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Writing with a spark: Writing exercises and activities

Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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5 MB|66 pages
Product Description
Students will come and work for the brilliant SPARK magazine. And help the journalists in their writing adventures!

This product seeks to enhance students writing using basic but inventive exercises to sharpen skills and raise achievement.
It features exercises and activities to help the students with:
• Effective words
• Active Words
• Precise Words
• Effective words and Phrases for Visual Images
• Interesting, Complete Sentence
• Effective Questions
• Good beginnings
• Strong Endings
• Good titles
• Supporting details

Now when I say Basic, I do not mean boring! There certainly does not have to be anything dull about writing.This product seeks to engage and spark the creativity of the students.

Students gain knowledge through various exercises and practice to enhance their writings:
They will be able to:
Recognize and use effective words (specific, unusual, colorful, and active, etc)
Recognize and replace overused or ordinary words and phrases
Recognize and create strong beginnings
Recognize and create strong endings
Recognize and create strong titles
Recognize and eliminate excess r unrelated details
Recognize and eliminate repetitive or unnecessary words, phrases or sentences
Recognize a clear main idea; create pieces that clearly reveal the main idea.
And many more.

This is no ordinary fill-in-the-banks way to learn! These exercise are fun and surprising! Students will do the useful work of practicing writing skills while they enjoy the interesting adventures of the curious and clever reporters for SPARK magazine

On a side note:
Sorry about the ZIP file. The pdf was not loading properly so I had to split it into two parts.
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