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Whole Brain Teaching: Building Sentences

Grade Levels
K - 12th
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73 pages


Whole Brain Teaching's BUILDING SENTENCES, a revolutionary writing game, powerfully develops your K-8 students' understanding of nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, and adverbs.

While playing, kids discover the crucial difference between independent and dependent clauses, develop the habit of composing grammatically perfect sentences ... all while productively fretting over the neatness of their compositions!

After years of classroom experiments, WBT educators discovered that the simplest way to motivate maximum effort is to turn writing into a game that any student can win. If we reward for ability, as is traditionally the case, then the most talented kids succeed, while middle and bottom kids lose. BUILDING SENTENCES transforms composition into an entertaining activity that rewards for improvement, making every student a winner.

Check the advantages of our new writing game: images of colorful, three-dimensional bricks replace dreary sentence frames, dice rolls activate the brain's reward system (the same area stimulated by video entertainments!), memory gestures engage the brain's visual and motor cortices, speaking sentences prior to writing accelerates language development ... especially for English language learners, pairing stronger and weaker writers strengthens collaborative bonds, rewarding for improvement nourishes growth mindset. Use your classroom computer as a projector and watch magic happen.

When kids beg you to play BUILDING SENTENCES, you've entered Teaching Heaven!

To offset the cost of spreading our worldwide education reform movement, a small fee is charged for books in our new line, Whole Brain Teaching Premium. To learn more about Whole Brain Teaching strategies, all available for free, please visit our website

Total Pages
73 pages
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