About «Sharpening Writing Skills »
Sharpen your students' ability to write clear, concise, and technically accurate short stories using music and special effects to enhance mental imagery. The self-directing, self-correcting lessons offer numerous opportunities to recognize sentence parts, punctuate accurately, and to correctly structure a paragraph. Skills Covered: nouns and pronouns, verbs, understanding subject and predicate as basic parts of a sentence, verb tenses, correct/verb agreement, use of the verb "to be" verbs with helping words, phrases, dependent-independent clauses, capitalization of proper nouns, abbreviations, quotations, and much more. Includes 6 comprehensive lessons, 3 CDs, book with reproducible activity sheets, a Teacher's Guide complete with answer keys and enrichment activities and a CD-ROM of student activity pages in PDF format. Grades 4-adult.