Real-life Writing Activities for Grades 4-9 PDF ePub eBook

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Real-life Writing Activities for Grades 4-9 free pdf This ready--to--use resource provides 40 complete model and writing lessons that capture students' attention, build their writing skills, and teach them a writing process (motivation, brainstorming, composing, revising, and publishing) that will serve them throughout their lives. The lessons/activities are designed for young authors in grades 4 through 9 who are just learning the composing process, as well as for advanced writers who are ready to experiment with a variety of writing and speaking genres. They feature a wide range of practical writing tasks students can easily relate to their own lives. For easy use, all materials are printed in a big 8 1/4" x 11" lay--flat binding that folds flat for photocopying of the writing formats and evaluative checklists that accompany many of the lessons, and are arranged developmentally into five sections. Here's just a sample of what each section offers: 1. Descriptive Compositions for Young Authors: "People/Fact Hunt"..."Consumer Survey"..."Captions"..."Letter of Introduction to My Next Teacher"...:Restaurant Review Checklist"..."Horoscope" 2. Directional Compositions for Young Authors: "Advice to Next Year's Class"..." Treasure Map Directions"..."Friendship Recipe"..."Cheer--Up Checklist"..."Medical Guide"..."Advice Column Solution Letter" 3. Persuasive Compositions for Young Authors: "Apology/ApologyNote"..."Travel Brochure"..."Movie.VideoReview"..."Sympathy Message"..."Bill of Rights"..."Letter of Complaint"..."Eulogy" 4. Marrative Compositions for Young Authors: "Good News/Bad News Tale"..."Mystery/Whodunit" 5. Poems

About Cherlyn Sunflower

Cherlyn Sunflower is Associate Professor of Education at Moorhead State University in Minnesota where she teaches elementary language arts courses. She previously taught grades K-6 and resource room in Austin, Texas, Public Schools. Dr. Sunflower is also the author of 75 Creative Ways to Publish Students' Writings and Really Writing! Ready-to-Use Writing Process Activities for the Elementary Grades.

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Author : Cherlyn Sunflower
Publisher : Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 25 January 2002
ISBN : 0130449792
EAN : 9780130449795
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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