Teaching the Basics From the Ground Up
Paperback with reproducibles
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Challenge students to write good essays using these engaging strategies, samples, and reproducibles that are also applicable to other types of writing assignments.
Each chapter contains easy-to-incorporate lessons with tips for teaching specific concepts that range from prewriting exercises to revising and editing to celebrating the final product. Included are a wide range of innovative approaches such as picturing and "acting out" an essay, devising a winning format for a topic sentence, and using scattergrams to turn brainstorming into constructive outlines. Throughout the book are suggestions for marking text effectively.
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