Expository Writing

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Motivation makes all the difference. And what's more motivating than the expectation of success? The instructions are clear and to the point, so students can quickly get down to writing practice in these 64-page worktexts. Helpful prompts pack the worktext lesson pages including illustrations, examples, and sample responses. Sample Content: product warning label, office communications, first aid instructions, answers to essay questions.
 

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Contents

The Five Ws
6
Messages
8
Filling Out Forms
10
Prewriting Gathering Resource Information
12
Résumé and Cover Letter
14
Office Memo EMail
16
HowTo Directions
18
Sentences Adding Details
20
Mechanics Proofreading
36
Planning for an Interview
38
Taking Notes
40
ShortAnswer Test Questions
42
Vocabulary Precise Word Choice
44
Thesis Statements for Essay Questions
46
Writing a Letter to Request Information
48
More Letter Writing
50

FirstAid Instructions
22
Transportation Directions
24
Product Warning Label
26
Grammar PronounAntecedent Agreement
28
Product Labels
30
Writing to Compare and Contrast
32
Announcements and Invitations
34
Nouns
52
Newspaper Story
54
ProblemandSolution Essay
56
School Report An Admirable Person
58
The Writing Process Paraphrasing and Summarizing
60
Essay
62
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