This writing handbook provides integrated writing instruction with a variety of practice exercises. In workbook format, students will learn about the parts of speech, grammar, basics of writing, and how to master sentence skills. Exercises alternate between sentence structure & grammar and composition skills. Paragraph assignments encourage children to write about familiar topics, while the step-by-step approach fosters confidence! 168 pages, softcover. Book A, Grades 2-4. Answers are not included.
Writing Skills are necessary in nearly every facet of life. Provide extra practice in writing sentences and developing paragraphs through helping students to organized their own experiences and ideas. Style is taught in the basic 5-sentence paragraph model, with a topic, 3 or more supporting, and a concluding sentence. Activities include sorting nouns into concrete/abstract categories; writing unique sentences and finding simple subjects/predicates; writing sentences for given words; fill-in-the-blanks with the right adjective; adding a preposition phrase to the noun; writing example, descriptive, and narrative paragraphs; and more. The included grammar is presented in connection with sentence structure, and is not intended to take the place of formal grammatical instruction. 138 non-reproducible pages, softcover. Book 1; answers are not included. 2nd Edition. Grades 5-6.
This writing handbook provides integrated writing instruction along with a variety of practice exercises. Grammar, mechanics and composition are taught alongside rules, examples, model sentences, paragraphs and essays. Writing and editing exercises help to cement proper composition methods whether free writing, or practicing for an assignment. 153 non-reproducible pages, softcover. Book 2.
Give your students' guidance as to how to write concretely; explanations and exercises help develop the mental attitudes needed in order to write with a point. Brainstorming, categorizations, point sentences, well-developed paragraphs, improving coherence and editing are all addressed with samples, exercises, and critical thinking exercises as students are asked to critique examples. 86 pages, softcover. No answer key; high school work.
No matter what writing level your students are at, this comprehensive guide has advice and tips for both the struggling and advanced writers. Spelling, handwriting, sentences, essays, proofreading and more are all addressed with teaching advice, reasoning behind rules and examples. In coordination with the Writing Skills student books, this Teachers Handbook is ideal for differentiating writing isntruction while addressing all necessary components of a writing program. 158 pages, indexed, softcover.
Keyboarding skills are now just as important as handwriting skills once were. Using a computer is required for school, work, and every aspect of everyday life---train children to be efficient and careful, eradicating bad habits! This flip-top book is easily viewed while typing and covers home row position, lower and upper-case letters, numbers, and symbols through writing words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs. This 2nd Edition features expanded exercises and a student-friendly design.