Personal Writers Toolkit ~ Writer's Workshop / Cross Curricular Toolkit

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An AMAZING set of tools for writers across the curriculum. Includes EVERYTHING students need to expand their writing skills right at their fingertips!

(Updated 10/17/16 to include Table of Contents & Page Numbers ~ the kids were asking for one, Paragraphs for Informational Writing, Synonyms and Antonyms and a few more graphics)

Includes:

WRITING TYPES AND TOOLS
Catchy Beginnings
Imagery Techniques
Figurative Language
Characters Traits ~ Direct and Indirect Characterization with list for body types, skin, eyes. faces, hair
Shades of colour words with examples
Showing Emotions using body language
Types of Sentences
How to vary sentences
Having a balance of Narration, Dialogue, Thoughts, Actions and Showing vs. Telling
When to have a new paragraph
Onomatopoeia
Text Structures in writing
Types of effective endings

PLANNING ORGANIZERS
Types of writing and descriptions/purposes (Narrative, Personal Narrative, Persuasive, Descriptive, Expository, Friendly Letter and Recount/Newspaper Article)
Graphic Organizers for planning: Narratives, Developing Characters, Personal Narratives, Persuasive, Descriptives, Expository, Friendly Letters and Recount/Newspaper Articles

PARTS OF SPEECH & WORD LISTS
Definitions and lists for:
Nouns
Verbs
Adverbs
Pronouns
Prepositions
Conjunctions (coordinating and subordinating)
Interjections
HUGE list of adjectives
Strong verbs list
Other words for said
Imagery Word list
Transition Words for fiction and non fiction

PERFECT PUNCTUATION
Examples of when and how to use quotations
Examples of when and how to use commas
Examples of apostrophes to show possession and in contractions (list of contractions)
Posters for when and how (with examples) to use:
periods
exclamation marks
question marks
semi-colons
colons

SPELLING TOOLS
Personal word walls/dictionaries
Making Plurals with examples
Homonyms ~ Homographs and Homophones

There's everything from all the mini-lessons that we do packed into one resource for the kids. I coil the books and put tabs on the sides of the sections and pages so they can flip right to the tool they need. They use it throughout the day in all subjects to write amazingly.
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76
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Personal Writers Toolkit ~ Writer's Workshop / Cross Curri
Personal Writers Toolkit ~ Writer's Workshop / Cross Curri
Personal Writers Toolkit ~ Writer's Workshop / Cross Curri
Personal Writers Toolkit ~ Writer's Workshop / Cross Curri
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