Writing Reference Pages

Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
Writing Reference Pages
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WRITING REFERENCE PAGES

These handy pages are designed to be used throughout the year as reference sheets for persuasive, argumentative and narrative writings.

Here are a few specific ways I use the reference pages:

1) My college students use the transition pages to polish essays and term papers.

2) I require students to use colors, proper settings, and specific times to add authenticity to narrative pieces. *This is my favorite (and the easiest) way to get students to add details to drab writings.

3) To encourage sentence variety, demonstrate revision strategies, and sharpen grammar skills, I have students memorize the preposition list, starting with the first 11 prepositions. I then ask students to use one of the prepositions at the beginning and at the end of two companion sentences.

Examples:
After dinner, I always eat a bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream.
I always eat a bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream after dinner.

NOTE: General uses for the reference pages are included in the reference packet.

PACKET COMPONENTS:

Transition Words (e.g. Granted, Arguably)
Transition Phrases (e.g. Interestingly enough, For instance)
Color Words (e.g. Crimson, Shocking Pink)
Specific Times (e.g. 12:01, Dusk)
Specific Settings (e.g. Chuckie Cheese, Foot Locker)
Prepositions (e.g. Between, Until)

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