Writing Skills Curriculum Library PDF ePub eBook

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Writing Skills Curriculum Library free pdf This resource is one of six units in the Writing Skills Curriculum Library, a practical series that provides over 540 stimulating, ready-to-use activity sheets to help you teach and reinforce writing skills in middle/junior high and senior high school students, grades 6-12. Each unit in the series focuses on a different area of writing skills and is complete and self-contained, including 90 reproducible activites ina variety if formats, a brief teacher's guide to effective use of the activities, and full answer keys. The activities can be used in any order in any deveopmental or corrective writing program to meet the specific needs of individual students, small groups, or an entire class. For quick selection, each unit includes a detailed table of contents listing the major skills/topics covered in that unit followed by the activitites for teaching and reinforcing each skill. Here's just an overview of what you'll find each unit:Unit 1 READY-TO-USE WORD ACTIVITIES provides 90 activity sheets to help students learn the importance of word selection and precision in the writing process. Topics covered include connotation and denotation, roots, prefixes abd suffixes, synonyms and antonyms, and expressions that students' awareness of making correct word choices. Unit 2 READY-TO-USE SENTENCE ACTIVITIES presents 90 activities that involve students in the essentials of sentence construction, subjects and predicates, complements, phrases, clauses, types of sentences, agreement, and mechanics as well as problems of wordiness, transition, ambiguity, and more. Unit 3 READY-TO-USE PARAGRAPH WRITING ACTIVITIES features 90 stimulating activities that lead students through the steps of writing clear, convincing paragraphs. Topics range from brainstorming techniques and topic sentences to using supporting ideas and introducing, organizing, and concluding the paragraph. Unit 4 READY-TO-USE PREWRITING

About Jack Umstatter

Jack Umstatter, a master English teacher with over 25 years' experience, is a multiple winner of the Teacher of the Year award. He currently teaches English in the Cold Spring Harbor School District in New York and educationand literature at Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. He is the author of Brain Games!, Hooked on English! and other practical teacher resources published by The Center.

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Author : Jack Umstatter
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Data Published : 14 September 1999
ISBN : 0876284853
EAN : 9780876284858
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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