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This book is well intended but flawed by its somewhat incoherent style, lack of good writing, and an inability or unwillingness to target an audience. The brief autobiographical chapters offer counsel and moral support to the aspiring author, with a
This book is filled with pratical strategies and models with think-alouds that help students reflect on and revise their writing. Some of the topics covered: vivid details, strong verbs, specific nouns, paragraph organization, and sentence variety.
This book contains practical suggestions for beginners, with hundreds of topics for class discussion, original poems, and motivational writing exercises.
From yor friends at The MAILBOX, April a Month of Ideas at Your Fingertips inludes essentials you need to enhance our teaching every month. Theme units with across-the curriculum activities literature links for seasonal and holiday activities.
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern Tales for Our Life and Times by James Finn Garner c. 1994 Macmillan Hardcover w/dust jacket in like new condition, previous owners name inside front endpaper. ISBN# 002542730 $8.95 list
Great Science Fiction Stories by the World's Great Scientists, edited by Isaac Asimov, Primus Books (imprint of Donald I. Fine, Inc.), 1985. Includes "The Wind from The Sun" by Arthur C. Clarke "The Winnowing" by Isaac Asimov "The Warm Space"
"The goal of Narrative Writing is to make students proficient at writing narratives-autobiographical, biographical, and fiction. This book assimilates easily into existing curriculum and enhances the writing program. Sharpen those pencils - the joy
"Classroom-tested, ready-to-use overhead lessons plus reproducibles loaded with practice that will help you teach students to write powerful paragraphs. Topics covered include topic sentences, transition words, concluding sentences, revision
Independent activities to stimulate creative thinking. Use a center for creative writing. 115 activities and writing prompts. For grades 3-8th. Vocabulary building activities as well.
Back to school issue includes Kevin Henkes's Book ideas Dinosaurs and international Games.
Units include: Journal writing, writing a business letter, remembering someone special, internal monologue, writing a vacation brochure, writing a letter to the editor and more.
Approach reading by thinking deeply, analyzing, evaluating, visualize creatively and getting involved. Characterization, vocabulary building, story analysis, creative explorations. Many graphic organizers and check-lists for students and teachers to
More than 200 creative prompts to develp essential math skills. Math in school and how to use math outside of school. Problem solving, travel (miles), buying groceries, eating at restaurants and more.
When a blood-thirsty banc of orcs led by an as-yet-unseen enemy, comes rampaging out of the Spine of the World, it lays waste to everything in its path. Dark elf ranger Drizzt Do’Urden and his most trusted friends find themselves in the path of
Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting. Fred must cleverly convince and enlist key players, such as Louis, the head
This is a very gently used collection of 25 titles housed in 22 hardback books. One book is a compiliaton and there are two copies of One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. Most of these books were purchased new in 2011. Also included are four
250 creative writing prompts separated into months that will inspire your students to be great writers all year long! Suitable for grades 2-4.
Brand NEW hardcover book by the Lynne Truss, the author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves. This book teaches in a humorous way why the correct placing of apostrophes is important! Retails for $16.99
A must for any middle school educator! Lots of good ideas teaching reading and writing to what many perceive, as a difficult group. Excellent!
This resource book by Jacqueline Sweeney contains 50 high-interest poems (including classic poems by writers like Langston Hughes, Ogden Nash, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Lewis Carroll) and several engaging writing prompts to go with each one.
This resource book by Paul B. Janeczko includes lesson ideas, prewriting activities, steps, and examples to help students write their own poems. The book also includes reproducible pages for brainstorming, poem analysis, and organizing ideas. The
This resource book by Kathy Cromwell Tuszynski and Angela Yarber is full of activities and reproducible pages to help students learn valuable writing skills through imagination and creative writing. Concepts covered include author's style, dialogue,
These are wonderful books that give you endless lessons for teaching summary, detail, description, perspective, inference. 1. The Red Book by Barbara Lehman 2. Zoom by Istvan Banyai 3. Zoom by Istvan Banyai 4. Window by Jeannie Baker 5.