into seasons. Designed for grades 4-8.

    1. Jensen's Format Writing: DVD Supplement
      Jensen's Format Writing: DVD Supplement
      Wordsmiths / 2009 / DVD
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    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.

    1. Jensen's Grammar DVD Supplement 2 Disc Set
      Jensen's Grammar DVD Supplement 2 Disc Set
      Frode Jensen
      Wordsmiths / 2011 / DVD
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    This two-DVD set features instructions and lectures for Jensen's Grammar . Covering each length (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.