Beginning Writing 1
There is no such thing as too much writing practice. These two-part binder programs build skills incrementally from bright idea to polished final product. These stimulating lessons will enable students to actually enjoy the writing process. Includes Traits of Writing correlation. Topics Include: Pre-writing, Brainstorming, Grammar Basics, Rewriting Fragments and Run-Ons, Choosing Precise Adjectives and Adverbs, Linking Relating Thoughts, and more...
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Tone Formal or Informal?
Deciding on Point of View
Deciding on Verb Tense
LAUGH OUT LOUD Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
The Friendly Letter
Adverbs That Tell How When and Where
Choosing Appropriate Adverbs
LAUGH OUT LOUD Misused Homonyms
A Complete Thought
Four Kinds of Sentences
Using Direct and Indirect Objects
LAUGH OUT LOUD Misplaced Modifiers Dangling Phrases
Avoiding and Correcting Fragments I
Avoiding and Correcting Fragments II
Active and Passive Verbs
LAUGH OUT LOUD Malapropisms Ludicrous Misuse of Words
Stating the Main Idea
Using Relevant Details
Using Facts and Examples
Comparing and Contrasting
Cause and Effect
Putting Detail Sentences in Order
Narrowing Your Topic
Writing to Persuade
Writing to Inform
Writing to Describe
Writing to Instruct How To
The Business Letter
Addressing an Envelope
LAUGH OUT LOUD Misused Words
Using Your Senses
Writing About Pictures
Writing About People
LAUGH OUT LOUD Whats in a Name?
Letters Often Left Out
Punctuating Quotations I
Punctuating Quotations II
LAUGH OUT LOUD Misspelled Words
Sentence Variety I Varying Sentence Beginnings
Sentence Variety II Combining Sentences
Sentence Variety III Avoiding And Sentences
Avoiding Mixed Comparisons
Recognizing Facts and Opinions
Making and Qualifying Generalizations
LAUGH OUT LOUD Headline Horrors
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Page 87 - Synonyms A synonym is a word that means the same or nearly the same as another word. Example: mean and cruel. Directions: Circle the word or group of words in each sentence that is a synonym for a word in the box. Write the synonym from the box on the line. The first one has been done for you. 1 . The children seemed to(fhrjye)in their new school.
Page 1 - A common noun names any person, place, thing, or idea. A proper noun names a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
Page 24 - A clause is a group of related words that contains a subject and predicate and is part of the main sentence.
Page 86 - ... or what the sentence is about. A subject is either a common noun, a proper noun or a pronoun. Examples: Sue went to the store. Sue is the subject of the sentence. The tired boys and girls walked home slowly. The tired boys and girls is the subject of the sentence. Directions: Underline the subject of each sentence. The first one has been done for you. 1. The birthday cake was pink and white. 2. Anthony celebrated his fourth birthday. 3. The tower of building blocks fell over. 4. On Saturday,...
Page 15 - A preposition is used to show the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentence.
Page 57 - Winfield goes back to the wall. He hits his head on the wall and it rolls off! It's rolling all the way back to second base! This is a terrible thing for the Padres! Jerry Coleman, San Diego Padres announcer Azinger is wearing an all-black outfit: black jumper, blue trousers, white shoes and a pink "tea-cosy
Page 19 - A sentence is a complete thought and makes sense on its own. It begins with a capital letter and ends with an end mark (period, question mark, or exclamation point).