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Editor's Notebook
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
4-Letter Words
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 1 · Word Puzzles, Book 1 · Puzzles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
“How many 4-letter words can you make from a given word or series of words?” is the object of these puzzles. I give you a word like TABLET, or words, IPHONE APP, and you make as many 4-letter words as you can from the given letters then compare them with my Solutions. These 320 puzzles are a fun way to exercise your brain and test your vocabulary. Includes link to onelook online dictionary.
How to Teach the Autobiographical Essay Composition Project in 9 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 80,810. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document gives one way of teaching the autobiographical essay to students, although it should also be useful to people who are not students, but who want to write this kind of essay.
5-Letter Words
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2 · Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Here are 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and to discover new words. You are given a word like HYPNOTIC or a series of words like I OWE YOU, and you make as many 5-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using only those letters. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to learn new words.
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The Memory List Question Book 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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The Memory List Question Book 101 is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for The Gruffalo
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
The Gruffalo is one of the best selling children's books Amazon sells.My 16 Thinking Hat worksheets include 3 White Thinking Hat sheets (About Facts), 3 Red Thinking Hat Worksheets (About feelings), 3 Yellow Thinking Hat worksheets (positives), 3 Black Thinking Worksheets (Negatives), 3 Green Thinking Hat Worksheets (Creativity) and a Blue Thinking Hat Mind map to help put their learning together.
First Words
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
Express Yourself in Art Craft & Design
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Become literate in Art, Crafts and Design. Complement your skills. Read with understanding, write with accuracy and speak with confidence: an invaluable resource to all whose work involves art, crafts and design and all who find pleasure and enjoyment in them.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
Grammar Without Tears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.
Composition Project: Writing a Hero-of-Human-Rights Essay
Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This free download describes a composition assignment that I have used successfully during my years of teaching at Ohio University.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The most important part of this school is the playground. When we write, everything is possible – other worlds, heroic action, true love. Semester 2 continues with writing sessions that will call forth your imagination and provide a structure for writing novels and short stories. 8 new lessons (+ 1 bonus lesson) include Beginnings, Originality, Rhythm, Atmosphere, Point of View, Process, and more.