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  • All Write: A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning
    by Dave Kemper, Patrick Sebranek, Verne Meyer
    ISBN: 0669499501
    Created to meet the needs of a broad audience including intermediate and advanced ESL students, All Write covers the writing process plus a whole lot more. Intended to be used as a one-year program to transition students to the new Write Source, All Write includes:
    * strategies for revising and editing using the 6-traits of good writing;
    * guidelines for writing, formatting, and designing on the computer;
    * tips for searching for information in the library as well as the Internet;
    * information on developing a portfolio and publishing writing;
    * a section covering forms of workplace writing such as business letters, e-mail, and proposals;
    * additional viewing, speaking, and learning strategies.
  • American Heritage Children's Thesaurus
    by Paul Hellweg
    ISBN: 0395849772
  • American Heritage Student Thesaurus
    by Paul Hellweg
    ISBN: 039593026X
  • Any Child Can Write
    by Harvey S. Weiner
    ISBN: 0195153162
    This item will be published in February 2003. You may order it now and we will ship it to you when it arrives.
    Book Description
    Harvey S. Wiener shows how parents can encourage their children to write with a home program that can be used from preschool through high school. Beginning with the building of attitudes, Wiener moves through simple, varied and practical experience with the written word. By setting up an atmosphere in the home that encourages creative written expression, coupled with a parent's guidance in writing, children gain an outlook on writing that builds confidence in their abilities to use language. This new edition addresses many heated issues about children's education and touches on today's critical debates: parents' roles in school preparations, the increased stress on writing assessment and performance measures throughout a child's education and across school sectors, and the debate over phonics. A revised and expanded section called "Key Books for Young Writers and Their Parents" will help any family stock its shelves with useful books for a home writing program. A new chapter discusses the ubiquity of home computers and word processing programs and assesses their positive and negative influences on children's home learning experiences. In addition, Wiener describes how to find the best educational online resources and how to supervise a child's work on the Internet. Furthermore, he emphasizes the importance of collaboration--child and parent, child and sibling--to help avoid computer abuse and establish good computer practices. Finally, he integrates discussion on computers through the text, and also offers writing exercises and samples for children to obtain from Oxford's website.
  • Aspiring Writer's Journal, The
    by Susie Morgenstern (Author), Theresa Bronn (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0810970589
    To be a writer, you have to practice—according to award winning author Susie Morgenstern. As part of her mission to encourage young people to become writers (because as she says, “the more writers, the merrier!”), she created The Aspiring Writer’s Journal, filled with daily suggestions for writing activities. With quotes about writing and creative-writing topics on every page, this journal will help each young writer to hone his or her skills every day of the year.
  • Basic Skills Better Sentence Structure Through Diagramming, Book 1
    by Gregg Carnevale (Author), Mark Dressel (Author)
    ISBN: 1568221754
    Diagramming enables students to gain a better understanding of sentence structure and the different parts of speech. Book 1 offers an introduction to diagramming. The activities begin with simple sentences and then incorporate more complexities, such as compound subjects and verbs, adjective and adverb prepositional phrases, direct and indirect objects, and more. Each lesson describes the specific structure under study, gives examples,and provides sentences for diagramming practice. Students are then challenges to generate their own sentences to fit the models.
  • Caught'Ya ! : Grammar With a Giggle
    by Jane Bell Kiester
    ISBN: 0929895045
  • Checking Your Grammar
    by Marvin Terban, Peter Spacek (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0590494554
    Written in a light, appealing style, this guide is packed with information on parts of speech, spelling rules, punctuation, and much more.
  • Classical Rhetoric through Structure and Style (Spiral-bound)
    by Adam Muller
    ISBN: B001ERBLO2
    Classical Rhetoric through Structure and Style teaches the student to compose essays and arguments based on the Progymnasmata, the most successful and enduring collection of rhetorical exercises in the Western Tradition. This approach to composition emphasizes the classical method of building up the student's reasoning and articulation skills through a series of interrelated, rhetorical exercises.
  • Complete Guide to Writing and Selling the Christian Novel, The
    by Penelope J. Stokes
    ISBN: 0898798108
    Amazon.com
    Writing for the Christian-fiction market has its benefits. One generally doesn't need an agent to get one's manuscript considered. Though the quality of Christian fiction has improved greatly in the past decade or so, publishers are still willing to take a chance on a newcomer. And most Christian publishing houses are small, making the publishing process a warmer, more personal experience. But be forewarned. Christian, or evangelical, fiction isn't just about characters who "pray, preach and sing gospel songs," says Penelope J. Stokes. It's about "living, breathing spiritual beings who grapple with the hard questions of life and find ... hope in the reality of God's presence in the world." Stokes has edited (and written) Christian fiction for 15 years; her Complete Guide to Writing & Selling the Christian Novel is a fantastic resource for the writer of Christian fiction.

    In addition to providing advice from which any fiction writer would benefit, Stokes does a fine job of defining Christian fiction. It is, she says, first and foremost fiction. It is not sermonizing. It is not about saving lost souls ("Rarely," she says, "does a religious novel find an audience among the unconverted"). It best not be full of religious jargon or Bible-quoting zealots. Still, it must have "a distinctly religious viewpoint, usually marked by the personal conversion of one or more characters." And just because, as a believer, you see your writing as a gift and a calling, don't think for a minute that your work is beyond revision. "Creation is not the end of the process," says Stokes. "It's the beginning. In the image of our Creator, we continue the work of ongoing re-creation. We revise, refine, reorganize and rewrite. And at the end of the day we, too, can rest and say, 'It is good.'" --Jane Steinberg
  • Complete Writer, The: Level 1 Workbook for Writing With Ease
    by Susan Wise Bauer
    ISBN: 1933339268
    In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods.

    The workbooks provide lessons, student worksheets, and teacher instructions for every day of writing instruction. Each covers one year of study. Used along with Writing with Ease, Level One (first in a planned four-volume set) complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum.
  • Complete Writer, The: Level 2 Workbook for Writing With Ease
    by Susan Wise Bauer
    ISBN: 1933339292
    In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods.

    The workbooks provide lessons, student worksheets, and teacher instructions for every day of writing instruction. Each covers one year of study. Used along with Writing with Ease, Level Two (second in a planned four-volume set) complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum.
  • Complete Writer, The: Writing With Ease: Strong Fundamentals
    By Susan Wise Bauer
    ISBN: 193333925X
    Writing with Ease, the first in a three-volume series, outlines a complete four-year program for elementary-grade students. Drawing on her fifteen years of experience in teaching writing, Bauer carefully walks parents and teachers through a sequence of steps that will teach every student to put words on paper with ease and grace.
  • Complete Writer, The: Writing With Ease: Strong Fundamentals (Hardcover)
    by Susan Wise Bauer
    ISBN: 193333925X
    In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods.

    Writing with Ease, the first in a three-volume series, outlines a complete four-year program for elementary-grade students. Drawing on her fifteen years of experience in teaching writing, Bauer carefully walks parents and teachers through a sequence of steps that will teach every student to put words on paper with ease and grace.
  • Creative Writing Handbook, The
    by Jay Amberg (Author), Mark Larson (Author)
    ISBN: 067336013X
    This personal creative writing course has five self-contained instructional units for learning to write narratives, short fiction, and poetry. Real student writing samples are included. Grades 6-10
  • Daily Grams : Guided Review Aiding Mastery Skills for 4th and 5th Grades
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981067
  • Daily Grams : Guided Review Aiding Mastery Skills for 5th and 6th Grades
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981105
  • Daily Grams : Guided Review Aiding Mastery Skills/6th Grade and Above
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981059
  • Dirty Thirty, the: Words Even Smart People Misuse
    by David, P. Hatcher (Author), Lane Goddard (Author)
    ISBN: 0972992057
    Whether we like it or not, people judge us by the words we use. And misuse. This self-paced workbook will help you master the thirty word-pairs that are most likely to be confused by even accomplished speakers and writers of English. Words like adverse-averse, regime-regimen, affect-effect, and who-whom. You'll learn the differences between them, get tips for using them, and find some good memory hooks to keep them locked in place for your use next month, or next year. Short exercises provide realistic practice, and the answers (upside down, on the same page) give you an instant self-check.
  • Doing the Days: A Year's Worth of Creative Journaling, Drawing, Listening, Reading, Thinking, Arts & Crafts Activities for Children Ages 8-12
    by Lorraine M. Dahlstrom, Rosemary Wallner (Editor)
    ISBN: 0915793628
    Features 366 journaling activities for beginning writers, plus over 1,000 more ideas to try—a total of 1,464 fun learning activities linked to the calendar year. Filled with celebrations, inventions, biographies, and birthdays, spanning all areas of the curriculum and stressing whole language skills, this is an endlessly varied resource.
  • Easy Grammar Plus Workbook
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981148
  • Easy Grammar: Grades 5 & 6
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981113
    (teacher's edition)
  • Easy Writing: Teaching Students How to Write Complex Sentence Structures
    by Wanda C. Phillips
    ISBN: 0936981083
  • Economical Guide to Self-Publishing, The: How to Produce and Market Your Book on a Budget
    by Linda Foster Radke, Dan Poynter, Mary E. Hawkins (Editor)
    ISBN: 1877749168
    With practical, easy-to-follow advice, Linda Radke steers the self-publisher through the maze of the publishing and marketing worlds. Offering money-saving tips at every turn, The Economical Guide to Self Publishing gives advice built on experience.
  • Editor in Chief A1
    by C. Block, L. Borla, G. Dietrich, M. Hockett M. Baker
    ISBN: 0894555154
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 4; ability level: grades 4-6; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • Editor in Chief A2
    by C. Beckwith, C. Block, M. Hockett, D. White M. Baker
    ISBN: 089455719X
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 4; ability level: grades 4-6; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • Editor in Chief B1
    by C. Block, L. Borla, G. Dietrich, M. Hockett M. Baker
    ISBN: 0894555162
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 6; ability level: grades 6-8; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • Editor in Chief B2
    by C. Beckwith, C. Block, M. Hockett, D. White M. Baker
    ISBN: 0894557203
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 6; ability level: grades 6-8; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • Editor in Chief C1
    by C. Block, L. Borla, G. Dietrich, M. Hockett M. Baker
    ISBN: 0894555170
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 8; ability level: grade 8-adult; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • Editor in Chief C2
    by Beckwith, Block, Hockett, White Baker
    ISBN: 0894557211
    Encourages students to practice their language mechanics and detail skills as they analyze a picture, picture caption and story for grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, usage, capitalization, or content errors and then correct the errors like real editors. Reading level: grade 8; ability level: grade 8-adult; 33 activities; guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation; and answers included. Reproducible for single-classroom or single-home use.
  • English for the Thoughtful Child
    by Mary Hyde
    ISBN: 1882514076
  • English for the Thoughtful Child, Vol. 2
    by Fred Scott, Gordon Southworth, Cynthia A. Shearer (Editor)
    ISBN: 1882514440
    From the Publisher:
    Since the original English for the Thoughtful Child was published we have had countless requests for a second volume. Because we wanted ETC2 to be more than just another language arts workbook, we have waited for just the right book. It contains all the distinctives of the original (nature lessons, oral composition, picture lessons, memory work, and a gentle introduction to grammar) all centered around the development of writing skills. Grades 3-4
  • Evaluating Writing: An Evaluation Program - Writing Strands
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344059
  • Fairview's Guide to Composition and Essay Writing
    By Gabriel Arquilevich, M.F.A.
    ISBN: 0964904217
  • Find the Errors!: Proofreading Activities
    by Nancy Lobb
    ISBN: 0825137241
    37 reproducible activity sheets give your students the chance to find and correct common errors in humorous anecdotes. Each sheet focuses on a particular kind of error, ranging from spelling and punctuation to dangling modifiers, tense agreement in compound sentences, and clichés. A teaching guide for each exercise explains the grammatical rules, provides answers, and suggests additional activities. A pretest and posttest are included.
  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind
    by Jessie Wise
    ISBN: 0971412928
    This item will be published in October 2002. You may order it now and we will ship it to you when it arrives.
  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind
    by Jessie Wise
    ISBN: 0971412979
    Parents can assure their child's success in language arts with this simple-to-use, scripted guide. First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind uses picture study and other classical techniques to develop the child's language study in those first two all-important years of school. Each lesson leads the parent, step-by-step, through the simple oral and written projects that build reading, writing, spelling, storytelling, and comprehension skills. Use this book to supplement school learning, or as the center of a home-school language arts course.
  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Level 3
    by Jessie Wise
    ISBN: 1933339071
    First Language Lessons, Level 3 uses the classical techniques of memorization, copywork, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the important first years of study. It is a complete beginning grammar and writing text that covers parts of speech, diagramming sentences, and beginning writing, storytelling, and narration skills.
  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Level 3 Student Workbook
    by Jessie Wise
    ISBN: 193333908X
    First Language Lessons, Level 3 uses the classical techniques of memorization, copywork, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the important first years of study. It is a complete beginning grammar and writing text that covers parts of speech, diagramming sentences, and beginning writing, storytelling, and narration skills.
  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind, Level 4
    by Jessie Wise (Author), Sara Buffington (Author)
    ISBN: 1933339349
    A simple-to-use, scripted guide to grammar and composition that makes successful teaching easy—for both parents and students.This volume, the fourth in the complete elementary grammar series, uses classical techniques of memorization, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the important, foundational years of language study.

    The text covers a full range of grammar topics, including parts of speech, punctuation, sentence diagrams, and skills in beginning writing and storytelling. Optional end units provide practice in dictionary use and letter writing.

    Designed to follow Levels 1-3, Level 4 can also be used as a first grammar text for older students.
  • Four Square Writing Method : A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills for Grades 1-3
    by Judith Gould
    ISBN: 1573101885
    Teach writing skills using this innovative new approach that has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. This step-by-step approach is built around a simple graphic organizer that first shows students how to collect ideas and then helps them use those ideas to create clear and polished prose. Open-ended reproducibles make the technique accessible to writers of all ability ranges. Also great for content area writing.
  • Four Square Writing Method: A Unique Approach to Teaching Basic Writing Skills for Grades 4-6
    by Judith Gould
    ISBN: 1573101893
    Teach writing skills using this innovative new approach that has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. This step-by-step approach is built around a simple graphic organizer that first shows students how to collect ideas and then helps them use those ideas to create clear and polished prose. Open-ended reproducibles make the technique accessible to writers of all ability ranges. Also great for content area writing.
  • Four Square: Writing in the Content Areas for Grades 1-4
    by Judith Gould
    ISBN: 1573104213
    When you give a writing assignment do your students respond with, "I have nothing to write about"? Obviously, there are plenty of topics available. What your students need isn't topics, but the skill of organizing and clarifying their thoughts around a topic and developing that content into sentences and then paragraphs. You'll find all the help you and your students need about writing and learning across the curriculum in this book. Included are everyday writing activities, special writing projects, poetry templates and the Four Square Writing Method. As your students plan and organize information, they'll move beyond recitation of information to develop deeper understanding. Your students will enjoy working on learning logs, brochures, how-to guides, diamantes, noun poems, cinquains, biographical poems and more. They'll also learn how to use the Four Square graphic organizer to help them focus, organize and support their writing with detail. Before you know it, they'll be writing articles, essays and stories with ease!
  • Getting the Words Right: How to Rewrite, Edit and Revise
    by Theodore A. Rees Cheney
    ISBN: 089879420X
  • Grammar & Punctuation Songs
    by Mark Cottell (Illustrator), Felice Green (Introduction)
    ISBN: 1894677315
    Children learn the rules of grammar and punctuation with twelve songs that contain catchy tunes and amusing lyrics. Students will be able to remember the rules in the same way that they remember popular song lyrics. Children will learn the definitions of vowels, verbs and syllables, and where to use commas, quotation marks and periods. Lyrics and worksheets provided for each song.
  • Grammar Ace, The: Instructor's Manual
    by Duane Bolin (Author), Dave Lilly (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 1887840753
    Each carefully sequenced lesson in the Instructor's Manual includes: - Definition of 1-2 new grammar rules you'll encounter - Easy-to-follow scripted teaching segment with clear examples and fun ideas - In a Nutshell section: distills the lesson to a brief, easy-to-grasp summary - Plus answers for everything but the free writing assignments! Scripted lessons make teaching grammar more fun than you could imagine. Each new concept appears in a straightforward, simple style with compelling examples. Fun, diverse application activities help you link the concepts to your children's writing in practical ways that reinforce what they learn.
  • Grammar Ace, The: Student Workbook
    by Duane Bolin (Author), Dave Lilly (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 1887840761
    This is the Student Workbook, to be used along with the Instructor's Manual. All the grammar your children need... in one self-paced program! Grammar... Ugh. The very word strikes terror into many a stout heart. If grammar wasn't your favorite subject in school, you may feel insecure about teaching it to your children. Don't worry, we created The Grammar Ace just for you! To teach every grammar rule in the English language, you'd need hundreds of lessons. Thankfully, your children don't need them all to enjoy a great start. Just the ones they learn here in The Grammar Ace... No dangling participles here. Your young writers get the key tools they need to master any standardized test and become better writers. It's all here—a complete introduction to practical grammar, in one program designed to serve kids in grades 4-7. Best of all, you set the pace. Take these 36 lessons and do them in six months with older children, or 1-2 years for the younger ones... you decide what"s right. Plus more tools and help than ever for the teacher you. The Grammar Ace is not only easy to learn, it's easy to teach. You'll never feel stranded! Each carefully sequenced lesson in the Instructor's Manual includes: - Definition of 1-2 new grammar rules you'll encounter - Easy-to-follow scripted teaching segment with clear examples and fun ideas - In a Nutshell section: distills the lesson to a brief, easy-to-grasp summary - Plus answers for everything but the free writing assignments! Scripted lessons make teaching grammar more fun than you could imagine. Each new concept appears in a straightforward, simple style with compelling examples. Fun, diverse application activities help you link the concepts to your children's writing in practical ways that reinforce what they learn. Activity sheets in this Student Workbook speak directly to the students, and solidify their understanding of the concepts. Let your children work on their own, or do them together—these activities will seem more like fun than homework. The Grammar Ace is a perfect supplement to any language arts program. This easy, self-paced program will introduce your children to the grammar they really need to know, in a way they will enjoy. You will, too!
  • Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
    by Mignon Fogarty
    ISBN: 0805088318
    Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar—but she’s also determined to make the process as painless as possible. One year ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. The podcasts have now been downloaded more than seven million times, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

    Written with the wit, warmth, and accessibility that the podcasts are known for, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers the grammar rules and word-choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers. From “between vs. among” and “although vs. while” to comma splices and misplaced modifiers, Mignon offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Chock-full of tips on style, business writing, and effective e-mailing, Grammar Girl’s print debut deserves a spot on every communicator’s desk.
  • Grammar Smart Junior : Good Grammar Made Easy/Grades 6-8
    by Liz Buffa
    ISBN: 0375762590
    2nd Edition
    Features games and amusing stories guaranteed to make learning the rules of grammar an enjoyable experience for kids.
  • Grammar Smart Junior, 3rd Edition
    by Princeton Review
    ISBN: 0375428704
    Grammar Smart, Jr. helps kids in grades 6 — 8 master grammar basics using a fun, relaxed, and interactive approach to learning. It chronicles the adventures of a group of kids as they learn new grammatical concepts, and so students using Grammar Smart, Jr. will improve their grammar and find entertainment at the same time. The third edition has been revised and updated, and it includes completely contemporary words and references.
  • Harp and Laurel Wreath, The
    Laura M. Berquist
    ISBN: 0898707161
  • How to Capitalize and Punctuate, Grades 3-5
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 157690329X
  • How to Capitalize, Grades 1-3
    by Jodene Smith
    ISBN: 1576904962
  • How to Give a Presentation, Grades 3-6
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903257
  • How to Give a Presentation, Grades 6-8
    by Michelle Breyer
    ISBN: 1576905012
  • How to Make a Book Report, Grades 1-3
    by Jennifer Overend Prior
    ISBN: 1576905039
  • How to Make a Book Report, Grades 3-6
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903273
    Promote a "can do" attitude with inspiring activities that help students master book reports. Busy teachers appreciate the variety of activities, hands-on experiences, and independent learning opportunities presented in this valuable resource. This book proves that there are many more ways to enjoy reading and reporting on a book than to "Éwrite a book report."
  • How to Make a Book Report, Grades 6-8
    by Shirley E. Myers
    ISBN: 1576904873
  • How to Punctuate, Grades 1-3
    by Jodene Smith, Kathleen Null
    ISBN: 1576904970
  • How to Punctuate, Grades 6-8
    by Michelle Breyer
    ISBN: 1576904881
  • How to Use Parts of Speech, Grades 1-3
    by J. L. Smith
    ISBN: 1576903559
  • How to Use Parts of Speech, Grades 6-8
    by Toni Rouse
    ISBN: 1576905004
  • How to Write a Paragraph, Grades 1-3
    by Kathleen Null
    ISBN: 1576904946
  • How to Write a Paragraph, Grades 3-5
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903303
  • How to Write a Paragraph, Grades 6-8
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576904903
  • How to Write a Poem, Grades 3-6
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903311
  • How to Write a Research Report, Grades 3-6
    by Dona Herweck Rice, Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 157690332X
  • How to Write a Research Report, Grades 6-8
    by Mari Lu Robbins
    ISBN: 157690492X
  • How to Write a Sentence, Grades 1-3
    by Kathleen Null, Pat Lessie
    ISBN: 1576904989
  • How to Write a Sentence, Grades 3-5
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903265
  • How to Write a Simple Report, Grades 1-3
    by Jennifer Overend Prior
    ISBN: 1576905020
  • How to Write a Story, Grades 1-3
    by Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576904954
  • How to Write a Story, Grades 3-6
    Kathleen Christopher Null
    ISBN: 1576903281
  • How to Write an Essay, Grades 6-8
    by Gabriel Arquilevich
    ISBN: 1576904911
  • How to Write: Communicating Ideas and Information
    by Herbert Meyer, Jill M. Meyer
    ISBN: 0935166076
  • Idea Catcher for Kids: An Inspiring Journal for Young Writers
    by Bill Zimmerman
    ISBN: 1582970246
  • If You're Trying to Teach Kids How to Write, You've Gotta Have This Book
    by Marjorie Frank
    ISBN: 0865303177
  • In The World: Reading And Writing As A Christian
    by John H. Timmerman, Donald R. Hettinga
    ISBN: 0801027535
    Learning how to write well can be one of the most valuable skills learned at college. In the World, a balanced rhetoric and reader, will start students on the right path.

    The first part of the book teaches readers how to write well. The second part, a reader containing over sixty selections, serves to introduce quality writing. It includes classic and contemporary selections from writers such as Augustine, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, John Donne, Henri Nouwen, Philip Yancey, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Walter Wangerin Jr.

    This second edition contains a completely updated and revised rhetoric section and added contemporary essays that represent a broad range of ethnicity, gender, and point of view. The book is an excellent resource for English composition courses.
  • Jensen's Format Writing
    by Jensen Frode (Author)
    ISBN: 1886061297
  • Jensen's Grammar
    by Frode Jensen
    ISBN: 188606136X
    This book has many things going for it. The lessons are simple and direct. The exercises constantly repeat what has been formerly taught. New ideas are approached incrementally in digestible form. The nature of the exercises forces the students to use what they have learned. In particular this is true with the formula sentences the students are required to produce almost immediately. This book is different. Yes, it is a lot of work, but there is no such thing as a free lunch in learning how to write. The total focus in this book is on the sentence. Grammar is a means, not an end.
  • Joy Writing
    by Kenn Amdahl
    ISBN: 0962781525
    Joy Writing:Discover and Develop Your Creative Voice will make you want to write. It will also entertain, inspire, and cheer you as it nudges and teases you toward mastery of language. Novices and experienced writers alike will discover useful tips. Employing over four dozen examples ranging from Shakespeare and Steinbeck to Napoleon Dynamite and Donald Trump, the book maintains that our own favorite authors will teach us their tricks once we learn to ead like a writer.
  • Kids Have All the Write Stuff : Inspiring Your Children to Put Pencil*to Paper/*or Crayon or Felt-Tip Marker or Computer
    by Sharon A. Edwards, Robert W. Maloy
    ISBN: 014015972X
    In the tradition of Jim Trelease's The New Read-Aloud Handbook, here is an easy, inexpensive and effective way to promote successful learning that begins with process writing at home--including a Young Writer's Bookcase of suggested reading.
  • Kids Rule the World
    by Susan A. Todd
    ISBN: 1930500300
  • Kids Write!: Fantasy & Sci Fi, Mystery, Autobiography, Adventure & More!
    by Rebecca Olien (Author), Michael Kline (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0824967712
    Teacher and author Rebecca Olien makes writing accessible and enjoyable for young writers by offering a variety of writing prompts to spur creativity and help writers develop valuable written communication skills.
  • Kiss: Keep It Short and Simple
    by Jacquie Ream
    ISBN: 1887542213
    KISS is a simple approach to writing that will reduce your anxiety about writing and show you how to use your time to organize, write, and present papers effectively.
  • Language and Thinking for Young Children
    by Ruth Beechick, Jeannie Nelson
    ISBN: 0880621524
  • Learn to Write the Novel Way
    Carole Thaxton
    ISBN: 0966419006
    Carole Thaxton has done an excellent job of presenting all the necessary Language Arts skills in a single place where the student is working towards a definite and productive goal - a completed novel. Skills are presented (or revisited, in some cases) in a logical, sequential manner that fits in perfectly with the different aspects of novel writing.
  • Learn to Write the Novel Way Teacher's Guide with Answer Key
    by Carole Thaxton
    ISBN: 0966419014
  • Learning English Through Spelling and Composition: Guidelines for Effective Writing
    by Louise M. Ebner
    ISBN: 0899578055
  • Learning English Using Punctuation and Capitalization: Bible-Based English Grammar
    by Louise M. Ebner
    ISBN: 0899578047
  • Learning English with the Bible: A Systematic Approach to Bible-Based Grammar
    by Louise M. Ebner
    ISBN: 089957565X
  • Learning English with the Bible: English Diagrams Based on the Book of Joshua
    by Louise M. Ebner
    ISBN: 0899576028
  • Learning Grammar Through Writing
    by S. Bell
    ISBN: 083881493X
    Learning Grammar through Writing contains grammar and composition rules explained and reference-numbered. Basic grammatical rules, common stylistic and grammatical writing errors, and commonly confused words and expressions are a few of the topics.
  • Lives of the Writers : Comedies, Tragedies (And What the Neighbors Thought)
    by Kathleen Krull
    ISBN: 0152480099
  • Love to Write!: Activities to Sharpen Creative Writing Skills
    by Corbin Hillam (Illustrator), Cindy Barden, Judy Mitchell (Editor)
    ISBN: 157310017X
  • Marshall Plan for Novel Writing: A 16-Step Program Guaranteed to Take You from Idea to Completed Manuscript, The
    by Evan Marshall
    ISBN: 1582970629
    By following this 16-step writing program, any writer can fulfill the dream of completing a novel that is ready to submit to agents and editors. No matter what type of novel the reader wants to write--western to romance to literary to fantasy--this program will work.

    It breaks down the novel-writing process into small, manageable tasks that even the most inexperienced writers can achieve. Readers will learn how to find a hook, create a conflict, develop a protagonist and set her into motion.

    Formerly an editor and now a successful literary agent, Marshall knows the marketplace. His expertise illuminates every subject, from insightful advice about choosing the right story to strategies for building that story with an eye toward publication. He includes plenty of diagrams, charts and section sheets to make following the program easier, and there's even a section with proven advice and information for writing effective query letters and submitting manuscripts for publication.
  • Marshall Plan Workbook : Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish, The
    Ready to Buy? Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering. Used & new from $8.88 Have one to sell? Don't have one? We'll set one up for you. The Marshall Plan Workbook : Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish by Evan Marshall
    ISBN: 1582970599
    The Marshall Plan Workbook, companion volume to the very successful Marshall Plan for Novel Writing, focuses on building a novel's plot, with more than 100 pages of fill-in sheets that become a veritable blueprint for each reader's novel.

    The Marshall Plan Workbook pushes deeper into the process of writing a novel scene by scene. Readers will learn to craft intriguing story goals and compelling conflicts all within a specific framework that enables them to produce any type of novel in a systematic yet creative way. They'll also learn the ins-and-outs of selling their work once it's finished.
  • Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6
    by Lynn R. Dorfman (Author), Rose Cappelli (Author)
    ISBN: 157110433X
    How do children's book authors create the wonder that we feel when reading our favorite books? What can students and teachers learn from these authors and books if we let them serve as writing mentors? In Mentor Texts, Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli show teachers how to help students become confident, accomplished writers, using literature as their foundation.
  • On Writing
    by Stephen King
    ISBN: 0743455967
    Amazon.com
    Short and snappy as it is, Stephen King's On Writing really contains two books: a fondly sardonic autobiography and a tough-love lesson for aspiring novelists. The memoir is terrific stuff, a vivid description of how a writer grew out of a misbehaving kid. You're right there with the young author as he's tormented by poison ivy, gas-passing babysitters, uptight schoolmarms, and a laundry job nastier than Jack London's. It's a ripping yarn that casts a sharp light on his fiction. This was a child who dug Yvette Vickers from Attack of the Giant Leeches, not Sandra Dee. "I wanted monsters that ate whole cities, radioactive corpses that came out of the ocean and ate surfers, and girls in black bras who looked like trailer trash." But massive reading on all literary levels was a craving just as crucial, and soon King was the published author of "I Was a Teen-Age Graverobber." As a young adult raising a family in a trailer, King started a story inspired by his stint as a janitor cleaning a high-school girls locker room. He crumpled it up, but his writer wife retrieved it from the trash, and using her advice about the girl milieu and his own memories of two reviled teenage classmates who died young, he came up with Carrie. King gives us lots of revelations about his life and work. The kidnapper character in Misery, the mind-possessing monsters in The Tommyknockers, and the haunting of the blocked writer in The Shining symbolized his cocaine and booze addiction (overcome thanks to his wife's intervention, which he describes). "There's one novel, Cujo, that I barely remember writing."

    King also evokes his college days and his recovery from the van crash that nearly killed him, but the focus is always on what it all means to the craft. He gives you a whole writer's "tool kit": a reading list, writing assignments, a corrected story, and nuts-and-bolts advice on dollars and cents, plot and character, the basic building block of the paragraph, and literary models. He shows what you can learn from H.P. Lovecraft's arcane vocabulary, Hemingway's leanness, Grisham's authenticity, Richard Dooling's artful obscenity, Jonathan Kellerman's sentence fragments. He explains why Hart's War is a great story marred by a tin ear for dialogue, and how Elmore Leonard's Be Cool could be the antidote. King isn't just a writer, he's a true teacher. --Tim Appelo
  • Painless Grammar
    by Rebecca Elliott Ph.D.
    ISBN: 0764134361
    This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is brand new in this edition, as are many of the author’s challenging “Brain Ticklers.” Her helpful chapter on how to edit a school paper has also been heavily revised and updated.
  • Painless Writing
    by Jeffrey Strausser
    ISBN: 0764118102
    Titles in Barron's Painless Series are textbook supplements designed especially for classroom use by middle-school and high school students. The approach of each title is an appeal to students who think that the subject is boring, or too difficult, or both. The authors, all experienced educators, take a light approach, showing kids what is most interesting about each subject, and how seemingly difficult problems can be transformed into fun quizzes, brain-ticklers, and challenging puzzles with rational solutions. Here is practical advice that transforms essay writing into a satisfying experience for middle school and senior high school students. The author offers tips on enlivening writing with vivid images, smoothing out sentences, silencing the dull passive voice, and adding rhythm to writing. He also shows how to create a template that students can use when writing research papers for all subjects. In addition, students will find web site reference s cited throughout the text, which they can access. Brain ticklers (short quizzes) appear throughout the book with an answer key at the back.
  • Practical English a Complete Course
    by Vicki L. Hackett
    ISBN: 0825111951
    Learn to write using real-life experiences! Strengthens writing skills with daily lessons on writing process, spelling, forms, business letters, and much more. Provides ongoing skill development through real-world examples. Includes supplemental teacher pages and a complete answer key
  • Promote Like a Pro: Small Budget, Big Show
    by Linda F. Radke, Salvatore Caputo (Editor), Sue DeFabis (Editor)
    ISBN: 1877749362
    Getting a book published is no easy task, but promoting it may be even harder. Linda F. Radke's Promote Like a Pro: Small Budget, Big Show helps self-publishers (and other entrepreneurs with projects to promote) reach the audiences that want their books.
  • Punctuation Power: Punctuation and How to Use It
    by Marvin Terban, Eric Brace (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0590386743
    Knowing how to punctuate sentences properly is a skill that can help a writer communicate more clearly. PUNCTUATION POWER presents kids with the information they need to become better punctuators. Terban¹s voice is both energetic and fun. Now available in paperback, this guide can be put in school bags and brought to school, the library, or anywhere else a child would need it.
  • Show; Don't Tell! Secrets of Writing
    by Josephine Nobisso (Author), Eva Montanari (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0940112132
    Innovative yet accessible writing strategies appropriate for both fiction and nonfiction are presented in this enchanting tale of a writing lion who holds court for a cast of animal friends. Aspiring writers learn the essential nature of nouns and adjectives and how to use them to express their individual visions so that they “show and don’t tell” every time. Writing lessons are cleverly integrated into a tale that incorporates a sound chip, a scratch-and-sniff patch, and a tactile object to engage the aspiring writer’s five senses in fun proofs.
  • Simply Grammar
    by Karen Andreola
    ISBN: 1889209015
  • Story Starters: Helping Children Write Like They've Never Written Before
    by Karen Andreola
    ISBN: 188920904X
    From the back cover:
    Karen Andreola's charming book has the right ingredients to inspire even the reluctant writer or the student who has experienced discouragement. Her story starters encourage children to write in ways they have never written before. Grades 4-12.
  • Woe is I Jr.: The Younger Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
    by Patricia T. O'Conner (Author), Tom Stiglich (Illustrator)
    ISBN: 0399243313
    Shrek? Earwax-flavored jelly beans? Poems about meatballs? Who on earth would use all these to explain the rules of grammar? Must be Patricia T. O'Conner!

    Just like Woe Is I, her national bestseller for adults, the junior version uses simple language and entertaining examples to make good English fun. Hey, nobody ever said grammar has to gruesome or gross or grim.
  • Write for College : A Students Handbook
    by Patrick Sebranek, Verne Meyer, Dave Kemper
    ISBN: 0669444022
  • Write Source 2000 : A Guide to Writing, Thinking & Learning
    by Patrick Sebranek
    ISBN: 0669467731
  • Writer's Express : A Handbook for Young Writers, Thinkers, and Learners
    by Dave Kemper, Ruth Nathan, Patrick Sebranek
    ISBN: 0669386324
  • Writers Inc : A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning
    by P. Sebranek
    ISBN: 0669471860
  • Writers Inc School to Work
    by Patrick Sebranek
    ISBN: 0669408735
    School to Work blends academic writing basics with the nuts and bolts of business communication. Along with common forms of school writing, students find strategies and samples of work-related communication.
  • Writer's Workshop, The: Imitating Your Way to Better Writing
    by Gregory L. Roper (Author)
    ISBN: 1933859334
    The Writer’s Workshop takes an approach to teaching writing that is new only because it is so old. Today, rhetoric and composition typically proceed by ignoring what was done for 2,500 years in Western education. Gregory Roper, on the other hand, helps students learn to write in the way the great writers of the past themselves learned: by carefully imitating masters of the craft, including Cicero, Thomas Aquinas, Charles Dickens, Sojourner Truth, James Joyce, and Ernest Hemingway. By living in their workshops and apprenticing to these and other masters, apprentice writers—like apprentice musicians, painters, and blacksmiths of the past—will rapidly improve the complexity of their art and discover their own native voices.

    Interspersed into chapters full of sound practical advice and challenging assignments are reflections on Great Ideas from “Realism and Impressionism” to “Nominalism and Modern Science.” Perfect for the college or even high school writing classroom—as well as a marvelous book for homeschoolers and others who would like to improve their own writing—The Writer’s Workshop is a fine practical guide, and Dr. Roper a friendly yet demanding teacher-mentor.
  • Writing Exposition - Writing Strands
    Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344024
  • Writing for 100 Days: A Student-Centered Approach to Composition and Creative Writing
    by Gabriel Arguilevich
    ISBN: 0964904209
    Gabriel Arquilevich, M.F.A., has produced a comprehensive, compact writing course targeting high school and college students (as a refresher course). Within 100 days, if the student maintains the proposed schedule, he gains information and experience in writing compositions, fiction, poetry and everyday correspondence.
  • Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly
    by Gail Carson Levine
    ISBN: 0060519606
    In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing. She shows how you, too, can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable characters—and much, much more. She advises you about what to do when you feel stuck—and how to use helpful criticism. Best of all, she offers writing exercises that will set your imagination on fire.
  • Writing Smart Junior: The Art and Craft of Writing
    by Cynthia Johnson, C. L. Brantley
    ISBN: 0375762612
    2nd Edition
    A systematic introduction to clear, effective writing. Includes a grammar review; a guide to putting together words, sentences, and paragraphs; and exercises.
  • Writing Strands Level 2: A Complete Writing Program Using a Process Approach to Writing and Composition Assuring Continuity and Control
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344121
  • Writing Strands Level 3: A Complete Writing Program Using a Process Approach to Writing and Composition Assuring Continuity and Control
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344105
  • Writing Strands Level 4: A Process Approach to Writing and Composition
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344091
  • Writing Strands Level 5
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344083
  • Writing Strands Level 6
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344067
  • Writing Strands Level 7
    by Dave Marks
    ISBN: 1888344075
  • You Can Write A Story (Spiral-bound)
    by Lisa Bullard
    ISBN: 1587285878
    Adorable illustrations, step-by-step instruction and solid information stir up a recipe for writing success! A child's step-by-step guide to picking characters, developing plots and writing really great stories. Whimsically illustrated with a recipe motif, this is perfect for kids who love to write, or those who need a fun approach to encourage them. The playful design and lively, conversational content develops skills yet leaves room for a child's creativity. Spiral binding makes this a great gift that is user-friendly!
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