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.
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Date:February 4, 2011
I am using this to teach writing to my fifth grade class. I cannot honestly rate it at this point because I began the book three weeks ago. However, it does appear to follow a logical course in developing writing skills.